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Lindsey Meyer dribbles against Northwestern Ohio in the Norses spring game on April 14.

Takeaways from women’s soccer spring season and looking ahead to fall season

Jared Darwish, Reporter April 21, 2022

The preseason for Northern Kentucky women’s soccer has seen a lot of changes to the team. With the departure of a couple key seniors, the team is transitioning its younger players into more prominent...

The NKU womens soccer huddles on the sideline for a water break during a match against Eastern Kentucky.

Head coach Bob Sheehan discusses his 25 years of success and growth with NKU women’s soccer

Jared Darwish, Reporter March 13, 2022

The 2021 women's soccer season marked head coach Bob Sheehan’s 25th season with the program. Sheehan has been at the helm since the program began in 1997 when Northern Kentucky became part of the Great...

NKU midfielder Lindsey Meyer (14) dribbles the ball during NKUs Horizon League tournament quarterfinal win over Purdue Fort Wayne.

Overtime goal vaults Norse into semifinals

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2021

Junior midfielder Megan Sullivan has had quite a week for the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team. On Wednesday, Sullivan scored NKU’s first goal of their match against Wright State, breaking...

NKU goalkeeper Mimi Stines plays a ball in the box during Green Bays 1-0 win over NKU on Saturday.

‘We have bigger goals ahead’; despite fourth consecutive loss, Norse remain optimistic

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2021

  Following their fourth consecutive loss on Saturday, this time at the hands of the Green Bay Phoenix, who connected on the lone goal of the match in the 87th minute, the message from the...

NKU senior Lily Menssen (3) defends Oaklands Jayna Fraser during the Norse 3-0 loss on Thursday.

Norse fall 3-0 to Oakland, set sights on crucial match against Milwaukee

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

One week ago, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team had just defeated Purdue Fort Wayne at NKU Soccer Stadium in a lopsided 6-2 fashion, and had extended their winning streak to seven games with...

Members of the NKU womens soccer team celebrate a goal in the first half against Purdue Fort Wayne. The Norse defeated the Mastodons 6-2 on Thursday.

Norse get six goals from six different players in lopsided win over Purdue Fort Wayne

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2021

Over the course of the NKU women’s soccer team winning streak, which hit seven games after Thursday’s victory over Purdue Fort Wayne, the Norse have relied on a stingy defense and back line, surrendering...

NKU midfielder Kaya Vogt (28) dribbles near the sideline during the Norse 1-0 win over Cleveland State on Sunday.

Norse extend win streak to five games behind Wilmes, solid defense

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2021

As the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team prepares to enter into the heart of their Horizon League conference schedule, they are doing so while playing their best soccer of the year, extending...

NKU midfielder Ashleigh Cronin (5) goes for the ball during NKUs 1-0 win on Thursday night.

NKU women’s soccer dominates Detroit Mercy en route to 1-0 win

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor September 16, 2021

The NKU women’s soccer team defeated the University of Detroit Mercy Titans 1-0 on Thursday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. With the win, the Norse are now 3-3-2 overall, and 1-0 in Horizon League...

NKUs Lindsey Meyer (14) chases down the ball against Evansville. Meyer scored the Norse lone goal of the match on Sunday.

Norse tie for second straight match in 1-1 draw against Evansville

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 5, 2021

  In the 11 games that the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team played last spring, just three went to overtime, including the Horizon League Tournament championship that was decided by...

The NKU womens soccer huddles on the sideline for a water break during a match against Eastern Kentucky.

Anchored by returning stars, NKU women’s soccer looks to build on last season’s success

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2021

Last spring, in a shortened regular-season due to the pandemic, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team finished 7-0-1 in Horizon League play and reached the Horizon League Tournament championship...

NKU players celebrate the golden goal by Chloe Mills during the Norse 2-1 win over Eastern Kentucky at NKU Soccer Stadium on Sunday.

Norse shake off a slow start, beat Eastern Kentucky 2-1 in overtime

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 22, 2021

For the second straight match, the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s soccer team found itself in an early hole at halftime, trailing Eastern Kentucky 1-0 at the break on Sunday night, after previously...

NKU forward Annie Greene dribbles the ball during NKUs 2-1 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday. Greene scored the lone goal for the Norse on a penalty kick.

Comeback attempt falls short as Norse lose Riverboat Rivalry to Cincinnati, 2-1

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2021

Thursday night's season opener for the women’s soccer team was the fourth time that the Norse have met the Cincinnati Bearcats on the pitch, in what is known as the Riverboat Rivalry in the tristate. However,...

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