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OVC women’s soccer teams begin conference schedule this weekend

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

The meat of the season is just around the corner as Eastern women’s soccer team gears up for OVC competition. The Panthers (1-4) hit the road to open conference competition against Tennessee-Martin (2-3-3) Friday at 6 p.m. After its conference opener against Tennessee-Martin Friday, the Panthers stay ...

3 things to watch for women’s soccer before conference play

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 11, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team is still searching for win No. 1 with OVC play just around the corner. After four matches, plenty of plot points have sprouted that are worth looking out for from the team that turned a new page last season by making a conference tournament run. Different faces o...

Women’s soccer’s losses over weekend sting a bit

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 9, 2019

The two-game slate for the Eastern women’s soccer team over the weekend felt like one step forward and two steps backward. The Panthers opened up the season with two tough road non-conference matchups against Ball State and Missouri-Kansas City, and despite the losses, it seemed like the rust was s...

Women’s soccer loses 1-0 to Fort Wayne in home opener

Women’s soccer loses 1-0 to Fort Wayne in home opener

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 8, 2019

Upon completion of the first half, when the teams traded fouls and free kicks, Eastern played the second half on the terms of its opponent. Fort Wayne leveled its attack on the Panthers’ defense with no repercussions. It was this burden incurred by the Eastern defense that opened up the game for the Mas...

Murray State, Jacksonville State atop OVC women’s soccer standings so far

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2019

After two weeks of women’s soccer, Eastern is treading at the bottom of the pack while Jacksonville State and Murray State share the top of the leaderboard. The Panthers fell to Missouri-Kansas City Aug. 30 by a 2-1 margin as freshman Nicoletta Anuci recorded the Panthers’ first goal of the season an...

Column: Tough start for women’s soccer does not indicate bad season ahead

Column: Tough start for women’s soccer does not indicate bad season ahead

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

It has not been a ceremonious beginning to the season for the Eastern women’s soccer team. The team’s 0-2 start began with a 6-0 season-opening loss against Ball State, and after a week off, the projected No. 2 in the Western Athletic Conference, Missouri-Kansas City, staved off the Panthers in a ...

Women’s soccer loses close match 2-1, starts season with 2 losses

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 2, 2019

Once head coach Jake Plant had processed what was a scoreless 6-0 loss to Ball State, he avowed that the occasion demonstrated a need for reflection as the season got underway. Between then and now, Plant watched the Eastern women’s soccer team pivot from the defeat with a mindset he considers to ...

Women’s soccer team ready to bounce back after season-opening loss

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team gets a shot to even its record as the Panthers hit the road to face Missouri-Kansas City Friday at 7 p.m. Eastern opened the season unceremoniously, dropping its first match 6-0 against Ball State Aug. 23. Junior midfielder Haylee Renick said the result of the...

Women’s soccer, OVC have mixed results to start season

Women’s soccer, OVC have mixed results to start season

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team kicked off the 2019 campaign with a loss, but this week, the Panthers, along with plenty other OVC counterparts, look to right their ships. Eastern stays on the road, after the season opener, to face Missouri-Kansas City Friday at 7 p.m. The Panthers got rolled in t...

Column: Women’s soccer team’s season-opening loss could have been worse

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

August 26, 2019

  Ball State essentially turned its women’s soccer match against Eastern into a baseball score, 6-0, by the end of the contest. The Cardinals controlled the ball for a majority of the first half and ended up leading 2-0 after 45 minutes as the ESPN+ broadcast team discussed how the Panthe...

Women’s soccer team trounced 6-0 by Ball State in season opener

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 25, 2019

After articulating its determination to make up for the conference semifinals loss to Murray State in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, the Eastern Women’s soccer team’s season opener seemed to place their postseason prospects out of focus. In fact, the Panthers have not quite begun a seas...

Women’s soccer team ready to improve upon last season, face Ball State Friday in season opener

Women’s soccer team ready to improve upon last season, face Ball State Friday in season opener

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 22, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team has greeted reminders of last season’s championship with a subtle nod to what they accomplished, though not without a sense of disappointment. The Panthers have lamented a third-place finish and the conclusion to a season that ended in the Ohio Valley Conference ...

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