The Daily Eastern News

Volleyball team finds growth in loss

Volleyball team finds growth in loss

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

August 30, 2016

On a team with no seniors out of six newcomers, growth and improvement are focal points in any sport and especially volleyball. That was the case for the Eastern volleyball team Tuesday night as it fell to Butler in five sets. The Panthers played arguably their best match of the season thus far,...

Volleyball team set for new campaign

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

August 21, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team wrapped up its preseason action with the annual blue and gray inter-squad scrimmage Sunday afternoon, and the gray team swept the two set match. Although the scrimmage was opened with a laid back game of rock, paper, scissors to decide which side gets first serve, th...

Fall sports getting underway

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 18, 2016

  The new school year brings the start of Eastern’s fall sport seasons. The Eastern football team, volleyball team, men’s soccer team, women’s soccer team and men’s and women’s cross country teams’ seasons will all begin in the next week. After a second-place Ohio Valley C...

Eastern volleyball brings in six recruits for 2016

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

December 7, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team announced the signing of six players that will join the team next season in 2016. The Panthers will be losing five seniors to graduation in Stephanie Wallace, Marah Bradbury, Kayla Nesbitt, Abby Saalfrank and Chelsea Lee. Coach Sam Wolinski said she thinks the girls they...

Volleyball OVC tournament starts Thursday

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 16, 2015

The regular season is over and now the top eight teams in the Ohio Valley Conference are headed to Murray, Ky for the conference tournament. Murray State won the conference with the best record and will be hosting the tournament for the second year in a row as the No. 1 seed. The Racers finished...

Volleyball senior experiencing consistency

Volleyball senior experiencing consistency

Maria Baldwin, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2015

Senior outside hitter Chelsea Lee said she is proud of the consistency Eastern volleyball team has shown in her last year at Eastern. "The past few weeks have been OK, on my part." Lee said. "The team has played amazing and I am really proud of how we’re doing." Lee has been playing volleyball...

Volleyball partners with Colleges Against Cancer

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

October 22, 2015

Eastern’s Women’s Volleyball team paired up with the Colleges Against Cancer to support cancer awareness after their game against Austin Peay Friday. Sam Wolinski, the head coach of the women’s volleyball team, said there would be a luminary ceremony after their game to honor anyone touched...

Panther volleyball team breaks losing streak

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team split a pair of matches over the weekend after dropping in straight sets to Murray State Friday and then defeating Austin Peay in straight sets Saturday. Austin Peay has really struggled to get in the win column, as they were 0-4 prior to losing to the Panthers Saturday. Even...

Eastern volleyball sits in 2nd place in OVC

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

October 5, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team lost its first match of Ohio Valley Conference play Friday 3-1 to Belmont University. Leading up to the match the Panthers had only lost one out of nine sets played contributing to that 3-0 record. The Panthers dominated Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State to open...

Eastern volleyball team wins 3rd straight game

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

September 30, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team continued its success Wednesday to improve to 3-0 when they defeated the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars 3-1. The Panthers started the season 2-0 after defeating Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State and coach Sam Wolinski called this game against SIUE ‘a gut check.’ “I...

Volleyball team starts 2-0 at top of conference

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

September 28, 2015

Senior Stephanie Wallace breaking the all-time digs record for Eastern was a highlight of the weekend but like she said, winning is more important and that is exactly what the Panthers did on Friday and Saturday in Lantz Arena. The Panthers have started the season 2-0 as well as Murray State and...

OVC play starts this weekend

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

After playing four weekends worth of invitational matches, the Eastern volleyball team will open up Ohio Valley Conference play on Friday. All teams in the OVC have participated in weekend tournaments preparing for the conference part of the schedule. Each team’s conference schedule starts this...

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