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Cross Country: Wildcats disappoint in Wisconsin, attempt to regroup

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 23, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The freshmen on the Wildcats’ roster are talented, but they can’t carry the team. The Cats were disappointed Saturday when they placed 34th of 37 teams at the prestigious Wisconsin Adidas Invitational in Madison. Senior...

Cross Country: Sophomore earns Big Ten honors, Wildcats take first

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 16, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The Wildcats expected to win. And they did just that. Northwestern won first place of 25 teams Saturday at the Lucian Rosa Invitational at University of Wisconsin Parkside. The Cats' top finisher was awarded Big Ten Cross Country...

Cross Country: Freshman seizes day, takes the lead

October 9, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Most people wouldn't expect a freshman to both finish first on her team and break a personal record on a hot afternoon on a muddy cross country course. Andrea Ostenso accomplished both of these feats Friday afternoon at the...

Wildcats spring into tougher competition

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 2, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

It is going to be an important weekend for the Wildcats as they begin to transition to bigger, more competitive meets that present opportunities to score at-large points toward the national championship. Northwestern will co...

Cross Country: Wildcats combine youth and experience

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

September 24, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

After winning the Badger Season-Opener and placing fourth at the Dartmouth Invitational, Northwestern is gearing up for a meet that presents its first opportunity to win an at-large point toward the NCAA Championship. The Notre...

Cross Country: Northwestern falls short in heartbreaking race

John Paschall, Reporter

November 11, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The dream at the beginning of the season was simple: Make the NCAA Championships. However, that vision did not quite become a reality Friday at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Springfield, Mo. Northwestern was running wild...

Cross Country: Huth, Wildcats run to Springfield in hopes of extending season

John Paschall, Reporter

November 9, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The Wildcats have a secret, and senior Audrey Huth can’t wait to share it with the competition at NCAA Midwest Regionals on Friday in Springfield, Mo. “People don’t know what we are capable of,” Huth said. “We m...

Cross Country: Wildcats struggle, leave Big Ten Championships unsatisfied

John Paschall, Reporter

October 29, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Untapped potential can be any team's biggest regret. Northwestern found that out the hard way in East Lansing, as the Wildcats ran to a frustrating seventh place finish in the Big Ten Championships. Though the Cats did imp...

Cross Country: Experience laden Wildcats ready to make noise at Big Ten Champsionships

John Paschall, Reporter

October 26, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Coach April Likhite is taking a different approach to this year’s Big Ten Championships in East Lansing, Mich., and she is putting her energy toward getting pumped for the event rather than stressing out because of it. ...

Cross Country: Huth breaks own record in stellar weekend

John Paschall, Reporter

October 15, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Another race, another record broken. The Wildcats continued to live up to their “Run Wild” mentality this weekend, setting personal and team records at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational and the Bradley Classic. In the two...

Cross Country: Experience, chemistry propel Wildcats

John Paschall, Reporter

October 11, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Flash back one year to the day before the 2011 Wisconsin Adidas Invitational. The cross-country team that traveled to the meet thought it was a a deep squad. Fast-forward to today, when the team that will head to Madison, Wis.,...

Cross Country: Wildcats not satisified with South Bend success

John Paschall, Reporter

October 1, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

This weekend’s meet at the Notre Dame Invitational proved there has been a culture change in the cross country team. Any of the girls on the roster will briefly mention the Wildcats' strong sixth-place finish in a group of...