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Junior forward follows new path to field

Junior forward follows new path to field

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

Maggie Winter grew up in a family that didn’t play sports, she started playing soccer simply because she wanted to. “I originally started playing when I went to kindergarten,” Winter said. “I think I just wanted to try something different. I have two older siblings and neither of them pla...

Hopes for the future

Eric Schoenstein, the newly appointed head coach of women’s soccer, talks to players last year during a game. Schoenstein spent two years as assistant coach before he was hired to replace former head coach Krissy Engelbrecht.

Nik Cunningham

March 26, 2019

The women’s soccer team will play in the NCAA Division 1 for the second year in a row. Head Coach Eric Schoenstein is very excited. “We’re in the best shape we’ve ever been in as a program, right now. We’re just trying to improve each year, and take the next step to the NCAA Tournament ne...

Alumnus joins as assistant coach

Alumnus joins as assistant coach

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

August 24, 2017

Eric Schoenstein said new assistant coach Larry Nohalty brings over twenty years of coaching experience to the women’s soccer coaching staff, but perhaps the most important aspect he adds is stability. After last season’s assistant coach, Taylor Stevens, accepted a job at a Division I school, Sc...

Schoenstein steps up, takes charge

Eric Schoenstein, the newly appointed head coach of women’s soccer, talks to players last year during a game. Schoenstein spent two years as assistant coach before he was hired to replace former head coach Krissy Engelbrecht.

Caitlin Golden, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

This year, Eric Schoenstein landed his “dream job.” Schoenstein, who started coaching 30 years ago, will take over as head coach of the women’s soccer team for the upcoming fall season. He grew up playing soccer and when he moved to Evansville he played for Mater Dei High School. He went o...

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