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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,...

This week in NIU Athletics (9/23 - 9/29)

This week in NIU Athletics (9/23 – 9/29)

By Kyle Mathas | September 23, 2019

DeKALB — On Tuesday, the men’s soccer team will play at home against the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. The men’s football team will travel Saturday to the University of Vanderbilt. This week in Huskie sports: Men’s GolfThe Huskies will...

Senior forward Kyleigh Dominguez dribbles Aug. 30 past an opponent in a 4-4 double-overtime tie against University of Louisiana - Lafayette.

Huskies blanked by South Dakota State in 3-0 home loss

By Jarrett Huff | September 22, 2019

DeKALB — Rain wasn’t the only dreary part of the afternoon for NIU, as the women’s soccer team was defeated 3-0 Sunday by South Dakota State University.The loss comes after starting the weekend with a win Friday against Marquette University.Junior...

First-year defender Adrian Lara moves the ball downfield Sunday at home against Bradley University.

Men’s soccer notches its first win of the season

By Quentin Wilson | September 16, 2019

DeKALB  —  The Huskies have a reason to celebrate after earning their first win of the season. A hot first half carried the Huskies to an impressive 2-1 victory against Bradley University.With over 30 minutes passing in a physical first half, the...

This week in NIU Athletics (9/16 - 9/22)

This week in NIU Athletics (9/16 – 9/22)

By Kyle Mathas | September 16, 2019

DeKALB — On Tuesday, the volleyball team will travel to Milwaukee to face the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. The women’s tennis team will travel Friday to  West Lafayette for the Purdue Invitational. This week in Huskie sports (Sept. 16...

Women’s soccer to host Loyola – Chicago

By Jarrett Huff | September 14, 2019

DeKALB— Women’s soccer Head Coach Julie Colhoff will get a chance to lead the team against her alma mater, Loyola University – Chicago, 6 p.m. Sunday in DeKalb.The Huskies will enter this game with a record of 1-2-1, while the Ramblers hold a record...

Men’s soccer concedes three after scoring first in loss to Marquette

Men’s soccer concedes three after scoring first in loss to Marquette

By Marcel Carrasco | September 13, 2019
Sophomore forward Nick Markanich (center) and sophomore defender Anthony Markanich (right) pressure an opponent during a 3-1 loss Friday to Marquette University at Valley Fields in Milwaukee.
Womens soccer drops two in a row

Women’s soccer drops two in a row

By Marcel Carrasco | September 24, 2018

The Huskies lost two games in their conference play opening weekend. Unfortunately, defensive struggles and depleted rotation options off the bench handicapped the Huskies.“Friday’s match, I think we played better soccer in terms of executing our...

Huskies drop season opener

By Tom Burton | August 27, 2018

The women’s soccer team dropped its home opener in overtime Thursday by a score of 1-0 at the Soccer and Track & Field Complex.This was DeKalb’s first chance to see the team under first-year Head Coach Julie Colhoff. She said there were some notable...

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NIU to host Power of the Pack

By Northern Star Staff | February 7, 2018

NIU Athletics is hosting all elementary and middle school girls and boys in grades one through eight. The Power of the Pack Youth Clinic will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. February 28 inside Victor E. Court in the NIU Convocation Center.The event...

The mens soccer team comes together in their game against DePaul Aug. 25. The Huskies are 1-2-0 to begin the season.

Men’s soccer loses two in Evansville

By Mateo Avila | September 5, 2017

DeKalb — The men’s soccer team participated in the ProRehab Aces Soccer Classic in Evansville, Indiana Saturday and Monday. The Huskies (1-2, 0-0 Mid-American Conference) faced two teams in the Bradley University Braves and the University of Evansville...

Junior forward Noah Brodie (right) attempts to steal the ball from the DePaul player. The Huskies won 3-2 in overtime.

Men’s soccer wins season opener

By Mateo Avila | August 28, 2017

Men’s soccer (1-0, 0-0 Mid-American Conference) defeated the DePaul University Blue Demons (0-1, 0-0 Big-East Conference) by a score of 3-2 in their season opener Friday.The game got off to a fast start, with the first three goals of the game being...