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Women’s soccer hopes to tighten up team defense

By Sam Bauman | September 11, 2013

DeKalb | After failing to pick up a win last weekend, women’s soccer will try to get back into the win column this weekend.The Huskies (2-3-0) will look to get back on track on Friday at UW-Green Bay (2-2-2). The second game features the Huskies hosting...

Spaulding’s play holds up for women’s soccer

By Sam Bauman | September 9, 2013

DeKalb | The women’s soccer team didn’t have much to cheer about this weekend, but there was one bright spot: sophomore Sara Spaulding.Spaulding tallied one goal and one assist over two games at the Jackrabbit Invitational, and her strong play was...

Women’s soccer goes winless in South Dakota

By Sam Bauman | September 8, 2013

The women’s soccer team had a rough weekend at the Jackrabbit Invitational, hosted in Brookings, S.D.In their first match on Friday, the Huskies fell to (2-2-0) after a 3-1 loss to the South Dakota Coyotes. The team faltered again on Sunday after a...

Women’s soccer looks to lock up defense against South Dakota

By Sam Bauman | September 5, 2013

The women’s soccer team will look to rebound after a disappointing weekend at the Jackrabbit Invitational in Brookings, S.D.The action will take place over two games, one on Friday and one on Sunday. The first game on Friday will place the Huskies against...

Senior defendsers to be big factors for women’s soccer

By Sam Bauman | September 4, 2013

This season’s women’s soccer team brings a defense that is both talented and highly experienced.Led by senior Courtney Ksiazek and junior Lauren Noonan, the defense has had a strong showing early this season, despite a 4-1 defeat to Purdue. The experience...

Women’s soccer bounces back against Lewis

By Sam Bauman | September 3, 2013

The women’s soccer (2-1-0) team played twice this weekend and had a flair for the dramatics Sunday.Friday’s game at Purdue (2-2-0) was a 4-1 loss that was fraught with rain delays. The second game, on Sunday, featured the Huskies edging the Lewis...

Women’s soccer to face tough test at Purdue

By Sam Bauman | August 29, 2013

The women’s soccer team will continue its out of conference schedule this weekend with two matches.The first, which will take place Friday, features the Huskies traveling to Purdue to face the 1-1-0 Boilermakers. The second, on Sunday, places the Huskies...

Women’s soccer starts season with victory

By Sam Bauman | August 26, 2013

The women’s soccer team started its season out right with a shutout over Eastern Illinois in its home opener Sunday.The win starts the Huskies out with a 1-0-0 record, while the Panthers fell to 0-2-0. The key in the 3-0 victory was the stellar play...

Men’s golf finishes last at season close

By Sam Bauman | May 5, 2013

The men’s golf team closed out its season with a last-place finish at the MAC Championships. The Huskies struggled with consistency, even though they finished with two players in the top 20. “We struggled as a team, as we have for most of the spring,”...

Men’s golf to end season at MAC Championships in Ohio

By Sam Bauman | May 1, 2013

On Friday the men’s golf team will look to win its first MAC Championship since 1985. The Huskies will head to Nashport, Ohio, to compete in the championships and one positive going into the tournament is the fact that Longaberger Golf Course is well...

Blackhawks can open season strong against Minnesota

By Sam Bauman | April 29, 2013

The NHL’s best regular season team, the Blackhawks, will open up the postseason against the revamped Minnesota Wild. The Wild signed forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter and were the last team in the conference to make the playoffs. Barring...

Women’s golf sees improvement with new coach

By Sam Bauman | April 29, 2013

This season was one of transition for the women’s golf team. More than26 years the Huskies were coached by Pam Tyska, but this season it was Kim Kester’s turn to take over. While the season ended with a disappointing eighth place finish out of nine...