The Daily Eastern News

Panthers ready for interstate rival

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Jonathan Burke punches a crossed ball away as an attacker misses his header attempt. Eastern defeated IUPUI 1-0 Oct. 1 at Lakeside Field.

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 7, 2019

The Eastern men’s soccer team wants to put its loss against Oral Roberts aside and look toward its next game against inter-state rival Northern Illinois. Against Oral Roberts, the Panthers gave up a goal late in the first half when Oral Roberts and Summit League leading scorer Reed Berry score...

Women’s basketball team loses 93-64

Grace Lennox drives toward the hoop against a Northern Illinois defender. The Panthers lost 93-64 Friday night at Lantz Arena.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

November 12, 2017

There were no surprises from Northern Illinois Friday night at Lantz Arena. The Huskies, who ranked fifth in the country in points per game last season, had four players score in double figures and shot 53 percent from the field as a team in a 93-64 offensive route over the Eastern women’s basketba...

Loss does not set tone for Eastern’s season

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter

November 12, 2017

The Eastern women’s basketball team suffered a loss to Northern Illinois Friday in its season opener, but that loss should not set the tone for the rest of the season. Eastern had less turnovers than Northern Illinois and pulled down more offensive rebounds than the Huskies as well. However, as coa...

Eastern to host NIU in season opener

Senior guard Grace Lennox cuts through the lane before dishing off a pass to sophomore Jennifer Nehls, who laid it in Nov. 3 against Indiana State in Lantz Arena. Eastern has it regular season opener Friday against Northern Illinois in Lantz Arena.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2017

A goal the Eastern women’s basketball team and head coach Matt Bollant set for themselves at the onset of the season was to be a better defensive team than they were last season. The team will have no better opportunity to check their progress toward this goal than Friday when they host one of the to...

University enrollment fluctuates statewide

Eastern, which has the lowest student enrollment in the state, declined nearly 400 students this year. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Western Illinois University and Northern Illinois University have also declined.

Roberto Hodge, News Editor

September 14, 2015

Some four-year public universities have steadily declined statewide in student enrollment. Enrollment for Eastern, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Western Illinois University and Northern Illinois University has declined; however, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Illinois State...

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