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Norse route Green Bay in first league game

Norse route Green Bay in first league game

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016

The NKU women’s soccer team moved to 4-4 on the season Friday with a 4-0 route of Green Bay. The game was the first Horizon League game of the season. "Coming off a very emotional win at Vanderbilt last Sunday I thought our team showed a lot of maturity in how we prepared for our first Horizon Leagu...

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 17, 2016

The NKU Norse Men’s Soccer team had another tough loss at home against Milwaukee 3-2. The Norse have now dropped six straight games, falling to 0-6-1 on the season and 0-2 in Horizon League play. Despite the loss, the Norse offense showed signs of improvement after a slow first half. “We are tr...

Norse look to snap losing streak

Norse look to snap losing streak

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 14, 2016

The NKU men’s soccer team travels to Fort Wayne, IN tonight at 7 p.m. to take on the Fort Wayne Mastodons. Last time these teams met last season the Norse took the match 2-1 in Fort Way. The Mastodons are 3-3-0 on the season while the Norse are 0-4-1. The Norse look to come back after a loss in o...

Frey lifts Norse to win against Vandy

Frey lifts Norse to win against Vandy

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016

Jessica Frey finally got the monkey off of her back, scoring the only goal in NKU’s 1-0 victory in double overtime against SEC heavyweight Vanderbilt. "It was a really exciting win,” Frey said. "It was tough for me, not being able to score in the last few games, but this goal is definitely one t...

Norse face Oakland tonight in first league match

Norse face Oakland tonight in first league match

Trevor Holzschuh, Contributor

September 10, 2016

The NKU men’s soccer team will be traveling to Rochester, Michigan to play the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies at 7 p.m. The Norse are still in search of their first win of the regular season. The game, which will be aired on ESPN3, is the Horizon League opener for the Norse. The Norse have be...

GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds

GALLERY: Norse fail to hold off Xavier in final seconds

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 6, 2016

A bad bounce was all it took for the Norse to leave the Soccer Stadium with a 2-1 loss to the Xavier Musketeers Tuesday night.  With time running out in regulation, Xavier made a furious run down the field after the Norse couldn't convert on the other side of the field. Xavier's Maddie Tierney to...

Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 3, 2016

The NKU women’s soccer team beat the University of Toledo 2-0 Friday, improving their record to 2-3 on the season and dropping Toledo to 1-3. The Norse kept the offense rolling in this game, shooting 10 times, five of those on goal, and took five corner kicks. Forward Ally Perkins lead the way for...

Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo

Norse Women look to keep momentum going against Toledo

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 2, 2016

The NKU women’s soccer team travels to Northwest Ohio tonight to face the University of Toledo tonight at 4 p.m. The Norse come into the game 1-3, after winning their first game against Morehead State last Monday. Toledo is 1-2, and coming off a brutal 4-0 loss to the University of Louisville. The R...

Tuesday’s Women’s soccer match changes venue

Tuesday’s Women’s soccer match changes venue

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 1, 2016

Due to Sunday’s flash flooding, the Sept. 6 match for NKU Women’s Soccer against Xavier University will be moved to the NKU Soccer Stadium, giving the Norse home field advantage against the Musketeers. The flash flooding associated with the storms made Xavier’s field unplayable. Kick off time for the...

NKU women earn first victory against MSU

NKU women earn first victory against MSU

Will Borland, Contributor

August 30, 2016

The NKU Women’s soccer team won their home opener and their first game of the season Monday night against Morehead State 1-0. The Norse improve to 1-3 on the season while MSU drops to 1-2. “Starting the season 0-3 was challenging but our spirit was great, the work ethic was great and the senio...

Norse shutout against Evansville

Norse shutout against Evansville

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 28, 2016

The NKU men's soccer team lost to the University of Evansville 2-0 on Sunday afternoon, dropping their record to 0-1-1 on the season. The Norse offense struggled to gain any traction in this game, only attempting five total shots in the game and two shots on goal. "We didn't take very many chanc...

GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw

GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 27, 2016

The NKU men’s soccer team played to a tie against Eastern Illinois University, ending the game 1-1 after two overtime periods. The start of the game was delayed due to in-climate weather and play was stopped several more times due to lightning in the area. It was an offensive struggle for both ...

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