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Norse women’s soccer misses opportunities and lose to Jacksonville 1-0

Norse women’s soccer misses opportunities and lose to Jacksonville 1-0

Clayton Castle, Contributor

October 3, 2014

The NKU women’s soccer team lost their first game in conference play on Friday night as they were defeated by the Jacksonville Dolphins on a chilly night at the NKU Soccer Stadium in the Norse’s second Atlantic Sun Conference matchup of the season. The loss takes the Norse’s record to 4-4-3 on ...

Men’s soccer takes second loss of weekend

Men’s soccer takes second loss of weekend

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 28, 2014

NKU men’s soccer team returned home Sunday Sept. 28 to take on Western Illinois University, the final result would be a 2-0 loss for NKU. NKU returned home after facing a 4-0 loss Friday Sept. 26 against Western Michigan. The Norse would see their first chance at a goal in the first minute as Diego ...

Loss comes in final minutes for women’s soccer

Loss comes in final minutes for women’s soccer

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 17, 2014

NKU’s women’s soccer team faced Butler University Sept. 17, holding a one point lead until the final two minutes of the game, when Butler would score two goals, winning the game. The first half would start off slow for both teams, with the first shot for NKU coming in the tenth minute by Aubrey...

Volleyball clenches narrow victory over Evansville

Volleyball clenches narrow victory over Evansville

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 16, 2014

NKU’s women’s volleyball team returned home to face the University of Evansville Tuesday Sept. 16 after returning from the Blackbird Invitational in New York. The Norse would battle the Aces through all five sets before settling for a 3-2 victory, improving 7-3. “That was a really fun match today,...

Men’s tennis hosts NKU Invitational

DeSherion McBroom, Reporter

September 15, 2014

As the fog clears from courts and the sun starts to rise over the hills, the long off season for the NKU men’s tennis team comes to the an end. Friday September 12th, was the start of the tennis team as they hosted the NKU Invitational hosted at the Joyce Yeager Tennis Complex with IPFW, Lewis, Vi...

Yellow cards give Norse third draw of season

Yellow cards give Norse third draw of season

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 14, 2014

NKU’s men’s soccer team returned home Sunday Sept. 14 to take on Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne after losing Friday to Bowling Green State University. NKU started off strong in the first half with three promising looks on the goal within the first five minutes of the game. However, it wouldn’t be until ...

Norse come from behind to take victory over Robert Morris

Norse come from behind to take victory over Robert Morris

Alex Weber, Contributor

September 14, 2014

NKU’s women’s soccer team took on Robert Morris University Sunday Sept. 14 after a draw Tuesday night against  Xavier University. The game started slowly with NKU goalkeeper Brooke Schocker making her first save on a slow rolling shot in the seventh minute. In the tenth minute, freshman winger ...

NKU women’s soccer battle to a draw against Xavier

NKU women’s soccer battle to a draw against Xavier

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 9, 2014

NKU’s women’s soccer team returned home Tuesday Sep. 9 to take on Xavier University resulting in a draw. NKU would start the game with just 10 players on the field due to injuries on the team. “The good news in terms of the injuries is that we had sustained multiple injuries going to to the ...

NKU volleyball faces victory and defeat in tournament

NKU volleyball faces victory and defeat in tournament

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 6, 2014

With a victory Friday night against Samford, the NKU women’s volleyball team faced a double header Saturday Sep. 6 against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Eastern Michigan University. The first game of the day against SIUE would bring a victory for the Lady Norse, as the defeated the Couga...

NKU volleyball takes victory over Samford

NKU volleyball takes victory over Samford

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 5, 2014

The NKU women’s volleyball team would expand their winning streak to 4-0 Sep. 5, defeating Samford University in the Northern Kentucky Volleyball Invitational. NKU would start off strong, taking an easy victory in the first set over Samford, winning 25-18. However, they would struggle through the seco...

NKU men’s soccer draw in first game against Cincinnati

NKU men’s soccer draw in first game against Cincinnati

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

August 29, 2014

The Norse men’s soccer team took on the Cincinnati Bearcats Aug. 29 at home in a draw of 1-1. The game would take off quick with a clear competition for control between the teams. “They’re very fast, very athletic,” NKU Head Coach John Basalyga said. "And we countered that with some of our...

Lightning forces early end to first game of the season

Lightning forces early end to first game of the season

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

August 22, 2014

The NKU women’s soccer team faced Eastern Illinois University Aug. 22 in their first ever match up. The game started off quick for NKU with a goal coming in the third minute by redshirt junior, Kelsey Laumann. “We had a couple of good opportunities early in the game,” head coach Bob Sheehan said...

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