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Men’s soccer team falls short of expectations

Members of the Eastern men's soccer team huddle up before their final game of the season against Omaha on Saturday. The Panthers finished with a 1-5 record in Summit League conference play.

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2015

The Eastern men’s soccer team came into this season with a new coach, and plenty of optimism as there was hope of improving on a previous three win season. Now the season has officially come to a close, it ends in similar fashion as the Panthers finished with just three wins on the season for the...

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 longest losing streak since 2003 at eight games with their 2-1 overtime loss to Northern Kentucky...

Men’s soccer coach passion leads to success

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

Eastern men’s soccer coach Kiki Lara holds a passion for soccer stronger than most passions people have for anything in their life. Lara was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, which is where his love for the game of soccer began. Lara said soccer became a vital part of his life when he was just...

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 Drake with a 4-8-1 record. They are currently 1-2 in the Summit League with a win over Omaha. Eastern...

Men’s soccer team off to bleak start

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015

Coming off a season where the Eastern Illinois men’s soccer team won just three games, the team had a chip on their shoulder to become a more competitive team this season. But this season has been more of the same. Things have not particularly gone as planned for the Panthers as they hold a ....

Twins carry special bond on and off the field

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2015

It is one thing to be a Division I soccer player, but rarely do you find twin brothers to be talented enough to play collegiate soccer at the same school together. That is the case for twin sophomore brothers Justin and Tyler Oliver. The twins have escalated their relationship from being broth...

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