- Northern Kentucky University built a two-goal lead over Bellarmine
in the second half Tuesday night, and the Norse held on for a 2-1
victory over the Knights at the Town & Country Sports Complex.
gave NKU a 1-0 lead at the 58:30 mark by finding the back of the
net with a 15-yard shot to the left post. It was the seventh goal
of the season for Light, a junior forward and a graduate of Colerain
its advantage to 2-0 at the 68:37 mark when Ashley Warndorf netted
her third goal of the season off an assist from Light.
with just 22 seconds remaining in the game when Jaime Halas put
in a rebound shot. Earlier in the second half, Marisa Larkin of
Bellarmine sent an indirect kick into the back of the net, but the
ball had not been touched by a teammate and the goal was waived
NKU won its
fifth straight game and improved to 8-2 overall, 6-2 in the Great
Lakes Valley Conference. Bellarmine fell to 6-3 overall, 5-2 in
The Norse are
now 8-1-1 all-time against Bellarmine, with the only setback to
the Knights coming in 1997.
NKU hits the
road for GLVC games at Wisconsin-Parkside (Friday) and Lewis (Sunday)