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Norse fall in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Norse fall in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Though they took an early 1-0 lead just four minutes into match play, the NKU women's soccer team were unable to put anything else together as they fell to Oakland 2-1 in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals game on Monday evening. With the loss, the Norse finish their season 10-6-1, ...

Women’s soccer: Four players earn Horizon League postseason honors

Women’s soccer: Four players earn Horizon League postseason honors

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Four members of the NKU women’s soccer team were honored with postseason awards when the league office announced their end of season awards Monday afternoon. Samantha Duwel, Taylor Spaulding and Shawna Zaken were named to the All-Horizon League First Team, while Lily Menssen was named to the H...

Lohmann named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week

Lohmann named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

After an 11 save performance in her team’s 1-0 shutout victory over the University of Illinois at Chicago on Friday evening, Emily Lohmann was named Horizon League women’s soccer Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. This marks her seventh shutout of the year and is currently aver...

Women’s soccer optimistic as tourney approaches

Women’s soccer optimistic as tourney approaches

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

October 26, 2018

With the regular season finale just hours away, the Northern Kentucky University women's soccer team know the pressure is on to capture their second Horizon League championship and refuse to take their foot off the gas as conference tournament play is near. “Our goal is to earn 3 points in each of o...

Men’s soccer falls to Oakland Grizzlies 3-1

Men’s soccer falls to Oakland Grizzlies 3-1

Sierra Newton, Reporter

October 8, 2018

NKU men’s soccer team fell to Oakland 3-1 on Saturday night. The Norse drop to 8-4 overall  and 1-3 in the Horizon league while Oakland improves to 6-4-2 overall and 2-2 in conference play.

With OT victory over Detroit Mercy, women’s soccer 7-3-1

With OT victory over Detroit Mercy, women’s soccer 7-3-1

Aric France, Reporter

October 3, 2018

The NKU women’s soccer team won in dramatic fashion Sunday night, after Samantha Duwel netted the game winning goal in the 104th minute of double overtime, scoring a 3-2 victory over Detroit Mercy Titans.

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

September 19, 2018

It's hard not to feel excited about 6’0” freshman Alex Willis, whose recent men’s soccer accolades raise hope that he could be a sensation for the team. Willis departed from England and came overseas, choosing to play at Northern Kentucky University.

Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Aric France, Reporter

September 9, 2018

In double overtime, the NKU men’s soccer team lost their first match of the season at home against the Wright State Raiders Saturday night. With the loss, the Norse drop to 4-1 overall while the Raiders move to 4-0-1.

At home, women’s soccer shuts out Lipscomb 2-0

At home, women’s soccer shuts out Lipscomb 2-0

Sierra Newton, Reporter

September 7, 2018

The NKU women’s soccer team continued their home winning streak Thursday night in a 2-0 shutout against the Lipscomb Bisons.

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Aric France, Contributor

August 28, 2018

This marks the third year in a row the Bearcats defeated the Norse by a score of 1-0.

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 26, 2018

The Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team survived a scare on the road Saturday night, as they opened their 2018 season with a 3-2 win over the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

Sierra Newton, Contributor

August 24, 2018

In a dramatic finish, Northern Kentucky women’s soccer scored a 1-0 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (1-2) with a goal in the last 15 seconds.

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