The Daily Eastern News

Summers sets Eastern record, celebrates Senior Day

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Tennis Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Grace Summers walked away from the weekend as the sole leader for singles victories in Eastern’s history and with the memories of a great Senior Day. Eastern defeated Southeast Missouri 6-1 on Friday, which was Summers’ Senior Day, and the Panthers defeated Tennessee-Martin Saturday 5-2 to finish t...

Kelly Iden making history at ITA Regional

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

The diversity in class of the Panther players at this year’s Intercollegiate Tennis Association regional at Michigan State University, shows the depth of the Eastern women’s tennis team this year. Senior Kelly Iden, junior Grace Summers and freshman Stella Cliffe are attending the meet. Iden...

Summers enjoying tennis now while planning for future

Summers enjoying tennis now while planning for future

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter

October 5, 2016


Filed under features, Showcase, Sports

Junior Grace Summers was 8 years old when she started playing tennis. Two years later at a tournament in her hometown of Memphis, Tenn., she realized her passion for the game. “The true love came at 10 in my first match at a local tournament in Memphis,” she said. She also earned her first...

Women’s tennis team to open season at SIUE this weekend

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter

September 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Eastern women’s tennis team has a few new faces on its roster this season, and Coach Emily Wang will get her first look at her team this weekend at the SIUE invitational. The Panthers play two singles matches and one doubles match on Friday and two doubles and one singles match Saturday. The other ...

Women’s tennis team heads for tough test in Carbondale

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

October 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Eastern women’s tennis team is hoping to improve on its fall season as it heads to Carbondale for the Southern Illinois Fall Tournament. The Panthers will play against athletes from Arkansas State, Southern Illinois Edwardsville and host Southern Illinois Carbondale. Eastern has had at leach...

Women’s tennis team splits dual matches over weekend

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Eastern women’s tennis team split two matches over the weekend at Darling Courts in Charleston. The Panthers earned a win against fellow Ohio Valley Conference opponent Murray State, but fell to Missouri Valley Conference opponent St. Louis. Eastern opened the morning with a 4-3 win over Mur...

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