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Men’s soccer loses sixth of last seven

By Tom Burton | October 23, 2017

DeKALB — The men’s soccer team could not get a win on senior night for the final home game for a select group of players.Before the game, NIU honored their seniors in goalkeeper Drew Donnally, midfielder Giovanni Garcia, defender Luke Read and midfielder...

Men’s soccer ready for new era

By Mateo Avila | July 31, 2017

DeKalb — A new season for the men’s soccer team kicks off with the Cardinal and Black scrimmage 5 p.m. Aug. 12 followed by an exhibition 3 p.m. Aug. 15 against the Loyola University Ramblers.The Huskies hired new head coach Ryan Swan Jan. 23 to replace...

Freshman midfielder Christian Molina races to the end line to attempt a kick during Sunday’s 3-1 loss to Drake University. The Huskies’ season will start with a game at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville at 7 p.m. Friday in Edwardsville.

Soccer on path to erase past woes

By Patrick Smith | August 22, 2016

Men’s soccer geared up for action last week with two preseason games before their season opener on Friday against Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.The Huskies will look to be in full preparation mode as they would like to build on the season...

Season winding down for men’s soccer

By Krystal Ward | November 2, 2015

Men’s soccer (7-6-1, 1-2-1 MAC) fell 1-0 to Western Michigan (9-3-4, 2-1-1 MAC) Saturday night, giving the Huskies one more opportunity to clinch a spot in the MAC Tournament semifinal.A slower paced game was expected against WMU’s tough defense....

Junior Defender, Richard Hall (#3), tries to rally the Huskies after following behind late in the second half. Northern Illinois succombed to a second half comeback by Milwaukee and would go on to lose the match 1-2 on Tuesday night.

Men’s soccer takes 2-1 loss to Milwaukee

By Christopher Loggins | October 8, 2015

Men’s soccer (6-3-0, 1-0-0 MAC) fell to Milwaukee (3-5-2) in a tight 2-1 game Tuesday at the Soccer and Track & Field Complex.Nine minutes into the first period, the NIU struck first in the game after a goal by sophomore defender Luke Read, his...

Men’s soccer moves to 4-1 after 2-OT win

By Christopher Loggins | September 21, 2015

Men’s soccer moved to 4-1 on the year after a two-overtime 3-2 victory over Marquette, which moved to 3-2-1 following the loss.The Huskies got on the board first after they scored on a goal by sophomore midfielder Giovanni Garcia, his first of the season...

Men’s soccer heads to Milwaukee for match-up with Marquette

By Christopher Loggins | September 17, 2015

After a weekend where it went 2-0, men’s soccer (3-1-0, 0-0-0 MAC) will travel to Milwaukee, Wis. for a matchup against Marquette at 7 p.m. Friday.The game will mark the Huskies’ first away game of the season. They’ve gone 3-0 at home and 0-1 at...

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