The Daily Eastern News

Men’s soccer talks getting through quarantine together

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter

April 22, 2020

The Eastern men’s soccer team saw an end to its spring season and early training, but newly appointed head coach Ronnie Bouemboue and the team know how important communication, camaraderie and positivity are during this time of uncertainty.  Bouemboue was hired Feb. 4 as the 10th men’s soccer head coach...

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 Eastern athletic department presents the award to the top senior athlete for their athletic success...

Intramural soccer team wins 3 consecutive tournaments

Rachel Stanevich, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018

With the help of his teammates, Paul Noble, a graduate student in sports administration from Peterborough, England has won three consecutive intramural soccer tournaments during his time at Eastern. Noble’s team was victorious in the tournaments during the indoor season in 2016, the outdoor fall...

Men’s soccer team in good spot

Fabio Collado chases down the ball in the Panthers’ 1-0 overtime win over Oral Roberts Oct. 14 at Lakeside Field. Eastern has three games left this season and one Summit League game and has a chance to make the tournament.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

October 23, 2017

All season long Eastern men’s soccer coach Kiki Lara has talked about one goal for his team— making a repeat appearance in the Summit League Conference tournament. And with three games left this season, the Panthers are in a pretty good spot to do just that. Eastern currently occupies the fourth and fi...

Eastern falls in overtime 2-1to Belmont

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

In a span of just two minutes, the Eastern men’s soccer team lost both its starting goalkeeper and one of its starting defenders to unrelated ejection incidents and suddenly, the team was forced to play with just nine players on the field. Goalkeeper Mike Novotny was ejected in the 51st minute of the...

Men’s soccer team heads to Bradley

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.

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 six straight games, losing in five of those six contests. Bradley and Eastern are very familiar wi...

Men’s soccer team moving over Summit hump

Vince Lovergine, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 25, 2017

The Eastern men’s soccer team has a couple days off before heading out on the road to start a three-game road trip with Western on Saturday. The Panthers was able to hold No. 23 Omaha holding scoreless Saturday. The defense had been a struggle for Eastern during their three-game losing streak, allowing...

Oliver continues grind despite brother leaving Eastern

Junior Justin Oliver continuues his collegiete career for coach Kiki Lara and the Eastern men’s soccer program despite the recent transfer of twin brother.

Maria Baldwin, Feature Writer

September 21, 2016

When siblings play a sport together, it can either bring them together, or it can make them compete against each other. Either way, the sibling rivalry can make each one a better athlete. For 17 years, junior forward Justin Oliver played alongside his twin brother, Tyler, including their first...

Men’s soccer starts road trip at WMU

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2016

The men’s soccer team will face a tough task when they travel to Western Michigan this Sunday after a recent four-game home stand. The Broncos are coming in at No. 5 for the second week in a row in the Great Lakes Region. They have also received votes for the national poll coming in at No. 30 un...

Women’s soccer splits weekend games

Junior Midfielder Ali Carlson fights for position Sunday against Indiana State at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 2-0 to bring their season record to 1-4.

Phil Delma, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 5, 2016

The Eastern women’s soccer team found the win column for the first time in Friday’s 2-1 win over Chicago State and narrowly missed a weekend sweep before falling 2-0 to Indiana State. Both teams in Sunday's game had trouble finding the back of the net for large parts of the game, until Indiana...

Men’s soccer shuts out Green Bay, loses late to Marshall

Sophomore Forward Trevor Kerns advances the ball in a match against Marshall on Sunday. Panthers lost 1-0, finished with one shot on goal.

J.J. Bullock, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 5, 2016

  The Eastern men’s soccer team picked up their first win of the season Friday in a 2-0 win over the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, but failed to secure its second in a 1-0 loss to Marshall on Sunday. It was a trio of substitutes that carried the Eastern offense in their 2-0 win over...

Men’s soccer picked last in Summit League

Midfielder Miguel Carillo battles for the ball against a UI-Springfield defender in Eastern’s final exhibition match on Saturday Aug. 20 at O’Brien field.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 24, 2016

The Denver Pioneers were selected as the preseason favorite for the Summit League as they have won three consecutive league tournament titles for men’s soccer. The league’s seven head coaches construct the preseason poll and the favorite is Denver, which is returning nine starters from a year...

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