The Daily Northwestern

Big Ten announces first 9-game conference slates

Josh Walfish, Summer Reporter

July 11, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Wildcat Extra

The Big Ten on Thursday released its 2016 and 2017 conference schedules, the first two with nine-game conference slates. Northwestern will begin Big Ten play on the road both seasons, starting at Iowa in 2016 and Wisconsin...

Northwestern swimmer makes U.S. roster for World Aquatics Championships

John Paschall, Reporter

June 11, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

As if capturing a school record in his first year wasn’t enough, Northwestern swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky was named Tuesday to the U.S. roster for the World Aquatics Championships. The freshman will be the only American competing...

Northwestern alumni pledge $5 million to renovate Rocky Miller Park

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

June 10, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern is getting a push to help raise the remaining funds to renovate Rocky Miller Park, the University announced today. Richard and Roxy Pepper have pledged $5 million to NU and hope their action will spur more contributions....

Baseball: Kansas City Royals draft Northwestern pitcher Luke Farrell

Alex Putterman, Reporter

June 7, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern pitcher Luke Farrell was selected Friday by the Kansas City Royals in the sixth round, 174th overall, of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The senior had been projected as a sixth-to-tenth-round pick...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern releases 2013-14 non-conference schedule

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

May 21, 2013

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern fans will have to wait until Nov. 9 to see new coach Chris Collins in a regular season game. NU on Tuesday released its complete 13-game, non-conference schedule, which features three true road games and a trip...

Football: Big Ten releases 2014 schedule

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

May 16, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The Big Ten this morning released Northwestern's 2014 conference schedule. The Wildcats will open with a road game Sept. 27 at Penn State followed by their home opener a week later against Wisconsin. NU will also visit Minnesota,...

Kelly Amonte Hiller: Women’s lacrosse conference coming to Big Ten in 2015

Ava Wallace, Assistant Sports Editor

May 15, 2013

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Coach Kelly Amonte Hiller said today that a Big Ten women's lacrosse conference will debut in the 2014-15 season. Northwestern, Ohio State and Penn State will play one last season in the American Lacrosse Conference before...

Men’s Swimming: Freestyler Matthew Margritier leaving Northwestern

John Paschall, Reporter

May 15, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Sophomore freestyler Matthew Margritier has left the men’s swimming and diving team and dropped out of Northwestern. Margritier cited “mostly personal and academic fits” as his reason for leaving the school. He also made...

Softball: Letourneau leads Cats into second round of Big Ten Tournament

Rebecca Friedman, Reporter

May 9, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The Wildcats’ explosive offense came powered a close first-round contest against Indiana on Thursday. In its first game of the Big Ten Tournament, No. 5 seed NU defeated No. 12 seed Indiana 6-3 thanks to the Cats’ 7 extra-base...