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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 midfielder Chad Hamler tries to beat two opponents to the ball in Easterns match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Big games ahead for Summit League men’s soccer teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 20, 2021

The Eastern men’s soccer team had a nonconference match Wednesday afternoon, picking up a 1-0 win on the road against IUPUI.  It was the first nonconference win of the season for the Panthers and...

Eastern midfielder Alejandro Lurbe runs by an opponent in a match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Updating Summit League men’s soccer standings, stats

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 5, 2021

The men's soccer teams of the Summit League will soon be heading into the third week of conference play.  Every Summit League but Omaha and Western Illinois has played two conference matches, and more...

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Davi Girardi (right) shields his eyes from the sun as he fights to win the ball out of the air. Eastern tied Omaha 0-0 at Lakeside Field Oct. 19.

Men’s soccer team finishes its 2019 season

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter November 11, 2019

The men’s soccer team's season ended Nov. 9 when Denver won their match against Fort Wayne 3-1 to clinch the final spot in the Summit League conference tournament. Despite the Panthers not making...

There are two ways men’s soccer team can beef up its scoring

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor August 25, 2019

Generally, most teams have more than one flaw to continually fix throughout their respective seasons. The Eastern men’s soccer team has spots to fill defensively, but head coach Kiki Lara always makes...

Men’s soccer team picked to finish last in Summit League coaches poll

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor August 19, 2019

The Summit League coaches made their picks, and Eastern's men's soccer team was predicted to finish last in the conference this season. The coaches poll for Summit League men's soccer was released Monday,...

Eastern freshman Cole Stephens fights off an Evansville defender at Lakeside Field on Aug.31. The game ended in a 1-1 draw, Eastern is 2-3-2 this season.

Denver, Oral Roberts still ahead in Summit League race

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Men's Soccer Reporter September 19, 2018

Eastern needs a win this weekend to keep pace as Denver and Oral Roberts continue to dominate the Summit League soccer race. The Panthers (2-3-2) face Northern Illinois at 4 p.m. Friday at Lakeside...

Men’s swimming team wins Summit League academic team award

Staff Report July 13, 2018

The Eastern men's swimming team earned the the Summit League Team Academic Achievement Award for outstanding work in the classroom for the 2017-18 academic year. According to a press release, the Summit...

Four-year-starter Novotny ready to lead

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor August 20, 2017

The Eastern men’s soccer team is a squad that prides itself, and focuses on maintaining a strong defensive identity. They have acquired a reputation as being one of the stouter defensive units in the...

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.

Men’s soccer picked last in Summit League

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...

Men’s soccer team confident about ending losing streak

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter October 22, 2015

The Eastern men’s soccer team has not quite had the season they hoped for as they are facing their longest losing streak in 12 years. Eastern stands at 2-10 on the season, and matched the program’s...

Eastern’s soccer to clash against rival Western

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter October 14, 2015

In hopes to end a six games losing streak, the Eastern men’s soccer team faces Summit League foe Western Illinois on the road this Saturday. Western comes into this game after an overtime loss to...

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