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Men’s soccer ready for new era

By Mateo Avila | July 31, 2017

DeKalb — A new season for the men’s soccer team kicks off with the Cardinal and Black scrimmage 5 p.m. Aug. 12 followed by an exhibition 3 p.m. Aug. 15 against the Loyola University Ramblers.The Huskies hired new head coach Ryan Swan Jan. 23 to replace...

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...

Men’s soccer roughed up in Buffalo

By Northern Star Staff | October 26, 2014

Men’s soccer failed to spur a comeback against Buffalo after a pair of red cards left it with only nine players for the final 19 minutes.The Huskies (3-7-5, 0-2-1 MAC) lost to the Buffalo Bulls (5-8-2, 1-0-2 MAC), 2-1, Saturday at UB Stadium in Buffalo,...

Sophomore defender Cody Witkowski (left) passes the ball Wednesday night at the Soccer and Track & Field Complex in the game against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. Witkowski scored one of four NIU goals in the victory.

Men’s soccer puts down Cougars

By Northern Star Staff | October 22, 2014

Men’s soccer used a quartet of goals to win its final non-conference game of the season.The Huskies beat the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars, 4-1, Wednesday at the Soccer and Track & Field Complex.The Huskies put in four consecutive goals,...

Witkowski brings versatility to men’s soccer

By Jacob Onak | September 16, 2013

DeKalb | It’s tough to take a spot away from a player who started there every game last season, but freshman Cody Witkowski has done just that for men’s soccer.In NIU’s two games over the weekend, Witkowski started at right back both games, a spot...