The Daily Eastern News

Top Cat: Lindsey Powers defying freshman odds

Freshman defensive specialist/libero Lindsey Powers leads the Panthers with 326 digs, averaging 3.33 per set. The first-year Panther has embraced her role as one of the younger leaders on the Eastern volleyball team.

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

November 1, 2016

  It can be agreed upon that balancing life out as a freshman in college is not only intimidating, but also utterly stressful. Between the pressure of doing well in classes, keeping up with your social life and maintaining good mental and physical health, it is a lot to handle for someone...

Volleyball seeking revenge against SIUE

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team will face off against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars in a mid-week Ohio Valley Conference match on Wednesday night. Eastern split its road matches this past weekend against Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech. The Panthers defeated Jacksonville State in five sets,...

Eastern volleyball up and down in weekend matches

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

October 23, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team had an opportunity to make up some ground in the conference standings over the weekend, but was unable to take full advantage of that. The Panthers returned to action with back-to-back road matches against Jacksonville State Friday followed by Tennessee Tech Saturd...

Smith’s passion for the game of volleyball helps her be strong leader on court

Maria Baldwin, Features Writer

September 28, 2016

  When an athlete has the genes to be great, it’s not very hard for them to find the sport they are destined to play. Some athletes, sophomore right side hitter and setter Taylor Smith for example, just have to play a couple other sports before they find the sport that is their calling. ...

Panthers fall in first OVC match

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

September 21, 2016

  After earning just three wins in its first 14 matches, the Eastern volleyball team faced an opportunity to start over with the start of conference play. But the Panthers got off to a rough start, and it was not particularly close. Eastern opened its Ohio Valley Conference slate of the...

Volleyball team finishes up non-conference play

Red-shirt freshman Gina Furlin sets up a teammate during the Panthers' match against Butler on Aug. 30, 2016, in Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost 2-3.

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

September 18, 2016

It was all or nothing for the Eastern volleyball team the past few days as it wrapped up the final weekend of non-conference play for the season. The Panthers showed two sides in the tournament, winning one match in straight sets but also losing two in straight sets. The tournament took place in...

Volleyball team finds growth in loss

Lindsey Powers returns a serve while teammate Josie Winner backs her up in a 3-2 loss to Butler on Tuesday at Lantz Arena.

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

August 30, 2016

On a team with no seniors out of six newcomers, growth and improvement are focal points in any sport and especially volleyball. That was the case for the Eastern volleyball team Tuesday night as it fell to Butler in five sets. The Panthers played arguably their best match of the season thus far,...

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