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Riddle named men’s soccer coach

Riddle named men’s soccer coach

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU athletic department announced on Monday that former University of Buffalo head coach Stu Riddle will become the next men’s soccer coach. Riddle will become the fourth soccer coach in the history of NKU. He replaces John Basalyga who announced his retirement in December. “I would like to than...

Men’s Soccer ends season with a loss

Men’s Soccer ends season with a loss

Andrew Kell, Reporter

November 6, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Norse men's soccer team lost 2-1 to Green Bay Friday night, finishing their season with a 1-13-4 record overall. The Norse are not eligible for the Horizon League tournament. The Phoenix outshot the Norse 11-7 while both teams posted two saves a piece. Jared Leyland had two saves for the Norse i...

“Process” continues as Norse draw with CSU

“Process” continues as Norse draw with CSU

October 8, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The season continues to be a process for the NKU men's soccer team, as the Norse continue to search for their first win of the season after playing Cleveland State to a 0-0 tie. "Slowly but surely we are starting to get a little bit more consistency," Head Coach John Basalyga said. "We are still mak...

GALLERY: Norse give up late goal, lose 10th game

GALLERY: Norse give up late goal, lose 10th game

Christopher Deckers, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men's soccer team lost their 10th game Tuesday night, falling to Bowling Green 2-1. The Norse are 0-10-2 while Bowling Green improves to 7-3-1. The Norse were tied with Bowling Green 1-1, but gave up a goal to Alexis Souahy in the 86th minute to doom the Norse. NKU controlled most of the ...

GALLERY: Men break losing streak behind freshman Betz: Draw with UC

GALLERY: Men break losing streak behind freshman Betz: Draw with UC

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The men's soccer team played arguably their best game of the season, and it came against the 28th ranked team in the nation in RPI. The Norse played the Cincinnati Bearcats to a 0-0 tie in double overtime. This is the second time the Norse have tied this season, making their record 0-8-2 on the season, w...

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Andrew Kell, Contributor

September 17, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU Norse Men’s Soccer team had another tough loss at home against Milwaukee 3-2. The Norse have now dropped six straight games, falling to 0-6-1 on the season and 0-2 in Horizon League play. Despite the loss, the Norse offense showed signs of improvement after a slow first half. “We are tr...

Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Women’s soccer finds stride; Men continue to struggle

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team beat the University of Toledo 2-0 Friday, improving their record to 2-3 on the season and dropping Toledo to 1-3. The Norse kept the offense rolling in this game, shooting 10 times, five of those on goal, and took five corner kicks. Forward Ally Perkins lead the way for...

Norse shutout against Evansville

Norse shutout against Evansville

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 28, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men's soccer team lost to the University of Evansville 2-0 on Sunday afternoon, dropping their record to 0-1-1 on the season. The Norse offense struggled to gain any traction in this game, only attempting five total shots in the game and two shots on goal. "We didn't take very many chanc...

GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw

GALLERY: Men’s soccer begins season with a draw

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 27, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

The NKU men’s soccer team played to a tie against Eastern Illinois University, ending the game 1-1 after two overtime periods. The start of the game was delayed due to in-climate weather and play was stopped several more times due to lightning in the area. It was an offensive struggle for both ...

NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year

NKU juniors shine against UK: Win for second straight year

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

NKU men’s soccer beat the University of Kentucky 3-0 in an exhibition game at the NKU soccer stadium Sunday night.The Norse have defeated the Wildcats two years in a row. The match improved their all time record against the Cats to 2-0-3.The Norse took a 1-0 lead in the 12th minute, when junior forw...

Men’s soccer season ends in quarterfinals to Wright State

Men’s soccer season ends in quarterfinals to Wright State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 10, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The men's soccer season ended Monday with a 2-0 upset loss to Wright State at NKU Soccer Stadium in the Horizon League quarterfinals.NKU finished with an 8-7-4 record.Wright State scored in the 35th minute what proved to be the deciding goal. Zach Zwiesler scored to give the Raiders a 1-0 lead.The R...

Men’s soccer blanked; Will host Wright State in league quarterfinals

Men’s soccer blanked; Will host Wright State in league quarterfinals

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The men's soccer team closed the regular season Friday with a 4-0 loss at Milwaukee.With the loss, the Norse became the three-seed for this week's Horizon League tournament. They will host Wright State 7 p.m. tonight at NKU Soccer Stadium.A win tonight would send the Norse to Illinoi...

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