On Oct. 25, sophomore Jacob Meyers of EU Men’s Soccer was named the Division III Player of the Week by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. On Oct. 19, the Eagles defeated Wilkes University by a score of 7-0, which was followed by yet another shut out against King’s College on Oct. 22. Meyers was recognized for his defensive contributions to these shut outs. On Oct. 27, junior Jadon Ramsing was named to the Academic All-District Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Emily Cole of EU Women’s Soccer was also recognized as part of the Academic All-District Team. Cole currently leads the Eagles in scoring with 16 of her team’s 31 total goals. On Oct. 22, the Eagles honored their three seniors: Emily Cole, Lydia Peachey and Hannah Bomberger. The Eagles have an overall record of 8-11 for the season. On Oct. 29, the Eagles ended a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory against DeSales University.
In the last regular-season race of 2016, EU Cross Country’s Greg Thomas finished the four-mile race with a time of 21:19, placing sixth among collegiate athletes. Bryton Henry finished second for the Eagles with a time of 22:02. In the Women’s race, first-year Megan Bernatos finished first for the Eagles with a time of 19:12 in the 5k race.
The EU Volleyball team currently stands with an overall record of 27-5. In the Eastern University Quad, played on Oct. 28 and 29, the Eagles went 3-0 against Lycoming College, Muhlenberg College and Hunter College. On Oct. 28, the Eagles celebrated seniors Stephanie Elechko, Alicia Weigel and Rylie Haas.
On Oct. 29, the EU Field Hockey team celebrated their senior day by recognizing Hayley Williams, Ashley Badders and Kalyn Detweiler. The Eagles lost to the College of New Jersey by a score of 7-0. The Eagles have had a tough season, finishing with an overall record of 6-11.