DeKALB — Women’s soccer was defeated in its final road game Sunday against the University of Akron at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field. This makes back-to-back shutout losses for the team after losing to the University of Buffalo on Friday. NIU is 0-7-1 in Mid-American Conference play.
NIU was defeated 3-0 by Akron as the team struggled to create opportunities on offense.
Sophomore goalkeeper Julia Lentz got the start in goal for the second game in a row, after junior goalkeeper Megan Donnally was injured in NIU’s game against Miami University – Ohio Oct.