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Senior forward Kyleigh Dominguez trots down the field against Louisiana - Lafayette March 31 at the NIU Soccer and Track and Field Complex

Women’s soccer will hit the road to face Illinois State

By Jarrett Huff | September 5, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer will play 7 p.m. Friday against Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois at Adelaide Street Field.The Huskies will enter this game with a record of 0-1-1, while the Redbirds hold a 1-3 record. This is the first time the...

Senior quarterback Ross Bowers eyes the left side of the field for an open receiver Saturday against Illinois State University at Huskie Stadium.

Football victory headlines opening week matches in NIU Athletics

By Matt Boecker | September 3, 2019

DeKALB — NIU Athletic's opening week was highlighted by the football team’s victory over Illinois State University. The cross country team dominated on the road, and volleyball won two of three matches as hosts of the NIU Invitational.FootballThomas...

Women’s soccer will host Louisiana-Lafayette for season home opener

By Jarrett Huff | August 28, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer will host its season home opener 7 p.m. Friday when it faces off against University of Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns at the Soccer & Track and Field Complex.Both teams will be looking to earn their first win of the...

Women’s soccer opens season with a loss to UW-Milwaukee

By Jarrett Huff | August 26, 2019

DeKALB — Three goals in the first half by University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee were enough to drown out the women’s soccer team in a 1-3 season opening loss.The loss marks back-to-back season opening defeats, each coming against the Milwaukee Panthers....

Womens soccer looks to build upon disappointing season

Women’s soccer looks to build upon disappointing season

By Marcel Carrasco | October 24, 2018

Judging the Huskies’ Women’s Soccer program by their record would not provide a proper evaulation. With only one game left in the season, the Huskies lay low with a 2-16 record.However, there’s more to the Mid-American Conference’s last place...

Women’s soccer snaps 8 game losing streak

By Roland Hacker | October 14, 2018

The women’s soccer team split two games this weekend against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles and the Central Michigan University Chippewas at home.Friday: Eastern MichiganThe Huskies kicked off Homecoming Weekend with a loss to Eastern Michigan...

Women’s soccer drops two more

By Marcel Carrasco | October 1, 2018

NIU fell to an 0-4 record in conference after another two losses over the weekend in MAC action. The Huskies’ traveled to Ohio for two away games losing, 3-0 to Bowling Green State University on Friday and 5-1 to the University of Toledo on Sunday.“Overall...

Fast start leads to a plodding second half loss

By Marcel Carrasco | September 16, 2018

A sour second half for the women’s soccer team featured a gassed out Huskies squad in a 3-1 defeat to the University of Northern Iowa Panthers.“The biggest thing is the disappointing result,” Head Coach Julie Colhoff said. “I think it was a tale...

Women’s soccer nets first win of season

By Marcel Carrasco | September 9, 2018

The NIU women’s soccer team split two home games over the weekend, losing to the Green Bay Phoenix 1-0 Friday and winning 2-0 against in-state opponent Eastern Illinois University Panthers Sunday.“A lot of good steps [this weekend]: first shutout,...

Women’s soccer adds six on signing day

By Northern Star Staff | February 8, 2018

The women’s soccer team was active during National Signing Day Wednesday as it added six players to the roster for the upcoming season.Defenders Sarah Avery, Fiona Fulling and Jenna Lewey were added to assist the Huskies in the back line. NIU is losing...

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