Mo. – The Northern Kentucky University men’s
soccer team played Rockhurst to a scoreless draw Sunday afternoon
in a battle of squads ranked nationally in the NCAA Division II
Sophomore goalie Michael Lavric recorded seven saves for NKU,
which was coming off a 3-2 overtime setback at Drury on Friday
That loss snapped a regular-season winning streak of 29 games for
the Norse, who are ranked No. 1 nationally in the NCAA Division
Rockhurst finished with a 10-9 edge in total shots on Sunday.
The Hawks had seven shots on goal, while the Norse managed just
on goal. It marked the second time in three seasons the two teams
have played to a scoreless draw.
NKU is 7-1-1 overall, 3-1-1 in
the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Rockhurst, which is ranked 20th
nationally, is 7-0-1 overall, 4-0-1
in the GLVC.
NKU will play
host to Saint Joseph’s next Sunday
at 2:30 p.m. at the Town & Country Sports Complex in Wilder,
The Norse continue their homestand the following weekend with
GLVC games against Missouri-St. Louis (Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m.)
Indiana (Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m.).