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NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

Norse are now 1-1-1 on the 2021 season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

In their first intercollegiate match at NKU Soccer Stadium since October 27, 2019, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team tied the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 1-1 on Wednesday afternoon. With the...

Senior Ally Perkins (6) is comforted by a teammate after the loss in the semifinal game of the Horizon League Tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Norse fell in double overtime to the Flames 1-0.

Women’s Soccer: Season ends in double overtime against UIC

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 8, 2019
The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team ended their season in the Horizon League semifinals against no. 2 UIC, 1-0. The Norse end their season 9-9 overall and 5-4 in the conference. 
Shawna Zaken (8) drives the ball down the field during the game against Cleveland State. The Norse fall to 2-3 in the conference after the loss to Cleveland State.

Shawna Zaken named Horizon League Women’s Soccer Player of The Year

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 4, 2019
Senior midfielder Shawna Zaken has been named both the 2019 Offensive Player of the Year and the 2019 Horizon League Women’s Soccer Player of the Year. These awards are voted on by the head soccer coaches of each school in the Horizon League.
Ashleigh Cronin (5) dribbles toward the goal during the game against UIC. The Norse fell to UIC 1-0 on Saturday night.

Women’s Soccer opens home conference play with a 1-0 loss

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor September 28, 2019
The Norse opened up home conference play with a 1-0 loss to the UIC flames. The Norse are now 4-5 on the season and 1-1 in the conference. The Flames advance to 6-3-1 and to 2-0 in the conference.
Kailey Ivins (15) fights to keep possession of the ball during Thursday's  match against the Musketeers. The Norse fell to Xavier 4-0.

NKU ends nonconference schedule in loss to Xavier, 4-0

Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor September 14, 2019
NKU women's soccer team falls to Xavier 4-0, making the season record 3-4. Xavier’s record increases to 5-1-1. Xavier ended the game with 22 shots and 13 shots on goal while NKU finished with one shot. 
Kailey Ivins (15) celebrates with Kayla Wypasek (23) after her goal during the game against Murray State. Wypasek had 1 goal on the game.

Women’s Soccer Preview: Aiming for Championship title

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor September 5, 2019
The NKU women’s soccer team has started their season 2-2 after a 3-1 win against Murray State over Labor Day weekend. The Norse are attempting to find their footing, with seven freshmen and a new transfer. With a younger team comes learning and growing pains, but the soccer team is embracing the time to learn. “Developing as a team, it’s a very young team right now, but I think we all see great potential on our team and to get us to a championship,” senior midfielder and team captain Shawna Zaken said. “Just developing and learning and growing, I think that's actually fun to do as a team.”
Women's Soccer Head Coach Bob Sheehan talks to the team after a loss against Ohio University. The Bobcats won 1-0 and had 7 shots on goal to the Norse's 1.

Women’s soccer loses 1-0 in Home Opener

The Norse had six saves compared to the Bobcats one.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 26, 2019
NKU women’s soccer team lost their first game of the regular season 1-0 against the Ohio Bobcats. The Norse are projected to finish second in the Horizon League start out the season 1-1. While the Bobcats advance 2-1 and picked to place fifth in the preseason coaches poll for the Mid-American Conference. 
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NKU Women’s Soccer Exhibition Ends in Tie

Kailey Ivins scores the lone goal for the Norse
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 17, 2019
The Women's Soccer exhibition game against Morehead State University ended in a stalemate of 1-1 Saturday night. Morehead State only had one shot on goal while the Norse produced seven.
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NKU Women’s Soccer team adds transfer Mimi Stines

Ohio native Mimi Stines joins the Norse as goalkeeper
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor June 14, 2019
NKU Women’s soccer team Head Coach Bob Sheehan announced Tuesday the introduction of Mimi Stines for the 2019 season. Stines is a redshirt freshman from the University of Dayton and will be joining senior Sarah Cady and junior Jennifer Farwell in the goalkeeping position.
Shawna Zaken (8) shoots during the game against Detroit Mercy. She had one goal for the Norse during the game.

With OT victory over Detroit Mercy, women’s soccer 7-3-1

Aric France, Reporter October 3, 2018
The NKU women’s soccer team won in dramatic fashion Sunday night, after Samantha Duwel netted the game winning goal in the 104th minute of double overtime, scoring a 3-2 victory over Detroit Mercy Titans.
Emily Soltes (7) plays a ball in the air during the game against Lipscomb.

At home, women’s soccer shuts out Lipscomb 2-0

Norse move 4-2 overall, Bisons slip 3-2-2.
Sierra Newton, Reporter September 7, 2018
The NKU women’s soccer team continued their home winning streak Thursday night in a 2-0 shutout against the Lipscomb Bisons.
Keeper Emily Lohmann (00) reacts after letting in a goal during overtime in the game against UC.

Women’s soccer lose heartbreaker to UC in ‘Riverboat Rivalry’

Norse lose third straight against Bearcats, drop 2-2 overall
Aric France, Contributor August 28, 2018
This marks the third year in a row the Bearcats defeated the Norse by a score of 1-0.
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