• Cubeddu nets a pair to lift Northeastern over Merrimack
    Entering Northeastern’s match against Merrimack on Tuesday, the storylines were focused on anything but soccer. On Monday morning, Merrimack’s decision to leave the NEC and join the MAAC was announced publicly, marking a major leap for the newly-transitioned Division 1 school after just four seasons in the NEC.  But as the two sides clashed in
  • Huskies tread water in scoreless draw with the Seawolves
    From the start of Thursday’s contest, the Northeastern Huskies played like a team that had already clinched a spot in the CAA Tournament. On the other side, the Stony Brook Seawolves came out firing, knowing they were in a win-and-in scenario at Parsons Field.  In the first 10 minutes, the Seawolves launched three shots and
  • Huskies draw with rival Terriers in defensive battle
    The Dirty Water Derby. A fixture as classic as the Old Firm or El Clasico. Northeastern vs. Boston University. Everything to play for. The Huskies made the trip across town for the matchup against the Terriers at Nickerson Field, and after an interesting 90 minutes of play, would draw with their rival 1-1. The first
  • Huskies secure huge victory behind Akyirem’s dagger
    It is a trope as old as written language itself. The underdog versus the titan. David versus Goliath. Rudy versus the Notre Dame coaching staff.  This is not one of those stories.  Two titans of the CAA, the Towson Tigers and the Northeastern Huskies, squared off in a top-four league matchup on Sunday at Parsons
  • Huskies make Cougars prey in Thursday’s victory
    BROOKLINE — Over the course of the long, arduous CAA season, Northeastern has gone through several ups and downs. One of the downs came just last weekend, when they dropped a game to the Hofstra Pride by a narrow 1-0 margin. Occasionally, all a team needs to stop a skid is a bit of home
  • Huskies halted by hot Wildcats, drop second in a row
    BROOKLINE — After dropping a disappointing match against the Campbell Camels, Northeastern came back home to Parsons Field for a matchup against a New Hampshire side that received ranking votes. After 90 minutes of lopsided action, the Huskies would find themselves on the wrong end of a 3-0 scoreline. The match opened with UNH dominating
  • Hofstra hands Northeastern first CAA loss of the season
    When Northeastern traveled to New York to face Hofstra on Sunday afternoon, it was the first time they had taken on a team ranked higher than them in the CAA all season. In the end, the Pride proved their place in the rankings, handing the Huskies their first conference loss of the season in a
  • Last-minute heroics spoils Huskies hopes as they tie Delaware
    Fresh off of a program record 10-0 win, Northeastern shipped down to Newark to face off against Delaware in yet another CAA matchup.  The Huskies entered the match loss-less in conference play, while the Blue Hens still sought their first conference win of the year. As the favorites, it was up to Northeastern to control
  • Huskies salvage point in rainy match with first-place Seawolves
    Northeastern’s men’s soccer team entered Saturday night looking for their first home win of the season against a Stony Brook squad that was undefeated in conference play.  On the other side, the Seawolves were looking to break some looming streaks of their own. Coming into the match, Stony Brook was winless on the road for
  • Huskies strike early to take down the Phoenix
    Finishing off a long weekend in North Carolina, the Huskies picked up their second conference victory of the season in a Sunday afternoon matchup against Elon.  After two tie games in a row — one against Drexel last Sunday and the other against Campbell this past Thursday — the 2-1 win was a refreshing sendoff
  • Back-and-forth battle between Huskies and Camels ends in another CAA draw
    Northeastern women’s soccer traveled to North Carolina on Thursday in their first road CAA matchup of the season to play the Campbell Fighting Camels for the first time in program history. Campbell, in its first year in the CAA, had a slow start to the season entering the matchup, with just one goal in their
  • PHOTO GALLERY: Northeastern takes down Harvard
    WRBB photographer Ella Bramwell went to Harvard’s Jordan Field Tuesday and captured the sights of Northeastern’s 4-0 win over the Crimson. See more of her photos below. The Huskies were helped to the win by four different goal scorers including senior Federico Tellez (pictured above) who scored his first of the season in the 10th
  • After multiple weather delays, Drexel rallies late to secure draw with Huskies
    BROOKLINE — A soaked Sunday afternoon in Brookline turned into a stalemate for Northeastern women’s soccer, as they ended the day in a 2-2 deadlock with Drexel.   The Huskies started the game with solid possession time, maintaining pressure in their half of the pitch, but were unable to get any shots on goal. Both sophomore
  • Hunt continues historic pace as Huskies clip Seahawks
    BROOKLINE — In their first game against each other since 2021, Northeastern women’s soccer dismantled UNC Wilmington 3-0 at home in its conference opener. While the Huskies appeared disjointed at times throughout the match, there was never a question about the final result. The Seahawks had no answer for Northeastern’s artful passes and dribble moves.
