EIU Sports Results from September 21st:
Eastern Illinois fell to SIUE in straight-sets (22-25, 13-25, 13-25) in the Ohio Valley Conference opening match for both teams. With the loss, EIU drops to 3-12 and 0-1 in the OVC. The Panthers will return to Lantz Arena for their OVC home opener against Belmont on Friday night.
The Eastern Illinois men’s soccer team fell to Wright State 1-0 Wednesday evening after the Raiders managed a late goal in the last few minutes of the match. With the loss the Panthers drop to 2-4-1 on the season while Wright State improves to 5-3.
The loss to the Raiders marks the third match in which EIU has given up a match-winning goal in the 74th minute or later.
The Panthers continue on the road this Saturday, heading to Tulsa, Okla. for their first Summit League match of the season against Oral Roberts at 7 p.m.