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Men’s soccer heads into MAC tournament as number 2 seed

By Jacob Onak | November 4, 2012

NIU men’s soccer will be the second seed in the MAC tournament after its 1-0 victory against the Buffalo Bulls in the regular season finale at Buffalo Friday. In the first half the Huskies (6-9-3, 4-2-1 MAC) started strong, as they came out and put...

Men’s Soccer wins second MAC game against Hartwick

By Jacob Onak | October 7, 2012

After its first conference win against Florida Atlantic, NIU men’s soccer looked to remain undefeated in MAC play as it took on the Hartwick Hawks in a 1-0 game Saturday. The Huskies (2-5-2, 2-0-0 MAC) pressured the Hawks (3-5-2, 1-1-0 MAC) right out...

Huskies, ‘clearly a better team,’ lose

By Jacob Onak | September 4, 2012

After a successful season last year, this isn’t the way men’s soccer wanted to start its season. The Huskies (0-2-0) lost their second game in a heartbreaking manner to the Phoenix, of UW Green Bay (2-1-0), after the game went into double overtime....

No. 3 Story of the year: Mens soccer wins MAC Championship

No. 3 Story of the year: Men’s soccer wins MAC Championship

By Brian Thomas | May 2, 2012

NIU men’s soccer accomplished something that it had only done twice in school history: winning the MAC Championship. The Huskies (15-6-0) went through the MAC tournament and earned a pair of 1-0 victories - over Buffalo in the first round and Western...

Men’s soccer recruits four international players

By Brian Thomas | September 18, 2011

The NIU soccer team is used to recruiting players from the Midwest, but that didn't stop it from recruiting four international players this year. Two of the four players are from Oslo, Norway: senior Finn Jor and sophomore Gael Rivera. Jor and Rivera...