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Fencing: Northwestern blows by competition in Colorado

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

January 18, 2015

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Northwestern travelled to Colorado this weekend looking for no big surprises, and the team got its wish. But the Wildcats’ performance was far from flawless. NU entered Saturday’s Western Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colora...

Fencing: Wildcats look to go undefeated in Colorado

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

January 15, 2015

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing The fall preseason was stellar for the Wildcats — even with some injuries. Head coach Laurie Schiller has already voiced high expectations for his squad, including winning every dual meet, a trip to the conf...

Fencing: Northwestern carries high expectations into winter

Alex Lederman, Reporter

January 6, 2015

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing The goals for Northwestern this year are simple. “We want to win every dual meet, we want to get to the conference championship and we want to send six kids to NCAAs and finish in the top five,” coach Laurie ...

Fencing: Northwestern prepares for scrimmage against rival Notre Dame

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 14, 2014

Filed under Fall Sports, Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

Fencing Northwestern takes on one of its biggest rivals in a scrimmage Friday in South Bend, Indiana. “Notre Dame is one of our strongest competitors and we go against them more times throughout the season,” sophomore...

Fencing: Wildcats compete in Junior North American Cup

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 11, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing Northwestern fencers competed in the United States Fencing Association Junior North American Cup in Louisville, Kentucky this past weekend. The foilists took the strip Friday. Freshman Michelle Lee was the Wildcats...

Fencing: Wildcats cruise through first dual meet of season

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 3, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Northwestern foiled the competition this weekend in its first dual meet of the season. During the NU Duals meet, the Wildcats beat all 12 teams by a combined score of 298-26 at the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion. “What more...

Fencing: Northwestern prepares for first dual meet of the season

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

October 30, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing Northwestern will welcome 10 schools to Evanston on Sunday for its first dual meet of the season: the NU Duals. “The teams that we’re fencing aren’t particularly strong,” coach Laurie Schiller said, “b...

Fencing: Schiller pleased with Wildcats’ effort at Remenyik Open

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

October 27, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing Coach Laurie Schiller walked out of Henry Crown Sports Pavilion this weekend pleased with his team's performance, he said. The Wildcats claimed one gold and three silver finishes at the United States Fencin...

Fencing: Cats leave tournament with no top finishers

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Northwestern flew home from the United States Fencing Association North American Cup in Portland, Oregon, this weekend without much to celebrate; the Wildcats’ top finisher placed 26th. “While we didn’t have any specta...

Fencing: Northwestern heads to Portland for away meet

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

October 9, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

Northwestern returns to action this weekend at the North American Cup in Portland, Oregon. “Everyone who’s aspiring to the world teams will be there this weekend,” coach Laurie Schiller said. “The kids we’ve got...