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Sophomore forward Natalie Yass kicks the ball in the Huskies 1-0 loss Thursday to Western Michigan. NIU lost to Ball State Sunday 2-1 in the MAC Tournament Quarterfinals.

Women’s soccer drops MAC quarterfinal

By Krystal Megan | October 30, 2017

DeKALB — Women’s soccer came close but could not complete the comeback to save its season Sunday in Muncie, Indiana as its season ended, falling to the Ball State University Cardinals on the road in the Mid-American Conference Tournament Quarterfinal...

Women’s soccer falls in scoreless defeat

By Krystal Megan | October 20, 2017

Women’s soccer could not get its offense going in its midweek matchup against the Central Michigan University Chippewas.The Huskies (8-7-1, 5-4 Mid-American Conference) fell to the Chippewas (7-7-3, 2-5-2 MAC) 1-0 on a goal from Chippewas’ junior...

Women’s soccer wins in overtime thriller

By Krystal Megan | October 11, 2017

Women’s soccer handed the Ball State University Cardinals their first conference loss in a rematch of their Mid-American Conference quarterfinals matchup from Oct. 30, 2016.The Huskies (7-5-2, 4-2-0 Mid-American Conference) defeated the Cardinals (6-6-2,...

Senior midfielder Allie Ingham dribbles the ball in the Huskies 2-1 home win against the Miami University Redhawks Thursday. Ingham recorded the golden goal in overtime to give NIU the win.

Women’s soccer wins overtime thriller

By Krystal Megan | October 6, 2017

Women's soccer won in thrilling fashion against the Miami University Redhawks Thursday at the NIU Soccer and Track & Field Complex.Senior midfielder Allie Ingham headed in the game-winning goal three minutes into overtime to give NIU (6-5-1, 3-2 Mid-American...

Women’s soccer loses two at home

By Krystal Megan | October 2, 2017

The women’s soccer dropped two home matches Friday and Sunday after winning their first two conference games.NIU (5-5-1, 2-2 MAC) fell to the University of Toledo Rockets (5-4-3, 2-0-2 MAC) 2-1, Friday and were unable to complete the comeback against...

Women’s soccer wins two conference games

By Krystal Megan | September 25, 2017

Women’s soccer kicked off Mid-American Conference play with a hot start as the team recorded back-to-back road wins this weekend.The Huskies (5-3-1, 2-0 MAC) defeated the University of Akron Zips 2-1 Friday in Akron, Ohio and defeated the University...

Women’s soccer ready for new season

By Krystal Megan | July 17, 2017

The new season for women’s soccer is approaching as the team starts off with an exhibition game at the University of Cincinnati 6 p.m. Aug. 6, followed by a home game against Drake University Aug. 9.“I think it is an exciting year coming up for us...

Goalkeeper succeeds on and off field

By Krystal Ward | October 3, 2016

DeKALB | When Amy Annala, women’s soccer junior goalkeeper, was eight years old, she jumped off a swing set and hurt her arm.Annala told her mother, but her mother said she would be ok.Annala went to lie down on the patio and did not think anything...

Sophomore midfielder Lauren Gierman awaits the ball in a Sept. 25 game against Toledo. Gierman scored both goals in the game for the Huskies, giving her a second two-goal game in her career.

Huskies tie with Western Michigan but can’t take final MAC spot

By Raven Boyd | October 30, 2015

Women’s soccer (3-12-3, 2-6-3 MAC) finished the regular season going head-to-head with Western Michigan (11-3-4, 8-1-2 MAC) on Thursday. The Broncos came in with a six-game win streak with three on the road.Both teams came out aggressively with back-to-back...

Sophomore midfielder Lauren Gierman awaits the ball in a Sept. 25 game against Toledo. Gierman scored both goals in the game for the Huskies, giving her a second two-goal game in her career.

Spot in MAC tourney on the line for soccer

By Raven Boyd | October 26, 2015

Women’s soccer (3-12-2, 2-6-2 MAC) split its games this weekend, defeating Bowling Green but tying with Eastern Michigan.Bowling GreenBowling Green outshot NIU 10-4 in the first half, but the Huskies were able to tally two saves on defense, keeping...

Senior forward Nicole Gobbo faces off against Ball States Abbey Fiser for possession of the ball on Friday night. The Huskies were unable to defeat the Ball State Cardinals, ending with a final score of 4-0.

Women’s soccer ends loss streak with tie

By Raven Boyd | October 19, 2015

Women’s soccer fell to 2-12-1 over the weekend after a loss to Ball State and a tie with Miami (Ohio) this weekend at the NIU Soccer and Track & Field Complex.Ball StateThe Cardinals (11-3-2, 7-1 MAC) came out fast paced against the Huskies as senior...

Women’s soccer drops fifth straight game, falling to 2-11

By Raven Boyd | October 12, 2015

Women’s soccer (2-11-0, 1-5-0 MAC) dropped games to both Akron and Buffalo last weekend, bringing its current losing streak to five games.AkronThe Huskies set the pace early in the game but weren’t able to capitalize as the Zips scored the go-ahead...