The Northerner

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

After a 10-win season in 2018, and a successful preseason record of one win and one tie to #8 University of Kentucky, the Norse are continuing to build. Their first game of the regular season was on the road against Grand Canyon University; that game ended 3-0 in Grand Canyon’s favor.  “We had a really solid spring where we got some great results at the end,” Head Coach Stu Riddle said. “And we've continued that momentum now through preseason. So, I think we're all cautiously optimistic of what lies ahead for us.”

Men’s soccer dominates Tiffin in exhibition 5-1

Alex Willis (9) fights to shoot during Sunday's Exhibition match against Tiffin. Willis had 2 goals on the game against Tiffin.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

August 25, 2019

The men’s soccer team starts the preseason against Tiffin 5-0 on Saturday following a tie 0-0, against #8 University of Kentucky. Four Norse were able to contribute to the scoreboard in the victory. 

Men’s Soccer: Three players earn Horizon League Postseason Honors

Alex Willis (9), Alex Greive (7), Stian Jorgensen (19)

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

The NKU men's soccer team had three players receive postseason honors last week from the Horizon League as Alex Willis, Alex Greive and Stian Jorgensen were voted by the league’s head coaches to the All-Conference teams. Willis was named Freshman of the Year; and selected to the All-Horizon Lea...

Norse fall to UIC in regular season finale

Rizwaan Dharsey (23) talks to Calvin Murphy (18) after the loss to UK.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018

The NKU men's soccer team needed a win and a Milwaukee tie/loss at Wright State to have any chance of qualifying (top six teams) for the Horizon League Men’s Soccer Championship tournament on Monday, Nov. 5, but ultimately fell to the Flames 3-0 on Friday afternoon. "It's certainly not the out...

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

Alex Willis of England has had an impressive start with Norse men's soccer, earning several player of the week nods in just a few months.

Cameron Maynard, Contributor

September 19, 2018

It's hard not to feel excited about 6’0” freshman Alex Willis, whose recent men’s soccer accolades raise hope that he could be a sensation for the team. Willis departed from England and came overseas, choosing to play at Northern Kentucky University.

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 26, 2018

The Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team survived a scare on the road Saturday night, as they opened their 2018 season with a 3-2 win over the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

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Alex Willis