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Fencing: Northwestern aims to repeat as Midwest Fencing Conference champions

Fencing: Northwestern aims to repeat as Midwest Fencing Conference champions

Stephen Council, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Fencing Last year, Northwestern beat out Ohio State to win the Midwest Fencing Conference team championship. This weekend, the No. 2 Wildcats plan to repeat their success. NU (39-5) will send 31 fencers to Columbus, Ohio this weekend for the first step of the postseason, the MFC championships...

Lacrosse: Northwestern’s offense to meet Syracuse’s defense

Lacrosse: Northwestern’s offense to meet Syracuse’s defense

Karim Noorani, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse On Sunday morning, No. 5 Northwestern will have its biggest test to date. The Wildcats (3-0) are set to face No. 7 Syracuse in a road game that’s bound to be highly competitive. The Orange (3-1) have been off to a strong start this season, racking up blowout wins against Connecticut...

Softball: Northwestern heads west to prestigious Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

Softball: Northwestern heads west to prestigious Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Northwestern’s early-season criss-crossing of the country will take the Wildcats very close to where they started the year. NU (7-2) opened in Fullerton, California before traveling to Chapel Hill, North Carolina last weekend. Now, the Cats are headed back to the Golden State, this time to Cathedral...

Men’s Basketball: Losing streak extends to seven as Wildcats fall at Ohio State

Men’s Basketball: Losing streak extends to seven as Wildcats fall at Ohio State

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

February 21, 2019


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

Different night, same story. For the fourth time in its last five games, Northwestern put together an impressive defensive performance and held its opponent to less than 65 points. But for the sixth time in seven games, the Wildcats couldn’t match that with a strong offensive showing on the other...

Golden: Northwestern has too much talent to play so poorly in Big Ten play

Golden: Northwestern has too much talent to play so poorly in Big Ten play

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Another game, another underwhelming offensive performance for Northwestern. In a game pitting two struggling Big Ten teams against each other, the Wildcats were blown out on the road by Ohio State, 63-49. NU (12-14, 3-12 Big Ten) finished shooting 31.6 percent from the field and have now scored under...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern looks for series sweep against Nebraska

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern looks for series sweep against Nebraska

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Northwestern was looking to hit its stride going into the Big Ten Tournament. But after beating Penn State at home last week, they came to a halt after losing by three points to Purdue on Sunday. The Wildcats (15-11, 8-7) will now look to find their rhythm once again as they p...

Rapid Recap: Ohio State 63, Northwestern 49

Rapid Recap: Ohio State 63, Northwestern 49

Peter Warren, Web Editor

February 20, 2019


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

Men's Basketball On a night in which a player breaking his shoe was the biggest play across college basketball, Northwestern and Ohio State played a sleepy game in Columbus, Ohio. After a first half when nothing seemed to be going right on offense for either teams, the Buckeyes (17-9, 7-8 Big Ten) outp...

2019 Spring Sports Preview

2019 Spring Sports Preview

Daily Sports Staff

February 20, 2019


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

As Wildcats’ spring teams get into full swing, catch up on major storylines and top teams in our spring sports overview here.

Men’s Tennis: Nearly halfway through the season, Northwestern continues to display its resilience

Men’s Tennis: Nearly halfway through the season, Northwestern continues to display its resilience

Eric Rynston-Lobel, Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Coming into 2019, Northwestern had started a season with a loss just twice this century. In both of those years, the Wildcats quickly responded by winning their next match. This season, NU found itself in uncharted territory, beginning its season with four consecutive defeats. ...

The Cavalry: Incoming freshman Robbie Beran poised to take Northwestern men’s basketball by storm

The Cavalry: Incoming freshman Robbie Beran poised to take Northwestern men’s basketball by storm

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

February 20, 2019


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

Men's Basketball On the basketball court, Robbie Beran is smooth. When he’s relaxed, entranced in the flow of the contest and the ball in his hands, the game turns easy. It’s effortless. Seconds into his high school team’s regular season matchup against Trinity Episcopal, Beran collects ...

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern travels to Bloomington for Big Ten Championships

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern travels to Bloomington for Big Ten Championships

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving Northwestern finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships each of the past two years, and will try to move up in the standings at this year’s meet in Bloomington, Indiana. The Wildcats (5-5, 2-4 Big Ten) have not competed since Feb. 2, so they will be well-rested and hav...

Lacrosse: Brennan Dwyer is at the center of NU’s unblemished season

Lacrosse: Brennan Dwyer is at the center of NU’s unblemished season

Karim Noorani, Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Mass euphoria hit Northwestern with 15 seconds left to play in Sunday’s game against Duke. The Wildcats’ celebration was not set off by one of their late-game goals or big defensive stops. The play at the center of NU’s excitement was actually a game-sealing draw control from th...