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Oliver continues grind despite brother leaving Eastern

Junior Justin Oliver continuues his collegiete career for coach Kiki Lara and the Eastern men’s soccer program despite the recent transfer of twin brother.

Maria Baldwin, Feature Writer

September 21, 2016

When siblings play a sport together, it can either bring them together, or it can make them compete against each other. Either way, the sibling rivalry can make each one a better athlete. For 17 years, junior forward Justin Oliver played alongside his twin brother, Tyler, including their first...

Men’s soccer falls to Wright State

JJ Bulock, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 21, 2016

The Eastern men’s soccer team was unable to get much going on offense in their 1-0 loss to Wright State on Wednesday night. It was the second straight loss for the panthers, who fall to 2-4-1 on the season, and second straight game a second half goal resulted in a loss. This was the second time...

Men’s soccer team wraps up preseason

Justin Brown | The Daily Eastern News Justin Oliver kicks the ball, which resulted in a goal during a game against University of Illinois-Springfield Saturday in a 1-1 draw.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 21, 2016

The men’s soccer team wrapped up its final exhibition game with a 1-1 draw against Illinois-Springfield Saturday afternoon. The men finished with a record of two wins and one tie in their preseason matches, as they prepare for the regular season this weekend. Junior Justin Oliver continued his scoring...

Men’s soccer team falls short of expectations

Members of the Eastern men's soccer team huddle up before their final game of the season against Omaha on Saturday. The Panthers finished with a 1-5 record in Summit League conference play.

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2015

The Eastern men’s soccer team came into this season with a new coach, and plenty of optimism as there was hope of improving on a previous three win season. Now the season has officially come to a close, it ends in similar fashion as the Panthers finished with just three wins on the season for the...

Eastern’s soccer to clash against rival Western

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

In hopes to end a six games losing streak, the Eastern men’s soccer team faces Summit League foe Western Illinois on the road this Saturday. Western comes into this game after an overtime loss to Drake with a 4-8-1 record. They are currently 1-2 in the Summit League with a win over Omaha. Eastern...

Men’s soccer team off to bleak start

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015

Coming off a season where the Eastern Illinois men’s soccer team won just three games, the team had a chip on their shoulder to become a more competitive team this season. But this season has been more of the same. Things have not particularly gone as planned for the Panthers as they hold a ....

Men’s soccer team hopes to end losing streak

Redshirt junior midfielder, Gabriel Puga runs upfield during Saturday’s game against Oral Roberts.

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2015

The Eastern men’s soccer team is hoping to end its three-game losing streak and receive some bragging rights as they take on in-state rival Northern Illinois University this Tuesday at Lakeside Field at 3 p.m. Eastern will go up against the Huskies who hold a 4-2 record this season and are coming...

Twins carry special bond on and off the field

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2015

It is one thing to be a Division I soccer player, but rarely do you find twin brothers to be talented enough to play collegiate soccer at the same school together. That is the case for twin sophomore brothers Justin and Tyler Oliver. The twins have escalated their relationship from being broth...

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