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Women’s Soccer: Three Northwestern women’s soccer players drafted

Women’s Soccer: Three Northwestern women’s soccer players drafted

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer When coach Michael Moynihan was recruiting Kayla Sharples, Hannah Davison and Marisa Viggiano, he was selling a program without a history of success, the best facilities in the conference or any track record of placing players in the world’s premier women’s soccer league af...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority headquarters speaks on Jordan Hankins lawsuit after days of silence

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority headquarters speaks on Jordan Hankins lawsuit after days of silence

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, Greek, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

In a statement early Friday morning, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority headquarters said it has a “zero-tolerance” hazing policy, ending the group’s days-long silence after the mother of Jordan Hankins filed a complaint alleging it was responsible for her daughter’s death. The statement comes after Felicia Hankins filed the co...

Fencing: Cohesive Northwestern team to head to Western Invitational

Fencing: Cohesive Northwestern team to head to Western Invitational

Stephen Council, Reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Fencing, Latest Stories, Sports

Fencing Northwestern has simple expectations for its first collegiate competition of 2019: win every match. The Wildcats will return to the duals format this Sunday at the Western Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The deep team comes into the meet with a 16-1 record for the year and is...

Men’s Basketball: No. 2 Michigan awaits Northwestern men’s basketball

Men’s Basketball: No. 2 Michigan awaits Northwestern men’s basketball

Peter Warren, Web Editor

January 11, 2019


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

Men's Basketball Over the past 11 months, it would not be unreasonable to call No. 2 Michigan the best team in college basketball. Since the 2018 calendar flipped from January to February, the Wolverines have played 33 games. Of those 33 games, 31 have ended with a Michigan dub. And despite those ...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern looks to get back on track against Purdue

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern looks to get back on track against Purdue

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball After four games in conference play, Northwestern currently stands at 2-2 in the Big Ten. Despite losses to Rutgers and Michigan on the road, coach Joe McKeown said the Wildcats (9-6, 2-2 Big Ten) are a couple of shots away from being 4-0. It’s been an extremely slim margin d...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern looks to start off season on the right foot against Memphis

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern looks to start off season on the right foot against Memphis

Eric Rynston-Lobel, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis After a disappointing 2017-18 campaign that saw Northwestern finish 9-17 and 4-7 in the Big Ten, the Wildcats are trying to prove the past is the past as they kick off the 2018-19 season and travel to Tennessee for a match this Sunday against Memphis. Sunday’s match will mark NU...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falls to 1-4 in the Big Ten, loses to Iowa 73-63

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falls to 1-4 in the Big Ten, loses to Iowa 73-63

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball There is a common saying that basketball is a game of runs. In Wednesday’s matchup between Northwestern and Iowa, the story was no different. The Wildcats (10-6, 1-4 Big Ten) and the Hawkeyes (13-3, 2-3 Big Ten) played an even first half and the score was knotted up ...

Men’s Basketball: Foul trouble on four Wildcats defuses any rhythm in the second half

Men’s Basketball: Foul trouble on four Wildcats defuses any rhythm in the second half

Peter Warren, Web Editor

January 10, 2019


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

Men's Basketball For most of the season, Northwestern’s players, especially their core group, have been adroit at staying out of foul trouble. But against an Iowa outfit that was able to match up well with the Wildcats, foul trouble played a critical role for NU (10-6, 1-4 Big Ten) down th...

Wrestling: Amid up and down start, Northwestern looks for win against top ranked Penn State

Wrestling: Amid up and down start, Northwestern looks for win against top ranked Penn State

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Wrestling

It’s been a tough beginning of the season for Northwestern (2-4, 0-1 Big Ten), which had an impressive early season victory against Virginia Tech and close losses to Stanford and North Dakota State. It’s getting more difficult from here, as the Wildcats are set to take on No. 1 Penn State (4-0,...

Rapid Recap: Iowa 73, Northwestern 63

Rapid Recap: Iowa 73, Northwestern 63

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 9, 2019


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

Men's Basketball Everything old is new again. In Northwestern’s (10-6, 1-4 Big Ten) 73-63 loss to Iowa (13-3, 2-3) on Wednesday, the foul shot was back in vogue and three-pointers were second thoughts. And for all the talk about a revamped perimeter approach that would feature the Wildcats...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball For the first time this season, Northwestern found itself tied at the end of regulation on Tuesday. When a back-and-forth overtime left Michigan up by one point with just 12 seconds remaining, the Wildcats had one more chance to pull off their second-straight upset. ...

Men’s Basketball: Writers ruminate on an up-and-down start to Big Ten play

Men’s Basketball: Writers ruminate on an up-and-down start to Big Ten play

Andrew Golden and Peter Warren

January 8, 2019


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

Men's Basketball After falling to 0-3 in the Big Ten following three losses to ranked teams in the conference, Northwestern (10-5, 1-3 Big Ten) rebounded with a 68-66 win over Illinois on Sunday. Heading into another treacherous stretch against two more formidable opponents — Iowa on Wednesday and No. 2...