Eastern Illinois and Western Illinois volleyball renewed their rivalry as the two teams matched up in a non-conference game on Tuesday night. The rivalry lived up to expectations. The Panthers rallied back after dropping the first set and used a complete team effort to take the final three sets to secure a 3-1 victory by scores of 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, and 25-16. Eastern Illinois will return to action this weekend as they host the EIU Panther Classic in Lantz Arena.
With the win, Eastern Illinois improved to 2-6 on the season.