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NKU goalkeeper Mimi Stines plays a ball in the box during Green Bays 1-0 win over NKU on Saturday.

‘We have bigger goals ahead’; despite fourth consecutive loss, Norse remain optimistic

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2021

  Following their fourth consecutive loss on Saturday, this time at the hands of the Green Bay Phoenix, who connected on the lone goal of the match in the 87th minute, the message from the...

NKU senior Lily Menssen (3) defends Oaklands Jayna Fraser during the Norse 3-0 loss on Thursday.

Norse fall 3-0 to Oakland, set sights on crucial match against Milwaukee

NKU will face the top team in the Horizon League on Sunday
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

One week ago, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team had just defeated Purdue Fort Wayne at NKU Soccer Stadium in a lopsided 6-2 fashion, and had extended their winning streak to seven games with...

NKUs Lindsey Meyer (14) chases down the ball against Evansville. Meyer scored the Norse lone goal of the match on Sunday.

Norse tie for second straight match in 1-1 draw against Evansville

NKU women’s soccer played fourth overtime match of the season in draw
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 5, 2021

  In the 11 games that the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team played last spring, just three went to overtime, including the Horizon League Tournament championship that was decided by...

The NKU womens soccer huddles on the sideline for a water break during a match against Eastern Kentucky.

Anchored by returning stars, NKU women’s soccer looks to build on last season’s success

Season preview: Norse return all but two players from last season
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2021

Last spring, in a shortened regular-season due to the pandemic, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team finished 7-0-1 in Horizon League play and reached the Horizon League Tournament championship...

Members of the NKU womens soccer team walk back on to the field following a break in the action against Eastern Kentucky.

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams falter in road matches on Thursday

In other Norse news, President Vaidya named chair of Board of Directors
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2021

Men’s soccer comeback effort falls just short in loss to UNC-Asheville After going 1-2 in three exhibition matches to begin the season, the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team traveled to North...

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams fall in championship on Saturday

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams fall in championship on Saturday

Milwaukee earned both Horizon League Tournament titles
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 17, 2021

In an epic Horizon League championship showdown between the top two teams in the Horizon League, the Milwaukee Panthers defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s soccer team in penalty kicks, advancing...

Stock image of NKU Womens Soccer player with northerner logo and SPORTS overlayed on top of it.

NKU women’s soccer cruises past UIC in Horizon League Tournament semifinal

NKU men’s team advances to final due to COVID-19
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 12, 2021

On a chilly and rainy afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team continued their defensive brilliance that they have consistently brought in 2021, defeating the UIC Flames...

NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

Two teams had 15 combined recipients
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

Following tremendous regular seasons in the spring of 2021 for both the NKU men’s soccer team and women’s soccer team, a multitude of Norse players took home All-Horizon League awards that were announced...

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU soccer teams each picked up wins on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Both the Northern Kentucky women’s and men’s soccer teams were in action for crucial Horizon League conference matches on Tuesday afternoon, as the women’s team manufactured a 1-0 win over the IUPUI...

FILE: Womens Soccer Head Coach Bob Sheehan talks to Mimi Stines (00) before the start of the second half during the game against Wright State. The Norse fell to the Raiders 3-1 on the night.

NKU Women’s Soccer preparing for spring season after extended offseason

Norse lost in semifinal of Horizon League Tournament in 2019
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor January 24, 2021

In the fall of 2020, with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to spread throughout the country, the Horizon League made the decision to postpone all fall sports, including soccer. Now, all fall sports that...

NKU players celebrate after a goal by Shawna Zaken (8) off of a penalty kick During the game against Detroit Mercy in Detroit. The Norse defeated Detroit Mercy 2-0 on the night, which ensures them a spot in the upcoming Horizon League Tournament.

NKU Women’s Soccer secures Horizon League play off spot with 2-0 win over Detroit Mercy

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 2, 2019
The Norse has solidified their fourth place tie in the Horizon League with a Friday night win over Detroit Mercy. The Norse have now moved to 8-8 overall and 5-4 in the Horizon League regular season.
Kailey Ivins (15) fights to keep possession of the ball during Thursdays  match against the Musketeers. The Norse fell to Xavier 4-0.

NKU ends nonconference schedule in loss to Xavier, 4-0

Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor September 14, 2019
NKU women's soccer team falls to Xavier 4-0, making the season record 3-4. Xavier’s record increases to 5-1-1. Xavier ended the game with 22 shots and 13 shots on goal while NKU finished with one shot. 
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