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Men’s soccer ready for new era

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 Eric Luzzi. Swan spent the last eight seasons ...

Men’s soccer hosts ‘dynamic’ Akron

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 Track & Field Complex.NIU is tied for fifth place...

Men’s soccer roughed up in Buffalo

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, N.Y.Senior Isaac Kannah and sophomore Cody W...

Men’s soccer puts down Cougars

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.

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, including three in the second half to pull away for the victory....

Witkowski brings versatility to men’s soccer

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 previously held by sophomore Charlie Oliver.In 2012, Ol...