Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University soccer teams begin Great
Lakes Valley Conference play Friday with a doubleheader against
Kentucky Wesleyan at the Town & Country Sports Complex in Wilder,
game starts at 5 p.m., followed by the men at 7:30 p.m. NKU will
also play host to Southern Indiana on Sunday, with the women playing
at noon and the men at 2:30 p.m.
The NKU women
are 1-1 after posting a 7-1 win over Concord
(W. Va.) last Friday. Freshman forward Ashley
Warndorf tied a school record with four goals in that game.
performance enabled her to tie Betsy Moore (vs. Mercyhurst in 2000)
and Tricia Ruark (vs. Wheeling Jesuit in 2001) for the NKU single-game
record for goals scored. As a result of her record-tying
feat, Warndorf was named
GLVC Player of the Week.
24th nationally in this week’s Division II poll, is 8-0 all-time
against Kentucky Wesleyan. The Norse lead the all-time series with
Southern Indiana by a 7-3 margin and own five straight wins over
the Screaming Eagles, including a 7-0 shutout last season at Wilder,
The NKU men
are 2-1 after defeating Saginaw Valley State, 3-0, last Saturday
night. David Lies,
Dan Impellizzeri and Kyle Roberts each scored goals in the second
half to lead NKU.
Lies snapped a scoreless
tie at the 68:11 mark when he converted a rebound shot past goalie
Eric Carnes. The Norse sealed the win with less than four minutes
remaining when Tony Capurro sent a cross into the box and Impellizzeri
finished for a goal.
Goalie Michael Braun
recorded the shutout for NKU and had four saves.