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Softball: Wildcats prepare for tough competition at Mary Nutter Classic

Softball: Wildcats prepare for tough competition at Mary Nutter Classic

Sophia Scanlan, Development and Recruitment Editor

February 20, 2020

Softball Northwestern has always circled the Mary Nutter Classic on the calendar as one of its favorites of the season, coach Kate Drohan said. “It’s a great environment for our game,” she added. “It’s a great opportunity in February to check in and see where you are against other el...

Women’s Basketball: No. 18 Northwestern heads to Madison, aims to win seventh straight

Women’s Basketball: No. 18 Northwestern heads to Madison, aims to win seventh straight

Drew Schott, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Women's Basketball Last February, Northwestern ended its 12-game losing streak to Penn State under coach Joe McKeown, beating the Nittany Lions 78-63. With four regular-season games left, the Wildcats were tied for fourth place in the Big Ten with their NCAA Tournament aspirations still very much...

Fencing: Two fencers compete at Junior Olympics as No. 9 NU prepares for postseason play

Fencing: Two fencers compete at Junior Olympics as No. 9 NU prepares for postseason play

Drew Schott, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Fencing Throughout the season, No. 9 Northwestern battled against some of the best programs in the country as a team. But last weekend in Columbus, Ohio, the Wildcats sent only two fencers to face off individually against some of the top athletes in the sport. At the Junior Olympics — a to...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern trying to avoid a record-setting 11-game losing streak

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern trying to avoid a record-setting 11-game losing streak

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

Men's Basketball Chris Collins has never been afraid of uncharted territory. It wasn’t that long ago that he took the head coaching job at a school that had never made the NCAA Tournament, or that he turned a group of three- and four-star recruits into a No. 8 seed that almost beat Gonzaga in t...

Wrestling: Cats prepare for final stretch of grueling season

Wrestling: Cats prepare for final stretch of grueling season

Ben Lualdi, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Wrestling This season, no win has come easy for an injury-riddled Northwestern in college wrestling’s toughest conference. However, the Wildcats have a chance to return to form as the home stretch of the season approaches. Northwestern (5-7, 3-6 Big Ten) wrapped up Big Ten play on a high last...