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Volleyball falls to UIC; Julian hits career milestone

Volleyball falls to UIC; Julian hits career milestone

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 27, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- The NKU women’s volleyball team lost to the University of Illinois-Chicago in their second Horizon League game of the year. The loss extends the Norse losing streak to four games and leaves the ladies with a 0-2 record in conference play. During the match, senior Jayden J...

Men’s soccer wins first Horizon League game, 1-0

Men’s soccer wins first Horizon League game, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

DAYTON, Ohio -- Diego Martinez's golden goal in the 109th minute Tuesday gave the men's soccer team its first-ever Horizon League victory, 1-0 over Wright State.After possessing the ball near midfield, Martinez drove to the top of the box where he beat Raider keeper Tyler Blackmer for the game-winning goal.AJ F...

Women’s tennis opens fall season with 7-0 win

Women’s tennis opens fall season with 7-0 win

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS -- In the first match of the fall season, the women's tennis team Wednesday had no trouble dispatching Thomas More, winning 7-0 at the Joyce E. Yeager Tennis Complex.NKU (1-0) dropped just five games in six singles matches and just three games in three doubles matches. They swept the...

Leigeb leads women’s golf to NKU fall classic win

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

BATAVIA, Ohio -- Allison Leigeb was tournament medalist Monday, leading the NKU women's golf team to a win in the NKU Fall Classic at Elks Run Golf Club.Leigeb shot rounds of 75, 73 and 76 to finish 11-over-par 224. That score is just two strokes off of the school record.Ryleigh Waltz was third, shoot...

Cross country teams take sixth at Bluegrass

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Game Coverage, Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The men's and women's cross country teams both placed sixth Saturday at the Bluegrass Invitational.For the women, Jennah Flairty was the top individual finisher, placing 33rd in 18:37.00. Behind her was Kelly Burrow in 35th in 18:40.00. Jessica Tegge was 40th, Hannah Tobler was 41st,...

Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

Volleyball sweeps competition in Evansville

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- It was a fruitful weekend for the volleyball team in Evansville.Northern Kentucky dropped just two sets in three matches, coming away with a weekend sweep at the Dunn Hospitality Tournament.In the final match of the weekend against the host Purple Aces, NKU won 25-23, 25-20 and 27-25....

Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0

Addai scores twice as Norse blank IPFW, 2-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Two second half goals by Yaw Addai were enough Sunday to lead the men's soccer team to a 2-0 win over IPFW.Addai broke a scoreless tie in the 74th minute when he received a pass across the box from Diego Martinez. Addai beat the keeper on the right post for the game's first goal.Just...

Men’s cross country second, women sixth at Queen City Invite

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Game Coverage, Sports

MASON, Ohio -- The men’s and women’s cross country teams opened the season Saturday with strong finishes in the Queen City Invitational.The men finished second out of 12 teams at Kingswood Park while the women were sixth out of 14.Andrew Schille finished third in the men’s race with a time of 18:39...

Norse volleyball goes 2-1 at Cougar Classic

Norse volleyball goes 2-1 at Cougar Classic

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- After a tough opening weekend in Cincinnati, the volleyball team rebounded by winning a pair at the Cougar Classic this past weekend.Haley Libs had 20 kills Saturday night as NKU defeated SIU Edwardsville in five sets, 25-27, 25-21, 25-20, 18-25, 15-7.Keely Creamer added 15 kills whil...

Norse golf finishes tied for eighth at Turning Stone

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

VERONA, N.Y. -- Shooting team rounds of 304, 286 and 307, the men’s golf team finished tied for eighth Monday at the Turning Stone Tiger Invitational hosted by the University of Missouri.The host Tigers won the event, shooting a two-under 862 for the event. They were followed by Cleveland State an...

Men’s soccer splits pair in Mayor’s Cup

Men’s soccer splits pair in Mayor’s Cup

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 7, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

ONEONTA, N.Y. -- Bucknell scored in the 105th minute Sunday to defeat the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team 1-0 at the Hartwick College Mayor’s Cup.Bucknell got the winner when Jesse Klug scored off of a nodded ball by teammate Justin Galiani. Connor Willings picked up an assist as well.The Biso...

Volleyball drops three in Queen City weekend

Volleyball drops three in Queen City weekend

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

CINCINNATI -- Opening the season with three matches north of the Ohio River, Northern Kentucky’s volleyball team finished the weekend winless.The weekend concluded Saturday with a tight 3-0 loss to Cincinnati at Fifth Third Arena. UC won 26-24, 25-23 and 25-22.Keely Creamer led the Norse with 11 k...

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