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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 outside hitter Danielle Allen swings on a kill attempt in a match against Austin Peay on Nov. 13 in Lantz Arena. Allen had a team-high 22 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Allen given 1st team All-OVC honors for Panthers

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 17, 2021

The OVC announced its postseason volleyball awards Wednesday, on the eve of the OVC Tournament. Eastern, which will play Southeast Missouri Wednesday in what it the Panthers’ first OVC Tournament...

Redshirt senior outside hitter Kylie Michael and her family celebrate the volleyball team’s senior night at Saturday afternoon’s game at Lantz Arena. Michael had 13 kills during the match. The Panthers lost 3-1 against Austin Peay.

Panthers honor seniors, clinch OVC Tourney spot over weekend

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team honored its seniors over the weekend in more ways than one. On Saturday, the four seniors were acknowledged in a pregame ceremony with their families. Outside hitters...

Eastern outside hitter Ireland Hieb rises up for a kill attempt in a match against Tennessee State on Oct. 30 in Lantz Arena. Hieb had 15 kills and 6 block assists in the match, a 3-1 Eastern win.

OVC volleyball teams nearing final weekend of season

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 10, 2021

This weekend will be the last of the regular season for the volleyball teams of the OVC.  There are five conference matches on both Friday and Saturday, and seeding for the OVC Tournament is still...

Eastern outside hitter Danielle Allen connects on a kill attempt in a match against Southeast Missouri on Oct. 9 in Lantz Arena. Allen had 5 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-0.

Panthers lose 2 weekend matches on road

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 7, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team played in its final two road matches of the regular season over the weekend, dropping a pair of matches to Tennessee Tech.  The Panthers lost both matches 3-1 to the Golden...

Eastern outside hitter Ireland Hieb rises up for a kill attempt in a match against Tennessee State on Oct. 30 in Lantz Arena. Hieb had 15 kills and 6 block assists in the match, a 3-1 Eastern win.

OVC volleyball teams nearing end of regular season

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 1, 2021

There are less than two weeks left in the regular season for the volleyball teams of the OVC.  There are no midweek matches this week, but this upcoming weekend has some matches on the schedule that...

Members of the Eastern volleyball team celebrate a point from the bench during Easterns match against Tennessee State Saturday at Lantz Arena. Eastern won the match 3-1.

Volleyball team extends win streak to 3 matches

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 31, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team was able to snap a 13-match losing streak last Tuesday, and after this weekend have now flipped that losing streak into a three-match winning streak.  The Panthers won a...

Members of the Eastern volleyball team celebrate a point in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost the match 3-0 to the Eagles.

Panthers back home for weekend matches

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 28, 2021

For the first time this conference season, the Eastern volleyball team will be playing after coming off a win.  After picking up a road win on Tuesday against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the Panthers...

Eastern outside hitter Elisavet Papageoriou winds up for a kill attempt in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Papageorgiou had 4 block assists and 5 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-0.

OVC volleyball standings solidifying

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

With less than a month left in conference season for the OVC volleyball teams, the standings are taking substantive shape. All 10 teams have played 11 or 12 conference matches so far, with a few midweek...

Eastern freshman outside hitter TaKenya Stafford (left) receives a serve in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Stafford had 6 kills in the match, a 3-0 loss for Eastern.

Volleyball team goes 0-2 against Eagles over weekend

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 24, 2021

The Eastern volleyball hosted Morehead State for a pair of matches over Homecoming Weekend.  The Panthers dropped both matches to the Eagles, falling to 0-11 in conference play.  Morehead State...

Eastern outside hitter Kaitlyn Flynn follows through on a kill attempt in a match against Indiana State on Sept. 19 in Lantz Arena. Flynn had 10 kills and 10 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Panthers home for matches with Skyhawks

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 21, 2021

The football team is not the only Eastern team playing at home this weekend.  The Eastern volleyball team will be hosting Tennessee-Martin for a pair of conference matches on Friday and Saturday. The...

Eastern outside hitter Kylie Michael connects on a kill attempt in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 5 in Lantz Arena. Michael had 7 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Conference play continuing for OVC volleyball teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

The volleyball teams of the OVC are getting deeper into conference play.  Most of the conference now has five matches under their belts, with a few teams having played four matches in OVC play. Only...

Eastern libero Christina Martinez Mundo (right) receives a serve in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 5 in Lantz Arena. Martinez Mundo had a game-high 19 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Panthers fall to Cougars in OVC home opener

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 5, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team took the floor in Lantz Arena Tuesday evening in search of their first win in OVC play.  After winning the first set against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the Panthers...

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