The Daily Northwestern

Men’s Tennis: Wildcats fade in clutch for Wolfpack wrecking

Abbey Chase and Abbey Chase

February 26, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The 7-0 score line reveals little about Northwestern's match against North Carolina State on Saturday. In a highly competitive affair, the Wildcats fought to the very end against the No. 48 Wolfpack, in a match that featured ...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern hopes to relay fast start into Big Ten success

Abbey Chase

February 22, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Does a road to redemption lie ahead for the Wildcats? After a strong start to the season, Northwestern heads into Big Ten dual matches with a commanding 7-2 record. But a tough conference means the Cats have yet to face their st...

Men’s Tennis: Doubles point crucial as Northwestern faces North Carolina State

Rebecca Friedman

February 20, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

With only three matches left until the Big Ten season, the Wildcats are polishing their play in both doubles and singles. No. 57 Northwestern has a 7-2 record and has won the doubles point 8 of 9 times this season. NU faces ...

Men’s Tennis: Doubles domination leads to Northwestern drubbing of New Mexico

Rebecca Friedman

February 19, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

No. 64 Northwestern jumped to 7-2 on the season with a convincing 6-1 victory over No. 59 New Mexico on Sunday. The victory contributes to a successful nonconference campaign for the Wildcats, who have three matches remaining...

Men’s Tennis: Swan’s ‘doubles system’ preps Northwestern for New Mexico

Abbey Chase

February 14, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

With eight matches under their belt, the Wildcats have opened their season in commanding fashion, losing just two matches to teams both ranked in the top 50 nationally. Against a tough Vanderbilt team Sunday, No. 64 Northwest...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern tries to bounce back against Middle Tennessee and Vanderbilt

Rebecca Friedman

February 8, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Northwestern ventures to Nashville, Tenn., this weekend, hoping to play with the same composure and success that it did on the road against Alabama earlier this season. The No. 64 Wildcats (5-1) face off against Middle Tennessee State ...

Northwestern crumbles in close sets, falls to Notre Dame

Rebecca Friedman

February 6, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The Wildcats had a fighting chance Tuesday but with the pressure ramped up late in close sets, Northwestern crumbled. NU fell to No. 30 Notre Dame, 5-2. Entering the match with a 5-0 record on the season, the Cats couldn't qu...

Men’s Tennis: Doubles dominance critical for Northwestern against Notre Dame

Abbey Chase and Abbey Chase

February 4, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Following a promising start to the season, Northwestern (5-0) will face its toughest test yet Tuesday night, taking on Notre Dame. The 30th-ranked Fighting Irish enter the match with a 5-3 record, including a 6-1 victory ove...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern holds off Western Michigan, remains undefeated

Abbey Chase

February 3, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

In a dual match that featured two matches that reached a third set and two sets decided on tiebreakers, Northwestern maintained its undefeated record on Saturday, edging out Western Michigan 5-2. As they have in all their mat...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern puts undefeated record on the line versus Western Michigan

Rebecca Friedman

February 1, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Northwestern can look back on past matches with Western Michigan fondly. The Wildcats have defeated the Broncos in their past three meetings and boast a 47-5 all-time record against them. The streak of success will be put to...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern upsets Alabama, tops William & Mary

Rebecca Friedman

January 20, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Faced with its toughest challenge of the young season, Northwestern responded. Off to an impressive 4-0 start in dual matches, the Wildcats racked up impressive wins this week against 51st ranked Alabama on the road as well a...

Men’s Tennis: New beginnings for NU against Ball State, UIC

Rebecca Friedman

January 11, 2012

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

After an inconsistent fall, Northwestern may be more excited than most to return to the court. Northwestern will open the regular season on Sunday with matches against Ball State and the University of Illinois-Chicago. Despite no player advanc...