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NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

NKU soccer teams dominate All-Horizon League honors

Two teams had 15 combined recipients
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

Following tremendous regular seasons in the spring of 2021 for both the NKU men’s soccer team and women’s soccer team, a multitude of Norse players took home All-Horizon League awards that were announced...

NKU men’s soccer gets their fifth straight win in wild finish

NKU men’s soccer gets their fifth straight win in wild finish

Norse beat Green Bay on Friday
John Dettor, Contributor March 13, 2021

It was a wild afternoon as the Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team (4-1) took the pitch against the Green Bay Phoenix (2-1-1) on Friday. Friday’s match with Green Bay was a critical game for...

Bufton’s late goal gives NKU men’s soccer 2-1 victory over Oakland

Bufton’s late goal gives NKU men’s soccer 2-1 victory over Oakland

The Norse are now 2-1 on the season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 22, 2021

With their last scheduled game against Wright State being canceled, the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s soccer team played their first game in over a week on Monday afternoon, and picked up a crucial conference...

NKU men’s soccer preview: Team embracing the challenges of spring season

NKU men’s soccer preview: Team embracing the challenges of spring season

12 newcomers join the program for the 2021 season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

As the Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team begins the 2021 spring season, one that will look different and present challenges that no prior season has brought with it, there is one adjective...

Men's Soccer: Alex Greive scored a hat trick in win over UIC

Men’s Soccer: Alex Greive scored a hat trick in win over UIC

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor October 5, 2019
The NKU men’s soccer team wins 3-2 against UIC with help from a record breaking hat trick. The Norse advance to 3-5-1 overall and now 2-2 in the Horizon League. The UIC Flames fall to  8-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference. 
Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor September 5, 2019
After a 10-win season in 2018, and a successful preseason record of one win and one tie to #8 University of Kentucky, the Norse are continuing to build. Their first game of the regular season was on the road against Grand Canyon University; that game ended 3-0 in Grand Canyon’s favor.  “We had a really solid spring where we got some great results at the end,” Head Coach Stu Riddle said. “And we've continued that momentum now through preseason. So, I think we're all cautiously optimistic of what lies ahead for us.”
Alex Willis (9) fights to shoot during Sunday's Exhibition match against Tiffin. Willis had 2 goals on the game against Tiffin.

Men’s soccer dominates Tiffin in exhibition 5-1

Alex Willis collects two goals in preseason victory.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 25, 2019
The men’s soccer team starts the preseason against Tiffin 5-0 on Saturday following a tie 0-0, against #8 University of Kentucky. Four Norse were able to contribute to the scoreboard in the victory. 
Men’s soccer falls to Oakland Grizzlies 3-1

Men’s soccer falls to Oakland Grizzlies 3-1

NKU drop 1-3 in league, 8-4 overall
Sierra Newton, Reporter October 8, 2018
NKU men’s soccer team fell to Oakland 3-1 on Saturday night. The Norse drop to 8-4 overall  and 1-3 in the Horizon league while Oakland improves to 6-4-2 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
Alex Willis of England has had an impressive start with Norse men's soccer, earning several player of the week nods in just a few months.

English soccer phenom looks to impress on NKU team

Cameron Maynard, Contributor September 19, 2018
It's hard not to feel excited about 6’0” freshman Alex Willis, whose recent men’s soccer accolades raise hope that he could be a sensation for the team. Willis departed from England and came overseas, choosing to play at Northern Kentucky University.
Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Norse drop 4-1 overall, Raiders 4-0-1
Aric France, Reporter September 9, 2018
In double overtime, the NKU men’s soccer team lost their first match of the season at home against the Wright State Raiders Saturday night. With the loss, the Norse drop to 4-1 overall while the Raiders move to 4-0-1.
Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Men’s soccer narrowly defeats BGSU Falcons

Falcons close lead to no avail in season opener
Mike Canizales, Sports Editor August 26, 2018
The Northern Kentucky University men's soccer team survived a scare on the road Saturday night, as they opened their 2018 season with a 3-2 win over the Bowling Green State University Falcons.
Bastian Beckers (6) exchanges flags with a the FC Cincinnati captain before the game.

Norse fall to FC Cincinnati in spring exhibition match

Kevin Carey , Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2018

The Norse opened up their spring season with a 3-0 loss to FC Cincinnati Tuesday Night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. FC Cincinnati is coming off a trip to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup...

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