  • Huskies hold on late, top Quinnipiac for first non conference victory
    After starting their CAA season with a strong 3-1 win against UNC Wilmington on Sep. 2, Northeastern looked to continue their winning ways with a non-conference matchup against the Quinnipiac Bobcats. The Huskies made the trip down to Hamden, Connecticut on Tuesday for their second straight road match. Northeastern is a physical side, and they
  • Akyirem scores go-ahead goal, but Huskies settle for draw against BU
    BROOKLINE — When sophomore superstar Vivian Akyirem scored Northeastern’s first goal in the 60th minute and fell to the pitch in jubilation, it felt like an absolute certainty that the Huskies would ride that wave of emotion to victory. Instead, the season-high crowd of 382 fans at Parsons Field were left in stunned silence as
  • Huskies falter in home opener despite Brown’s rally
    BROOKLINE — Northeastern stepped onto their home field for the first time this season Monday night, taking on the visiting UMass Lowell River Hawks in the pair’s first competition since 2019.  After finishing fourth in the 2022 CAA regular season, while Lowell was unable to nab a single America East conference win, the Huskies were
  • Men’s soccer faces a grueling schedule in Rich Weinrebe’s second season at the helm
    By Peyton Doyle and Khalin Kapoor Rich Weinrebe started off his first season strong as Northeastern’s newest men’s soccer coach. The former UNH assistant went 2-1-3 in his first six games, with his only loss coming in a one-goal match against BC. However, the rest of the season didn’t go exactly to plan. In late
  • Men’s soccer looks to bolster attack, central defense with new faces
    In his first year as head coach of the Huskies, Rich Weinrebe had 13 new players join his squad. Four of his five transfers — Tobias Wangerud, Fabrizio Cubbedu, Ole Kjørholt, and Ahria Simons — made instant impacts for Northeastern. That group made 58 starts combined for the team last season. The freshman class was
  • Schedule preview: Women’s soccer has no easy road towards a CAA Title
    Last season, the Northeastern women’s soccer team made it to its second straight CAA title game and knocked off three talented non-conference opponents — UConn, UNH, and BU — during the regular season. This season, the Huskies are changing up their non-conference slate a bit, only playing two New England squads and facing two teams
  • Women’s soccer builds around all-CAA midfield with class of newcomers
    Northeastern head coach Ashley Phillips couldn’t have asked for a better performance from her group of newcomers last season. She brought in two Power-Five transfers in midfielder Jessie Hunt and goalkeeper Holland Stam, who both started every game for the Huskies. Hunt also set the program’s record for single-season assists with 13, and earned All-CAA
  • Huskies eliminated by Hofstra in thrilling CAA final
    Story by Josh Chaskes and Peyton Doyle BROOKLINE — The CAA women’s soccer championship game went beyond anyone’s imagination, providing drama that would wow any film fanatic. The match began with an unlikely pairing, a No. 3 seeded Northeastern squad vs No.8 Hofstra. It ended with the Pride defeating the Huskies in the finals for
  • ‘Kings of the comeback’: Huskies save season with thrilling victory
    Story by Peyton Doyle and Josh Chaskes BROOKLINE — Soccer is a game of two halves, and sometimes those two halves can feel radically different. That was certainly the case in Northeastern’s 2-1 win over William & Mary. The Huskies started slowly in the first half and were down early, but came flying back to
  • Huskies snap five-game skid behind late score
    BROOKLINE — The two opponents in Tuesday night’s rivalry battle at Parsons Field entered the match on complete opposite trajectories. Northeastern’s season has been slipping away in recent weeks, as the Huskies entered the match at Parsons Field carrying a five-game losing streak. Meanwhile, the Terriers had won two in a row, outscoring their opponents
