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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Bouemboue steps down as Eastern mens soccer coach

Bouemboue steps down as Eastern men’s soccer coach

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor April 26, 2022

Eastern Athletics has announced that men's soccer head coach Ronnie Bouemboue has stepped down as head coach. Bouemboue served as coach for the last two seasons and is leaving to take an assistant coaching...

Eastern goalkeeper Jonathan Burke reaches down to make a save in a match against Omaha Oct. 9 at Lakeside Field. Burke had 11 saves in the match, but Eastern lost 2-1.

Men’s soccer team loses season finale, honors seniors

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 7, 2021

The season came to a close for the Eastern men's soccer team Saturday afternoon as the Panthers lost their season finale 1-0 against Oral Roberts.  Eastern hosted the Golden Eagles at Lakeside, a setting...

Eastern midfielder Chad Hamler tries to beat two opponents to the ball in Easterns match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Big games ahead for Summit League men’s soccer teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 20, 2021

The Eastern men’s soccer team had a nonconference match Wednesday afternoon, picking up a 1-0 win on the road against IUPUI.  It was the first nonconference win of the season for the Panthers and...

Men’s soccer hosts final home match Saturday

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor October 25, 2018

Just days after its best offensive performance of the season, Eastern’s men’s soccer team had one of its lowest shooting performances of the season. Against Oral Roberts on Saturday, the Panthers...

Novotny named Eastern Illinois Male Senior Athlete of the Year

Staff Report June 15, 2018

Mike Novotny, the goalkeeper for the Eastern men’s soccer team, has been named the Eastern Illinois Male Senior Athlete of the Year for the 2017-18 academic year. According to a press release, the...

Sophomore Andre Nappa kicks the ball toward the middle of the field. The men’s soccer team has been shut out six games in a row.

Men’s soccer team heads to Bradley

Vince Lovergine, Men's Soccer Reporter October 9, 2017

The Eastern men’s soccer team will travel to Bradley University Tuesday and conclude its three game road-trip against the Braves in Peoria. The Panthers have struggled as of late, getting shutout in...

Men’s soccer team ties draw record

Vince Lovergine, Men's Soccer Reporter September 24, 2017

  The Eastern men’s soccer team opened Summit League play on Saturday, and held No. 23 Omaha scoreless in the 0-0 draw. In the draw, Eastern tied their record for draws in a season—a record...

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...

Eastern’s Andre Nappa tiptoes near the out of bounds line and strikes the ball as a St. Xavier defender closes in at Lakeside Field. Eastern beat St. Xavier 2-0 in what was their final exhibition match of the season.

Eastern returns ready for 2017 season

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor August 22, 2017

Despite the Eastern men’s soccer team being selected to finish last in the Summit League’s head coaches preseason poll, confidence around the program is high right now as the team looks to take a leap...

Four-year-starter Novotny ready to lead

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor August 20, 2017

The Eastern men’s soccer team is a squad that prides itself, and focuses on maintaining a strong defensive identity. They have acquired a reputation as being one of the stouter defensive units in the...

Sophomore defender Jacob Lysik moves the ball upfield during the Panthers game against Marshall University on Sept. 4, 2016. The Panthers lost, 1-0.

Men’s soccer team traveling to Wright State

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor September 20, 2016

  The men’s soccer team continues its three-game road trip still in search of its first win away from Lakeside Field this season. The Panthers will head to Wright State, a member of the Horizon...

Column: Newcomers, young players stepping up for men’s soccer team

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sport's Editor September 13, 2016

Newcomers and underclassmen have been key to the men’s soccer team this season, and that trend needs to continue moving forward if the Panthers want to compete in the Summit League. With three games...

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