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Fencing: NU breezes through Vassar Invitational

Fencing: NU breezes through Vassar Invitational

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Fencing, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Fencing When Northwestern makes its annual trek out to Poughkeepsie, New York— a town two hours north of New York City and on the Hudson River — the Wildcats do not expect to drop a match. NU left the Vassar Invitational with that goal reached, finishing the one-day tournament with a perf...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern has successful weekend in Baton Rouge

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern has successful weekend in Baton Rouge

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis In its second tournament of the season, Northwestern had a successful weekend at the LSU Tiger Fall Classic. Competing against Boston College, Louisiana State, Southern Methodist and Central Florida, the Wildcats won 24 matches, including 14 singles victories and 10 doubles win...

Over 3,400 students sign up to go to Big Ten Championship game

Over 3,400 students sign up to go to Big Ten Championship game

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Over 3,400 students have signed up for the Big Ten Championship Game fan buses and free tickets provided by the Northwestern Athletic Department, according to a press release. Those 3,400 students comprise nearly 45% of the University’s undergraduate enrollment. “This is a tremendous opportunity...

Cross Country: Aubrey Roberts clinches NCAA Championship bid as Wildcats fall short of berth

Cross Country: Aubrey Roberts clinches NCAA Championship bid as Wildcats fall short of berth

Troy Closson, Managing Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Cross Country At this weekend’s NCAA Midwest Regionals — a meet that marked either the end of Northwestern’s season or the team’s first appearance at NCAA Championships in program history — the Wildcats fell short. NU finished fifth overall in team standings with 205 points, traili...

Volleyball: Northwestern to play Illinois in big midweek game Wednesday

Volleyball: Northwestern to play Illinois in big midweek game Wednesday

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Volleyball

Volleyball If Northwestern’s season was split into quarters, each segment would tell a very different story. The first quarter of the season would be the first month of the campaign when the Wildcats travelled to nonconference invitationals and won 10 games. The second quarter would be the...

Football: Bowser named Rose Bowl Big Ten Player of the Week

Football: Bowser named Rose Bowl Big Ten Player of the Week

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Prior to Northwestern’s game at Rutgers on October 20, most Wildcats fans probably did not know the name Isaiah Bowser. Now, the freshman has become the featured running back for NU’s offense, rushing for 483 yards and four touchdowns on 112 carries over the Cats’ last four games. He total...

Wilkinson: A Response to “I Miss Northwestern Football’s Losing Tradition” from The New York Times

Wilkinson: A Response to “I Miss Northwestern Football’s Losing Tradition” from The New York Times

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football Saturday, the New York Times published an opinion piece entitled “ I Miss Northwestern Football’s Losing Tradition” by Carmel McCoubrey, a Northwestern alumna. To this point, McCoubrey (Weinberg ‘86) cites the dangers presented by college football and the concern that Northwestern is spending a large amount of money on it (specifica...

Football: Northwestern ranked No. 22 in College Football Playoff rankings

Football: Northwestern ranked No. 22 in College Football Playoff rankings

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football For the first time this season, Northwestern is ranked No. 22 in the latest college football playoff rankings. After beating Iowa, clinching the Big Ten West and securing a spot in the Big Ten championship game, the Wildcats (6-4, 6-1 Big Ten) were placed in the rankings for the first ...

Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon adjusting to new offensive system

Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon adjusting to new offensive system

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Basketball After Dererk Pardon missed ten ugly, contested shots against American, coach Chris Collins argued that the senior center helped win the game for the Wildcats with his offense. Pardon struggled to get scoring chances throughout the season-opening win against New Orleans, and pr...

Men’s Basketball: Vic Law lifts sloppy Wildcats past American in second game of season

Men’s Basketball: Vic Law lifts sloppy Wildcats past American in second game of season

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Basketball The brand-new Welsh-Ryan Arena was half empty and Northwestern played at times just as sleepily, shooting a mere 36 percent from the field, but solid performances from two key senior leaders carried the hosts to victory nonetheless. Senior forward Vic Law tallied 26 points, t...

Football: Northwestern to offer free tickets, transportation to undergrads for Big Ten Championship Game

Football: Northwestern to offer free tickets, transportation to undergrads for Big Ten Championship Game

Ella Brockway, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories

The athletic department will offer free tickets and transportation for undergraduate students who want to attend the Big Ten Championship Game on Dec. 1 in Indianapolis, athletic department spokesman Paul Kennedy told The Daily at a news conference on Monday. Undergraduate students will receive an...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for game against American

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for game against American

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball When Lamont Berzat hit a layup with 15:18 left in the second half to cut New Orleans deficit to five points against Northwestern on Thursday, it appeared the Wildcats were going to play in another grudge match to start the year. “I remember last year we played a (Loyola Ma...