  • Hunt’s record-breaker helps secure draw for Huskies
    BROOKLINE — While the Huskies did not get the exact result they wanted Thursday night in their 2-2 draw against Drexel, junior midfielder Jessie Hunt came away with a memorable individual accomplishment. In the 80th minute, with Northeastern facing a 2-1 deficit following two unanswered goals by Drexel, Hunt did something she has had no
  • Inside Vivian Akyirem’s sparkling freshman season for Northeastern
    Vivian Akyirem’s Northeastern career has started like a firecracker. The freshman forward has notched six goals in her first 12 career games, something that hasn’t been done by a Huskies’ women’s soccer player in over a decade. The last time a freshman even had six goals in a season was 2014. Akyirem currently leads the
  • UNCW tops Northeastern behind late score
    BROOKLINE — All it takes is one moment to break open a close game. Tonight, that moment didn’t go Northeastern’s way as the Huskies fell 1-0 to UNCW in a CAA clash at home at Parsons Field. The Huskies dominated the first 20 minutes, with their back four of Ahriá Simons, Ole Kjorholt, Fabrizio Cubeddu,
  • Huskies lose two in a row for first time in season
    Wednesday evening, Northeastern traveled to Worcester to take on Holy Cross. While the Huskies dominated the final third of the match, a first half goal by the Crusaders was all they needed to take down Northeastern for the first time since 2017, 1-0.  Northeastern entered the game looking to bounce back from their 2-1 loss
  • Marin-Thomson game winner secures scrappy Husky victory
    Everything seemed to be leaning towards a Northeastern loss in Tuesday’s matchup versus Harvard. The Crimson were the superior team physically and dominated the shot total and corner kick tally. But the scrappy grit and pure heart of the Huskies proved to reign victorious, as the home squad snuck out a 3-2 victory over their
  • Northeastern hangs on to draw with nationally-ranked Brown
    BROOKLINE, Mass. — Though it is only September, the Northeastern women’s soccer team has already felt some of the highest highs and the lowest lows this year. Coming fresh off of a disappointing loss to Farfield, the Huskies had an uphill battle against the 20th-ranked Brown.  Right from the first whistle, Brown established themselves as
  • Massoud’s late goal salvages draw for Huskies
    Northeastern’s rain-soaked matchup with Quinnipiac Tuesday night was a slugfest. Both squads threw their bodies around and used every last breath of energy in the match, before ending in a 2-2 stalemate. The game was highlighted by the constant sway of momentum, with neither side willing to give in to the others’ sustained pressure. To
  • Stam shines in goal as Northeastern outlasts UConn
    Senior Day fell early this year for Northeastern, as they took on UConn in a Sunday afternoon non-conference matchup. While six Husky seniors were celebrated before the game, it was two newcomers who led the way for Northeastern in their 1-0 victory.  Northeastern’s brightest star was graduate goalkeeper Holland Stam, who has had a mixed
  • Harvard header halts Huskies’ harmony in close defeat
    From the start of their 3-2 victory over Northeastern on Monday, Harvard was ready to defend their home field in a crosstown battle. The Crimson fired off three shots and earned two offsides calls in the first five-and-a-half minutes, forcing press after press on the Huskies. But despite Harvard’s early aggression, Northeastern was the team
  • Huskies outlast late push by Rams to secure draw
    The Northeastern Huskies women’s soccer team opened their match against the Rhode Island Rams on Thursday afternoon looking hungry for a win. Throughout the course of the game however, the tides began to turn, and the Huskies began taking the heat, narrowly holding on to end the game in a 0-0 draw.  Freshman forward Vivian
  • Late equalizer spoils Weinrebe’s opening victory, forces draw
