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Suchecki’s goal carries Norse over Belmont

NKU players celebrate after a goal by Tom Suchecki (9)
September 9, 2017

The Northern Kentucky men's soccer team defeated Belmont 1-0 on Saturday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse have now tripled their win total from last season and improve 3-1-1 on the season while...

Norse offense struggles in loss to Cincinnati

Hannah Fischer (4) defends against a UC player
September 7, 2017

Story will be updated with a photo gallery of tonight's action Northern Kentucky University fell to the University of Cincinnati 1-0 Thursday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse fall to 3-3...

First half goals guide Norse past Fort Wayne

Rikard Lindqvist (10) fights for a ball in the air
August 31, 2017

The NKU Norse men’s soccer game grabbed their second home victory of the season Thursday night win a 2-1 win over the Fort Wayne Mastodons. The Norse improve to 2-1-0 on the season. The game was supposed...

New look Norse look to move forward in 2017

Campbell Morris is one of the few returning players from the 2016 roster
August 24, 2017

Stu Riddle is used to taking over less than stellar men’s soccer programs. In 2009, Riddle became head coach for a Western Michigan program that won three games in 2008. In 2013, he took the head coaching...

Frey scores twice in victory over Morehead State

Kailey Ivins got the start in the midfield for the Norse against EKU
August 22, 2017

Forward Jessica Frey scored two second half goals to lift the NKU Norse over Morehead State 2-1 on Monday night. The Norse improve to 2-0 on the season while the Eagles fall to 0-2 on the season. The...

GALLERY: Frey’s second half goal powers Norse to victory

Jessica Frey scored the game winning goal against EKU Friday night.
August 19, 2017

  The NKU women's soccer team claimed their first victory of the season Friday night, beating Eastern Kentucky 2-1 in front of a crowd of more than 800 in the NKU Soccer Stadium. "We've had fantastic...

Dynamic Duo hope to lead Norse to second Horizon League championship

The Norse received their championship rings at NKU Soccer Stadium
August 18, 2017

Just a few days before their first preseason game against Miami (OH), the women’s soccer team received their Horizon League championship rings in a private ceremony in the NKU Soccer Stadium. “I’ll...

Men’s Soccer to host FC Cincinnati reserves in preseason match

Kobie Qualah fights for the ball with a UC defender. The Norse tied with UC 0-0.
August 8, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team will host the FC Cincinnati reserves on August 16 at 7 p.m. at the NKU Soccer Stadium. Admission is free for all NKU students, faculty and staff while general admission is $10. "I’d...

Athletics officially induct 2017 class

Former NKU women's basketball star Linda Honigford gives her Hall of Fame speech.
February 24, 2017

Thursday night Northern Kentucky University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics inducted seven individuals and one team into its Hall of Fame. The 2017 Hall of Fame class consists of Steven Beattie,...

NKU Athletics announces 2017 Hall of Fame class

The Norse men's soccer team celebrate on the field in Louisville after winning the 2010 National Championship
February 10, 2017

NKU Athletics announced that they will induct seven new individuals and one team into their Hall of Fame on Feb. 23 at BB&T Arena.  Steven Beattie, Bethany Gastright Flick, Linda Honigford, Andy...

The John Basalyga story: part 3

Basalyga, according to his daughter, is goofy and lovable away from the soccer field
Never too far away to help
February 9, 2017

On the field Basalyga’s passion and competitiveness were ever present, but if you were lucky enough to get to know him off the field you would meet a slightly different character. “He’s goofy. He...

The John Basalyga story: Part Two

John Basalyga moments after winning the 2010 NCAA DII National Championship
Becoming a Soccer Coach
February 8, 2017

Basalyga sat in his office in 1979. He was also the quarterback coach  for the Turpin football team and the baseball coach at the time. The phone rang in his office and at the other end of the line he...

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