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

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.

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 named Horizon League Women’s Soccer Player of The Year

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.

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.

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

Ashleigh Cronin (5) dribbles toward the goal during the game against UIC. The Norse fell to UIC 1-0 on Saturday night.

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.

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

Kailey Ivins (15) fights to keep possession of the ball during Thursday's  match against the Musketeers. The Norse fell 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. 

Women’s Soccer Preview: Aiming for Championship title

Kailey Ivins (15) celebrates with Kayla Wypasek (23) after her goal during the game against Murray State. Wypasek had 1 goal on the game.

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 loses 1-0 in Home Opener

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.

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. 

NKU Women’s Soccer Exhibition Ends in Tie

Stock image of NKU Women's Soccer player with northerner logo and

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.

NKU Women’s Soccer team adds transfer Mimi Stines

Stock image of NKU Women's Soccer player with northerner logo and

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.

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

Shawna Zaken (8) shoots during the game against Detroit Mercy. She had one goal for the Norse during the game.

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.

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

Emily Soltes (7) plays a ball in the air during the game against Lipscomb.

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.

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

Keeper Emily Lohmann (00) reacts after letting in a goal during overtime in the game against UC.

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.

In final seconds, women’s soccer takes down Xavier

Payton Naylor (25) is embraced by teammate Emily Soltes (7) after scoring the winning goal in the 1-0 victory over Xavier.

Sierra Newton, Contributor

August 24, 2018

In a dramatic finish, Northern Kentucky women’s soccer scored a 1-0 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (1-2) with a goal in the last 15 seconds.

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