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Remaining sophomores step up play for men’s soccer

By Jacob Onak | September 9, 2013

DeKalb | There were nine players in the 2012 freshman class. Now, only three remain.Sophomore defender Charlie Oliver and sophomore midfielders Bertrand Gaschot and Kyle Crichton are all that’s left of the 2012 freshman class, and as sophomores they...

Men’s soccer’s depth plays big role

By Jacob Onak | September 4, 2013

Roster depth can play a huge part in a postseason run, and early on in the season the men’s soccer team is showing it has a well-rounded group of guys.In its first two games against Cincinnati and Ohio State the Huskies have used 17 of their 23 players....

Freshman provide support for men’s soccer

By Jacob Onak | November 7, 2012

With regular season play over, it is clear that this year’s freshman class has given men’s soccer a big boost. Eight freshmen have gotten time on the field his season, cumulating in 32 starts and 87 regular season appearances. Coach Eric Luzzi said...

Gael Rivera middle forward for Northern Illinois University kicks the ball away from a Notre Dame defender on August 12, 2012

Men’s soccer ends slump, beats Northwestern in OT

By Jacob Onak | October 24, 2012

NIU got a big swing in momentum last night after freshman Charlie Oliver scored an overtime goal, giving the Huskies a 1-0 win over Northwestern (10-4-2) in its final non-conference game of the season. With key players suspended through yellow card accumulation,...