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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

Eastern forward Lenni Kirschner fights for possession with an opponent in Easterns 1-0 loss to Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer team loses Summit League opener

Brian Barrett, Men's Soccer Reporter September 25, 2022

Eastern's men’s soccer team lost 2-0 on Saturday afternoon in St. Paul Minnesota to the University of St. Thomas. The Panthers were in it all game but ultimately unable to get the win. With the loss...

Eastern goalkeeper Mac Van Oudt reaches to deflect a shot in the Panthers 2-0 loss to Belmont Tuesday at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer team sits at fifth place ahead of conference play

Brian Barrett, Men's Soccer Reporter September 22, 2022

The Summit League men’s soccer season is well underway, so it is time to look at how each team is fairing thus far in the campaign. With conference play beginning this weekend, none of the Summit...

Eastern goalkeeper Mac Van Oudt reaches to deflect a shot in the Panthers 2-0 loss to Belmont Tuesday at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer team loses tough offensive match to Huskies

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 19, 2022

The Eastern men’s soccer team had a tough weekend as they traveled to Houston to take on Houston Baptist where they took a 6-0 loss on Saturday evening. EIU struggled with foul trouble as well as...

Eastern redshirt-junior midfielder Munir Sherali tries to keep the ball away from two Milwaukee players in a match Aug. 30 at Lakeside Field. The score was tied 0-0 at halftime when severe storms forced the match to be declared a no-contest.

Men’s soccer team loses to No. 17 Dayton

Brian Barrett, Men's Soccer Reporter September 14, 2022

The Eastern Illinois men’s soccer team fell short against No. 17 Dayton by the score of 2-0 Tuesday evening in Dayton. The Panthers' defense was forceful all night and goalie Chad Smith was able to...

Number 21, Kenzie Balcerak, a senior midfielder, fights with Northern Illinois University players for control over the ball during the Sunday afternoon soccer game between the Eastern Panthers and NIU Huskies at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 2-1 against the Huskies.

Women’s soccer team has fourth tie of season Sunday

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 12, 2022

The Eastern women’s soccer team traveled to Central Michigan Sunday afternoon where it ended up in a 1-1 tie that moved it to a 2-1-4 record. This tie marks the fourth one of the season, which is double...

Players attempt to head a ball during the Sunday afternoon soccer game between the  Panthers and Northern Illinois University Huskies at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 2-1 against the Huskies.

Women’s soccer loses first game of season to NIU

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 5, 2022

Eastern's women’s soccer suffered its first loss of the season 2-1 against Northern Illinois at home Sunday afternoon.  The match remained scoreless after the first half, but when the second half...

Number 20, freshman Midfielder Ella Onstott unsuccessfully attempts to intercept the ball away from Valparisos Allie Anderson, a senior midfielder, during the Panthers first game of the season Thursday afternoon at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Beacons tied the game.

Women’s soccer has four straight shutouts after Sunday’s tie at UIC

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2022

EIU women’s soccer traveled to Chicago for a Sunday afternoon match against University of Illinois Chicago where they came out with a 0-0 score and their fourth straight clean slate. After the tie, the...

Members of the Eastern womens soccer team celebrate a penalty kick goal by senior forward Itxaso Aguero (7) that put Eastern up 1-0 against Jacksonville State on March 30 at Lakeside Field. Aguero would add another goal later on and the Panthers beat the Gamecocks 3-2.

Women’s soccer team ties for the second time this season against Indiana State

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 26, 2022

The EIU women’s soccer team had a tough physical battle against Indiana State which led to a tie in Terre Haute Thursday evening.  Both teams had plenty of opportunities but could not capitalize...

Number 7 Jenna Little, a junior midfielder, celebrates after the womens soccer teams first win of the season against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons at Lakeside Field Sunday afternoon. Little had scored two goals within two minutes of each other during the middle of the second half. Little had three shots on goal and played for 56 minutes. The Panthers won 2-0 against the Mastodons.

Women’s soccer team shows strong team chemistry and leadership as regular season begins

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 24, 2022

The EIU women’s soccer team will rely heavily on its team chemistry, its seniors, and the 5th year players’ leadership this season as it prepares for the start of Ohio Valley Conference play.   The...

The Eastern mens soccer team huddles before taking the field for the second half against Green Bay Tuesday at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Phoenix played to a 1-1 tie.

Last season recap for men’s soccer

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor August 22, 2022

With two pre-season games now behind them, the Eastern men’s soccer team will open their regular season on the road on Thursday. The Panthers will take on Green Bay Thursday evening at 7 p.m. while...

Junior Midfielder Jenna Little celebrates after the womens soccer teams first win of the season against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons at Lakeside Field Sunday afternoon. Little had scored two goals within two minutes of each other during the middle of the second half. Little had three shots on goal and played for 56 minutes. The Panthers won 2-0 against the Mastodons.

Women’s soccer picked up first win of season over Mastodons

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 21, 2022

EIU women's soccer finds their first win of the season, shutting out Purdue Fort Wayne 2-0 in a highly defensive game. In the middle of the second half, midfielder Jenna Little scored two goals within...

Goalkeeper Daniela Bermeo, a fifth year player, clears the ball during the Panthers first game of the season on Thursday afternoon at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Valparaiso University Beacons tied.

Women’s soccer opens season with a tie

Autumn Schulz and Kate Stevens August 18, 2022

The Eastern women's soccer team opened their 2022 season at home Thursday evening with a tie against Valparaiso. Head coach Jake Plant said that opening the season with a clean slate is more than ideal. "Anytime...

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