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Women’s soccer seniors working to go out on a high note

KEVIN BURD August 19, 2022 After finishing with a 2-16 record last season, the UNK women’s soccer team went in a different direction, hiring Rob Breton as the new head coach. With a newfound sense...

Rob Breton high fives Isabella Whiston during his first week of practice.

New women’s soccer coach fosters family culture

KEVIN BURD April 21, 2022 After a game of musical chairs, Rob Breton is the new head coach of the UNK women’s soccer team. He is the fourth head coach in the history of the program, which started in...

Soccer seniors were recognized for their contribution to the team.

UNK seniors honored after final game of season

KEVIN BURD November 4, 2021 The UNK women’s soccer team played its final game of the season against Emporia State on Saturday. For five seniors, this was the last time stepping on the field in a Loper...

Lily Engeman (right) and Megan Cook (left) try to defend against Katie Gasaway (middle).

Women’s soccer gets first MIAA win despite injuries

October 7, 2021

The Loper Women’s Soccer team has been plagued with injuries this year, but that didn’t stop UNK from getting its first MIAA victory on Friday against Newman. The Lopers won the game on a golden goal...

Although there are no official statistics being held for the spring season, the team is putting in work for their next season.

UNK women’s soccer hits the field for spring season

GRANT TIGHE April 14, 2021
It has been a rough start for the UNK women’s soccer team. The Lopers scored three goals in their first match of the spring season in an overtime loss to Missouri Western State. Since then, the Lopers have not scored a goal in three straight games.
The Lopers struggled to gain offensive momentum against Fort Hays.

Lopers playing for the present, focusing on the future

After the 2020 regular soccer season was canceled just two weeks before classes started, the team was informed in October that they would have a chance to play in the spring. The spring matches won’t be tracked on the team’s record, but the Lady Lopers are still making every minute count.
unk soccer player kicking the ball

UNK women’s soccer keeps postseason hopes alive

November 13, 2019

JILL-SILLINA The Lopers (2-7-7, 1-3-5) beat the Northeastern State University (11-4-1, 6-3) at home for the second straight season on Friday and tied Rogers State University...

Kassidy Kirsch, Rapid City, SD

Loper scoring woes continue

September 30, 2019

Alex The UNK women’s soccer team played host to Emporia State and Washburn over the weekend. In both games they were shut out, losing to the Hornets on Sept.27 2-0 and...

Loper Megan Merkel fights for possesion while two Minnesota State Moorhead defenders rush toward the ball.

Defense shines for UNK in opening weekend

September 13, 2019 Alex EllerSports Reporter Defense was the name of the game for the Lopers women soccer team in the UNK Fall Classic last weekend. After not finding the back of the...

photo of the UNK Womens Soccer team

Soccer looks to flip the script in 2019

September 1, 2019

Coming into the 2019 season the UNK women’s soccer team has their goals set high. After steadily improving from year one to year two under Chloe Roberts, a trip to the MIAA tournament for the first...

Soccer Team Lineup

Roller coaster season ends on senior Sunday

October 31, 2018

By Brandon Rojas The sun was out, and no clouds were in sight, it was the perfect conditions for a senior day send-off. Emporia State (13-4-1), however, had other plans. UNK (5-12-1) took on the Hornets...

Soccer Celebrates After Celebrating a Goal

Double overtime goal gives Lopers life

October 3, 2018

              A cold weekend had everyone bundled up to watch the Lopers take on the Northeastern State RiverHawks. The first of the two weekend games, ended...

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