The Daily Northwestern

Lacrosse: Six straight: ALC down, NCAA next?

Brian Chappatta

May 8, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

For the sixth straight year, Northwestern is the champion of the American Lacrosse Conference.The Wildcats (17-1, 5-0 ALC) followed up their perfect regular season conference record with a pair of wins over the weekend to secure...

Lacrosse: Northwestern going for perfect ALC season with tournament crown

Brian Chappatta

May 5, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Before No. 2 Northwestern sets out to defend its five consecutive National Championships, the Wildcats must prove they are kings of their conference for the sixth straight year.NU defeated the five other members of the ALC durin...

Lacrosse: Dowd, Amonte Hiller garner conference honors

Brian Chappatta

May 5, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Six is the magic number for Northwestern. The Wildcats are trying to win the ALC tournament and NCAA tournament for the sixth straight year.If individual accolades foreshadow the team's success, then No. 2 NU is well on its wa...

Lacrosse: Comeback Cats-Northwestern tops Virginia in overtime

Brian Chappatta and Brian Chappatta

May 1, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

After rain came and went at Lakeside Field on Friday night, lightning struck with 7:31 remaining in the match between No. 2 Northwestern and No. 4 Virginia. The game was suspended with the Wildcats trailing the Cavaliers 8-7, an...

Lacrosse Sidebar: Seniors steal stage in win over Florida

Brian Chappatta and Brian Chappatta

May 1, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Against a first-year Florida team featuring 23 freshmen, No. 2 Northwestern showed what a difference senior leadership makes.All five members of this year's senior class recorded a point for the Wildcats on Sunday, as they race...

Lacrosse: Passing on the torch

Brian Chappatta

April 28, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Kris Anne B. on Dipity.This weekend's game against Florida signals a transition period for Northwestern. It marks the final regular season contest for the senior class, which includes attackers Danielle Spencer and Katrina Dowd, ...

Northwestern lacrosse ties game with 50 seconds left, wins in OT 11-8

Brian Chappatta

April 28, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

After rain came and went at Lakeside Field Friday night, with 7:31 remaining in the match between Northwestern and Virginia, play was suspended due to lightning.The Wildcats would have lost to the Cavaliers had play not resum...

Lacrosse: Behind eight goals from Danielle Spencer, Cats down Commodores 27-9

Brian Chappatta

April 24, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Before the game between Northwestern and Vanderbilt, the question was how the Wildcats would respond to losing for the first time in 41 games.By halftime it became a question of how many school records No. 2 NU would shatter.S...

Lacrosse: Trying to rebound

Brian Chappatta and Brian Chappatta

April 21, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Just more than 10 minutes into Sunday's game against North Carolina, sophomore attacker Shannon Smith found fellow sophomore midfielder Alex Frank for a score, putting Northwestern in the lead 4-2. One minute later, it was Fr...

Levin: Humble pie should come in handy

Robbie Levin

April 17, 2010

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

At first it may not seem like Kelly Amonte Hiller and Bill Belichick have much in common.One is a 36-year-old college lacrosse coach in Evanston; the other is a 58-year-old professional football coach in Boston.Take a closer look. T...