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Norse drop final non-conference tilt to Evansville, 4-0

Norse drop final non-conference tilt to Evansville, 4-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - The NKU men's soccer team dropped its final non-conference match of the season Tuesday, 4-0 at Evansville.The Purple Aces started the scoring in the 8th minute when Nate Opperman scored after he stole a back pass. It was 1-0 at halftime.Evansville (3-13-0) scored three times in the sec...

Fleak makes Division I transition easier for men’s soccer

Fleak makes Division I transition easier for men’s soccer

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

The NKU men’s soccer team was at the peak of the Division II mountain in the fall of 2010. However, a larger challenge than winning a national championship awaited the Norse.Northern Kentucky was on the verge of a move to Division I athletics. This would mean a large step up in competition for all ...

GALLERY: Late Addai goal helps NKU salvage 2-2 draw

GALLERY: Late Addai goal helps NKU salvage 2-2 draw

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

Less than three minutes from full time, it appeared the men's soccer team was headed to defeat Wednesday evening against Indiana University, Purdue University at Indianapolis.However, Yaw Addai would find the back of the net in the 88th minute, helping NKU salvage a 2-2 draw at NKU Soccer Stadium.Afte...

Soccer roundup: Scoreless draw puts women’s soccer in Horizon League tourney

Soccer roundup: Scoreless draw puts women’s soccer in Horizon League tourney

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 25, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU women's soccer team played Milwaukee to a 0-0 draw Saturday night in Milwaukee. The point earned guaranteed the Norse a spot in the Horizon League tournament.The draw also guaranteed Milwaukee the top seed for the tournament.NKU is now 9-5-1 overall and 5-2-1 in the Horizon League. Milwaukee is 10-...

Qualah golden goal lifts men’s soccer over Eastern Illinois

Qualah golden goal lifts men’s soccer over Eastern Illinois

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- It took just 31 seconds of extra time Wednesday for the NKU men's soccer team to defeat Eastern Illinois, 2-1.Less than a minute into overtime, Kobie Qualah beat keeper Ben Feltes to propel the Norse to victory.The Norse had to rally from a goal down. Tyler Massa scored his first...

Men’s soccer battles Valpo to scoreless draw

Men’s soccer battles Valpo to scoreless draw

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The NKU and Valparaiso men's soccer teams battled to a goalless draw Saturday afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium.AJ Fleak picked up the shutout for NKU, making seven saves. Nico Campbell had the clean sheet for Valpo. He was credited with one save.Valparaiso outshot Northern Kentucky 18-14, including 7-3 in...

Flames burn men’s soccer in overtime, 1-0

Flames burn men’s soccer in overtime, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 13, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After a scoreless 90 minutes Saturday, Illinois-Chicago got the game-winner seven minutes into overtime to defeat the NKU men's soccer team, 1-0.Jose Fuentes scored his first goal of the season in the 97th minute to end it. Manny Chavez intercepted an NKU clearing attempt and fed Fuentes for the decid...

Men’s soccer downs Cleveland State, 2-1

Men’s soccer downs Cleveland State, 2-1

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The NKU men's soccer team remained without a loss in Horizon League play thanks to Wednesday's 2-1 victory over Cleveland State.Cleveland State (3-6-1, 0-3-1 in Horizon) opened the scoring in the 11th minute on a Victor Zamora goal.The score remained 1-0 Cleveland State until Kobie Qual...

Men’s soccer still unbeaten in Horizon after 1-0 win

Men’s soccer still unbeaten in Horizon after 1-0 win

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 2, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The men's soccer team remained unbeaten in Horizon League play Wednesday with a 1-0 win over Belmont at NKU Soccer Stadium.NKU (5-3-1 overall, 2-0-1 in Horizon League) got the only goal it needed in the 19th minute. Kobie Qualah headed in the Johannes Jansen ball to give NKU a 1-0 lead.Toby Frohlich, in his...

Men’s soccer draws in Detroit, 1-1

Men’s soccer draws in Detroit, 1-1

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 26, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

DETROIT, Mich. -- In its second Horizon League game in school history Saturday, the men's soccer team played to a 1-1 draw against Detroit.Detroit (3-2-4 overall, 0-0-2 in Horizon League) outshot Northern Kentucky (4-3-1, 1-0-1) 28-6 overall, including 11-3 in shots on goal. AJ Fleak made 10 saves to ...

Men’s soccer wins first Horizon League game, 1-0

Men’s soccer wins first Horizon League game, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

DAYTON, Ohio -- Diego Martinez's golden goal in the 109th minute Tuesday gave the men's soccer team its first-ever Horizon League victory, 1-0 over Wright State.After possessing the ball near midfield, Martinez drove to the top of the box where he beat Raider keeper Tyler Blackmer for the game-winning goal.AJ F...

Men’s soccer falls to Dayton, 4-0

Men’s soccer falls to Dayton, 4-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

DAYTON, Ohio -- The men’s soccer team lost Friday night to Dayton, 4-0.Dayton would score in the 41st minute when James Haupt scoring on a breakaway, assisted by Amass Amankona.Amankona would score the next two for the Flyers to make it 3-0. He would score in the 57th minute, assisted by Maik Schoonderwoerd, th...

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