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Gallery: Norse fall in Horizon League semi-final

Gallery: Norse fall in Horizon League semi-final

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

In a match they seemingly dominated, the NKU women's soccer team fell to IUPUI 3-2 in the Horizon League Tournament semi-final game Thursday afternoon. The Norse season is likely over with the loss while IUPUI moves on to face Milwaukee in the Horizon League championship. "We were relentless in our...

Hamblin’s offensive prowess lifts her into NKU record books

Hamblin’s offensive prowess lifts her into NKU record books

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

NKU women’s soccer coach Bob Sheehan first saw Macy Hamblin play at a combine at Game Time in Fairfield when she was a freshman in high school. Sheehan said it was her pace, skill and goal-scoring ability that stood out. “It was an indoor facility in a pretty tight space,” Sheehan said. “And she abso...

Overtime goal gives Sheehan 300th win

Overtime goal gives Sheehan 300th win

Austin Elmore, Contributor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team defeated Appalachian State 2-1 in extra time on Tuesday afternoon at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The win was the 300th in the career of Norse head coach Bob Sheehan, who has amassed all 300 career victories with NKU. Sheehan is currently in his 21st season with NKU. The Nors...

Frey scores twice in victory over Morehead State

Frey scores twice in victory over Morehead State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

Forward Jessica Frey scored two second half goals to lift the NKU Norse over Morehead State 2-1 on Monday night. The Norse improve to 2-0 on the season while the Eagles fall to 0-2 on the season. The Eagles took the lead in the 55th minute after the Norse knocked the ball into their own goal. The Norse...

Norse women’s soccer to NCAA tourney

Norse women’s soccer to NCAA tourney

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 5, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

MILWAUKEE -- The NKU women's soccer team defeated Milwaukee Saturday night to win the Horizon League tournament, 3-2. With the win, the Norse win the automatic bid to the NCAA Division I women's soccer tournament. It is the first Division I NCAA bid in school history. NKU will find out where it wi...

Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship

Norse erase 2-0 deficit: advance to championship

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU Norse women’s soccer team overcame a 2-0 second half deficit Thursday to beat Detroit Mercy 3-2 in the Horizon League semifinal match, a game the Norse lost in penalty kicks last year. The winning goal came in the 82nd minute, when freshman Ally Perkins scored from close range on a give an...

GALLERY: Norse earn Horizon League tournament berth in draw with Detroit-Mercy

GALLERY: Norse earn Horizon League tournament berth in draw with Detroit-Mercy

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

e The NKU Norse women's soccer team earned a Horizon League tournament berth in a double overtime, 1-1 draw with Detroit-Mercy Saturday night. This is the second time in as many years that the Norse will be able to compete for the league championship. "Coming in as a freshman I can see that the senio...

GALLERY: Newton extends scoring streak in Norse victory

GALLERY: Newton extends scoring streak in Norse victory

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 8, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The Norse women's soccer team beat Youngstown State 3-2 on a windy Saturday afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium, after giving up a two goal lead. This is the fourth Horizon League win for the Norse, bringing their league record to 4-1 and their overall record to 8-5. Youngstown State drops to 2-10 on the season a...

GALLERY:Norse get revenge in win against Oakland

GALLERY:Norse get revenge in win against Oakland

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

  The NKU womens’ soccer team got its revenge on Wednesday night, beating the defending Horizon League champion Oakland Grizzlies 2-1. The win brings the Norse record back above .500 to 6-5, while the Grizzlies fall to 4-7-1. "It was sweet," midfielder Katelyn Newton said. "We worked really hard for...

GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise

GALLERY: Late goal leads to Norse demise

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

It was another gut wrenching loss for Bob Sheehan and his women's soccer team. The difference just happened to be the opponent. The Norse were defeated by the Milwaukee Panthers in their first Horizon League home game, dropping their record to 5-5 on the season and 1-1 in league play. The Panthers...

GALLERY: Norse continue to roll against Robert Morris

GALLERY: Norse continue to roll against Robert Morris

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

  The NKU women’s soccer team continued to roll on Sunday, beating Robert Morris University 2-0 to get the Norse to 5-4 on the season. The Norse have now won five out of their last six games, with all of those wins coming in the form of shutouts. While Emily Lohmann and the Norse defense held R...

Norse route Green Bay in first league game

Norse route Green Bay in first league game

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 17, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Soccer, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team moved to 4-4 on the season Friday with a 4-0 route of Green Bay. The game was the first Horizon League game of the season. "Coming off a very emotional win at Vanderbilt last Sunday I thought our team showed a lot of maturity in how we prepared for our first Horizon Leagu...

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