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Addi Brownfield, a sophomore guard, rushes the ball into the paint while being contested by Charita Tiny Lewis (12), a sophomore guard, during the womens basketball game at Groniger Arena on Saturday afternoon. Lewis scored 13 points, had seven rebounds and went 5-10 for field goals. The Panthers won 72-62 against the Leathernecks.

Eastern women go 1-1 in games this past week

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor January 14, 2024

The Eastern women’s basketball team started their week of games with a close loss to the Morehead State University Eagles in the final seconds but were able to end it with a win against the Western...

Junior Guard Miah Monahan About to score a point against Morehead on Thursday 11,2024, In Groniger Arena. Pathers lost 67-69

Eastern women lose close game to Morehead State

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter January 12, 2024

Eastern women’s basketball was tied 67-67 with nine seconds on the clock against the Morehead State University Eagles. Sophomore guard Ellie Buzzelle had hit back-to-back three-pointers with less than...

From left, sophomore setter Catalina Rochaix and senior outside hitter Giovana Larregui López celebrate after scoring a point during the volleyball against Morehead State Thursday evening at Lantz Arena. Rochaix led the team with 34 assists and had two digs. López led the Panthers with 13 kills and 15 points.

Four Panthers earn top 75 in the nation

Sports Staff October 9, 2023

Over the weekend Eastern volleyball was able to sweep Morehead State University, which puts them at 16-1 on the season which is the best start in program history. The Panthers are also 6-0 in Ohio...

Senior libero Christina Martinez Mundo receives the ball, bumping it to set up teammates during the volleyball game against Morehead State Thursday evening at Lantz Arena Mundo led the Panthers with 17 digs and three service aces.

Eastern continues success against Morehead State with another sweep

Aidan Cusack and Cameron Thomas October 6, 2023

Eastern volleyball continues to dominate in OVC play, not allowing Morehead State to win a single set on Thursday and Friday. These two teams have quite a bit of competitive history. Coming into...

Senior outside hitter Giovana Larregui López jumps in the air to successfully kill the ball against Morehead State Thursday evening at Lantz Arena. López led the Panthers with 13 kills and 15 points. The Panthers shutout Morehead 3-0 with sets of 25-16, 25-17 and 25-20.

Panthers shutout Eagles to improve to 5-0 in the OVC

Autumn Schulz, Senior Sports Reporter October 5, 2023

The Eastern Illinois volleyball team improved its win-streak to five in a row over the Morehead State University Eagles with a 3-0 win Thursday evening at Lantz Arena. The Panthers are now 5-0 in...

Freshman forward Alex Tetteh gave the Panthers an additional goal to help the team clinch a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. (File)

Panthers look to continue the momentum after Sunday

Patrick Schmitz, Sports Reporter September 26, 2023

The Panthers look to continue their momentum from Sunday as they face Morehead State University eagles on Thursday. Eastern was able to win in their previous game against the Southeast Missouri...

Miah Monahan (3), a sophomoore guard drives toward the basket while being pressured by defenders during the womens basketball game against the Morehead State Eagles at Lantz Arena Wednesday afternoon. Monahan scored five points and had eight assists. The Panthers won 60-49.

Women’s basketball secures second seed in OVC tournament

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2023

The EIU women’s basketball team hosted Morehead State Wednesday evening and they were able to break their three-game losing streak as they defeated Morehead 60-49. With this win, the Panthers moved...

The Panthers will play their first home game of the season against the University of Illinois Chicago on Wed. 22, 2023 at Williams Field at 1 p.m.

Weekend matchups set to shake up OVC softball standings

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor April 28, 2022

The OVC softball regular season is in its final 10 days. Five weekend conference series are set to be played this weekend, with teams looking to solidifying their seeding for the postseason. First-place...

Eastern catcher Lindy Milkowski looks to the dugout and smiles during game two of a doubleheader against Purdue Fort Wayne April 6 at Williams Field. The Panthers won both of the games, 13-8 and 3-2.

Murray State leading OVC softball standings, Eastern slips to seventh

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor April 21, 2022

With three weekend series and a few midweek doubleheaders remaining for each team, the OVC softball season is coming down to the wire. Murray State is still holding on to the top spot in the standings...

Eastern pitched Alexa Rehmeier prepares to face a batter in game one of a doubleheader against Morehead State on March 20 at Williams Field. Rehmeier threw a complete game shutout, striking out 10 batters as Eastern won 4-0.

Eastern softball team in 3rd place in OVC with 4-2 record

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor March 30, 2022

The Eastern softball team dropped a series for the first time in conference play, losing two of three games to Tennessee State after opening conference play with a sweep of Morehead State.  The Panthers...

Eastern shortstop Megan Burton attempts to place a tag on a Morehead State baserunner in first game of a doubleheader on Sunday at Williams Field. Eastern won the game 4-0.

Sweeps galore as softball teams begin OVC play

Ryan Meyer, Softball Reporter March 22, 2022

Every OVC softball team is either winless or undefeated in conference play, as the first weekend of conference play wrapped up with sweeps up and down the standings. Murray State, Tennessee-Martin, Belmont,...

Eastern softball players (from left) Megan Burton, Alexa Rehmeier and Hannah Cravens celebrate after winning game one of a double header against Morehead State on Sunday at Williams Field. Rehmeier threw a one-hit shutout in the game and Burton and Cravens each scored a run in the 4-0 victory.

Panthers sweep Sunday doubleheader, off to 3-0 start in conference play

Ryan Meyer, Softball Reporter March 20, 2022

Eastern’s softball team is off to a 3-0 start in OVC play after completing a sweep in their opening series against Morehead State this weekend. The Panthers’ pitchers held the Eagles to eight hits...

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