    After 65 minutes, Northeastern’s new head coach Rich Weinrebe seemed well-positioned to take home a victory in his first match at the helm. But when the final whistle blew, Weinrebe was left with a 1-1 draw in the blazing sun at Parsons Field against UMass. Despite the result, Weinrebe was encouraged by what his team
  • Men’s soccer preview: With new coach at the helm, Huskies look to ride last year’s momentum to CAA crown
    Most of Northeastern’s core nucleus of players from its successful 11-6-2 campaign last year — the program’s first winning season in a decade — remains intact for the upcoming 2022 season. But while the team will look to build off its massive leap forward from a year ago, the head coach patrolling the sidelines at
  • CAA Preview: Hofstra strong favorites to repeat, but Huskies are in the hunt
    For the second year in a row, Hofstra is well-positioned to dominate the CAA and claim the league crown, bringing back the majority of its formidable core that went 18-2-2 last season. The Pride are ranked No. 17 in the country by the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll, and stand atop the conference landscape entering
  • Schedule preview: Weinrebe, Huskies face tough slate early in season
    Following a successful 11-6-2 campaign a year ago, first-year head coach Rich Weinrebe and the Huskies will look to build upon last season’s success with an established and experienced roster in 2022. Here’s a look at the key matchups and dates on the Huskies’ schedule this season. Nonconference games For his first season in charge
  • Eagles spoil Huskies’ home opener behind dominant attack
    BOSTON — The last time the Northeastern and Boston College women’s soccer teams faced off was in the unusual spring 2021 season, following the cancellation of the fall 2020 slate due to COVID-19.  Northeastern, in their 26 years of women’s soccer, have a record of 0-16-1 against the Eagles. On Sunday, the Huskies couldn’t buck
  • Legowski lifts Huskies to victory in season opener
    For the second straight year, the Huskies kicked off their season against crosstown rival Boston University. In last year’s installment, BU came away with a dominant 2-0 victory over Northeastern at Parsons Field. This year, the venue had flipped, and the Huskies were looking to steal a win at the Terriers’ home turf to begin
  • From Boston to New Zealand, Northeastern’s 13 newcomers will look to make immediate impact
    Northeastern’s first-year head coach Rich Weinrebe got right to work putting his stamp on the Huskies’ roster, with 13 new players — eight freshman and five transfers — joining the program this fall. Weinrebe retains much of the potent offensive force that lifted the Huskies to a winning record last season, but many of Northeastern’s
  • Women’s soccer preview: Huskies look to build off last year’s success with veteran squad
    2021 was full of unknowns for the Huskies. Would the season survive a COVID-19 outbreak? How would players recover from a shortened offseason? How would the team fare in a full-length regular season after the craziness of a pandemic-shortened schedule a year prior?  This season, there are many more certinaities across the college soccer landscape,
  • Freshmen to provide immediate boost to Northeastern’s attack
    Following a class of incoming players that instantly provided help on the pitch last season, Northeastern head coach Ashely Phillips has once again brought in a bounty of talent over the offseason. While there are several large gaps left in the defense by the losses of graduates Julianne Ross and Mikenna McManus, players already on
  • CAA women’s soccer preview: Monmouth and Towson look to unseat CAA Titans
    The CAA is shaping up to be a league of great parity this season. Several top schools are losing their conference domineers, newcomers are looking to immediately make noise, others are wanting to just keep their heads above water and young squads aim to develop their talent and exceed limited expectations.   Here is a prediction
  • Huskies face new conference foes and familiar favorites in 2022
