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Men’s soccer drops conference road opener at WMU

Andrew Palumbo
After a scoreless first half, Western Michigan scored three goals in 21 minutes Saturday afternoon to claim at 3-0 win over the NIU men’s soccer team at the WMU Soccer Complex. “Overall, I didn’t think Western Michigan was better than us on the day, they just wanted it more,” said NIU head coach Eric Luzzi. “It’s…

Women’s soccer falls to Miami, 3-1

Amy Annala
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team dropped a 3-1 contest to Miami on Friday afternoon, with freshman Allie Ingham scoring the goal for NIU. The Huskies (5-8-2, 3-2-2 MAC) couldn’t overcome a slow start against the two-time defending MAC East champion RedHawks (11-2-1, 5-1-1 MAC), who have now won five of their last six games…

Late penalty kick gives women’s soccer first MAC loss

Amy Annala
A late penalty kick by Akron ended the Northern Illinois University’s undefeated start to conference play as the Huskies fell Sunday afternoon to the Zips, 1-0. After a late corner kick, an Akron player fell to the ground in the box after seemingly no contact, but the referee judged that the Huskies committed a foul, gifting…

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