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Women’s Golf: Wildcats continue strong start with second top-5 finish this week

Women’s Golf: Wildcats continue strong start with second top-5 finish this week

Joseph Wilkinson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Golf

Women's Golf For the second time this week, Northwestern held its own against top competition, finishing fifth at the Mason Rudolph Championship in a tournament that featured four other top-25 teams. The scores were low in Franklin, Tennessee all weekend, and the Wildcats’ 17-under-par fini...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern beats Ohio State, snaps two-game losing streak

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern beats Ohio State, snaps two-game losing streak

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Northwestern understood that it had not beaten Ohio State since 2007 and knew that a two-match losing streak to start conference play would be detrimental toward its Big Ten title defense. After coach Michael Moynihan reminded them of this before kickoff, the Wildcats (4-4-1, 1...

Volleyball: Wildcats drop final nonconference match

Volleyball: Wildcats drop final nonconference match

Jonah Dylan, Sports Editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball Northwestern had another successful showing this weekend at the VCU Invitational, but it didn’t come without a bump in the road. The Wildcats (10-2) cruised past Seton Hall and Bowling Green before losing to the hosts to close their nonconference season. The loss to VCU also snapped N...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern disappoints in first tournament

Men’s Golf: Northwestern disappoints in first tournament

Benjy Apelbaum, Assistant Sports Editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Golf, Sports

Men's Golf Against the cream of the crop, Northwestern turned in a disappointing performance at the Fighting Illini Invitational this weekend. The Wildcats shot 35-over-par and finished 13th of 15 schools at the Olympia Fields Country Club, which previously hosted two U.S. Opens. The competition ...

Football: After win over Bowling Green, Northwestern turns toward Big Ten play

Football: After win over Bowling Green, Northwestern turns toward Big Ten play

Max Gelman, Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football The Wildcats’ non-conference rollercoaster ended with a thrill. Northwestern (2-1) pounded Bowling Green (0-3) 49-7 on Saturday, and it now turns its attention to the Big Ten schedule. The Cats have played inconsistently thus far, performing poorly against Duke and Nevada but hammerin...

Football: Northwestern throttles Bowling Green 49-7 in non-conference finale

Football: Northwestern throttles Bowling Green 49-7 in non-conference finale

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports, Top Stories

Football What a difference a week can make. Seven days after falling at Duke in the most lopsided non-conference loss of coach Pat Fitzgerald’s tenure, Northwestern (2-1) thrashed Bowling Green (0-3) 49-7 under the lights at a humid Ryan Field on Saturday. “We got knocked down last week, ...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 49, Bowling Green 7

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 49, Bowling Green 7

Ben Pope, Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports

Football Northwestern ended its recent struggles against non-conference opponents in style Saturday night with a 49-7 rout of Bowling Green at Ryan Field. Junior quarterback Clayton Thorson set a career high with 370 passing yards, senior running back Justin Jackson added 121 yards and three...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern falls to Penn State to open Big Ten play

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern falls to Penn State to open Big Ten play

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Barely three minutes had passed when No. 8 Penn State struck its first blow against Northwestern (3-4-1, 0-1 Big Ten) and its Big Ten championship aspirations. Still, the Wildcats, the reigning conference co-champions, are staying true to their preseason expectations and dismissing an...

Men’s Soccer: Disastrous start dooms Northwestern in loss to Wisconsin

Men’s Soccer: Disastrous start dooms Northwestern in loss to Wisconsin

Ben Pope, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Men’s Soccer Twenty minutes into Northwestern’s visit to Wisconsin on Wednesday, three goals by the hosts had already all but sealed the game’s result. The Wildcats (1-5, 0-2 Big Ten) played the Badgers (2-1-2, 1-1) even or better from then on, and junior defender Emmett Gordon tallied ...

Women’s Golf: Wildcats open season with second-place finish

Women’s Golf: Wildcats open season with second-place finish

Sophie Mann, Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Golf

Women's Golf Classes may not have begun, but it was full speed ahead on Monday and Tuesday as No. 6 Northwestern took the Dick McGuire Invitational by storm, finishing second overall and placing two players in the top 5. It was the first tournament for the Wildcats since they finished as the nati...

Volleyball: Wildcats cruise through DePaul Invitational

Volleyball: Wildcats cruise through DePaul Invitational

Nikki Baim, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball Northwestern continued its hot start to the 2017 campaign with a sweep at the DePaul Invitational this past weekend. The Wildcats' trio of wins move them to 8-1 on the season as they approach the end of the nonconference slate. The start is NU's best since 2014, when it won 12 of its...