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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

Junior Midfielder Jenna Little shoots the ball, scoring the first point of Sunday afternoons game against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons at Lakeside Field. Little had scored two goals within two minutes of each other during the middle of the second half. Little had three shots on goal and played for 56 minutes. The Panthers won 2-0 against the Mastodons.

Women’s soccer loses 1-0 in final nonconference match

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 16, 2022

The Eastern women's soccer team hosted Western Illinois this afternoon at Lakeside Field for their last nonconference match of the season. EIU was unable to capitalize on offense after Western’s goal...

Number 21, Kenzie Balcerak, a senior midfielder, fights with Northern Illinois University players for control over the ball during the Sunday afternoon soccer game between the Eastern Panthers and NIU Huskies at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 2-1 against the Huskies.

Women’s soccer team has fourth tie of season Sunday

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 12, 2022

The Eastern women’s soccer team traveled to Central Michigan Sunday afternoon where it ended up in a 1-1 tie that moved it to a 2-1-4 record. This tie marks the fourth one of the season, which is double...

Players attempt to head a ball during the Sunday afternoon soccer game between the  Panthers and Northern Illinois University Huskies at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 2-1 against the Huskies.

Women’s soccer loses first game of season to NIU

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 5, 2022

Eastern's women’s soccer suffered its first loss of the season 2-1 against Northern Illinois at home Sunday afternoon.  The match remained scoreless after the first half, but when the second half...

Number 20, freshman Midfielder Ella Onstott unsuccessfully attempts to intercept the ball away from Valparisos Allie Anderson, a senior midfielder, during the Panthers first game of the season Thursday afternoon at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Beacons tied the game.

Women’s soccer has four straight shutouts after Sunday’s tie at UIC

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2022

EIU women’s soccer traveled to Chicago for a Sunday afternoon match against University of Illinois Chicago where they came out with a 0-0 score and their fourth straight clean slate. After the tie, the...

Members of the Eastern womens soccer team celebrate a penalty kick goal by senior forward Itxaso Aguero (7) that put Eastern up 1-0 against Jacksonville State on March 30 at Lakeside Field. Aguero would add another goal later on and the Panthers beat the Gamecocks 3-2.

Women’s soccer team ties for the second time this season against Indiana State

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 26, 2022

The EIU women’s soccer team had a tough physical battle against Indiana State which led to a tie in Terre Haute Thursday evening.  Both teams had plenty of opportunities but could not capitalize...

Redshirt junior wide receiver Isaiah Hill runs the ball at the Nov. 20 football game at O’Brien Field. Hill had 13 catches for 110 yards. The Panthers lost 20-13 to the Racers.

Four athletes to watch this fall

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor August 26, 2022

The beginning of fall sports on campus is a reminder that there are many things to look forward to in the next four months. Not only are there two new coaching eras, but there are four athletes whose talent...

Number 7 Jenna Little, a junior midfielder, celebrates after the womens soccer teams first win of the season against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons at Lakeside Field Sunday afternoon. Little had scored two goals within two minutes of each other during the middle of the second half. Little had three shots on goal and played for 56 minutes. The Panthers won 2-0 against the Mastodons.

Women’s soccer team shows strong team chemistry and leadership as regular season begins

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor August 24, 2022

The EIU women’s soccer team will rely heavily on its team chemistry, its seniors, and the 5th year players’ leadership this season as it prepares for the start of Ohio Valley Conference play.   The...

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OVC places women’s soccer in seventh for pre-season polls

Kate Stevens , Assistant Sports Editor August 22, 2022

The Ohio Valley Conference added teams to the conference which take effect this season, replacing Belmont, Murray State, and Austin Peay with Arkansas-Little Rock, Lindenwood, and Southern Indiana. The...

Eastern forward Serra Pizano gets into position to head the ball in Easterns match against Chicago State on Sept. 3, 2021, at Lakeside Field. Pizano had a goal in the match, which Eastern won 1-0.

Plant discusses Panthers’ offseason preparations

Nick Bays, Women's Soccer Reporter February 2, 2022

The Eastern women’s soccer team’s season ended last November after qualifying for the OVC Tournament once again. While the playoff appearance was impressive enough, the Panthers would be eliminated...

Eastern forward Zenaya Barnes boots the ball downfield in Eastern’s 3-0 win over Illinois Springfield Aug. 22 at Lakeside Field. Barnes had an assist and three shots in the game with one shot on goal.

Barnes looking to grow during offseason

Nick Bays, Women's Soccer Reporter November 28, 2021

After another year of competitive play, Eastern’s Women’s Soccer Team wrapped up play after an OVC tournament appearance that saw them bounced in a close first-round loss.  The season is over,...

Eastern goalkeeper Faith Davies kicks the ball downfield in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 19 at Lakeside Field. Davies had 4 saves in the match, which Eastern lost 2-0.

Plant discusses next steps for women’s soccer team

Nick Bays , Women's Soccer Reporter November 2, 2021

The Eastern women’s soccer team’s season came to an end last Friday when the Panthers lost 1-0 against Tennessee Tech in the opening match of the OVC Tournament. They now head into the offseason looking...

Eastern sophomore midfielder Cam Korhorn kicks the ball upfield in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 19 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 2-0 to the Cougars.

OVC Tournament upcoming for Panthers

Nick Bays, Women's Soccer Reporter October 26, 2021

The Eastern women’s soccer team ended their regular season last week on Thursday with a 3-0 loss against Austin Peay. That meant the Panthers had to wait for the result of last Sunday’s match between...

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