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Volleyball sweeps Stetson at home

Volleyball sweeps Stetson at home

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU’s volleyball team took on Stetson University for the second time this season on Saturday, sweeping them in a quick three set match, winning 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-23). The match was quite the turnaround from their 3-2 loss Friday night against Florida Gulf Coast University (24-26,23-25,25-23,25-25,13-15). The game also proved...

McDonald’s lone goal enough for NKU

McDonald’s lone goal enough for NKU

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 29, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

Despite being a defensive match for most of the night, Cian McDonald and the NKU men’s soccer team proved to be too much for Eastern Illinois, defeating the Panthers 1-0 on a chilly Wednesday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. McDonald, a senior midfielder, scored the lone goal in the 62nd minute, a...

Men’s soccer pick up win, break five game slump

Men’s soccer pick up win, break five game slump

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 22, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

The NKU men’s soccer team earned its third non-conference win of the season on Wednesday night with a 2-0 win over UNC-Asheville at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The win improves the Norse’s record to 3-7-4 on the season, also snapping a five game winless streak (four losses, one tie). The Norse dominated ...

Women’s soccer picks up win in last home game

Women’s soccer picks up win in last home game

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 18, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

NKU took on Kennesaw State University in their final home game of the season Saturday night, upsetting the Owls 1-0. The game was also part of Senior Night for the Norse, with two seniors this season, CG Bryant and Abbey Scherer. "It was pretty crazy. I’ve been here for five years, it’s been a ro...

Norse find loss under rain

Norse find loss under rain

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU’s men’s soccer team took on Marshall University at home Wednesday night under lights and rain.  The game would end in regulation time with Marshall taking the win 2-1. The game started off  quick for Marshall, who would have their first shot on goal in the second minute. NKU’s Yaw Addai would have tw...

Hot Seat with A.J. Fleak

Hot Seat with A.J. Fleak

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Soccer, Sports

Sport: SoccerYear: JuniorMajor: Exercise Science In NKU’s first season as a Division I team, A.J. Fleak recorded  a team high of 45 saves, and played over 2,000 minutes in the 2013 season, but what else do you know about him? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: Probably some pasta. Q: Do...

Men’s soccer takes first conference loss

Men’s soccer takes first conference loss

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU men’s soccer had their first game in a week at home Saturday against Florida Gulf Coast University, losing 3-1. The first half started off slow for both sides with each team having equal control of the ball. FGCU would have two corner kicks early on, but weren’t able to produce anything from ei...

NKU faces second conference loss in same weekend

NKU faces second conference loss in same weekend

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 5, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

NKU women’s soccer took on the University of North Florida in their second Atlantic Sun Conference game on Sunday, resulting in their second loss of the weekend, and in conference play. NKU would start of the first half strong, getting three shots off in the first ten minutes, coming from Macy Hamb...

Norse draw in sixth overtime of season

Norse draw in sixth overtime of season

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 4, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU men’s soccer took on Lipscomb University at home Saturday in their first game of Atlantic Sun conference play. The game would go into double overtime, ending in a draw 0-0. The first half would be a battle for control between both teams with Lipscomb’s Ivan Alvarado would take the first shot o...

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


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

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


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

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 ...

Norse fight for intense victory over Wright State

Norse fight for intense victory over Wright State

Clayton Castle, Contributor

September 23, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

After being down 2-0 in the 70th minute, the NKU men’s soccer team stormed back to beat the Wright State Raiders 4-3 in overtime on International Student Night at the NKU Soccer Stadium on Tuesday night. Cian McDonald, a senior midfielder, scored the winning goal in the 92nd minute on a pass assi...

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