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Hot Seat with Kelsey Laumann

Hot Seat with Kelsey Laumann

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 6, 2014

Sport: Soccer Year: Junior Major: Exercise Science Kelsey Laumann holds a strong place on the Norse offense this season, but what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: The subs that we’ve been getting. Q: Do you have any sports related superstitions?A: Tying...

NKU faces second conference loss in same weekend

NKU forward Jessica Frey and the Norse will look to beat UC in the inaugural Riverboat Rivalry.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 5, 2014

NKU women’s soccer took on the University of North Florida in their second Atlantic Sun Conference game on Sunday, resulting in their second loss of the weekend, and in conference play. NKU would start of the first half strong, getting three shots off in the first ten minutes, coming from Macy Hamb...

Norse draw in sixth overtime of season

NKU's Ian O'Reily heads the ball towards the goal during NKU's overtime scoreless draw against Lipscomb. NKU tied Lipscomb 0-0 at NKU Soccer Stadium on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 4, 2014

NKU men’s soccer took on Lipscomb University at home Saturday in their first game of Atlantic Sun conference play. The game would go into double overtime, ending in a draw 0-0. The first half would be a battle for control between both teams with Lipscomb’s Ivan Alvarado would take the first shot o...

Norse women’s soccer misses opportunities and lose to Jacksonville 1-0

NKU player Kelsey Laumann dribbles against a defender in NKU's 1-0 loss to Jacksonville Friday night. NKU lost to Jacksonville 1-0 at NKU Soccer Stadium on Oct. 3, 2014.

Clayton Castle, Contributor

October 4, 2014

The NKU women’s soccer team lost their first game in conference play on Friday night as they were defeated by the Jacksonville Dolphins on a chilly night at the NKU Soccer Stadium in the Norse’s second Atlantic Sun Conference matchup of the season. The loss takes the Norse’s record to 4-4-3 on ...

Men’s soccer takes second loss of weekend

NKU's Christian Johnson heads the ball during NKU's loss to Western Illinois. NKU lost 2-0 to Western Illinois on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 at NKU Soccer Stadium.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 28, 2014

NKU men’s soccer team returned home Sunday Sept. 28 to take on Western Illinois University, the final result would be a 2-0 loss for NKU. NKU returned home after facing a 4-0 loss Friday Sept. 26 against Western Michigan. The Norse would see their first chance at a goal in the first minute as Diego ...

Fake grass brings benefits

Artificial turf on the Bill Aker Baseball Complex at Friendship Field.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 26, 2014

The turf at NKU’s soccer field and the baseball infield have more of a purpose than meets the eye. With much effort going into the upkeep of the current artificial turf in both locations, maintenance is a lot less than it would be if the turf were real. With cost being a main benefactor of the artificia...

Norse fight for intense victory over Wright State

NKU player Cian McDonald scores the winning goal in NKU's come from behind overtime win on Tuesday night. The Norse beat Wright State 4-3 in overtime on September 23, 2014 at NKU Soccer Stadium.

Clayton Castle, Contributor

September 23, 2014

After being down 2-0 in the 70th minute, the NKU men’s soccer team stormed back to beat the Wright State Raiders 4-3 in overtime on International Student Night at the NKU Soccer Stadium on Tuesday night. Cian McDonald, a senior midfielder, scored the winning goal in the 92nd minute on a pass assi...

Hot Seat with Ian O’Reilly

Hot Seat with Ian O'Reilly

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 22, 2014

Sport: SoccerYear: SeniorMajor: Organizational Leadership Ian O’Reilly holds a strong place on the Norse defense for the men’s soccer team, with nearly 2,000 playing minutes last season alone, but what else do you know about him? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: Probably just a san...

Student athlete faces life without soccer

Troy Bendgen, Reporter

September 18, 2014

Imagine a life dedicated solely to one sport for the majority of your life. Every waking moment is committed to getting better and practice lasts for hours. Now imagine waking up one morning and just deciding to give a huge part of your life up. For Sean Cooney soccer was his life at NKU and he had to...

Loss comes in final minutes for women’s soccer

NKU midfielder Jaclyn Elmore goes for the ball in NKU's 2-1 overtime loss Wednesday night. NKU lost in overtime 2-1 against Butler University at NKU Soccer Stadium on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 17, 2014

NKU’s women’s soccer team faced Butler University Sept. 17, holding a one point lead until the final two minutes of the game, when Butler would score two goals, winning the game. The first half would start off slow for both teams, with the first shot for NKU coming in the tenth minute by Aubrey...

Yellow cards give Norse third draw of season

NKU midfielder Alwin Komolong heads the ball at the goal during NKU's tie against IPFW. NKU tied IPFW 1-1 in double overtime on Sept. 14, 2014 at NKU Soccer Stadium.

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 14, 2014

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

NKU midfielder Katelyn Newton heads the ball into the goal for the tying goal in NKU's overtime win against Robert Morris. NKU beat Robert Morris 2-1 in overtime at NKU Soccer Stadium on Sept. 14, 2014.

Alex Weber, Contributor

September 14, 2014

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 ...

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