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Men’s soccer: Hillgard’s header helps NU capture win

Rodger Sherman and Rodger Sherman

September 28, 2009

Drew Kotler and Jonathan Harris don't get many opportunities to play, so being forced to make stops unexpectedly in overtime games would seem like a daunting task.It wasn't. The two kept their composure and didn't let butterflies get the better of them."There's always jitters for any goalkeeper steppin...

Women’s soccer: Cats open Big Ten with win

Jonah Rosenblum and Jonah Rosenblum

September 28, 2009

Northwestern has made a habit of knocking off a ranked opponent to kick off the Big Ten season, no matter the circumstances. A year after topping then-No. 17 Illinois in the opening weekend, the Wildcats notched a 1-0 win over No. 19 Indiana on Friday.The unseasonably cold weather, blustering winds a...

Heartbreaker: Mizzou 30, NU 23

Jake Simpson

December 29, 2008

SAN ANTONIO - In many ways, Northwestern played the perfect game in the Alamo Bowl.Pat Fitzgerald's squad outgained Missouri by almost 100 total yards, forced three critical turnovers, and held the ball for more than 35 minutes. The Wildcats overcome injuries to key players and special teams miscues t...

Gentilviso: Nothing’s ever planned for NU

Chris Gentilviso

December 29, 2008

SAN ANTONIO - This wasn't the plan.When the 2008 season began, few people in college football planned to see Northwestern win nine games and reach the Alamo Bowl.Check.When the bowls were announced, few Missouri Tigers planned to see their season end with NU on the other sideline.Check.When the Cats were announced as a 14-point...

Simon: Cat seniors can hold their heads high

Andrew Simon

December 29, 2008

SAN ANTONIO - Three of Northwestern's senior leaders trudged into the post-game interview room in the bowels of the Alamodome on Monday night. They had been defeated in their final collegiate game and they looked defeated.Still half in their uniforms, drenched with sweat, C.J. Bachér, Prince Kw...