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Men’s Golf: Slow start dooms Northwestern at Erin Hills Intercollegiate

Men’s Golf: Slow start dooms Northwestern at Erin Hills Intercollegiate

Benjy Apelbaum, Assistant Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Golf, Sports

Men's Golf Entering the Erin Hills Intercollegiate, Northwestern hoped to improve on its performance two weeks ago. But like they did at the Fighting Illini Invitational, the Wildcats faltered, finishing in the bottom half of the field. After finishing 13th out of 15 teams two weeks ago, NU im...

Fencing: Wildcats impress at season-opening Remenyik Open

Fencing: Wildcats impress at season-opening Remenyik Open

Peter Warren, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing For the second year in a row, Northwestern opened its season at the Remenyik Open in Libertyville, Illinois. And for the second year in a row, the Wildcats left the Libertyville Sports and Fitness Complex confident about the rest of their season. Eight NU fencers, competing individually...

The Football Podcast: Lessons from Madison and a homecoming test

The Football Podcast: Lessons from Madison and a homecoming test

Daily Sports Staff

October 3, 2017


Filed under Audio, Football, Multimedia, Sports, The Football Podcast

On this week's episode, Gameday Editor Max Schuman is joined by football writers Max Gelman and Ben Pope to break down Northwestern's 33-24 loss to Wisconsin. They also look ahead to Saturday's matchup with No. 4 Penn State and discuss Justin Jackson as he approaches the program record for career rushing yards. ...

Cross Country: Wildcats’ 1-2 punch shines in historic race

Cross Country: Wildcats’ 1-2 punch shines in historic race

Alison Albelda, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports

Cross Country Northwestern celebrated the 80th birthday of the Cowboy Jamboree with two top-10 individual finishes in a contest packed with tough competition. No. 9 Penn State and No. 22 Oklahoma State were among the nine teams the Wildcats took on Saturday in Stillwater, Oklahoma. NU’s ...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern continues doubles dominance at Wildcat Invite

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern continues doubles dominance at Wildcat Invite

Calvin Alexander, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Northwestern continued its unbroken streak of doubles victories at the Wildcat Invite this past weekend, picking up six wins to lift its season total to 14. While the Wildcats’ top players skipped the tournament to prepare for the ITA All-Americans this week, the players who staye...

Women’s soccer: Wildcats miss chance to top conference standings

Women’s soccer: Wildcats miss chance to top conference standings

Lucia Procopio, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Northwestern entered Sunday’s Big Ten showdown in Purdue with a chance to put itself atop the conference standings. Instead, the Wildcats came up empty, squandering an opportunity with the Big Ten Tournament quickly approaching. The Boilermakers (9-2-1, 4-0-1 Big Ten) op...

Volleyball: Northwestern splits weekend action, collects first Big Ten win

Volleyball: Northwestern splits weekend action, collects first Big Ten win

Andrew Hodgson, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball With 16 matches still left to play, Northwestern has already logged more wins than a season ago. The Wildcats (11-5, 1-3 Big Ten) nabbed their first Big Ten win of the season with a 25-19, 25-13, 25-12 win at Rutgers on Friday, then dropped Saturday’s match at No. 3 Penn State 2...

Men’s soccer: Wildcats overmatched in tough loss to Maryland

Men’s soccer: Wildcats overmatched in tough loss to Maryland

Chirag Akella, Reporter

October 1, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Men’s Soccer Since joining the Big Ten in 2014, the only conference team that No. 3 Maryland has lost to twice is Northwestern. Thanks to two dramatic overtime wins in 2014 and 2015, the Wildcats entered Friday night with the series lead over the Terrapins. Now, that lead is no more. The Cats (2...

Football: Long passing plays break Northwestern’s back at Wisconsin

Football: Long passing plays break Northwestern’s back at Wisconsin

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports

Football MADISON, Wis. — Northwestern’s defense executed a familiar formula for a full half Saturday. Against a Badgers program known for a ferocious rushing attack but often beset by inconsistencies in its passing game, the Wildcats loaded the box and controlled the line of scrimmage. NU took a ...

Football: Northwestern’s late comeback bid falls short against No. 10 Wisconsin

Football: Northwestern’s late comeback bid falls short against No. 10 Wisconsin

Max Gelman, Reporter

September 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports, Top Stories

Football MADISON, Wis. — Northwestern appeared down and out with about 10 minutes left Saturday at No. 10 Wisconsin. Junior quarterback Clayton Thorson had just thrown a pick-six, putting the Wildcats in a 31-10 hole. But NU (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) didn’t quit, scoring two quick touchdowns and shaving th...

Rapid Recap: No. 10 Wisconsin 33, Northwestern 24

Rapid Recap: No. 10 Wisconsin 33, Northwestern 24

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports

Football MADISON, Wis. — Life comes at you fast. Northwestern (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) took a 10-7 edge into halftime at No. 10 Wisconsin (4-0, 1-0), feeling good about its chances for a statement victory in Madison. But a 61-yard bomb from Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook to receiver Quint...