The Northerner

Moyes scores first goal in Norse victory

Harvey Moyes (19) steals the ball from a Dayton player
September 14, 2017

  The NKU men’s soccer team hosted the Dayton Flyers on a rainy Wednesday night, and won 1-0 for their fourth win this season and third consecutive shutout.  The win came behind a strong performance...

Suchecki’s goal carries Norse over Belmont

NKU players celebrate after a goal by Tom Suchecki (9)
September 9, 2017

The Northern Kentucky men's soccer team defeated Belmont 1-0 on Saturday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse have now tripled their win total from last season and improve 3-1-1 on the season while...

First half goals guide Norse past Fort Wayne

Rikard Lindqvist (10) fights for a ball in the air
August 31, 2017

The NKU Norse men’s soccer game grabbed their second home victory of the season Thursday night win a 2-1 win over the Fort Wayne Mastodons. The Norse improve to 2-1-0 on the season. The game was supposed...

New look Norse look to move forward in 2017

Campbell Morris is one of the few returning players from the 2016 roster
August 24, 2017

Stu Riddle is used to taking over less than stellar men’s soccer programs. In 2009, Riddle became head coach for a Western Michigan program that won three games in 2008. In 2013, he took the head coaching...

Men’s Soccer to host FC Cincinnati reserves in preseason match

Kobie Qualah fights for the ball with a UC defender. The Norse tied with UC 0-0.
August 8, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team will host the FC Cincinnati reserves on August 16 at 7 p.m. at the NKU Soccer Stadium. Admission is free for all NKU students, faculty and staff while general admission is $10. "I’d...

The John Basalyga story: Part Two

John Basalyga moments after winning the 2010 NCAA DII National Championship
Becoming a Soccer Coach
February 8, 2017

Basalyga sat in his office in 1979. He was also the quarterback coach  for the Turpin football team and the baseball coach at the time. The phone rang in his office and at the other end of the line he...

Riddle named men’s soccer coach

Stu Riddle was named the new NKU men's soccer coach Monday. Riddle has been at the University of Buffalo for the past four season and led the Bulls to a MAC Championship in 2016
January 9, 2017

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...

Men’s Soccer ends season with a loss

Tucker Monheimer dribbles against Wright State
November 6, 2016

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...

“Process” continues as Norse draw with CSU

Liam Evans tries to get past a BSGU defender during NKU's 2-1 loss.
October 8, 2016

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...

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

Campbell Morris is one of the few returning players from the 2016 roster
October 5, 2016

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...

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

Alwin Komolong attempts a bicycle kick in Wednesday's game against UC.
September 28, 2016

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...

Norse struggle against Panthers: still winless

Midfielder Eirik Abney tries to chase down a lose ball against EIU.
September 17, 2016

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...

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