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Freshman midfielder/forward Edith Delgado defends a Toledo player during NIUs match on Sept 23.

Women’s soccer falls to Cardinals

Skyler Kisellus, Assistant Sports Editor October 24, 2021

DeKALB — The women’s soccer team suffered a 5-0 blowout loss against Ball State University as the Cardinals scored five first half goals against the Huskies Sunday afternoon. NIU entered Sunday’s game with a record of 5-10-2 as they traveled...

Head womens soccer coach Julie Colhoff watches her team from the sideline.

Colhoff driven by passion for soccer

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter October 22, 2021

Passion is something that each of us have that lives within. For head women’s soccer coach Julie Colhoff, she is using her passion to inspire and help others.  From a young age, Colhoff has had a true love and passion for the game of soccer.  “Kindergarten...

Graduate student forward Haley Hoppe dribbles the ball in a game against Chicago State on Aug. 26.

Huskies win 2-1 in final home game

Skyler Kisellus, Assistant Sports Editor October 21, 2021

DeKALB — The women’s soccer team won 2-1 in their final home game of the season against the Miami (Ohio) University Redhawks on Thursday night.  NIU’s sideline showed an abundance of energy during the course of the game, most notably following...

Senior goalkeeper Julia Lentz executes a goal kick during womens soccer practice on Aug. 17.

NIU draws with UB on senior day

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter October 18, 2021

DeKALB – The Huskies women’s soccer team and the University at Buffalo Bulls went head-to-head Sunday, with the game ending in a 0-0 draw.  Sunday’s matchup was senior night for the Huskies, and six of the 11 starters were seniors.  “For...

Senior defenseman Jenna Lewey (5) dribbles the ball while playing against the Toledo Rockets on Sept. 23.

Ohio defeats women’s soccer, 4-0

Skyler Kisellus, Assistant Sports Editor October 10, 2021

DeKALB — The NIU women’s soccer team was shut out 4-0 when they hosted the Ohio University Bobcats on Sunday. Ohio was aggressive on its attacks in the first half, attempting eight shots toward the net while NIU had zero. Goalkeeper Julia Lentz...

Senior defenseman Jenna Lewey (5) dribbles the ball while playing against the Toledo Rockets on Sept. 23.

Huskies fall to Golden Flashes, 2-0

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter October 7, 2021

DeKALB — The University of Kent State Golden Flashes women’s soccer team defeated the Huskies 2-0 on Thursday, giving the Huskies their second three-game losing streak this season.  Kent State came out aggressive and energetic on both sides of...

Graduate student forward Haley Hoppe dribbles past a defender during a match on Sept. 23. Hoppe is helping the next generation of womens soccer players while continuing to lead the Huskies offense.

Hoppe leading for women’s soccer

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter October 6, 2021

A legacy is often defined by what you leave behind. Graduate forward Haley Hoppe is building a legacy within the program that is sure to last a lifetime.  Hoppe attended Rouse High School in her hometown of Austin, Texas, where she would start her...

Freshman midfielder/forward Edith Delgado defends a Toledo player during NIUs match on Sept 23.

Women’s soccer drops EMU game

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter October 3, 2021

DeKALB — The Huskies women’s soccer team was defeated by the Eastern Michigan University Eagles in a 2-1 victory on Sunday.  The Huskies fought for the majority of the contest but were unable to close the game out and secure a victory. Head coach...

Graduate student forward Haley Hoppe dribbles the ball in a game against Chicago State on Aug. 26.

Huskies falls to CMU in extra time

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter September 30, 2021

DeKALB — Senior midfielder Samantha Kaye-Toral scored for the Central Michigan University Chippewas in overtime to defeat the Huskies 1-0 Thursday.  In the early stages of the match, the Huskies actively got to the box and created shot opportunities...

The NIU womens soccer team mobs graduate student forward Haley Hoppe after scoring the winning goal against Indiana State on Aug. 22 in DeKalb. Hoppes goal in the 104th minute gave the Huskies their first victory of the season.

Huskies knock off MAC champions

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter September 26, 2021

DeKALB — The women’s soccer team defeated the Bowling Green State University Falcons on 2-1 Sunday, breaking their four-game losing streak.  The Huskies came out the gates aggressive with early shots at the goal, including a goal by redshirt senior...

Senior defenseman Jenna Lewey (5) dribbles the ball while playing against the Toledo Rockets on Sept. 23.

Toledo shuts down women’s soccer

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter September 23, 2021

DeKALB — The University of Toledo Rockets defeated the Huskies in 3-0 Thursday, giving the Huskies their fourth consecutive loss of the season.  Rockets junior forward Stephanie Currie scored a goal in the second minute of the match to give the...

Senior goalkeeper Julia Lentz executes a goal kick during womens soccer practice on Aug. 17.

Huskies dominated by Jackrabbits

Davione Barrow, Sports Reporter September 18, 2021

DeKALB — The South Dakota Jackrabbits defeated the Huskies in a 2-0 victory on Friday with the Huskies allowing twenty one shots and six corners. Early in the contest, the Jackrabbits were able to share the ball and create for others, which led to...

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