| David Lies has
five game-winning goals
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.
- The Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team will
play at Wisconsin-Parkside at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the first round
of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament.
The top four teams will
host first-round GLVC Tournament games on Sunday. Southern Illinois
at Edwardsville won the regular-season GLVC title and is the top
seed. No. 2 seed Rockhurst, No. 3 seed Wisconsin-Parkside and No.
4 seed Quincy will also host first-round games.
The Norse (10-7-2 overall)
enter the GLVC Tournament as the No. 6 seed. Earlier this season,
Wisconsin-Parkside posted a 4-0 win at NKU. The Norse are 1-9-2
against the Rangers during the past nine seasons.
overall) finished 9-3-1 in the GLVC, but the Rangers ended the regular
season Sunday with a stunning 1-0 loss at Kentucky Wesleyan. It
marked the first conference win in nearly five years for Kentucky
NKU has not won a game
in the GLVC Tournament since 1997, when the sixth-seeded Norse scored
a 1-0 upset over third-seeded Lewis at Romeoville, Ill.
NKU dropped a 2-1 decision
to Indianapolis last Sunday. Andy Bacon netted a goal in the second
half for the Norse, who could not recover from a 2-0 halftime deficit.
Senior defender David
Lies has six goals this season for NKU. Lies is tied for first place
in the GLVC with five game-winning goals.