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Huskies fight for the ball Oct. 25 during NIUs 3-2 home victory against Western Michigan University at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Men’s soccer’s loss to BGSU position the teams for a rematch in MAC tournament

By Quentin Wilson | November 11, 2019

DeKALB — An early goal doomed the Huskies, as they fell to Bowling Green State University in their final regular season game 1-0.The Huskies were not able to capture the final MAC win which would have allowed them to host a MAC tournament game.Head...

Martin Sanchez, redshirt first-year goalkeeper, keeps the ball close while looking for an open teammate Oct. 8 during NIUs 5-1 victory against Eastern Illinois University at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Men’s soccer loses to Akron after two goal lead

By Quentin Wilson | November 4, 2019

DeKALB — Men’s soccer lost a heartbreaking contest Saturday to the University of Akron, after the Zips’ game winning goal hit the back of the net with three seconds left on the clock.With the 3-2 loss, NIU falls to 7-8-1 and 2-2 in Mid-American...

Junior midfielder Louis Sala controls the ball Friday against Western Michigan University during an eventual 3-2 win during Homecoming week at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Maertins has special senior night, helps NIU to conference with over WMU

By Quentin Wilson | October 26, 2019

DeKALB — With the lights shining at their brightest Friday, the men’s soccer team was able to win its final home game of the regular season against Western Michigan University, 3-2.The game held a lot of weight as it was not only the last home game...

Men’s soccer leads Western Michigan 2-1 at the half

Men’s soccer leads Western Michigan 2-1 at the half

By Quentin Wilson | October 25, 2019

DeKALB — Men’s soccer leads 2-1 in its homecoming game against Western Michigan University at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.The Huskies’ first goal was scored by senior forward Jan Mertins at the 22-minute-mark, taking on three Broncos...

Huskies celebrate after a goal Oct. 8 during an eventual 5-1 win against Eastern Illinois University at Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Huskies prepare for MAC first-place Western Michigan in last home game of regular season

By Quentin Wilson | October 24, 2019

DeKALB — Men’s soccer is bringing a different meaning to Friday night lights. The Huskies will be under the lights Friday when they face Western Michigan University for NIU’s 113th Homecoming Week and the last home game of the regular season.After...

Welch at his best as Huskies win away game at West Virginia

Welch at his best as Huskies win away game at West Virginia

By Araya Benegas | October 19, 2019

DeKALB — Junior midfielder Alex Welch scored the Huskies’ final two goals Friday to help secure a 4-2 win against West Virginia University. Welch and senior forward Jan Maertins were outstanding at picking their spots to attack. Head Coach Ryan Swan...

Mens soccer and West Virginia are tied at 1-1 at the half

Men’s soccer and West Virginia are tied at 1-1 at the half

By Quentin Wilson | October 18, 2019

DeKALB — Men's soccer is tied with the West Virginia University Mountaineers at one a piece.Senior midfielder Ethan Pitre scored the first goal of the game, putting the Huskies up 1-0. Pitre received a header behind the defense from junior midfielder...

Senior forward Jan Maertins and junior midfielder Alex Welch kick off Saturday after a goal against Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville during an eventual 2-1 loss at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Huskies to face Mountaineers in Morgantown for second MAC match of season

By Quentin Wilson | October 18, 2019

DeKALB — After losing Saturday 2-1 against Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, the men's soccer team will continue their string of MAC games today when they face West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. The Huskies last played...