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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

Shawna Zaken (8) shoots during the game against Detroit Mercy. She had one goal for the Norse during the game.

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

Alex Willis of England has had an impressive start with Norse men's soccer, earning several player of the week nods in just a few months.

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

Emily Soltes (7) plays a ball in the air during the game against Lipscomb.

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’

Keeper Emily Lohmann (00) reacts after letting in a goal during overtime in the game against UC.

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

Payton Naylor (25) is embraced by teammate Emily Soltes (7) after scoring the winning goal in the 1-0 victory over 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.

GALLERY: Norse fall to UK 0-1 in exhibition

Calvin Murphy (18) reacts to his missed shot in the 87th minute that could have tied the game for the Norse.

Colin Johnson, Photo Editor

August 23, 2018

The Norse men's soccer team fell 1-0 against the Kentucky Wildcats.

Norse fall to FC Cincinnati in spring exhibition match

Bastian Beckers (6) exchanges flags with a the FC Cincinnati captain before the game.

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

February 28, 2018

The Norse opened up their spring season with a 3-0 loss to FC Cincinnati Tuesday Night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. FC Cincinnati is coming off a trip to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup last season and a trip to the USL playoffs in the previous two. The last time these two teams met wa...

Norse welcome FC Cincinnati to kick off 2018 spring season

Abdul Kooistra dribbles past an defender during their match with the FC Cincinnati reserve team in August

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2018

When Blaire Stevenson, assistant men’s soccer coach, joined the Norse in March of 2017, he brought not only a rich history of the game, but a connection that would soon benefit his newly found home. That Connection? The FC Cincinnati soccer team, which would lead to to three exhibition games in tw...

Norse set to collide with FC Cincinnati in exhibition game

Norse set to collide with FC Cincinnati in exhibition game

Kevin Carey, Reporter

January 17, 2018

The NKU men’s soccer team will host FC Cincinnati in a spring exhibition match on Tuesday, February 27. This will be the second time the Norse will host the club team. The Norse met the FC Cincinnati’s reserve team last August, with the match ending in a 1-1 tie. This is the first game announced for...

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