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Lindsey Meyer dribbles against Northwestern Ohio in the Norses spring game on April 14.

Takeaways from women’s soccer spring season and looking ahead to fall season

Jared Darwish, Reporter April 21, 2022

The preseason for Northern Kentucky women’s soccer has seen a lot of changes to the team. With the departure of a couple key seniors, the team is transitioning its younger players into more prominent...

The NKU womens soccer huddles on the sideline for a water break during a match against Eastern Kentucky.

Head coach Bob Sheehan discusses his 25 years of success and growth with NKU women’s soccer

Jared Darwish, Reporter March 13, 2022

The 2021 women's soccer season marked head coach Bob Sheehan’s 25th season with the program. Sheehan has been at the helm since the program began in 1997 when Northern Kentucky became part of the Great...

Ella Holland (Left) and Ashleigh Cronin (Right) were instrumental leaders for the Norse in 2021.

Leading by example: How Holland and Cronin remained leaders after injuries

Jared Darwish, Reporter December 19, 2021

Coach Bob Sheehan and the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer program have seen lots of success in the past couple of seasons. In back-to-back years the Norse have qualified for the conference tournament...

Vogt (Left) and Wilmes (Right) have formed a bond together through NKU womens soccer.

A bond beyond the field: How Wilmes and Vogt became closer through soccer

Jared Darwish, Contributor November 26, 2021

There is no doubt that Northern Kentucky athletics scored big when getting the commitments of highly touted sophomores Sofia Wilmes and Kaya Vogt in the 2020 recruiting class for women’s soccer. In their...

NKU goalkeeper Mimi Stines plays a ball in the box during Green Bays 1-0 win over NKU on Saturday.

‘We have bigger goals ahead’; despite fourth consecutive loss, Norse remain optimistic

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2021

  Following their fourth consecutive loss on Saturday, this time at the hands of the Green Bay Phoenix, who connected on the lone goal of the match in the 87th minute, the message from the...

NKU senior Lily Menssen (3) defends Oaklands Jayna Fraser during the Norse 3-0 loss on Thursday.

Norse fall 3-0 to Oakland, set sights on crucial match against Milwaukee

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

One week ago, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team had just defeated Purdue Fort Wayne at NKU Soccer Stadium in a lopsided 6-2 fashion, and had extended their winning streak to seven games with...

NKU midfielder Kaya Vogt (28) dribbles near the sideline during the Norse 1-0 win over Cleveland State on Sunday.

Norse extend win streak to five games behind Wilmes, solid defense

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2021

As the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team prepares to enter into the heart of their Horizon League conference schedule, they are doing so while playing their best soccer of the year, extending...

NKU midfielder Ashleigh Cronin (5) goes for the ball during NKUs 1-0 win on Thursday night.

NKU women’s soccer dominates Detroit Mercy en route to 1-0 win

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor September 16, 2021

The NKU women’s soccer team defeated the University of Detroit Mercy Titans 1-0 on Thursday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. With the win, the Norse are now 3-3-2 overall, and 1-0 in Horizon League...

The NKU womens soccer huddles on the sideline for a water break during a match against Eastern Kentucky.

Anchored by returning stars, NKU women’s soccer looks to build on last season’s success

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2021

Last spring, in a shortened regular-season due to the pandemic, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team finished 7-0-1 in Horizon League play and reached the Horizon League Tournament championship...

Members of the NKU womens soccer team walk back on to the field following a break in the action against Eastern Kentucky.

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams falter in road matches on Thursday

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2021

Men’s soccer comeback effort falls just short in loss to UNC-Asheville After going 1-2 in three exhibition matches to begin the season, the Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team traveled to North...

NKU players celebrate the golden goal by Chloe Mills during the Norse 2-1 win over Eastern Kentucky at NKU Soccer Stadium on Sunday.

Norse shake off a slow start, beat Eastern Kentucky 2-1 in overtime

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief August 22, 2021

For the second straight match, the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s soccer team found itself in an early hole at halftime, trailing Eastern Kentucky 1-0 at the break on Sunday night, after previously...

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams fall in championship on Saturday

NKU men’s and women’s soccer teams fall in championship on Saturday

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 17, 2021

In an epic Horizon League championship showdown between the top two teams in the Horizon League, the Milwaukee Panthers defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s soccer team in penalty kicks, advancing...

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