The Daily Northwestern

Volleyball: Wildcats ride hot streak into Penn State game

David Lee, Reporter

October 17, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

After defeating three straight Big Ten opponents, Northwestern (12-7, 4-3 Big Ten) is setting its sights on its toughest opponent yet, No. 2 Penn State (14-2, 5-1). The Wildcats recently beat two consecutive ranked opponents, then-No. 20 Boilermakers (11-6, 2-4) and then-No. 17 Buckeyes (14-5, 2-5)....

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...

Field Hockey: Wildcats to avenge loss against Hoosiers

Mike Marut, Reporter

October 16, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Last year, Indiana knocked Northwestern out of the Big Ten Tournament in the first consolation round. Now the Wildcats are back, and they have not forgotten about last time. In the post-season, Indiana dashed any NU hopes of...

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...