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Season over for men’s soccer after late-game loss

By Krystal Ward | November 9, 2015

Men’s soccer (7-7-1, 1-3-1 MAC) fell to West Virginia (7-11-0, 2-3-0 MAC) 3-2 in a close comeback on Friday night.Senior defender Taylor Cole scored two goals in the last five minutes for the Huskies. The two teams were even for much of the first half...

Men’s soccer falls 2-0 to No. 1 Creighton

By Christopher Loggins | September 24, 2015

Men’s soccer fell to 4-2-0 Tuesday after a 2-0 loss to Creighton (7-0-0), which snapped a three-game winning streak for the Huskies.Senior goalkeeper Andrew Glaeser made seven saves in the first period, closing a ton of the Bluejays’ opportunties...

Senior defender Dusty Paige (19) looks to pass Saturday in the game against Akron at the Soccer and Track & Field Complex. The loss eliminated the Huskies from any chance of playing in the MAC Tournament.

Men’s soccer’s tourney hopes dashed

By Frank Gogola | November 2, 2014

Missed opportunities and a late Akron goal on a penalty kick put to bed men’s soccer’s chances of making the MAC Tournament with one regular season game to go.The Huskies (3-8-5, 0-3-1 MAC) lost to the Akron Zips (10-5-1, 3-1-0 MAC), 2-1, Saturday...

Men’s soccer hosts ‘dynamic’ Akron

By Frank Gogola | October 29, 2014

Men’s soccer’s chances of making the MAC Tournament are fading quickly with only two games remaining and two of its top players out against Akron.The Huskies (3-7-5, 0-2-1 MAC) host the Akron Zips (9-5-1, 2-1 MAC) 7 p.m. Saturday at the Soccer and...

Ask an Athlete: Men’s soccer

By Frank Gogola | October 14, 2014

What is your major?Redshirt junior goalkeeper Andrew Glaeser: Mechanical engineeringSenior midfielder/forward Isaac Kannah: Corporate communicationsSenior defender Dusty Page: FinanceSenior forward Andrew Palumbo: Corporate communicationsWho is your favorite...

Senior Dusty Page flicks the ball forward after gaining possession against Northwestern Wednesday. Men’s soccer lost, 2-0.

Men’s soccer’s offense falters

By Frank Gogola | October 8, 2014

Men’s soccer’s winless streaked reached six games as the offense failed to find the back of the net for the third-straight game.The Huskies (2-5-4) lost to the No. 24 Northwestern Wildcats (6-1-4) Wednesday at the Soccer and Track & Field Complex.Eric...

Men’s soccer can’t score, ties Loyola

By Northern Star Staff | October 5, 2014

Men’s soccer failed to find its offense for the second-straight game.The Huskies (2-4-4) played to a 0-0, double-overtime draw against the Loyola Ramblers Saturday in Chicago.Redshirt junior goalkeeper Andrew Glaeser made four saves to keep the Huskies...

Men’s soccer falters late in loss

By Abraham Murguia | September 21, 2014

Men’s soccer dropped its first home game in the last 10 minutes of the match after putting up a fight against the No. 17 Marquette Golden Eagles.The game was even for the first 80 minutes, but the Eagles scored two back-to-back goals in 50 seconds,...

Senior defender Dusty Page (19) looks to play the ball Sunday against Green Bay at the Soccer and Track & Field Complex. Page and the Huskies upset the No. 23 Illinois-Chicago Flames Friday and tied the Green Bay Phoenix Sunday.

Men’s soccer topples Illinois-Chicago, ties Green Bay

By Abraham Murguia | September 14, 2014

Men’s soccer (2-2-2) opened up its first pair of home games with back-to-back solid performances that resulted in a 1-0 victory against the No. 23 Illinois-Chicago Flames (3-1-1) Friday and a 2-2 draw against the Green Bay Phoenix (3-2-1) Sunday at...

Men’s soccer looks to even record

By Jacob Onak | September 18, 2013

DeKalb | Men’s soccer’s schedule won’t get any easier as it hits the road for its first of six away games in a row.After coming off of a 2-1 win against Greenbay, the Huskies (2-4-0) will face off against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights in the Northwestern...

Men’s soccer wants to prove Ohio State loss was a fluke

By Jacob Onak | September 5, 2013

It’s back to Ohio for the men’s soccer team — “as The Pretenders say, right?” said coach Eric Luzzi, referencing the band’s “My City Was Gone.”Luzzi was talking about the Huskies’ upcoming games against Evansville and St. Louis in the...

Men’s soccer’s depth plays big role

By Jacob Onak | September 4, 2013

Roster depth can play a huge part in a postseason run, and early on in the season the men’s soccer team is showing it has a well-rounded group of guys.In its first two games against Cincinnati and Ohio State the Huskies have used 17 of their 23 players....