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NKU shut out against EKU

NKU shut out against EKU

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 26, 2016

The Norse offense continued to struggle Thursday night, failing to score for the second straight game in a 2-0 loss to Eastern Kentucky University. The loss gives the Norse a 0-3 record to start the year. The Norse only took seven shots, with four of those shots coming off the foot of Jessica Frey...

Preview: NKU women look for first win tonight against EKU

Preview: NKU women look for first win tonight against EKU

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 25, 2016

The NKU women’s soccer team travels to Richmond, KY to face the Eastern Kentucky Colonels at 7 p.m. tonight. The Norse will be looking for their first win of the 2016 season, after starting the season 0-2. NKU has only scored one goal in those two games and have given up four. Macy Hamblin has been...

NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League

NKU Fall Sports Look to Improve in Second Year in Horizon League

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 24, 2016

The fall sports season is just about to get underway, and the three teams in season will be looking for Horizon League Championships and NCAA tournament berths.Women’s Soccer:NKU women’s soccer has played two exhibition matches, going 1-1 in those games against Ohio University and Western Kentucky...

GALLERY: NKU shutout in Riverboat Rivalry

GALLERY: NKU shutout in Riverboat Rivalry

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016

CINCINNATI -- The NKU women’s soccer team lost to the Cincinnati Bearcats 1-0 Monday night in the first ever Riverboat Rivalry at Nippert Stadium.“We were on our heels most of the game,” Head Coach Bob Sheehan said. “They were really dangerous. They dumped balls into the corners and get corner kicks...

NKU women take on UC in Riverboat Rivalry

NKU women take on UC in Riverboat Rivalry

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016

The Riverboat Rivalry sets sail for the first time tonight, when the NKU women’s soccer team heads to Nippert Stadium to face the 39th-ranked Cincinnati Bearcats.The Bearcats come into the game 1-0, after winning a double overtime with the University of Dayton, while NKU comes into the game 0-1 after l...

NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year

NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016

NKU men’s soccer beat the University of Kentucky 3-0 in an exhibition game at the NKU soccer stadium Sunday night.The Norse have defeated the Wildcats two years in a row. The match improved their all time record against the Cats to 2-0-3.The Norse took a 1-0 lead in the 12th minute, when junior forw...

Norse to battle Bearcats for the first time

Norse to battle Bearcats for the first time

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 17, 2016

The Northern Kentucky University and University of Cincinnati women’s soccer teams will meet on the field for the first time in a match dubbed the Riverboat Rivalry.The programs held a press conference Wednesday to officially announce the upcoming game, set to take place at 7 p.m. on Aug. 22 at Nip...

Men’s soccer season ends in quarterfinals to Wright State

Men’s soccer season ends in quarterfinals to Wright State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 10, 2015

The men's soccer season ended Monday with a 2-0 upset loss to Wright State at NKU Soccer Stadium in the Horizon League quarterfinals.NKU finished with an 8-7-4 record.Wright State scored in the 35th minute what proved to be the deciding goal. Zach Zwiesler scored to give the Raiders a 1-0 lead.The R...

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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