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Members of the NKU womens soccer team celebrate a goal in the first half against Purdue Fort Wayne. The Norse defeated the Mastodons 6-2 on Thursday.

Norse get six goals from six different players in lopsided win over Purdue Fort Wayne

NKU extends winning streak to seven games
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2021

Over the course of the NKU women’s soccer team winning streak, which hit seven games after Thursday’s victory over Purdue Fort Wayne, the Norse have relied on a stingy defense and back line, surrendering...

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...

Senior Ally Perkins (6) is comforted by a teammate after the loss in the semifinal game of the Horizon League Tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Norse fell in double overtime to the Flames 1-0.

Women’s Soccer: Season ends in double overtime against UIC

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 8, 2019
The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team ended their season in the Horizon League semifinals against no. 2 UIC, 1-0. The Norse end their season 9-9 overall and 5-4 in the conference. 
Shawna Zaken (8) reacts after scoring a goal during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament Against Wright State. The Norse defeated Wright State 3-1 and will advance to the Semi-Final game in Milwaukee.

Women’s Soccer team takes down Wright State in First Round of Conference Finals

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 4, 2019
NKU women's soccer team took down Wright State 3-1 in the Horizon League Quarterfinals Monday night. Freshman forward Lindsey Meyer scored the first goal of the night in the 23rd minute.
Shawna Zaken (8) drives the ball down the field during the game against Cleveland State. The Norse fall to 2-3 in the conference after the loss to Cleveland State.

Shawna Zaken named Horizon League Women’s Soccer Player of The Year

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 4, 2019
Senior midfielder Shawna Zaken has been named both the 2019 Offensive Player of the Year and the 2019 Horizon League Women’s Soccer Player of the Year. These awards are voted on by the head soccer coaches of each school in the Horizon League.
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. 
Kailey Ivins (15) celebrates with Kayla Wypasek (23) after her goal during the game against Murray State. Wypasek had 1 goal on the game.

Women’s Soccer Preview: Aiming for Championship title

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor September 5, 2019
The NKU women’s soccer team has started their season 2-2 after a 3-1 win against Murray State over Labor Day weekend. The Norse are attempting to find their footing, with seven freshmen and a new transfer. With a younger team comes learning and growing pains, but the soccer team is embracing the time to learn. “Developing as a team, it’s a very young team right now, but I think we all see great potential on our team and to get us to a championship,” senior midfielder and team captain Shawna Zaken said. “Just developing and learning and growing, I think that's actually fun to do as a team.”
Kiley Keehann (2)  fights for control of a ball during the game against Butler. The Norse fell to Butler 2-1.

Late goal causes NKU to fall against Butler

Lillian Brown, Reporter August 30, 2019
NKU lost last minute at home against Butler 2-1. The Norse now fall to 1-2 in the regular season, while Butler Bulldogs advance 3-0. 
Womens Soccer Head Coach Bob Sheehan talks to the team after a loss against Ohio University. The Bobcats won 1-0 and had 7 shots on goal to the Norses 1.

Women’s soccer loses 1-0 in Home Opener

The Norse had six saves compared to the Bobcats one.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 26, 2019
NKU women’s soccer team lost their first game of the regular season 1-0 against the Ohio Bobcats. The Norse are projected to finish second in the Horizon League start out the season 1-1. While the Bobcats advance 2-1 and picked to place fifth in the preseason coaches poll for the Mid-American Conference. 
Stock image of NKU Womens Soccer player with northerner logo and SPORTS overlayed on top of it.

NKU Women’s Soccer Exhibition Ends in Tie

Kailey Ivins scores the lone goal for the Norse
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 17, 2019
The Women's Soccer exhibition game against Morehead State University ended in a stalemate of 1-1 Saturday night. Morehead State only had one shot on goal while the Norse produced seven.
Stock image of NKU Womens Soccer player with northerner logo and SPORTS overlayed on top of it.

NKU Women’s Soccer team adds transfer Mimi Stines

Ohio native Mimi Stines joins the Norse as goalkeeper
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor June 14, 2019
NKU Women’s soccer team Head Coach Bob Sheehan announced Tuesday the introduction of Mimi Stines for the 2019 season. Stines is a redshirt freshman from the University of Dayton and will be joining senior Sarah Cady and junior Jennifer Farwell in the goalkeeping position.
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