The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern field hockey loses 2 at home to PSU, MSU

Joshua Walfish

October 31, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Even with their impassioned style of play over the weekend, Northwestern just couldn't quite seal the deal against its highly touted competition. NU (11-8, 3-3 Big Ten) lost both of their weekend matchups with top-15 teams, fa...

Field Hockey: Cats face two of nation’s best with a chance to win Big Ten

Josh Walfish

October 26, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

The last time Northwestern made the NCAA Tournament, they lost 1-0 to James Madison in the Final Four. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, that was all the way back in 1994, which was also the last year NU won the Big Ten regular s...

Field Hockey: Chelsea Armstrong nets four goals in 4-2 win over Iowa

Josh Walfish

October 23, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

After sitting out of Northwestern's loss to Michigan State on Oct. 17 because of injury, sophomore midfielder Chelsea Armstrong got back to her usual scoring ways on Sunday. Armstrong scored all four NU goals as the Wildcats ...

Field Hockey: Northwestern finds heartbreak on road trip to Michigan, Michigan State

Josh Walfish

October 15, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Northwestern dropped both games on its weekend road trip to Michigan in heartbreaking fashion, losing to No. 12 Michigan 4-3 in overtime on Friday and No. 7 Michigan State 2-1 on Sunday. NU (10-6, 2-1 Big Ten) played against t...

OT thriller ends Cats’ five-game win streak

Joshua Walfish

October 3, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

The "Cardiac Cats" moniker might work for more than just the football team. The Northwestern field hockey team (8-4) gave fans numerous nervous moments in their 2-1 overtime loss on Sunday against Kent State (7-5), who came ...

Field Hockey: Cats look to reverse result against Hoosiers

Bill Carey

November 3, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

In Northwestern's 2-1 loss to Indiana earlier this season, its defense struggled to keep pace with the Hoosiers' fast-paced offense.But since that game, the Wildcats' defense has stepped up. NU pitched a shutout Iowa through r...

Field Hockey: Cats’ early lead ends in familiar one-goal defeat

Bill Carey

October 31, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Once is chance. Twice is coincidence. Third time is a pattern.For the third consecutive weekend, No. 20 Northwestern engaged in a back-and-forth battle with a Big Ten opponent, only to fall a goal short.The Wildcats jumped out quick...

Field Hockey: Cats play close with Iowa, fall in OT

Bill Carey

October 25, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

For nearly 78 minutes, No. 19 Northwestern traded missed opportunities with Iowa as the momentum swapped back and forth.When it appeared the momentum may have finally swung back in the Wildcats' direction, the Hawkeyes swooped i...

Forman: No matter the loss, Fuchs key to the future

Matt Forman

October 25, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

It doesn't take a field hockey expert to recognize what's happening here. Coach Tracey Fuchs has Northwestern headed in the right direction. I won't go so far as to say the Wildcats will win a National Championship under Fuchs, bu...

Field Hockey: NU notches 1st win over Penn State since 1997

Bill Carey

October 11, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Throughout its 2009 campaign, No. 18 Northwestern has not had a problem getting started.During the team's first two Big Ten games, though, the Wildcats struggled to respond once their opponent overcame that strong start and took ...

Field Hockey: Uchida runs middle, sets team’s tempo

Bill Carey

October 7, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Senior midfielder and defender Stacy Uchida's name rarely shows up in the box score. She has not recorded a goal or an assist in her four years with Northwestern.Senior midfielder and defender Stacy Uchida's name rarely shows up ...

Field Hockey: Crushing the California dream

Bill Carey

October 5, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

After No. 17 Northwestern's 3-1 loss to Michigan on Friday, coach Tracey Fuchs was disappointed her team became complacent with a one-goal lead and allowed Michigan to take control of the game.With the Wildcats' 3-0 victory ov...