The Daily Eastern News

Hueston to bring consistency to volleyball team

Hueston to bring consistency to volleyball team

Maria Baldwin, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2015

Playing volleyball is in Allie Hueston’s blood. ‘’My mom got me started playing volleyball in 6th grade because she had played volleyball and I fell in love with it because of the team aspect.’’ Hueston said. Hueston’s transition from high school to being a Division I athlete was an eas...

Eastern volleyball team heads to Dayton Invitational

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

September 10, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team will look to continue their early season success when they compete in the Dayton Flyer invitational this weekend. Dayton will host Eastern along with Cleveland State and Baylor University. Through the first seven matches of the year, the team has posted a 5-2 recor...

Panthers finish 2-1 at DePaul Invitational

Panthers finish 2-1 at DePaul Invitational

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

September 7, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team finished 2-1 at the DePaul Invitational over the weekend in Chicago. The Panthers had a strong start to the weekend by taking down Evansville in three straight sets (25-13, 25-14, 25-17). Eastern coach Sam Wolinski said the team being able to kill the ball the way did...

Saalfrank back on the court after injury

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

September 2, 2015

After suffering a major injury in the last match of the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference volleyball tournament, senior outside hitter/setter Abby Saalfrank has made her way back on the court in 2015 with her teammates. In the final match of the 2014 OVC tournament against Belmont in the semifinals, S...

Hueston lifts Panthers in sweep over Skyhawks

Hueston lifts Panthers in sweep over Skyhawks

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2014

Allie Hueston’s 15 kills, while not enough for a win Friday night, led the Eastern volleyball team to its first sweep in Ohio Valley Conference play, with a win over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday in Lantz Arena. The freshman from Anderson, Ind., totaled 15 kills in both of the weekend’s matches, whi...

Saalfrank picks up ninth double-double of season

Saalfrank picks up ninth double-double of season

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2014

Abby Saalfrank’s dominant performance on Saturday for the Eastern volleyball team was overshadowed by the final score. The five-foot-11 outside hitter picked up her ninth double-double of the season, but the Panthers lost a five-set affair with the Belmont Bruins after surrendering a 2-1 game advanta...

Panthers welcome Belmont to Lantz on Saturday

Panthers welcome Belmont to Lantz on Saturday

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2014

The Eastern volleyball team will host its second of four straight Ohio Valley Conference home matches, starting at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lantz Arena against Belmont. The Bruins come in with a record of 6-10 and 2-1 in OVC play, while the Panthers are now 7-9 and 1-2 in OVC play, following their win over...

Panthers drop two on opening weekend

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2014

The excitement of the Ohio Valley Conference season opener was quickly replaced by heartache for the Eastern volleyball team. The Panthers dropped a 3-1 decision to Tennessee Tech, Friday, and a five-set loss to Jacksonville State Saturday that dropped Eastern’s record to 6-9 and 0-2 to begin OVC...

Eastern sets off OVC with Tech, J-State

Eastern sets off OVC with Tech, J-State

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014

The long wait is finally over for the Eastern volleyball team. The Panthers’ Ohio Valley Conference play begins this weekend, when the Panthers travel to Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The Panthers start their conference season, with a 6-7 record, following tournaments a...

Price leads Eastern to reunion at Penn State

Price leads Eastern to reunion at Penn State

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2014

Eastern volleyball returns to action this Friday at the Penn State Alumni Classic. During this final preseason tournament it will take on East Carolina and Penn State on Friday and DePaul and Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. The Panthers record currently stands at 5-4. Heading into Friday’s matchup...

Price returns to Penn State

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2014

The Eastern volleyball team will head east to Penn State for its final early-season tournament Friday. Penn State is currently ranked No. 3 in the nation, following victories over American University, Villanova, Kansas and Yale last week in Philadelphia. Penn State senior Nia Grant was named Big Ten...

Panthers finish 1-2 at SDSU challenge

Panthers finish 1-2 at SDSU challenge

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2014

The Eastern volleyball team wrapped up a tough weekend at the South Dakota State Challenge, by finishing 1-2. This was the first time the Panthers did not win at least two games in their early-season tournament matches and are now 5-4 overall. Saturday’s portion of the tournament saw the Panthers...

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