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September 28, 2014
NAU Gets First Big Sky Win Over Sac State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – To close out Family Weekend at Northern Arizona University, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team played their second Big Sky game of the season at home against Sacramento State. The Lumberjacks jumped on the board first in the 67th minute off a goal from Haley Wingender and NAU was able to hold on for the 1-0 win over Sacramento State for the Lumberjacks first Big Sky win of the season.

September 26, 2014
NAU Draws Portland State 1-1 in Big Sky Opener
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team kicked off their Big Sky regular season schedule against the defending regular season champions, Portland State at home under the lights at Lumberjack Stadium. The Lumberjacks played their second straight overtime game, this time at home and after two goals in the first half, NAU and Portland State ended their Big Sky opener in a 1-1 draw. NAU is now 4-3-2 on the season.

September 24, 2014
NAU Soccer Kicks Off Their Big Sky Schedule at Home
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team are riding a four-match winning streak into the beginning of conference play as they open their Big Sky schedule at home against the defending regular season champions Portland State on Friday, Sept. 26, at Lumberjack Stadium. NAU will close out the weekend against Sacramento State on Sunday for their first Big Sky home stand of the season.

September 23, 2014
Tarver Claims Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week
OGDEN, Utah – After three straight shutouts and four wins in a row, Northern Arizona women’s soccer defender Sarah Tarver has been named this week’s Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week. The honor comes after a huge 1-0 double overtime win against UTEP who had lost just one game at home this season. The Lumberjacks are now 4-3-1 this season.

September 22, 2014
Family Weekend FAQs
Are you ready for Family Weekend. Here's some FAQs that you should know.

September 21, 2014
Wingender scores in 101st minute for the 1-0 win
EL PASO, Texas – Last year, UTEP came away with a 4-3 win at Lumberjack Stadium against the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team. Well the Lumberjacks returned the favor to the Miners this year as Northern Arizona scored a goal in the 101st minute to come away with the 1-0 win over UTEP in double overtime. The Lumberjacks end their non-conference schedule on a four-game winning streak heading into conference play.

September 17, 2014
Soccer takes three-game winning streak to El Paso
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After an undefeated weekend at home last week against Wright State and in-state rival Grand Canyon, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will travel to El Paso, Texas to face UTEP on Sunday, Sept. 21. The Lumberjacks are riding a three-match winning streak with victories over South Dakota, Wright State and Grand Canyon.

September 14, 2014
'Jacks Notch Two Late Goals, Shut Out the 'Lopes
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In the midst of a home stretch of six of seven home games, the Northern Arizona soccer team continued to find their stride, notching their third consecutive victory on Sunday, shutting out Grand Canyon, 2-0, at Lumberjack Stadium. The shutout was the team's second of the weekend and third in the last four games.

September 12, 2014
Wingender’s PK goal gives NAU the 1-0 win over Wright State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Underneath the lights in their first Friday night home game of the season, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team were able to perform in front of 595 fans against Wright State. Haley Wingender scored on a penalty kick in the first half and that is all the Lumberjacks needed as Northern Arizona defeated Wright State 1-0 for the Lumberjack’s second straight win.

September 10, 2014
Soccer Hosts Mountain Classic
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will host the Mountain Classic this Friday and Sunday as they welcome Grand Canyon, Southern Utah and Wright State to Flagstaff. On Friday night the Lumberjacks will begin the Mountain Classic against Wright State and then on Sunday NAU will conclude the tournament against in-state rival Grand Canyon. The Lumberjacks will not face Southern Utah as they play each other during the conference season.

September 7, 2014
Soccer Scores Late for First Win of the Season
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team was back on the pitch Sunday against South Dakota searching for their first win of the season and the Lumberjacks delivered their first victory of the season off of an 85th minute goal from Haley Wingender to give NAU the 3-2 win over the Coyotes. The Lumberjacks are now 1-3-1 on the season.

September 4, 2014
NAU Welcomes the Coyotes to Flagstaff
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After their first shutout of the season against Valparaiso, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will be looking for their first win of the season as they welcome South Dakota to Flagstaff on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 12 p.m. at Lumberjack Stadium.

September 2, 2014
Gilbertson Captures First Career Big Sky POW Honor
OGDEN, Utah – After facing 39 shots in 200 minutes of play, Northern Arizona women’s soccer Natalie Gilbertson has been named the Big Sky Co-Defensive Player of the week for her exceptional play between the posts this past weekend.

