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The John Basalyga story

John Basalyga announced his retirement Dec. 6. Basalyga coached at NKU for 14 seasons
How Queens, the "Little Rascals", and hockey shaped a champion soccer coach
February 7, 2017

John Basalyga sits in his office looking out at the NKU soccer field. Three college students are playing down on the field. Basalyga is displeased by this. “They aren’t really soccer players,” Basalyga...

Riddle named men’s soccer coach

Stu Riddle was named the new NKU men's soccer coach Monday. Riddle has been at the University of Buffalo for the past four season and led the Bulls to a MAC Championship in 2016
January 9, 2017

The NKU athletic department announced on Monday that former University of Buffalo head coach Stu Riddle will become the next men’s soccer coach. Riddle will become the fourth soccer coach in the history...

BREAKING: Basalyga retires as men’s soccer coach

John Basalyga announced his retirement Dec. 6. Basalyga coached at NKU for 14 seasons
December 6, 2016

Men's soccer coach John Basalyga announced he is retiring from his position at the end of the spring season. Basalyga has been coaching the Norse for the last 14 seasons. "It has been a tremendous honor...

Norse fall short in first NCAA Tournament appearence

Jessica Frey scored the game winning goal in the 1-0 victory against Wright State in the Horizon League playoffs
November 12, 2016

West Virginia did to the NKU Norse what they did to every Big 12 opponent during the regular season: post a shutout. NKU fell to first seeded West Virginia 3-0 at Dick Dlesk Stadium in their first NCAA...

Norse open with top-seeded West Virginia

The Norse celebrate after Macy Hamblin puts the Norse on the board. NKU would come back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Milwaukee 3-2 in the Horizon League Championship.
November 7, 2016

As the final seconds ticked off the clock in the Horizon League championship Macy Hamblin could feel the excitement build in her, knowing she and her team had just upset the number one seed Milwaukee Panthers...

Men’s Soccer ends season with a loss

Tucker Monheimer dribbles against Wright State
November 6, 2016

The Norse men's soccer team lost 2-1 to Green Bay Friday night, finishing their season with a 1-13-4 record overall. The Norse are not eligible for the Horizon League tournament. The Phoenix outshot...

Norse women’s soccer to NCAA tourney

The NKU Norse hold up the Horizon League trophies after beating Milwaukee 3-2 in the championship game.
November 5, 2016

MILWAUKEE -- The NKU women's soccer team defeated Milwaukee Saturday night to win the Horizon League tournament, 3-2. With the win, the Norse win the automatic bid to the NCAA Division I women's soccer...

Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship

Macy Hamblin embraces Jessica Frey after Frey scored the game winning goal in the 80th minute.
November 3, 2016

The NKU Norse women’s soccer team overcame a 2-0 second half deficit Thursday to beat Detroit Mercy 3-2 in the Horizon League semifinal match, a game the Norse lost in penalty kicks last year. The winning...

GALLERY:Frey scores game winner; Norse advance

Katelyn Newton tries to dribble around a Wright State defender. The Norse beat the Raiders 1-0 in the quarter finals of the Horizon League tournament
October 31, 2016

  The NKU women’s soccer team defeated the Wright State Raiders 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament on Monday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The lone NKU goal was scored...

NKU women’s soccer fall to Valparaiso, clinch third seed in tournament

Katelyn Newton heads a ball up the field against Milwaukee. Newton and the Norse fell to the Panthers 1-0
October 28, 2016

The NKU women's soccer team fell to Horizon League foe Valparaiso 2-1 in the regular season finale on Friday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. NKU’s finished the regular season with a 10-6-1 record. ...

Komolong honored on senior night; Norse lose

Alwin Komolong attempts a bicycle kick in Wednesday's game against UC.
October 22, 2016

The NKU men's soccer team was unable to find a win Saturday night, losing 1-0 to Detroit Mercy. The Norse fall to 1-11-3 while the Titans improve to 3-8-4. The Norse are officially eliminated from playoff...

Norse look for win in final home game

Alwin Komolong dodges a Bowling Green defender. The Norse lost to BGSU 2-1
October 22, 2016

The Norse men's soccer team will faceoff against Detroit Mercy Titans for their final regular season home game at 7:30 p.m.. The Norse are coming off of a 1-0 win against Belmont last week. The Titans...

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