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Culture revolution continues under Colhoff as the head coach looks to the future

By Jarrett Huff | December 5, 2019

DeKALB — On a snowy Halloween afternoon, the women’s soccer team had one last chance to close the season on a high note, putting everything out on the field.The wind chilled to the bone, dispersing snow flurries all over the field and into the faces...

Huskies had no answers against Bowling Green in home loss

Huskies had no answers against Bowling Green in home loss

By Jarrett Huff | October 25, 2019
Senior defender Lauren Neslund addresses the Huskies Thursday during an eventual loss to Bowling Green State University at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Women’s soccer continues to struggle in loss to Buffalo

By Jarrett Huff | October 21, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer was defeated in its final road game Sunday against the University of Akron at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. This makes back-to-back shutout losses for the team after losing to the University of Buffalo on Friday....

Women’s soccer blanked in tough loss to Buffalo

By Jarrett Huff: Contributor | October 20, 2019

DeKALB — After seemingly starting the turnaround of the season Oct. 13 against Miami University – Ohio, women’s soccer suffered a setback after Friday’s road loss to the University of Buffalo.NIU was defeated 5-0 by Buffalo, after struggling on...

Women’s soccer on the road to New York for Buffalo bout, Donnally status “day-by-day”

By Jarrett Huff | October 16, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer will head to Buffalo, New York to face the University of Buffalo 6 p.m. Friday at UB Stadium. NIU is searching for its first win in Mid-American Conference play.The Huskies will enter Friday’s match at 2-9-2, while the Bulls...

Huskies draw in double overtime, Donnally once again spectacular

Huskies draw in double overtime, Donnally once again spectacular

By Jarrett Huff | October 13, 2019
Sophomore midfielder Kylee Hermeyer takes a shot Sunday during an eventual double-overtime draw against Miami University - Ohio at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.
Junior defender Lauren Neslund pressure an opponent Sept. 29 during an eventual 1-0 loss to Kent State University at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex in DeKalb. 

Huskies see improvements from last season, team still a work in progress

By Jarrett Huff | October 12, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer has reached the halfway point of the season and is midway through Mid-American Conference play. The team’s record of 2-9-1 suggests it's been a tough season, but there is more than meets the eye. The Huskies have made strides...

Then-junior goalkeeper Megan Donnally swings her leg on a punt Sept. 29, 2019, during an eventual 1-0 loss to Kent State University at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex in DeKalb.

Donnally at her best for women’s soccer in NIU loss to Ball State

By Jarrett Huff | October 11, 2019

DeKALB — Junior goalkeeper Megan Donnally had 13 saves on the day for NIU. The 13 saves are a season-high for Donnally, and ties an NIU career-high.Women’s soccer fought hard all game, but gave up a goal late in the second half, falling to Ball State...

Then first-year forward Nicole Barham positions herself to kick a moving ball Sept. 29, 2019, during a 1-0 loss against Kent State University at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.

Huskies lose fourth MAC game, held under five shots on goal

By Jarrett Huff | October 7, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer struggled to find the back of the net Sunday in a tough 2-0 loss to Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. This is the fourth straight loss in Mid-American Conference play for the Huskies.The Huskies posted...

First-year forward Nicole Barham prepares to boot the ball Sept. 29 in a match against Kent State University in an eventual 1-0 loss.

Second-half struggles hold back Women’s soccer in conference loss

By Jarrett Huff | October 4, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer suffered its fourth-straight loss, its third in Mid-American Conference play, after being defeated 3-1 Friday by Eastern Michigan University.The Huskies were able to keep up with the Eagles in the first half but fell behind...

Women’s soccer hits the road for MAC

By Jarrett Huff | October 3, 2019

DeKALB — Women's soccer has a chance to bounce back after suffering two-straight losses last weekend at the start of Mid-American Conference play. The Huskies will start the weekend off with a match at 3 p.m. Friday against Eastern Michigan University...

Women’s soccer claws back but falls just short to Ohio in a MAC opening 2-1 loss

By Marcel Carrasco | September 27, 2019

DeKALB — Two goals were enough for the Ohio University Bobcats to defeat the women’s soccer team Friday in the Huskies’ Mid-American Conference opener.The match was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex in DeKalb,...