The Daily Eastern News

Column: Men’s soccer needs to fix its offense sooner rather than later

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

Kiki Lara necessarily focused a big portion of the offseason toward making the men’s soccer team a new, improved and hopefully more productive offensive threat. Lara, the head coach, and his players made this season’s preseason storyline about the optimism of an offense sending more players for...

Men’s soccer loses first two matches to start the season

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Shady Omar tries to retrieve the ball out of midair as a defender grabs him during the Eastern men’s soccer team’s 2-1 loss to Valparaiso in October 2018 at Lakeside Field.

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 2, 2019

The men’s soccer team went 0-2 this weekend in its first two games of the season, losing the season-opener 3-1 to Evansville and losing 3-0 to Xavier Monday. Against Evansville Aug. 30, Eastern started the game down 1-0 before halftime. In the last three minutes of the first half, goalkeeper Jonath...

Men’s soccer team looking to improve offense, ready for season opener

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

Saint Louis erected a roadblock in the Eastern men’s soccer team’s path toward an improved offense this season by shutting Eastern out 3-0 in an exhibition match Aug. 19. Being an exhibition match, the loss and subsequently the shutout, do not paint the end-all-be-all picture for the Panthers’ sea...

Women’s soccer team finishes exhibition play with win over Evansville

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 18, 2019

Evansville forward Sophia Rodil swung her leg back and then forward to strike the ball in pendulum-like fashion, but it deflected off of the scoreboard as part of yet another empty drive for the Aces in the second half. Through 55 minutes of play, that had been the only time they had touched the ...

Panther swimmers prepare for Saturday

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter

January 11, 2018

After two weeks of practice, the Eastern men and women’s swim team are preparing for Saturday as they travel to Evansville, Indiana, for their first meet of 2018.  The Panther swimmers returned to Eastern a week before winter break ended and have been practicing in what some call ‘hell week’. ...

Eastern swim teams set to host Valparaiso

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015

After posting multiple in season best times last weekend at Evansville, the Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will have another chance to improve this weekend when they host Valparaiso Saturday. The men and women both split the season series last year with Valpo in what were all very c...

Depth to be key for swim teams at Evansville

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 28, 2015

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim team will dive back into competition this weekend for the first time in two weeks when they swim at Evansville. The Panthers started their season when they swam in the Illinois Invitational on Oct. 16 and hosted Indiana-Purdue University Oct. 17. When the...

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