The Northerner

Barkei named Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year

Jim Barkei (1) scoops up the ball in the game against Oakland
November 6, 2017

NKU goalkeeper Jim Barkei was named Horizon League Goalkeeper of the Year Monday afternoon. The redshirt junior had a .797 save percentage in his first year as a Norse after transferring from Loyola along...

Norse fall on senior night to Phoenix in Double OT

Wlademir Babaew (4) rests after time expires in the game against Oakland
November 3, 2017

The Norse fell to the Green Bay Phoenix Friday night at NKU Soccer Stadium 1-0 in double-overtime. The Norse dropped to 7-6-4 on the year and 3-4-2 in the conference. With the loss and a Detroit Mercy...

Gallery: Norse fall in Horizon League semi-final

Jessica Frey (12) reacts to the 3-2 loss to IUPUI in the final game of her senior season in the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Women's Soccer Tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
November 2, 2017

In a match they seemingly dominated, the NKU women's soccer team fell to IUPUI 3-2 in the Horizon League Tournament semi-final game Thursday afternoon. The Norse season is likely over with the loss while...

Norse fall to Evansville in final non-conference match

Liam Evans (22) goes up for a head in the game against Oakland
November 1, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team fell to Evansville Tuesday night in Evansville. The Norse fall to 7-5-4 on the season while Evansville improves to 9-8-1 on the season.  Evansville shot 12 times and put seven...

Gruelle’s grittiness leads to success in orthodontia and coaching

Coach Terry Gruelle watches the game against UC
November 1, 2017

Within Terry Gruelle’s schedule two unlikely fields merge: soccer and orthodontia. Since 1999, he’s been both an assistant coach for NKU women’s soccer team and a world renowned orthodontist.    “We...

Women’s soccer to play IUPUI in semi-final match

September 27, 2017--Rachel Conoway (22) follows a ball in the air in the game against Wright State at NKU Soccer Stadium in Highland Heights, Ky
October 30, 2017

It took two overtime periods and penalty kicks, but the NKU women's soccer team now knows who they will be playing Thursday. The third seeded IUPUI Jaguars defeated sixth seeded Cleveland State in PK's...

Hamblin named Horizon League Player of the Year

Jessica Frey (left) and Macy Hamblin (right) celebrate after a goal by Frey.
October 30, 2017

For the third straight year, Macy Hamblin has been named Horizon League Player of the Year. The senior forward tied for the league lead in goals scored (10) and lead the league in points per match (1.64)...

Norse clinch second seed in Horizon League tournament

Macy Hamblin (3) looks to pass a ball to a teammate upfield
October 28, 2017

The NKU women's soccer team and IUPUI played to a 1-1 draw in the final regular season game of the season Friday night in Indianapolis. The Norse record stands at 9-5-2 and 6-1-2 in Horizon League play...

International talent jumpstarts Norse rebuilding process

Stu Riddle (left) and Calvin Murphy (3) (right) shake hands after the 2-1 victory over Fort Wayne
October 25, 2017

Currently sitting at 6-4-4, the NKU Men’s Soccer team is on pace for a record year. With a new coach at the helm and nearly half the team made up of international students, the Norse have accumulated...

GALLERY: Vikings spoil Norse senior night

Macy Hamblin (3) after NKU's 1-0 loss against Cleveland State
October 21, 2017

The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team fell to Cleveland State 1-0 on senior night at the NKU Soccer Stadium Saturday night.  The loss is the first loss the Norse have suffered in league play this...

Norse move into first place in Horizon League

Ally Perkins scored a goal and assisted on a goal against Oakland Wednesday night
October 19, 2017

The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team defeated Oakland 3-0 Wednesday night in Oakland. The Norse improve to 9-4-1 and 6-0-1 in the Horizon League while the Grizzlies fall to 2-13-1 and 2-5 in league...

Norse battle Flames to 0-0 draw

Jim Barkei (1) scoops up the ball in the game against Oakland
October 14, 2017

The NKU and UIC men's soccer teams played to a 0-0 double overtime draw on Saturday afternoon at the NKU Soccer Stadium. "Really proud of the guys," head coach Stu Riddle said. "Here's a team that won...

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