    Nonconference games The Northeastern women’s soccer schedule is split in half this season, with eight nonconference games to open the year and nine conference matches to close it out. The Huskies start their season with three of their first four games coming against fellow Boston schools.  The season opens Aug. 18 when the Huskies hop
  • In Stunning Upset, Women’s Soccer Defeats UNCW to Advance to CAA Finals
    By Catherine Morrison On a cool and drizzly Thursday afternoon, Northeastern had their work cut out for them. They had made it to the CAA semifinals by the skin of their teeth, clinching their spot in the last game of the season with a win against William and Mary. The Huskies were seeded fourth and
  • Huskies Battle the Wind and Come Out On Top Against James Madison University
    Story by Catherine Morrison After defeating Towson in second overtime and snapping their four game losing streak, the Northeastern Huskies looked to build on their momentum at Parsons Field when they faced the James Madison University Dukes. Sunday’s game was not pretty for the Huskies. They only had seven shots, all in the first half,
  • Huskies Fall in Semi-final Rematch
    Story by Peyton Doyle Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Northeastern women’s soccer’s senior night presented an important opportunity for the Huskies (3-6-1, 0-2-0 CAA) who are looking to establish themselves among the top-tier of CAA teams this season. The match on Oct. 3 was against the UNCW Seahawks (6-1-1, 2-0-0 CAA), the same team that ended
  • Northeastern Season Heats Up After 1-0 Win Against UNH
    Story by Catherine Morrison Photos by Mike Puzzanghera Three games into the official season, Northeastern looked a world away from its first game where they were shutout against Boston University. They looked more confident, giving up less opportunities and making the most of their chances. Despite playing in oppressive heat, Northeastern got the job done
  • Huskies Fall 2-0 to Cross-town Rival in Season Opener
    Story by Catherine Morrison Photos by Mike Puzzanghera  On a humid Thursday evening in front of a crowd of 200, the women’s soccer team’s season started with an electric match against local rival, Boston University. The Huskies put up a good fight, outshooting BU 15-5, but it wasn’t enough, and BU shutout Northeastern 2-0.  After
  • Northeastern Women’s Soccer 2021 Schedule Preview
    Article by Peyton Doyle Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Non-Conference Games During the shortened 2021 spring season, the Northeastern women’s soccer team went 2-3-1 in non-conference play. Northeastern, like many other schools, faced challenges when it came to their schedule and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Huskies lost three of their non-conference games last season due to
  • Northeastern Women’s Soccer 2021 Fall Season
    Article by Peyton Doyle Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Head Coach: Ashley Phillips Spring 2021 Record: (5-5-1, 3-1-0 CAA) Point Leaders: F, Chelsea Domond (4 G, 1 A) Transferred to Syracuse Mid, Alexis Legowski (3 G, 1 A) JR F, Gabrielle Scarlett (2 G, 1 A) SO F/Mid, Mikenna McManus (4 A) Grad F/Mid, Rose Kaefer
  • Women’s Soccer CAA Conference Projections for 2021
    Article and Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Much like last season, the CAA projects to have some heavy hitters at the top and some disparity at the bottom. Here’s a deeper look at the projected top four teams: the same four that made the tournament last year. Northeastern Northeastern’s spring 2020-21 soccer season ended in disappointment,
  • Northeastern Women’s Soccer 2021 Freshman Class
    Article by Peyton Doyle Photo by Mike Puzzanghera Following a season in which four members of the freshman class played significant minutes for the Northeastern Women’s Soccer team, Head Coach Ashley Phillips can only hope to receive similar production from this year’s incoming class. The impressive young core of Huskies, includes the defensive juggernaut, Allie