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Men’s soccer draws in Detroit, 1-1

Men’s soccer draws in Detroit, 1-1

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 26, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

DETROIT, Mich. -- In its second Horizon League game in school history Saturday, the men's soccer team played to a 1-1 draw against Detroit.Detroit (3-2-4 overall, 0-0-2 in Horizon League) outshot Northern Kentucky (4-3-1, 1-0-1) 28-6 overall, including 11-3 in shots on goal. AJ Fleak made 10 saves to ...

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 soccer team splits pair, wins first Horizon League match

Women’s soccer team splits pair, wins first Horizon League match

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The women’s soccer team lost Sunday at home to Toledo, two days after winning its first Horizon League match against Youngstown State.Sunday, the Norse fell 2-0 to Toledo in a match where NKU failed to create scoring chances.NKU was outshot 23-8, including 11-2 in shots on goal. Brooke Schocker was strong in goal, stopping ...

Men’s soccer falls to Dayton, 4-0

Men’s soccer falls to Dayton, 4-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

DAYTON, Ohio -- The men’s soccer team lost Friday night to Dayton, 4-0.Dayton would score in the 41st minute when James Haupt scoring on a breakaway, assisted by Amass Amankona.Amankona would score the next two for the Flyers to make it 3-0. He would score in the 57th minute, assisted by Maik Schoonderwoerd, th...

Illinois hands women’s soccer first loss, 1-0

Illinois hands women’s soccer first loss, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The first matchup against a Big Ten team in women's soccer history ended with a 1-0 Illinois victory Friday night.The loss is the first of the season for NKU (4-1). Illinois is 6-1.Hope D'Addario scored the only goal of the match in the 37th minute. She scored off of a free kick t...

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...

Summer spent conquering the world

Summer spent conquering the world

Sarah Kellam, Contributor

September 9, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

Most students spend their summers in hometowns, interning or just taking a break. However, one student spent his summer captaining a national team. When Alwin Komolong returned to Papua New Guinea for the summer, he wasn’t planning on taking time off from soccer. Instead, the NKU junior captained ...

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...

Women’s soccer looks for 5-0 start against Xavier

Women’s soccer looks for 5-0 start against Xavier

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 4, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Looking to continue its best start since 2007, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team hosts Xavier at 7 p.m. Friday night at NKU's Soccer Stadium.The game will be telecast via the Horizon League Network on ESPN3.NKU (4-0) is looking for its fifth straight victory to start th...

Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0

Women’s soccer wins fourth straight, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team extended its shutout streak to almost 300 minutes Sunday in a 1-0 victory over Charleston Southern.Winning its fourth straight game to open the season, the Norse have not allowed a goal since its opener.Less than a minute after halftime...

Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Calvin Murphy’s goal in the 64th minute Monday afternoon propelled the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Memphis.Murphy, a freshman, headed in a Johannes Jansen free kick a little more than an hour into the match. Goalkeeper AJ Fleak made eight saves for his f...

Soccer teams off to a hot start

Soccer teams off to a hot start

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams are gearing up for jam packed schedules this fall and both teams have kicked off their year’s proving they’re ready for strong seasons. Women’s soccerNKU’s women’s soccer team started off their season with two exhibition games with a win ove...

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