The Northerner

Norse welcome FC Cincinnati to kick off 2018 spring season

Abdul Kooistra dribbles past an defender during their match with the FC Cincinnati reserve team in August
January 23, 2018

When Blaire Stevenson, assistant men’s soccer coach, joined the Norse in March of 2017, he brought not only a rich history of the game, but a connection that would soon benefit his newly found home....

Norse fall on senior night to Phoenix in Double OT

Wlademir Babaew (4) rests after time expires in the game against Oakland
November 3, 2017

The Norse fell to the Green Bay Phoenix Friday night at NKU Soccer Stadium 1-0 in double-overtime. The Norse dropped to 7-6-4 on the year and 3-4-2 in the conference. With the loss and a Detroit Mercy...

Norse fall to Evansville in final non-conference match

Liam Evans (22) goes up for a head in the game against Oakland
November 1, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team fell to Evansville Tuesday night in Evansville. The Norse fall to 7-5-4 on the season while Evansville improves to 9-8-1 on the season.  Evansville shot 12 times and put seven...

Late goal pushes Grizzlies past Norse

Wlademir Babaew (4) rests after time expires in the game against Oakland
October 7, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team fell to Oakland Saturday afternoon 2-1 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The game was moved from a 7 p.m. start time to a 4:30 p.m. start time due to potential threat of thunderstorms...

Born to Play: Wlademir Babaew’s Journey to NKU

Wlademir Babaew (4) looks for a player to pass to in the game against Fort Wayne
October 4, 2017

Wlademir Babaew, an NKU men’s soccer team member, has brought his athletic prowess overseas; born in Russia, his family later moved to Germany before he eventually came to the United States. A sophomore...

Norse earn sixth victory of season over Memphis

The Norse celebrate Tom Suchecki's first half goal against Memphis
September 25, 2017

The Northern Kentucky men's soccer team extended their winning streak to two games after they defeated the Memphis Tigers 2-0 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. "They are working so hard for each other and...

Norse record fifth shutout of the season in victory over IUPUI

NKU players huddle up before the second half in the game against Marshall
September 23, 2017

The NKU men's soccer team recorded their fifth shutout of the season and defeated IUPUI 3-0 in the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse improve to 5-1-3 on the season while the Jaguars remain winless with an...

Barkei wins Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week after shutout at CSU

Jim Barkei (1) is introduced before the game against Fort Wayne
September 18, 2017

NKU goalkeeper Jim Barkei was named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week after recording his fourth straight shutout against Cleveland State. In the 0-0 draw against Cleveland State, Barkei faced...

Moyes scores first goal in Norse victory

Harvey Moyes (19) steals the ball from a Dayton player
September 14, 2017

  The NKU men’s soccer team hosted the Dayton Flyers on a rainy Wednesday night, and won 1-0 for their fourth win this season and third consecutive shutout.  The win came behind a strong performance...

First half goals guide Norse past Fort Wayne

Rikard Lindqvist (10) fights for a ball in the air
August 31, 2017

The NKU Norse men’s soccer game grabbed their second home victory of the season Thursday night win a 2-1 win over the Fort Wayne Mastodons. The Norse improve to 2-1-0 on the season. The game was supposed...

New look Norse look to move forward in 2017

Campbell Morris is one of the few returning players from the 2016 roster
August 24, 2017

Stu Riddle is used to taking over less than stellar men’s soccer programs. In 2009, Riddle became head coach for a Western Michigan program that won three games in 2008. In 2013, he took the head coaching...

Riddle named men’s soccer coach

Stu Riddle was named the new NKU men's soccer coach Monday. Riddle has been at the University of Buffalo for the past four season and led the Bulls to a MAC Championship in 2016
January 9, 2017

The NKU athletic department announced on Monday that former University of Buffalo head coach Stu Riddle will become the next men’s soccer coach. Riddle will become the fourth soccer coach in the history...

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