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Volleyball confident after home wins

Senior Allie Hueston goes up for the kill in the Panthers’ 3-2 loss to Green Bay Saturday in Lantz Arena. Hueston tallied 26 kills in the three matches over the weekend. Hueston had a personal tournament high of 12 kills in the Panthers’ five-set win againt Memphis.
August 29, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team started its season on a high note, and it is all thanks to the team’s hard work and positive attitude. Freshman Laurel Bailey said last weekend’s wins are important to...

Volleyball starts the season with home tourney

Middlehitter Abby Knight spikes the ball against Belmont defenders Friday at Lantz Arena. The Panthers fell 1-3 in four sets.
August 24, 2017

The volleyball team opens their season with a two-day home tournament Friday and Saturday. The Panthers will compete in the round-robin tournament with Green Bay, University of Memphis and Bradley University,...

Depth important for volleyball team

August 22, 2017

Depth at a variety of positions will be the key to the 2017 Eastern volleyball season. With the roster stacked with 20 players, Coach Sam Wolinski said she has multiple lineup options for gameplay. With...

Volleyball team’s comeback falls short on Saturday

August 20, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team returned to the court for some exhibition play over the weekend, but had its comeback attempt stifled in a five-set loss. IUPUI was the opponent at hand and it was a slow...

Panther volleyball team returns to road

October 20, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team is last in the Ohio Valley Conference standings heading into the weekend, but has an opportunity to turn that around. The Panthers return to action Friday night with...

Volleyball team to begin OVC play at Edwardsville

September 20, 2016

  It is not how you start; it is how you finish. That is what the Eastern volleyball will hope to follow as it closes the book on the non-conference slate of its schedule. The Panthers...

Volleyball team finishes up non-conference play

Red-shirt freshman Gina Furlin sets up a teammate during the Panthers' match against Butler on Aug. 30, 2016, in Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost 2-3.
September 18, 2016

It was all or nothing for the Eastern volleyball team the past few days as it wrapped up the final weekend of non-conference play for the season. The Panthers showed two sides in the tournament, winning...

Volleyball team wraps up non-conference play in Mississippi tournament

September 15, 2016

  Non-conference play gives teams in any sport a chance to see where they stack up against the rest of the playing field. And that hasn’t panned out very well for a young Eastern volleyball...

Young volleyball team finding its way

Redshirt junior Josie Winner along with teammates and fans celebrate a point during a match agaisnt Butler on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost 3-2, Winner finished with seven kills, an ace and two blocks.
September 5, 2016

  After two more losses to start the weekend tournament in Memphis, the Panthers were 0-6 with one game left and one more chance to find that first win of the season. They responded in convincing...

Furlin defies odds, sets a new standard for setbacks

Redshirt Freshman Gina Fuller serves the ball during a match against Bulter on Tuesday. Eastern lost the match 3-2.
August 31, 2016

To many athletes, having a setback can allow them to grow and become a stronger and versatile athlete. For Gina Furlin, a redshirt freshman on the volleyball team, her setback caused her to completely...

Smith brings one year of experience to help Panthers

August 30, 2016

There is not one senior on the Eastern volleyball team, which means players are looking for guidance from younger teammates, including sophomore Taylor Smith and junior Maria Brown. Red-shirt junior...

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