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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.

Top Cat: Lindsey Powers defying freshman odds

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Volleyball team finishes up non-conference play

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...

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

Volleyball team finds growth in loss

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...

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