The Daily Northwestern

Wildcats take down Hoyas in home opener

Brian Chappatta

March 4, 2010

It's hard to take down the nation's top-ranked team without possessing the ball. No. 5 Georgetown found that out the hard way in its 15-10 loss to No. 1 Northwestern on Saturday.The Wildcats doubled the Hoyas' draw controls ...

Lacrosse: Wildcats’ success stems from draw

Brian Chappatta

March 3, 2010

Every game starts with a draw. Every goal starts with a draw. Every win starts with a draw.Winning the faceoff comes down to hustle and reaction time. Two players, one from each team, line up in the center of the circle with thei...

Lacrosse: Wildcats’ win streak reaches 32

Brian Chappatta

February 28, 2010

Northwestern's transition to life without four-year starter Morgan Lathrop in goal wasn't supposed to be easy. Sophomore netminder Brianne LoManto struggled in her first career complete game, but the Wildcats' offense bailed he...

Lacrosse: Sophomores look to continue history of strong second seasons

Brian Chappatta and Brian Chappatta

February 24, 2010

On a team labeled young and inexperienced, Shannon Smith is proving age is just a number.After scoring 33 goals last season, the sophomore attacker racked up six scores and three assists in No. 1 Northwestern's season-opening 18-6 win ...

How well do you know Northwestern lacrosse?

Dan Hill

February 22, 2010

As the Northwestern lacrosse team seeks its sixth straight national championship, THE DAILY asks students about their familiarity with the sport....