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Men’s Soccer: Norse face tough loss against Green Bay, 3-2

Alex Greive (7) reacts on the sideline after the game against Green Bay. Greive had 6 shots on the game and 1 goal. The Norse fell to Green Bay 3-2 on Saturday night.
October 19, 2019
NKU men's soccer team falls to Green Bay 3-2 Saturday evening. The Norse are now 4-8-1 on the season and 2-4 in the Horizon League. The Phoenix advance 4-6-2 and are 3-3 in conference play. 

Men’s Soccer: Alex Greive scored a hat trick in win over UIC

Men's Soccer: Alex Greive scored a hat trick in win over UIC
October 5, 2019
The NKU men’s soccer team wins 3-2 against UIC with help from a record breaking hat trick. The Norse advance to 3-5-1 overall and now 2-2 in the Horizon League. The UIC Flames fall to  8-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference. 

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’
September 5, 2019
After a 10-win season in 2018, and a successful preseason record of one win and one tie to #8 University of Kentucky, the Norse are continuing to build. Their first game of the regular season was on the road against Grand Canyon University; that game ended 3-0 in Grand Canyon’s favor.  “We had a really solid spring where we got some great results at the end,” Head Coach Stu Riddle said. “And we've continued that momentum now through preseason. So, I think we're all cautiously optimistic of what lies ahead for us.”

Men’s soccer dominates Tiffin in exhibition 5-1

Alex Willis (9) fights to shoot during Sunday's Exhibition match against Tiffin. Willis had 2 goals on the game against Tiffin.
Alex Willis collects two goals in preseason victory.
August 25, 2019
The men’s soccer team starts the preseason against Tiffin 5-0 on Saturday following a tie 0-0, against #8 University of Kentucky. Four Norse were able to contribute to the scoreboard in the victory. 

Fischer and Lindqvist earn Academic All-District honors

Hannah Fischer (4), Rikard Lindqvist (10)
Academic All-America teams will be announced in December
November 15, 2018

The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District men’s and women's soccer team, selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), was announced recently to recognize the nation's top student-athletes...

Men’s Soccer: Three players earn Horizon League Postseason Honors

Alex Willis (9), Alex Greive (7), Stian Jorgensen (19)
10-7 overall, 3-5 Horizon (7th place)
November 14, 2018

The NKU men's soccer team had three players receive postseason honors last week from the Horizon League as Alex Willis, Alex Greive and Stian Jorgensen were voted by the league’s head coaches to the...

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

Alex Willis of England has had an impressive start with Norse men's soccer, earning several player of the week nods in just a few months.
September 19, 2018
It's hard not to feel excited about 6’0” freshman Alex Willis, whose recent men’s soccer accolades raise hope that he could be a sensation for the team. Willis departed from England and came overseas, choosing to play at Northern Kentucky University.

Norse fall to FC Cincinnati in spring exhibition match

Bastian Beckers (6) exchanges flags with a the FC Cincinnati captain before the game.
February 28, 2018

The Norse opened up their spring season with a 3-0 loss to FC Cincinnati Tuesday Night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. FC Cincinnati is coming off a trip to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup...

International talent jumpstarts Norse rebuilding process

Stu Riddle (left) and Calvin Murphy (3) (right) shake hands after the 2-1 victory over Fort Wayne
October 25, 2017

Currently sitting at 6-4-4, the NKU Men’s Soccer team is on pace for a record year. With a new coach at the helm and nearly half the team made up of international students, the Norse have accumulated...

Late goal pushes Grizzlies past Norse

Wlademir Babaew (4) rests after time expires in the game against Oakland
October 7, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team fell to Oakland Saturday afternoon 2-1 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The game was moved from a 7 p.m. start time to a 4:30 p.m. start time due to potential threat of thunderstorms...

Born to Play: Wlademir Babaew’s Journey to NKU

Wlademir Babaew (4) looks for a player to pass to in the game against Fort Wayne
October 4, 2017

Wlademir Babaew, an NKU men’s soccer team member, has brought his athletic prowess overseas; born in Russia, his family later moved to Germany before he eventually came to the United States. A sophomore...

Norse draw Marshall 2-2

NKU Men's Soccer coaching staff plans before the first overtime period in the game against Marshall
September 20, 2017

The NKU men’s soccer team played to a 2-2 draw against Marshall on Wednesday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The draw brings the Norse to 4-1-3 on the year, while Marshall moves to 5-2-1. “Really...

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