The Northerner

Men’s soccer blanks Memphis for first win, 1-0

NKU player Diego Martinez dribbles against a defender in the second half of NKU's 2-0 win over UNC Asheville. NKU defeated UNC Asheville 2-0 on Oct. 22, 2014 at NKU Soccer Stadium.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

August 31, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Calvin Murphy’s goal in the 64th minute Monday afternoon propelled the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory at Memphis.Murphy, a freshman, headed in a Johannes Jansen free kick a little more than an hour into the match. Goalkeeper AJ Fleak made eight saves for his f...

Soccer teams off to a hot start

NKU women's soccer player, Macy Hamblin shoots the ball during NKU's 4-0 win against Eastern Illinois University. NKU defeated Eastern Illinois University 4-0 after the game was called due to lightning in the area.

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2015

Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams are gearing up for jam packed schedules this fall and both teams have kicked off their year’s proving they’re ready for strong seasons. Women’s soccerNKU’s women’s soccer team started off their season with two exhibition games with a win ove...

1-1 draw in final exhibition for women’s soccer

Sami Rutowski goes after the ball until the WKU's goalie snatches it up in their exhibition game on August16, 2015. Rutowski would score the lone goal in the 1-1 draw.

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2015

As the afternoon heat beat down on NKU’s Soccer Stadium, it became apparent that NKU women’s soccer and Western Kentucky University were in for a long game no matter the outcome. The game ended with a score of 1-1 with NKU feeling good about how they had performed “I think we are in a fair...

Athletics a driving force in a family bond

Pictured: Left: Kelsey Laumann; Right: MacKenzie Laumann

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 7, 2014

Walking into the lobby, two girls sit on different couches some distance apart from each other. A feeling of fear creeps in at the thought of a profile on two people who don’t like one another. After being escorted to another room, the dynamic changes as they sit closely and we begin to discuss t...

Hot Seat with Macy Hamblin

Hot Seat with Macy Hamblin

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 3, 2014

Sport: SoccerYear: FreshmanMajor: Special Education Macy Hamblin has appeared in 14 games in her freshman season and picked up six goals for the Norse. But what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: I’d have to say salad, pasta and bread sticks. Q: Do you have ...

Golden goal brings victory on Senior Night

NKU forward Diego Martinez scores the lone goal in the double overtime game. NKU defeated Stetson 1-0 in double overtime at NKU Soccer Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014

NKU men’s soccer picked up their first conference win of the season Saturday night against Stetson University, winning 1-0 in double overtime. The game started of quick for both teams with Stetson’s Marco Hjorth getting the teams first shot in the second minute and NKU getting their first shot on g...

McDonald’s lone goal enough for NKU

NKU midfielder Cian McDonald scores the lone goal in NKU's 1-0 victory over Eastern Illinois. NKU defeated Eastern Illinois 1-0 at NKU Soccer Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 29, 2014

Despite being a defensive match for most of the night, Cian McDonald and the NKU men’s soccer team proved to be too much for Eastern Illinois, defeating the Panthers 1-0 on a chilly Wednesday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. McDonald, a senior midfielder, scored the lone goal in the 62nd minute, a...

Men’s soccer pick up win, break five game slump

NKU player Diego Martinez dribbles against a defender in the second half of NKU's 2-0 win over UNC Asheville. NKU defeated UNC Asheville 2-0 on Oct. 22, 2014 at NKU Soccer Stadium.

Clayton Castle, Reporter

October 22, 2014

The NKU men’s soccer team earned its third non-conference win of the season on Wednesday night with a 2-0 win over UNC-Asheville at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The win improves the Norse’s record to 3-7-4 on the season, also snapping a five game winless streak (four losses, one tie). The Norse dominated ...

Women’s soccer picks up win in last home game

NKU celebrated senior day for it's two seniors, CG Bryant (left) and Abbey Scherer (right) before their 1-0 win against Kennesaw State. NKU defeated Kennesaw State 1-0 off a header by Jessica Frey in the second half at NKU Soccer Stadium on Oct. 18, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 18, 2014

NKU took on Kennesaw State University in their final home game of the season Saturday night, upsetting the Owls 1-0. The game was also part of Senior Night for the Norse, with two seniors this season, CG Bryant and Abbey Scherer. "It was pretty crazy. I’ve been here for five years, it’s been a ro...

Norse find loss under rain

NKU soccer player Yaw Addai scored the game-tying goal Wednesday in NKU's 2-1 victory over Eastern Illinois.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2014

NKU’s men’s soccer team took on Marshall University at home Wednesday night under lights and rain.  The game would end in regulation time with Marshall taking the win 2-1. The game started off  quick for Marshall, who would have their first shot on goal in the second minute. NKU’s Yaw Addai would have tw...

Hot Seat with A.J. Fleak

Hot Seat with A.J. Fleak

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2014

Sport: SoccerYear: JuniorMajor: Exercise Science In NKU’s first season as a Division I team, A.J. Fleak recorded  a team high of 45 saves, and played over 2,000 minutes in the 2013 season, but what else do you know about him? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: Probably some pasta. Q: Do...

Men’s soccer takes first conference loss

NKU's Cian McDonald shoots the ball in the second half for NKU's lone goal during NKU's 3-1 loss to FGCU. The Norse lost 3-1 to Florida Gulf Coast University at NKU Soccer Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2014

NKU men’s soccer had their first game in a week at home Saturday against Florida Gulf Coast University, losing 3-1. The first half started off slow for both sides with each team having equal control of the ball. FGCU would have two corner kicks early on, but weren’t able to produce anything from ei...

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