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Roberto Burlew is defensive midfielder for the mens soccer team.

Name, Image and Likeness: The hidden opportunities of college athletics

Emmanuelle Hewson, Contributor November 2, 2022

College athletics is amid one of the most dramatic changes it has ever seen, as schools and students navigate their newfound ability to monetize their own name, image and likeness (NIL). NIL came into...

Norse won against Cleveland State Friday.

Robinson’s clutch goal seals the deal for Norse against Cleveland State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor October 17, 2022

Despite finding themselves down early in the first half, the Norse men’s soccer team rode on a pair of goals from senior forward Sam Robinson - including one in the final seconds of the game - to...

Photo provided by Jørgensen of himself playing

Jørgensen’s Journey: From injuries, surgery and COVID to captaincy

Emmanuelle Hewson, Contributor October 13, 2022

Stian Jørgensen, a native of Oslo, Norway, joined the NKU men's soccer team in 2018 as a central defender. The Norwegian’s love of soccer began at age five, with him crediting his love for the game...

NKU defeated conference rival Purdue Fort Wayne 3-0 Saturday night.

Hegge achieves rare feat in Norse’s shutout of Purdue Fort Wayne

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor September 18, 2022

It’s not often that you see an Olimpico, but Ben Hegge made it look like a piece of cake with his corner kick goal in the NKU men’s soccer team’s 3-0 win over conference rival Purdue Fort Wayne...

Tom Poitras announced as new head coach for NKU men’s soccer

Tom Poitras announced as new head coach for NKU men’s soccer

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2022

The NKU men’s soccer team has found their new head coach, announcing Tom Poitras as the fifth head coach in program history in a press release on Thursday. Poitras comes to NKU from the University...

NKU head coach Stu Riddle speaks to the media following NKUs 2-1 loss to Wright State.

Stu Riddle resigns as head coach of Northern Kentucky men’s soccer

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2021

Stu Riddle has announced that he is stepping down as head coach of the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer program, according to a press release from NKU Athletics. Beginning with his first season with...

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

Norse lose in heartbreaking fashion on Senior Day

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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