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Men’s soccer plays Hofstra to a scoreless draw

Bertrand Gaschot
The NIU men’s soccer team opened the 2014 regular season with a scoreless draw against Hofstra on Friday afternoon at the Lakeside Classic. Redshirt junior goalkeeper Andrew Glaeser (Walla Walla, Wash./Walla Walla/Oregon State) made a pair of saves while recording a shutout as the Huskies had the better of play but could not breakdown the Hofstra…

Women’s soccer drops exciting contest in Hawaii

Nicole Gobbo
Despite goals from sophomore defender Alex Elias (Phoenix, Ariz./Boulder Creek) and junior forward Nicole Gobbo (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett), the Northern Illinois women’s soccer team dropped an exciting encounter Friday night against the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium, 3-2. On a beautiful evening in the Hawaiian islands, the Huskies (0-3) took the lead –…

Women’s soccer battles intense heat, falls to Western Illinois

Natalia Peña
With temperatures in the 90s and the heat index topping triple digits in Macomb, Ill., on Sunday afternoon, the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team was forced to battle against two opponents: the Western Illinois Leathernecks and the heat. In a close and hard-fought match that featured several scoring chances for both teams, the Huskies (0-2)…

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