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Huskies fall in last game of the season, seniors bid farewell

By Jarrett Huff | November 1, 2019

DeKALB — Mother nature was unsure whether it was Halloween or the Winter holidays when the women’s soccer team lost its last game of the season on Thursday during a snowy showdown. Unfortunately for NIU, the team fell 2-1 to Western Michigan University,...

Huskies prepare for season finale, seniors reflect on Huskie careers

Huskies prepare for season finale, seniors reflect on Huskie careers

By Jarrett Huff | October 30, 2019
Junior forward Haley Hoppe controls the ball Sept. 29 during a match against Kent State University at Soccer and Track and Field Complex.
Huskies had no answers against Bowling Green in home loss

Huskies had no answers against Bowling Green in home loss

By Jarrett Huff | October 25, 2019
Senior defender Lauren Neslund addresses the Huskies Thursday during an eventual loss to Bowling Green State University at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Women’s soccer seeks first MAC win of the season

By Jarrett Huff | October 23, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer will host Bowling Green State University 7 p.m. Thursday at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex. NIU is looking to make a statement with a win against the current Mid-American Conference leader.“We see [this] as a big...

Women’s soccer continues to struggle in loss to Buffalo

By Jarrett Huff | October 21, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer was defeated in its final road game Sunday against the University of Akron at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. This makes back-to-back shutout losses for the team after losing to the University of Buffalo on Friday....

Women’s soccer blanked in tough loss to Buffalo

By Jarrett Huff: Contributor | October 20, 2019

DeKALB — After seemingly starting the turnaround of the season Oct. 13 against Miami University – Ohio, women’s soccer suffered a setback after Friday’s road loss to the University of Buffalo.NIU was defeated 5-0 by Buffalo, after struggling on...

Women’s soccer on the road to New York for Buffalo bout, Donnally status “day-by-day”

By Jarrett Huff | October 16, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer will head to Buffalo, New York to face the University of Buffalo 6 p.m. Friday at UB Stadium. NIU is searching for its first win in Mid-American Conference play.The Huskies will enter Friday’s match at 2-9-2, while the Bulls...

Huskies draw in double overtime, Donnally once again spectacular

Huskies draw in double overtime, Donnally once again spectacular

By Jarrett Huff | October 13, 2019
Sophomore midfielder Kylee Hermeyer takes a shot Sunday during an eventual double-overtime draw against Miami University - Ohio at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Women’s soccer to host Loyola – Chicago

By Jarrett Huff | September 14, 2019

DeKALB— Women’s soccer Head Coach Julie Colhoff will get a chance to lead the team against her alma mater, Loyola University – Chicago, 6 p.m. Sunday in DeKalb.The Huskies will enter this game with a record of 1-2-1, while the Ramblers hold a record...

Then-sophomore goalkeeper Julia Lentz posted her first career clean sheet for the Huskies during a match against Western Illinois University in DeKalb.

Women’s soccer secures first victory of the season

By Jarrett Huff | September 9, 2019

DeKALB  — Women’s soccer takes home its first win of the season after defeating Western Illinois University 1-0 Sunday in Macomb, Illinois. This win marks the third against WIU, bringing the record against the Leathernecks to an even 3-3.First-year...

Womens soccer loses in-state dual against ISU

Women’s soccer loses in-state dual against ISU

By Marcel Carrasco | September 7, 2019

DeKALB — For the third game in a row, the women’s soccer team has conceded a goal in under five minutes. The Huskies traveled to Normal, Illinois where they played the Illinois State University Redbirds in a 3-0 loss on Friday.NIU played like two...

Women’s soccer opens season with a loss to UW-Milwaukee

By Jarrett Huff | August 26, 2019

DeKALB — Three goals in the first half by University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee were enough to drown out the women’s soccer team in a 1-3 season opening loss.The loss marks back-to-back season opening defeats, each coming against the Milwaukee Panthers....