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Creighton soccer advances to third round of the NCAA tournament

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No. 12 seed Creighton beat Oregon State 1-0 in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament at Morrison Stadium in Omaha on Sunday afternoon.After a scoreless first half, CU freshman Lucas Staufferscored the game winner in the 50th minute to put the Bluejays ahead for good.  Creighton (15-3-2) advances to the third round of […] Read More »

Creighton goalie honored by BIG EAST after recording his tenth shutout (VIDEO)

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Creighton men’s soccer junior Connor Sparrow earned BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week honors. Sparrow helped the Bluejays to a 3-0 victory over Providence to give CU the 2014 BIG EAST regular season title on Friday evening at Morrison Stadium. He posted his 10th shutout of the season against the Friars while making four saves. Sparrow […] Read More »

Husker soccer gets back to .500 with win over Indiana

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A strong second half propelled the Nebraska soccer team to a 3-0 win over Indiana at the Nebraska Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. Caroline Flynn, Mayme Conroy and Jaycie Johnson each scored goals for the Huskers, while Kelly Schatz and Erika Johnson combined for the shutout. Schatz earned one save in 75 minutes of action […] Read More »

Husker soccer continues to struggle in Big Ten play

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Sophomore Jaycie Johnson scored her ninth goal of the season in the 31st minute to give NU an early 1-0 lead, but the Minnesota Golden Gophers scored three to win 3-1 on Thursday. The Gophers tied the score, 1-1, in the 42nd minute when Josee Stiever scored off an assist from Simone Kolander. Kolander also assisted […] Read More »

NU’s Conroy picks up Big Ten soccer honor

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Senior forward Mayme Conroy earned Big Ten Offensive Player-of-the-Week honors after scoring three goals in two games last week. Conroy, an Omaha, Neb., native, tallied two goals in Sunday’s 4-3 overtime triumph over Maryland, including the game winner in the 96th minute. Her first score of the game came in the 22nd minute off an assist […] Read More »

NU soccer gets past Maryland

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Senior Mayme Conroy scored two goals, including the game winner, to lead Nebraska (5-4-2, 1-2-2 Big Ten) to a 4-3 overtime victory over Maryland at the Nebraska Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. In the 96th minute, senior Jourden Casey crossed the ball to Conroy, who gathered control five yards out and knocked it in to […] Read More »

3rd ranked Creighton soccer remains undefeated at win over UIC

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The No. 3 Creighton men’s soccer team defeated UIC 3-1 at Morrison Stadium Tuesday night.  The Bluejays never trailed in the contest, extending their streak to six straight matches this season in which Creighton has yet to fall behind. An early goal from CU sophomore Fabian Herbers put the Jays ahead. He later assisted on […] Read More »

Wayne State freshman goalie shuts out UNK

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Josie Brown scored in the 10th minute while freshman goalkeeper Margaret Harma registered her first collegiate win with a shutout to lead Wayne State College in a 1-0 women’s soccer win at Nebraska-Kearney Wednesday evening at Ron and Carol Cope Stadium in Kearney. WSC improves to 1-0-1 on the season while the host Lopers fall […] Read More »

Husker soccer rallies from two-goal deficit for first road win

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Facing a 2-0 deficit in the second half, the Nebraska soccer team (3-1) rallied with three goals over the final 26 minutes to defeat Marquette, 3-2, at Valley Fields on Sunday afternoon.  Sophomore Jaycie Johnson scored a pair of goals, giving her four on the season. Johnson put the Huskers on the board in the […] Read More »

Creighton men’s soccer off to 2-0 start after shutout on Sunday night.

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The Creighton men’s soccer team edged Santa Clara 1-0 at Morrison Stadium Sunday night after a long weather delay between halves. Creighton freshman Ricky Lopez-Espin scored his second career goal and game-winning tally of the season in the 59th minute. SeniorJose Ribas assisted on the score. With the win the Bluejays improve to 2-0-0. It marks […] Read More »

Creighton soccer upsets #20 Stanford

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The Creighton men’s soccer team upset No. 20 Stanford 2-0 in the 2014 season opener at Morrison Stadium Friday night. With the win the Bluejays move to 1-0-0 while the Cardinal fall to 0-1-0 to begin the 2014 season. The victory extended Creighton’s unbeaten streak to 6-0-2 in season openers over the last eight years. […] Read More »

Husker soccer comes up short against DePaul

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The Nebraska soccer team (1-1) came up short in its attempt at an opening weekend sweep, falling to DePaul 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at the Nebraska Soccer Field. Sophomore Jaycie Johnson scored for the Huskers in the 89th minute off an assist from Caroline Flynn to give NU a chance in the closing minutes. Johnson’s […] Read More »

Creighton soccer ties Milwaukee in first exhibition game

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The Creighton men’s soccer team played Milwaukee to a 0-0 tie in an exhibition match at the Panthers’ Engelmann Stadium on a windy Sunday afternoon.  The Bluejays controlled most of the match outshooting Milwaukee 16-8 including nine shots on goal to just three by the Panthers. The teams decided not to play an overtime session in the […] Read More »

Defending Big Ten champs find a challenging schedule on the pitch

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The Nebraska soccer team released its 2014 schedule which features three games against top 10 teams from the final 2013 RPI Rankings.  The defending Big Ten regular-season and tournament champions will compete in an exhibition match against Colorado College on Aug. 15 in Colorado Springs, Colo., before beginning the regular season at home on Aug. […] Read More »

South sweeps both boys and girls matches at Shrine Soccer Classic

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Both South teams won 2-0 matches in the Nebraska Shrine Soccer Classic on Saturday at Nebraska-Omaha’s Caniglia Field.  The field has turf that is designed for soccer and is considered one of the best soccer playing surfaces in the country. Paige Phipps of Millard West scored first to put the South girls on the board in […] Read More »