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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

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-...

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

SPORTS ROUNDUP: Fall tennis season wraps up at ITA Regionals

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 23, 2015

The NKU men's and women's tennis teams wrapped up fall play last weekend at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals.On the men's side, Mate Virag and Lukas Clemens lost their second round doubles match to Alex Gornet and Jeffrey Brown from Louisville.NKU picked up some consolation victories on Saturday. Jody M...

Oakland hands NKU second straight league defeat, 1-0

Oakland hands NKU second straight league defeat, 1-0

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 23, 2015

ROCHESTER, Mich. -- After winning its first five Horizon League games in school history, the NKU women's soccer team dropped its second straight Wednesday.Alice Palmer's 72nd-minute goal was all Oakland needed to defeat NKU 1-0.Oakland (5-5-6, 4-1-2 in Horizon) outshot NKU 12-4, including blanking the Nor...

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

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...

Fighting time and genetics

Fighting time and genetics

Matt Sexton, Reporter

October 20, 2015

Brittany Butler is telling her family’s story. The Northern Kentucky University nursing student describes a normal routine of challenging classes and family dinners. But a rarely spoken fear hung in the background. Would the disease that took the lives of Brittany’s aunts, her grandmother and ...

Cleveland State golden goal hands women’s soccer first loss

Cleveland State golden goal hands women’s soccer first loss

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015

It appeared the NKU women's soccer team was on the way to its sixth victory in Horizon League play in as many games Saturday evening at NKU Soccer Stadium.The Norse led 1-0 in the final six minutes of regulation. However, Kaila Sargema scored twice, once in regulation and once in overtime, as Clevel...

Men’s soccer battles Valpo to scoreless draw

Men’s soccer battles Valpo to scoreless draw

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015

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...

Oakland defeats Norse volleyball in three sets

Oakland defeats Norse volleyball in three sets

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015

Oakland's volleyball team pulled out two tough sets Friday night on the way to a straight-set win over Northern Kentucky at Regents Hall.The opening two sets were incredibly tight. Oakland (11-10, 5-2 in Horizon League) pulled out the opening set 31-29. The second set also went to Oakland, 26-24.The...

GALLERY: Women’s soccer blanks Wright State, 3-0

GALLERY: Women’s soccer blanks Wright State, 3-0

William Borland, Contributor

October 15, 2015

In the first ever meeting between the NKU and Wright State women’s soccer teams Wednesday night, the Norse emerged with a 3-0 victory.With the victory, NKU stays undefeated in the Horizon League at 5-0 and is tied with Milwaukee for first place with 15 points. Wright State falls to 1-3-1 in the Hori...

Volleyball wins second straight with five-set victory over Cleveland State

Volleyball wins second straight with five-set victory over Cleveland State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 13, 2015

So far, a return to Regents Hall has treated the NKU women's volleyball team well.After a three-game road trip, the Norse have returned home and won two straight, including Tuesday's five-set win over Cleveland State.NKU defeated Cleveland State 17-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13.Keely Creamer led NKU with 17...

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

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...

Golden goal propels women’s soccer past Valpo, 3-2

Golden goal propels women’s soccer past Valpo, 3-2

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

October 13, 2015

VALPARAISO, Ind. - The NKU women's soccer team got a goal in the 101st minute Friday to defeat Valparaiso, 3-2.Kelsey Laumann headed home a cross from Macy Hamblin to keep the Norse unbeaten in Horizon League play at 4-0-0. NKU is 8-3-0 overall.Things didn't look good for the Norse early.April Cron...

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