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NKUs Sam Robinson (17) battles with an Oakland player for the ball on Wednesday.

Norse lose in heartbreaking fashion on Senior Day

NKU misses out on Horizon League tournament with loss to Oakland
Kyle Neace, Contributor November 3, 2021

Any loss is a hard pill to swallow. But losing in double overtime on senior day is harder. The Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team finished their season Wednesday after losing to Oakland University...

The starters for the NKU mens soccer team are introduced before their match against Detroit Mercy on Saturday.

Norse win in dramatic overtime battle against Detroit Mercy

Ben Hegge's overtime goal lifts Norse to 1-0 victory
Kyle Neace, Contributor October 9, 2021

Competing against a conference opponent is always going to be a tough game. However, on Saturday, the Northern Kentucky men's soccer team was able to pull out a close win in overtime, defeating Detroit...

NKU forward Sam Robinson (17) dribbles the ball during NKUs loss to Wright State on Saturday.

Norse lose dramatic battle against rival Wright State on double overtime golden goal

NKU fell 2-1 after Wright State goal in final seconds
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2021

There are tough ways to lose a soccer match, and then there’s how the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team lost on Saturday night to their Horizon League rival, the Wright State Raiders. Tied...

NKU sophomore Roberto Burlew (8) dribbles in the open field against Robert Morris on Saturday.

Norse come up empty in 1-0 loss against Robert Morris

NKU recorded 15 shots, but fell 1-0 in Horizon League opener
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2021

  It was a frustrating night for the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team on Saturday, as the Norse recorded 15 shots, but failed to register a goal, falling to the Robert Morris Colonials...

NKU players celebrate a goal during the Norse 3-0 win over Centre on Saturday at NKU Soccer Stadium.

Season preview: NKU men’s soccer looks to continue winning this fall

Norse just missed NCAA Tournament in the spring, finished 7-2
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2021

The Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team did not have the preseason that head coach Stu Riddle nor his players were hoping to have coming off a 2021 spring season in which the Norse won the Horizon League...

NKU forward Dylan Bufton (7) dribbles the ball through the defense during NKUs win against Centre on Saturday.

NKU men’s soccer defeats Centre 3-0 for first win of the season

Wellens, Robinson, and Bufton all score in home opener
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor August 28, 2021

The Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team defeated the Centre College Colonels on Saturday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. With the win, the Norse level their record at 1-1.  The Colonels held...

Members of the NKU womens soccer team walk back on to the field following a break in the action against Eastern Kentucky.

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams falter in road matches on Thursday

In other Norse news, President Vaidya named chair of Board of Directors
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2021

Men’s soccer comeback effort falls just short in loss to UNC-Asheville After going 1-2 in three exhibition matches to begin the season, the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team traveled to North...

A Kentucky player dribbles the ball toward the middle of the field during Kentuckys 2-0 win over the Norse on Friday.

NKU men’s soccer wraps up preseason action with 2-0 exhibition loss to Kentucky

Norse look to bounce back in regular season opener
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor August 20, 2021

  The Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team concluded their preseason schedule with a setback against the visiting Kentucky Wildcats on Friday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse...

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams fall in championship on Saturday

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams fall in championship on Saturday

Milwaukee earned both Horizon League Tournament titles
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 17, 2021

In an epic Horizon League championship showdown between the top two teams in the Horizon League, the Milwaukee Panthers defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s soccer team in penalty kicks, advancing...

NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

Two teams had 15 combined recipients
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

Following tremendous regular seasons in the spring of 2021 for both the NKU men’s soccer team and women’s soccer team, a multitude of Norse players took home All-Horizon League awards that were announced...

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU soccer teams each picked up wins on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Both the Northern Kentucky women’s and men’s soccer teams were in action for crucial Horizon League conference matches on Tuesday afternoon, as the women’s team manufactured a 1-0 win over the IUPUI...

NKU men’s soccer gets their fifth straight win in wild finish

NKU men’s soccer gets their fifth straight win in wild finish

Norse beat Green Bay on Friday
John Dettor, Contributor March 13, 2021

It was a wild afternoon as the Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team (4-1) took the pitch against the Green Bay Phoenix (2-1-1) on Friday. Friday’s match with Green Bay was a critical game for...

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