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Football: Ryan Fieldhouse sparkles, but its ability to attract recruits is up for debate

Football: Ryan Fieldhouse sparkles, but its ability to attract recruits is up for debate

Drew Schott, Reporter

August 9, 2018


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

Football Khalid Jones, a three-star linebacker from South Carolina, signed his national letter of intent to play football for Northwestern in December. Jones, who enrolled at NU the next month, said he chose the school over programs like Wisconsin and Tennessee because of its academics and foot...

Football: Scouting every game on Northwestern’s 2018 schedule

Football: Scouting every game on Northwestern’s 2018 schedule

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

August 2, 2018


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

Football Coming off a 10-3 season that featured an eight-game winning streak to end the season, Northwestern faces with an uncertain future as it heads into 2018. Senior quarterback Clayton Thorson’s progress from his ACL surgery is the big storyline, but the Wildcats also lost the leading rusher...

Football: Fitzgerald optimistic about upcoming season, says Thorson intends to play in opener

Football: Fitzgerald optimistic about upcoming season, says Thorson intends to play in opener

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

July 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Football Pat Fitzgerald expressed confidence in the state of his program on Monday, the first day of Big Ten Media Days in Chicago. The 13th-year coach said Northwestern is carrying momentum into the 2018 season, and that the team should get a boost from practicing at the brand-new Ryan Fieldhouse, which...

Wrestling: Storniolo signs contract extension

Wrestling: Storniolo signs contract extension

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

July 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Wrestling

Wrestling Wrestling coach Matt Storniolo has signed a multi-year contract extension, Northwestern Athletics announced Thursday. Details of the extension were not disclosed. Storniolo has led a minor turnaround in his three years leading the Wildcats’ wrestling program. After taking over as interim h...

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

July 5, 2018


Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men's Golf On June 14, the top golfers in the world teed off at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York for the 2018 U.S. Open. Among the exclusive group: Northwestern senior Ryan Lumsden. “It was an incredible experience, really, really interesting to see how my game stacks up ...

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

July 3, 2018


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

Billy Beane. Theo Epstein. Dave Dombrowski. They’re the names that come to mind when you think of Major League Baseball general managers, architects of teams that have competed for World Series championships year in and year out. They also all happen to be men. Katie Krall (Weinberg ’18) hopes...

Swimming: Northwestern heading in new direction with combined programs, new director, improved facilities

Swimming: Northwestern heading in new direction with combined programs, new director, improved facilities

Ben Pope, Sports Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving At Boise State, Jeremy Kipp had it all. The young coach, heading the Broncos’ women’s team, had inherited a perennially successful program in 2015 and taken it to even greater heights, winning the Mountain West championship in both 2017 and 2018. At Northwestern, h...

Football: Wildcats to play Wisconsin in 2020 at Wrigley Field

Football: Wildcats to play Wisconsin in 2020 at Wrigley Field

Peter Warren, Assistant Sports Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football CHICAGO — After a 10-year hiatus, Northwestern football will return to the north side of Chicago in 2020. In a news conference held Tuesday morning at Wrigley Field, Northwestern Athletics and the Chicago Cubs announced that the Wildcats will play Wisconsin at the Cubs’ home park on...

2017-18 Northwestern sports year in review

2017-18 Northwestern sports year in review

June 1, 2018


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

The Daily’s Sports Staff examines the past year in Northwestern sports in our annual end-of-year review. Daily file photo by Brian Meng Team of the Year: Women’s Tennis A perennially excellent program throughout coach Claire Pollard’s nearly two-decade run at the helm, Northwestern women’s tennis had suffered a slight dip in ...

Schuman: Northwestern fans, beware the college sports-industrial complex

Max Schuman, Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Northwestern has spent a ton of money on athletics over the course of my four years at this school. It sunk $265 million into the palatial practice facilities of Ryan Fieldhouse, another $110 million into an update of Welsh-Ryan Arena, and millions more into long-term contracts for football coach Pat...

Women’s Golf: An oral history of how Hannah Kim, Sarah Cho helped build a Northwestern powerhouse

Women’s Golf: An oral history of how Hannah Kim, Sarah Cho helped build a Northwestern powerhouse

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Golf

In their four years at Northwestern, Hannah Kim and Sarah Cho were part of the four best finishes in the history of the women’s golf program, including a second-place finish at the 2017 NCAA National Championships. Here, they tell their own story of why they came to Northwestern, how they helped bui...

Gelman: Northwestern has a messaging problem

Max Gelman, Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Early in my junior year, I acquired the nickname “Framps.” It’s a fairly innocuous nickname with a fairly innocuous origin. In the first few weeks of that Fall Quarter, I had repeatedly fallen asleep on the loveseat in my apartment, like many grandpas are wont to do. My roommates took careful...