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Women’s tennis team loses 2 matches over weekend, loses sixth-straight

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Claire Perez-Korinko serves the ball over the net to her opponent. Eastern’s women’s tennis team lost two matches over the weekend.

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

March 2, 2020

The Eastern women’s tennis team suffered two losses over the weekend, and the Panthers are in a six-match losing streak, causing them to have a 5-8 overall record. On Feb. 29, the team fell to 5-7 on the season with a 4-3 loss to Green Bay. The team had a 1-0 lead in the match with after taking...

Men’s tennis team looks to bounce back, snap losing streak

Eastern senior Gertjan De Wilder attempts a backhand shot in the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite last September at the Darling Courts during a doubles match. The men’s tennis team plays at Green Bay Saturday at 9 p.m.

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

February 26, 2020

A promising start to the season has been quickly erased for the Eastern men’s tennis team over the last couple weeks, and it could be the right time for them to bounce back. The Panthers have lost five consecutive matches and sit at 7-6 this year, after starting 5-0. Eastern squares off against Gr...

Men’s basketball defeats Green Bay 93-80

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Eastern guard Deang Deang drives between two Green Bay defenders Dec. 7 in Lantz Arena. Deang had 12 points, five assists and four rebounds in the game, a 93-80 win for Eastern.

Tom O’Connor, Men's Basketball Reporter

December 8, 2019

Eastern head coach Jay Spoonhour knows how much his players obsess about internal apprehensions once they trot out on to the court. Sometimes these thoughts, as he sees it, can have apparent implications pertaining to their playmaking. “A lot of guys playing in their ninth ever game, some guys ...

Analysis: Dixon and Smith shine in win Dec. 7

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

December 8, 2019

In Eastern’s 93-80 win over Green Bay, the Panther offense benefited from the hard work of junior George Dixon and the shooting consistency of junior Mack Smith that if repeated can become even more cogs on a team that can be successful in the OVC. Dixon led the Panthers in blocks, points and reboun...

Men’s soccer loses season closer 2-1, awaits conference fate

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

A 2-1 road loss to Green Bay Tuesday signifies the end of the men’s soccer team’s regular season, and the result is a bag of, well, mixed results. The Panthers lost in overtime Tuesday, dropping to 5-9-2 overall for the regular season (the Green Bay match was a non-conference game). For 86 minu...

Eastern’s fate for third-straight road game up in air

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017

Eastern coach Jay Spoonhour told the men’s basketball team before the season that they may “do very well, but not have any wins to show for it.” That is the boat that Eastern is in right now. The Panthers are set to play Green Bay on the road Wednesday. The Panthers matched up with Big Ten ...

Panthers set for home opener

Vince Lovergine, Men's Soccer Reporter

August 31, 2017

While the Eastern men’s soccer team still has not won a game to this point, it has not lost either. In two matches, so far this season, it has tied to Green Bay and Milwaukee. The offense has been a struggle so far as the team has combined for just two goals in two games. Senior goalie Mike Novotny...

Men’s soccer played to 2 draws over weekend

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

August 27, 2017

Both games of the Eastern men’s soccer team’s opening weekend ended in a 1-1 tie, after both contests were sent into double overtime against Green Bay and Milwaukee on the road.  On Friday, the Panthers tied Green Bay 1-1 in a defensive shootout and finished the weekend with the same result ag...

Men’s soccer opens season in Wisconsin

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

August 24, 2017

Eastern head coach Kiki Lara expects his team to come out of its first regular season games this weekend with a 2-0 record, and he and his team intend to do it against a pair of Wisconsin teams they went 1-1 against last season. “Yes, we do feel that way (about winning both games),” Lara said. “If we d...

Volleyball starts the season with home tourney

Middlehitter Abby Knight spikes the ball against Belmont defenders Friday at Lantz Arena. The Panthers fell 1-3 in four sets.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

August 24, 2017

The volleyball team opens their season with a two-day home tournament Friday and Saturday. The Panthers will compete in the round-robin tournament with Green Bay, University of Memphis and Bradley University, with Eastern opening its tournament play against Green Bay Friday at 7 p.m. in Lantz Arena. ...

Men’s soccer shuts out Green Bay, loses late to Marshall

Sophomore Forward Trevor Kerns advances the ball in a match against Marshall on Sunday. Panthers lost 1-0, finished with one shot on goal.

J.J. Bullock, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 5, 2016

  The Eastern men’s soccer team picked up their first win of the season Friday in a 2-0 win over the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, but failed to secure its second in a 1-0 loss to Marshall on Sunday. It was a trio of substitutes that carried the Eastern offense in their 2-0 win over...

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