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Offensive outburst leads women’s soccer past Eastern Michigan

Nicole Gobbo
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team earned a tremendous victory Friday night, defeating Eastern Michigan 3-1 at the NIU Soccer Complex. The win marked the first victory for the Huskies (6-9-2, 4-3-2 MAC) against the perennial Mid-American Conference powerhouse Eagles (9-6-1, 5-4-0 MAC) since 2007. It also ended a three-game losing streak for NIU. Goals from…

Men’s soccer erupts on offense to hammer SIUE

Len Henison
Behind three second half goals, including two from freshman Len Heinson (Wuppertal, Germany/Carl-Fuhlrott Gymnasium) the NIU men’s soccer team earned a 4-1 victory Wednesday over SIU Edwardsville at the NIU Soccer Complex. The Cougars scored first, but NIU answered with a goal from sophomore Richard Hall (Billericay, England/The Billericay School) less than 90 seconds later. After halftime,…

Women’s soccer loses tight contest at Ball State, 1-0

Lauren Gierman
Huskies return to DeKalb this weekend for final home matchesThe Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team dropped a hard-fought contest in Mid-American Conference play at Ball State on Sunday afternoon, 1-0. The Cardinals (9-4-2, 5-3-0 MAC) scored the only goal of the game early in the second half when Victoria Jacobs headed in a cross following…

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