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FILE: Women's Soccer Head Coach Bob Sheehan talks to Mimi Stines (00) before the start of the second half during the game against Wright State. The Norse fell to the Raiders 3-1 on the night.

NKU Women’s Soccer preparing for spring season after extended offseason

Norse lost in semifinal of Horizon League Tournament in 2019
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor January 24, 2021

In the fall of 2020, with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to spread throughout the country, the Horizon League made the decision to postpone all fall sports, including soccer. Now, all fall sports that...

Senior Ally Perkins (6) is comforted by a teammate after the loss in the semifinal game of the Horizon League Tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Norse fell in double overtime to the Flames 1-0.

Women’s Soccer: Season ends in double overtime against UIC

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 8, 2019
The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team ended their season in the Horizon League semifinals against no. 2 UIC, 1-0. The Norse end their season 9-9 overall and 5-4 in the conference. 
Shawna Zaken (8) reacts after scoring a goal during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament Against Wright State. The Norse defeated Wright State 3-1 and will advance to the Semi-Final game in Milwaukee.

Women’s Soccer team takes down Wright State in First Round of Conference Finals

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 4, 2019
NKU women's soccer team took down Wright State 3-1 in the Horizon League Quarterfinals Monday night. Freshman forward Lindsey Meyer scored the first goal of the night in the 23rd minute.
NKU players celebrate after a goal by Shawna Zaken (8) off of a penalty kick During the game against Detroit Mercy in Detroit. The Norse defeated Detroit Mercy 2-0 on the night, which ensures them a spot in the upcoming Horizon League Tournament.

NKU Women’s Soccer secures Horizon League play off spot with 2-0 win over Detroit Mercy

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 2, 2019
The Norse has solidified their fourth place tie in the Horizon League with a Friday night win over Detroit Mercy. The Norse have now moved to 8-8 overall and 5-4 in the Horizon League regular season.
Ashleigh Cronin (5) dribbles toward the goal during the game against UIC. The Norse fell to UIC 1-0 on Saturday night.

Women’s Soccer opens home conference play with a 1-0 loss

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor September 28, 2019
The Norse opened up home conference play with a 1-0 loss to the UIC flames. The Norse are now 4-5 on the season and 1-1 in the conference. The Flames advance to 6-3-1 and to 2-0 in the conference.
Rachel Conaway: Patient to physician

Rachel Conaway: Patient to physician

Kaycee Sloan, Contributor September 18, 2019
Recent graduate and former soccer player for the NKU Women’s soccer team, Rachel Conaway, is anything but ordinary. During her time at NKU, Conaway suffered multiple injuries—from a torn right quad her freshman year, typical ankle sprains her sophomore year to re-tweaking her right quad senior year.
Kailey Ivins (15) fights to keep possession of the ball during Thursday's  match against the Musketeers. The Norse fell to Xavier 4-0.

NKU ends nonconference schedule in loss to Xavier, 4-0

Elizabeth Glancy, Contributor September 14, 2019
NKU women's soccer team falls to Xavier 4-0, making the season record 3-4. Xavier’s record increases to 5-1-1. Xavier ended the game with 22 shots and 13 shots on goal while NKU finished with one shot. 
Kailey Ivins (15) celebrates with Kayla Wypasek (23) after her goal during the game against Murray State. Wypasek had 1 goal on the game.

Women’s Soccer Preview: Aiming for Championship title

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor September 5, 2019
The NKU women’s soccer team has started their season 2-2 after a 3-1 win against Murray State over Labor Day weekend. The Norse are attempting to find their footing, with seven freshmen and a new transfer. With a younger team comes learning and growing pains, but the soccer team is embracing the time to learn. “Developing as a team, it’s a very young team right now, but I think we all see great potential on our team and to get us to a championship,” senior midfielder and team captain Shawna Zaken said. “Just developing and learning and growing, I think that's actually fun to do as a team.”
Kiley Keehann (2)  fights for control of a ball during the game against Butler. The Norse fell to Butler 2-1.

Late goal causes NKU to fall against Butler

Lillian Brown, Reporter August 30, 2019
NKU lost last minute at home against Butler 2-1. The Norse now fall to 1-2 in the regular season, while Butler Bulldogs advance 3-0. 
Women's Soccer Head Coach Bob Sheehan talks to the team after a loss against Ohio University. The Bobcats won 1-0 and had 7 shots on goal to the Norse's 1.

Women’s soccer loses 1-0 in Home Opener

The Norse had six saves compared to the Bobcats one.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 26, 2019
NKU women’s soccer team lost their first game of the regular season 1-0 against the Ohio Bobcats. The Norse are projected to finish second in the Horizon League start out the season 1-1. While the Bobcats advance 2-1 and picked to place fifth in the preseason coaches poll for the Mid-American Conference. 
Stock image of NKU Women's Soccer player with northerner logo and

NKU Women’s Soccer team adds transfer Mimi Stines

Ohio native Mimi Stines joins the Norse as goalkeeper
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor June 14, 2019
NKU Women’s soccer team Head Coach Bob Sheehan announced Tuesday the introduction of Mimi Stines for the 2019 season. Stines is a redshirt freshman from the University of Dayton and will be joining senior Sarah Cady and junior Jennifer Farwell in the goalkeeping position.
Hannah Fischer (4), Rikard Lindqvist (10)

Fischer and Lindqvist earn Academic All-District honors

Academic All-America teams will be announced in December
Mike Canizales, Sports Editor November 15, 2018

The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District men’s and women's soccer team, selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), was announced recently to recognize the nation's top student-athletes...

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