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Yellow cards give Norse third draw of season

Yellow cards give Norse third draw of season

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 14, 2014


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

NKU’s men’s soccer team returned home Sunday Sept. 14 to take on Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne after losing Friday to Bowling Green State University. NKU started off strong in the first half with three promising looks on the goal within the first five minutes of the game. However, it wouldn’t be until ...

Norse come from behind to take victory over Robert Morris

Norse come from behind to take victory over Robert Morris

Alex Weber, Contributor

September 14, 2014


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

NKU’s women’s soccer team took on Robert Morris University Sunday Sept. 14 after a draw Tuesday night against  Xavier University. The game started slowly with NKU goalkeeper Brooke Schocker making her first save on a slow rolling shot in the seventh minute. In the tenth minute, freshman winger ...

NKU women’s soccer battle to a draw against Xavier

NKU women’s soccer battle to a draw against Xavier

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 9, 2014


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

NKU’s women’s soccer team returned home Tuesday Sep. 9 to take on Xavier University resulting in a draw. NKU would start the game with just 10 players on the field due to injuries on the team. “The good news in terms of the injuries is that we had sustained multiple injuries going to to the ...

Globe trotting soccer player makes NKU his new home

Globe trotting soccer player makes NKU his new home

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 3, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Soccer, Sports

Few have ever traveled outside of their home country and even fewer have ever lived in another country. None of these apply to sophomore transfer Alwin Komolong, who is also a member of NKU’s soccer team. Beginning his first season at NKU, America is the fifth country Komolong has lived in. “I...

NKU men’s soccer draw in first game against Cincinnati

NKU men’s soccer draw in first game against Cincinnati

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

August 29, 2014


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

The Norse men’s soccer team took on the Cincinnati Bearcats Aug. 29 at home in a draw of 1-1. The game would take off quick with a clear competition for control between the teams. “They’re very fast, very athletic,” NKU Head Coach John Basalyga said. "And we countered that with some of our...

2014 soccer players to watch this season

2014 soccer players to watch this season

Molly Patrick, Contributor

August 28, 2014


Filed under 2014, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Both the men and women’s soccer teams at NKU are facing exciting schedules this season. Recently, we sat down with Coach Sheehan, the women's head coach, and Coach Basalyga, the men's head coach, to catch up with them and discuss who will be key to their seasons. Here’s what they had to say. Finishing ...

Lightning forces early end to first game of the season

Lightning forces early end to first game of the season

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

August 22, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU women’s soccer team faced Eastern Illinois University Aug. 22 in their first ever match up. The game started off quick for NKU with a goal coming in the third minute by redshirt junior, Kelsey Laumann. “We had a couple of good opportunities early in the game,” head coach Bob Sheehan said...

Mens soccer team draws against UK, shatters attendance record

Mens soccer team draws against UK, shatters attendance record

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

August 18, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

NKU's men’s soccer team started their pre-season with an exhibition game against the University of Kentucky on Sunday, Aug. 17 that resulted in a 0-0 draw. NKU came out strong, holding much control the first half of the game causing most of the crowd to rally for them. The second half of the game...

Norse escape Jacksonville comeback, beat Dolphins 2-1

Norse escape Jacksonville comeback, beat Dolphins 2-1

Clayton Castle, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

The NKU men’s soccer team ended senior night on a high note on Saturday evening, defeating the Jacksonville Dolphins 2-1 at the NKU Soccer Stadium. Before the game, the seniors were honored by the NKU athletic department for their service to the team, and the university. In honor of the seniors, the...

Inside look at fall sports’ practices and routines

Brad Bishop, Staff writer

October 3, 2013


Filed under Sports

As the fall sports season has descended on NKU, the student athletes who represent the Norse are practicing week by week to prepare for their respective games and matches. This fall, the soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country teams begin their second season of competing in Division I athletics...

Soccer teams strive to make impact in A-Sun Conference

Soccer teams strive to make impact in A-Sun Conference

Brad Bishop, Contributing writer

September 29, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

This season, NKU’s men’s and women’s soccer programs will be the marquee sport during the fall, and are looking to make an impact in the Atlantic Sun Conference and in Division I soccer as well. According to the coaching staffs, the teams are both looking to build upon their hard work and produce...

Men’s soccer coach announces 2013 spring schedule

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief

March 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

NKU men’s 2013 spring soccer season is not far away. Head coach John Basalyga announced five competition dates for the upcoming season, starting March 24 in Indianapolis, Ind. The Norse will take on Evansville and then face host IUPUI. The twin bill is set to kick off at 3 p.m. On March 30, NKU...

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