The Daily Northwestern

Volleyball: Cats look for first Big Ten season win

Katherine Driessen

October 8, 2009

Despite losing its first four conference games and sitting in last place in the Big Ten, Northwestern is not quite ready to be labeled as the underdog."A lot of teams think of us as underdogs because we haven't won a lot," senior libero Kate Nobilio said. "But I think a lot of other teams look at us as ...

Women’s soccer: Cats ready to rely on confident offensive attack

Jonah L. Rosenblum

October 8, 2009

In just five minutes against Michigan on Sunday, Northwestern scored two goals. It put up 17 shots that game, including eight on goal, both season-highs for a team that is last in the Big Ten in goals and second-to-last in shots. The Wildcats hope to keep their offensive momentum going this weekend as...

Bryant adjusts from paint to gridiron

Danny Daly

October 8, 2009

When someone explains a decision by saying "all my friends were doing it," it's usually a sign of trouble. Corbin Bryant is an exception.Without peer pressure, Bryant would not have gotten an athletic scholarship. All of his friends at Morgan Park High School in Chicago played football, while he was on...

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

Bill Carey

October 8, 2009

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 in the box score. She has not recorded a goal or an assist in her four ...

Outside the box

Robbie Levin

October 8, 2009

Last year, Quentin Davie was second on Northwestern with five quarterback hurries and nine-and-a-half tackles for loss. This year, he ranks first on the team and 11th in the Big Ten with 7.8 tackles per game. On the season, the St. Louis native has racked up 22 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble. Th...