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

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

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

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 narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 26, 2018

The Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team survived a scare on the road Saturday night, as they opened their 2018 season with a 3-2 win over the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

GALLERY: Norse fall to UK 0-1 in exhibition

GALLERY: Norse fall to UK 0-1 in exhibition

Colin Johnson, Photo Editor

August 23, 2018

The Norse men's soccer team fell 1-0 against the Kentucky Wildcats.

Norse win opener in extra time

Norse win opener in extra time

Austin Elmore, Contributor

August 25, 2017

The NKU Norse men’s soccer team opened up the 2017 season with a 2-1 extra time win against Oakland City on Friday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. “It’s really important for the chemistry,” sophomore Wlademir Babaew said. “A win, especially in the first game, it doesn’t matter who we are pla...

Building from the bottom: Riddle takes over men’s soccer

Building from the bottom: Riddle takes over men’s soccer

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

February 10, 2017

At only 19 years old, Stuart Riddle received an unexpected call. It was from the New Zealand National Soccer Team that included an invite to national team camp. That 1996 invitation led to four appearances for the national team, including an olympic qualifying tournament. Perhaps the most influential...

Norse face Oakland tonight in first league match

Norse face Oakland tonight in first league match

Trevor Holzschuh, Contributor

September 10, 2016

The NKU men’s soccer team will be traveling to Rochester, Michigan to play the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies at 7 p.m. The Norse are still in search of their first win of the regular season. The game, which will be aired on ESPN3, is the Horizon League opener for the Norse. The Norse have be...

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