The Daily Eastern News

Women’s soccer clinches eight seed in OVC tournament

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 27, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team finalized their admittance to the OVC conference tournament this weekend for the second straight year, in which they tied Austin Peay 1-1 Oct. 25 and lost 1-0 to second-seeded Murray State on Sunday. Not since the 2010 and 2011 seasons has Eastern qualified for the...

By the numbers: Eastern, OVC fighting down the stretch

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 9, 2019

It is readily evident that the top tier of playoff-caliber teams has surfaced, as two teams have all but clinched postseason berths with the postseason only three weeks away. A much larger faction of Ohio Valley Conference teams is left in a much more tenuous position. Six teams, including East...

Women’s soccer starts 5-match home stand, faces Jacksonville State Friday

Women’s soccer starts 5-match home stand, faces Jacksonville State Friday

Tom O’Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 3, 2019

The Panthers have gone with different systems of play, different personnel on the field and different strategies to attenuate the strengths of the opponent. But, as head coach Jake Plant sees it, the women’s soccer team does not suffer from an identity crisis because the team culture is the one f...

Eastern winless, Murray State perfect in conference play so far

Eastern winless, Murray State perfect in conference play so far

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team dropped two matches over the weekend, and the Panthers are now one of just three OVC teams without a conference win. Eastern (1-7-1, 0-3-1 OVC) allowed just two goals in two matches, but the Panthers are now riding a four-game scoreless stretch that kept them in the loss ...

Column: Positives amid subpar results for women’s soccer

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

It was a mixed bag of a weekend for the Eastern women’s soccer team. On one hand, the Panthers (1-5-1, 0-1-1) went 200 full minutes of game time without scoring a goal, being outshot 44-19 in that span, and Southeast Missouri (4-3, 2-0 OVC) got revenge from the OVC Tournament loss Eastern handed them la...

OVC women’s soccer teams begin conference schedule this weekend

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

The meat of the season is just around the corner as Eastern women’s soccer team gears up for OVC competition. The Panthers (1-4) hit the road to open conference competition against Tennessee-Martin (2-3-3) Friday at 6 p.m. After its conference opener against Tennessee-Martin Friday, the Panthers stay ...

3 things to watch for women’s soccer before conference play

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 11, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team is still searching for win No. 1 with OVC play just around the corner. After four matches, plenty of plot points have sprouted that are worth looking out for from the team that turned a new page last season by making a conference tournament run. Different faces o...

Murray State, Jacksonville State atop OVC women’s soccer standings so far

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2019

After two weeks of women’s soccer, Eastern is treading at the bottom of the pack while Jacksonville State and Murray State share the top of the leaderboard. The Panthers fell to Missouri-Kansas City Aug. 30 by a 2-1 margin as freshman Nicoletta Anuci recorded the Panthers’ first goal of the season an...

Column: Tough start for women’s soccer does not indicate bad season ahead

Column: Tough start for women’s soccer does not indicate bad season ahead

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

It has not been a ceremonious beginning to the season for the Eastern women’s soccer team. The team’s 0-2 start began with a 6-0 season-opening loss against Ball State, and after a week off, the projected No. 2 in the Western Athletic Conference, Missouri-Kansas City, staved off the Panthers in a ...

Women’s soccer, OVC have mixed results to start season

Women’s soccer, OVC have mixed results to start season

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team kicked off the 2019 campaign with a loss, but this week, the Panthers, along with plenty other OVC counterparts, look to right their ships. Eastern stays on the road, after the season opener, to face Missouri-Kansas City Friday at 7 p.m. The Panthers got rolled in t...

Eastern women’s soccer team waits for season opener as conference gets going

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team does not get its season underway until Friday, but a handful of its conference competitors will add a number to the win-loss column Thursday. The reigning OVC champion Murray State Racers kick off the year Thursday at 3 p.m. as the team plays host to Xavier. Murray State retu...

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