September 1, 2014
NAU Athletics September Student-Athlete Spotlight
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Diane Buzzard of the soccer team and Austin Hasquet of the football team are featured in Lumberjack Academics' monthly student-athlete spotlight for the month of September.

August 31, 2014
NAU goes scoreless for second straight match
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team was looking for their first win of the season in their 2014 home opener on Sunday against Valparaiso. In front of 512 fans at Lumberjack Stadium, the Lumberjacks held the Crusaders scoreless for 110 minutes and both teams failed to put any goals on the board in a 0-0 tie in Flagstaff.

August 28, 2014
NAU allows late goal to give UofA the 1-0 win
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team was back on the pitch Thursday night in Tucson as they faced the University of Arizona. The Lumberjacks had their best defensive performance of the season but it was not enough against the Wildcats as UofA scored in the 86th minute for the 1-0 win. The Lumberjacks drop to 0-3 this season.

August 26, 2014
Soccer Goes Back on the Road Before Home Opener
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team is back in the state of Arizona and will travel to Tucson on Thursday to face PAC-12 opponent Arizona. The Lumberjacks will then turn their attention to the much anticipated home opener against Valparaiso on Sunday, Aug. 31 at Lumberjack Stadium.

August 24, 2014
Wingender Scores Two in Loss to UCR
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team finished their weekend in Las Vegas Sunday in a matchup with UC Riverside. Haley Wingender scored two goals in her return home to Las Vegas but it was not enough as the Lumberjacks fell to UC Riverside 4-2.

August 22, 2014
NAU Drops Opener 2-1 to UNLV
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona women’s soccer team kicked off their 2014 season on the road in UNLV Friday night. The Lumberjacks had to battle back from a 2-0 deficit and NAU cut the lead to one after an own goal late in the first half but it was not enough as the Lumberjacks dropped their season opener 2-1 to the Rebels.

August 19, 2014
Soccer Heads to Las Vegas for Season Opener
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The season is finally here as the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will begin the 2014 season on the road against UNLV on Friday, Aug. 22, in the UNLV Rebel Classic. After Friday’s match against the Rebels, the Lumberjacks will close out the weekend in Las Vegas with a matchup against UC Riverside on Sunday.

August 13, 2014
Soccer Faces ASU in Exhibition Match
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. –After almost two weeks of training in Flagstaff, the Northern Arizona women’s soccer team will travel down I-17 to face Arizona State in an exhibition match on Friday, Aug. 15 at 7p.m. This will be the second scrimmage for the Lumberjacks; last week NAU played in their annual Blue & Gold game where the squad was split. The Sun Devils are coming off a 9-8-2 season, finishing seventh in the PAC-12. The game will be played on the ASU West Campus which is located at 4781 West University Way South in Glendale, Ariz. There will be no live stats for this contest.

August 12, 2014
Season Outlook
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The 2013 Northern Arizona women’s soccer team brought the program back to the Big Sky Championships for the first time since 2010. Last year’s squad set a standard the 2014 team looks to carry on in their quest towards a Big Sky title.

August 7, 2014
Soccer Preps for Season With Blue/Gold Scrimmage
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Lumberjack fans will get a first look at the 2014 Northern Arizona women's soccer team on Sat. Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. as the squad will split up in their Blue and Gold scrimmage.

August 6, 2014
NAU Picked Third in the Big Sky Conference
OGDEN, Utah – After a second place finish in the Big Sky Conference in 2013, the 2014 Northern Arizona women’s soccer team has been picked to finish third this season. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team in the preseason poll, which was released Wednesday by the league office.

June 27, 2014
The 2014 World Cup with Andre Luciano: Part 1
There's no bigger soccer enthusiast in Flagstaff than Head Women's Soccer Coach Andre Luciano. Luciano provides his take on the 2014 World Cup as it leaves group play enters the knockout stage.

May 27, 2014
Register Now for June Summer Camps at NAU
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Summer time is here, and what way better to spend your afternoons then at a Northern Arizona Athletics Summer Camp. Kids from all ages can register now to take part in the various camps that will be conducted in the month of June, including football, men’s and women’s basketball, and soccer. Don’t wait, register today!

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NAU Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona University and Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Lisa Campos is proud to announce the 2014 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame Class who will be honored at this year’s Hall of Fame Football Game on Nov. 8 versus UC Davis. Comprising this year’s class is two-time All American football player Dan Finn, three-time All-Big Sky First Team soccer selection Cee Cee Odorfer and the 1999-2000 men’s basketball team who advanced to the NCAA Tournament.