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Men’s soccer beats West Virginia, moves to 2nd in MAC

By Jacob Onak | October 28, 2012

In its final home game of the season NIU men’s soccer came out with a big 1-0 conference win over West Virginia Saturday. With the victory NIU moved into second place in the MAC. The Huskies (5-8-3, 3-1-1 MAC) started strong against the Mountaineers...

Men’s Soccer to face off against Valparaiso Crusaders

By Jacob Onak | October 16, 2012

After its first loss in the MAC, men’s soccer will take a break from conference play as it takes on Valparaiso tonight. The Huskies (3-7-2) are coming off of a 2-0 loss to Akron. They will look to take advantage of the struggling Crusaders (1-6-5) and...

Darbaki and Kannah: two assets on men’s soccer team

By Jacob Onak | September 18, 2012

There is no secret that NIU men’s soccer as been struggling for goals. In six games the Huskies (1-3-2) have scored five goals, and have been shut out twice. What the stats don’t show is that there have been an abundance of chances created by the...

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...