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Men’s soccer blanked; Will host Wright State in league quarterfinals

Men’s soccer blanked; Will host Wright State in league quarterfinals

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The men's soccer team closed the regular season Friday with a 4-0 loss at Milwaukee.With the loss, the Norse became the three-seed for this week's Horizon League tournament. They will host Wright State 7 p.m. tonight at NKU Soccer Stadium.A win tonight would send the Norse to Illinoi...

Women’s soccer season ends in penalties to Oakland

Women’s soccer season ends in penalties to Oakland

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- After finishing regulation and 20 minutes of overtime scoreless, Northern Kentucky and Oakland needed penalty kicks to decide Thursday's Horizon League semifinal.In the end, the Golden Grizzlies scored on all four attempts from the spot and defeated NKU 4-1 in penalties.The loss ends the se...

Norse drop final non-conference tilt to Evansville, 4-0

Norse drop final non-conference tilt to Evansville, 4-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - The NKU men's soccer team dropped its final non-conference match of the season Tuesday, 4-0 at Evansville.The Purple Aces started the scoring in the 8th minute when Nate Opperman scored after he stole a back pass. It was 1-0 at halftime.Evansville (3-13-0) scored three times in the sec...

Fleak makes Division I transition easier for men’s soccer

Fleak makes Division I transition easier for men’s soccer

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

The NKU men’s soccer team was at the peak of the Division II mountain in the fall of 2010. However, a larger challenge than winning a national championship awaited the Norse.Northern Kentucky was on the verge of a move to Division I athletics. This would mean a large step up in competition for all ...

GALLERY: Laumann goal sends NKU to Horizon League semifinals, 1-0

GALLERY: Laumann goal sends NKU to Horizon League semifinals, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 3, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

All it took was one well-placed header and one outstanding late save Monday to send the NKU women's soccer team to Milwaukee.Kelsey Laumann headed home the game-winning goal as NKU advanced to the Horizon League semifinals with a 1-0 victory over Cleveland State at NKU Soccer Stadium.NKU, the three-se...

Women’s soccer downs Green Bay; Will host tourney quarterfinal Monday

Women’s soccer downs Green Bay; Will host tourney quarterfinal Monday

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 31, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Two second half goals propelled the Northern Kentucky women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory Friday over Green Bay at NKU Soccer Stadium.With the victory, NKU (10-5-1, 6-2-1 in Horizon League) locked up the third seed in this week's Horizon League tournament. The Norse will host Cleveland State 7 p.m. Mo...

GALLERY: Late Addai goal helps NKU salvage 2-2 draw

GALLERY: Late Addai goal helps NKU salvage 2-2 draw

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

Less than three minutes from full time, it appeared the men's soccer team was headed to defeat Wednesday evening against Indiana University, Purdue University at Indianapolis.However, Yaw Addai would find the back of the net in the 88th minute, helping NKU salvage a 2-2 draw at NKU Soccer Stadium.Afte...

Soccer roundup: Scoreless draw puts women’s soccer in Horizon League tourney

Soccer roundup: Scoreless draw puts women’s soccer in Horizon League tourney

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 25, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU women's soccer team played Milwaukee to a 0-0 draw Saturday night in Milwaukee. The point earned guaranteed the Norse a spot in the Horizon League tournament.The draw also guaranteed Milwaukee the top seed for the tournament.NKU is now 9-5-1 overall and 5-2-1 in the Horizon League. Milwaukee is 10-...

Oakland hands NKU second straight league defeat, 1-0

Oakland hands NKU second straight league defeat, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

ROCHESTER, Mich. -- After winning its first five Horizon League games in school history, the NKU women's soccer team dropped its second straight Wednesday.Alice Palmer's 72nd-minute goal was all Oakland needed to defeat NKU 1-0.Oakland (5-5-6, 4-1-2 in Horizon) outshot NKU 12-4, including blanking the Nor...

Qualah golden goal lifts men’s soccer over Eastern Illinois

Qualah golden goal lifts men’s soccer over Eastern Illinois

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- It took just 31 seconds of extra time Wednesday for the NKU men's soccer team to defeat Eastern Illinois, 2-1.Less than a minute into overtime, Kobie Qualah beat keeper Ben Feltes to propel the Norse to victory.The Norse had to rally from a goal down. Tyler Massa scored his first...

Cleveland State golden goal hands women’s soccer first loss

Cleveland State golden goal hands women’s soccer first loss

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

It appeared the NKU women's soccer team was on the way to its sixth victory in Horizon League play in as many games Saturday evening at NKU Soccer Stadium.The Norse led 1-0 in the final six minutes of regulation. However, Kaila Sargema scored twice, once in regulation and once in overtime, as Clevel...

Men’s soccer battles Valpo to scoreless draw

Men’s soccer battles Valpo to scoreless draw

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU and Valparaiso men's soccer teams battled to a goalless draw Saturday afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium.AJ Fleak picked up the shutout for NKU, making seven saves. Nico Campbell had the clean sheet for Valpo. He was credited with one save.Valparaiso outshot Northern Kentucky 18-14, including 7-3 in...

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