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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...

Lewis returns to field after career-threatening injuries

By Raven Boyd | October 19, 2015

Redshirt junior midfielder Mackenzie Lewis returned to the soccer field this season after recovering from two major surgeries that could’ve ended her playing career.Lewis missed the entire 2013 season due to an ACL injury on both of her knees and spent...

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 prepares for first conference games

By Raven Boyd | September 24, 2015

Women’s soccer (1-6-0) will return home to the NIU Soccer and Track & Field Complex this weekend for games against Toledo and Central Michigan.The Huskies have lost six straight games since beginning the season with a win against Lewis.NIU will...

Men’s, women’s soccer take losses over weekend

By Christopher Loggins | August 31, 2015

Men’s soccer defeated Green Bay on Friday at the NIU Soccer Complex, while women’s soccer traveled to Nebraska and took losses to both Creighton and Nebraska-Omaha, falling to 0-2 on the year.Men’s soccerSoccer opened its season with a 1-0 win over...

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