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Volleyball: Northwestern looks for home win against Ohio State

Volleyball: Northwestern looks for home win against Ohio State

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

October 25, 2018


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

Volleyball Coming off its first five-set win of the year at Iowa on Wednesday night, Northwestern returns home on Sunday afternoon to play Ohio State. The Wildcats lost nine of their first 10 conference matches, but seven of the losses were against ranked teams, including five against top-10 foes....

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern readies for Big Ten Singles and Doubles Championships

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern readies for Big Ten Singles and Doubles Championships

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


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

Men's Tennis After competing in the ITA Midwest Regional earlier in the week, Northwestern has a quick turnaround before competing at the Big Ten Singles and Doubles Championships in Ann Arbor, Michigan this forthcoming weekend. “We are going to the tournament trying to win as many matches as we ...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern prepares for UNCG/Grandover Collegiate in North Carolina

Men’s Golf: Northwestern prepares for UNCG/Grandover Collegiate in North Carolina

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


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

When Northwestern travelled to Greensboro, North Carolina for the UNCG/Grandover Collegiate last fall, the Wildcats were coming off a tournament victory at the Windon Memorial Classic. They went on to win the tournament. Twelve months later, NU once again heads east to Grandover Resort for its fall...

Cross Country: Northwestern heads to Nebraska for Big Ten Championships

Cross Country: Northwestern heads to Nebraska for Big Ten Championships

Alison Albeda, Assistant Photo Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Northwestern will spend Halloween weekend doing something neither spooky nor scary — racing Sunday at Big Ten Championships in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Wildcats will race on Nebraska’s home course against a field that includes No. 7 Michigan, No. 10 Indiana and No. 11 Wisconsin. The race marks the...

Football: As Wildcats battle injuries, walk-ons and reserves step up

Football: As Wildcats battle injuries, walk-ons and reserves step up

Ella Brockway, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Before he was Northwestern’s starting strongside linebacker, Chris Bergin was a kid from Michigan who dreamed of playing Big Ten football. But his only scholarship offerings came from a smattering of MAC and Ivy League programs. So he came to Evanston as a walk-on, then took full advantage...

Football: Northwestern’s path to the Big Ten West title goes through Wisconsin

Football: Northwestern’s path to the Big Ten West title goes through Wisconsin

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter

October 25, 2018


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

Football Before the season, coach Pat Fitzgerald laid out his expectations. “We don’t hide from the goals that we have,” Fitzgerald said, “which are to win the Big Ten West, to win the Big Ten Championship and then go win our bowl game.” If Northwestern (4-3, 4-1 Big Ten) wants to accomplish those first two goals in 2018, it will almost certainly have to defeat No. 20 Wisconsin (5-2, 3-1) at Ryan...

Football: Northwestern’s offensive ideology now revolves around fourth downs, for better or worse

Football: Northwestern’s offensive ideology now revolves around fourth downs, for better or worse

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

October 25, 2018


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

Football Clayton Thorson stepped forward in the pocket, released the ball just as two Rutgers linemen converged and hit Flynn Nagel for a crucial fourth-and-4 conversion late in last Saturday’s game against Rutgers. Big Ten Network analyst Glen Mason said that despite the play’s success, he...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern misses out on Big Ten Tournament

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern misses out on Big Ten Tournament

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


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

Women’s Soccer Following Nebraska’s 2-0 win over Michigan State on Wednesday in the final Big Ten regular season game of the season, Northwestern was officially eliminated from competing in the Big Ten Tournament. The Wildcats finished the 2018 regular season in ninth place in the Big Ten ...

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern opens 2018-19 season with loss at Michigan

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern opens 2018-19 season with loss at Michigan

Jimmy Lynn, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Sports Stories

Swimming and Diving Northwestern will have to wait at least another week to get into the win column this year after falling to Michigan, 183-109, on Saturday to open the season. Though there were many bright spots for the young Wildcats, they were simply outmatched by the No. 6 Wolverines. Mich...

Volleyball: Northwestern outlasts Iowa in five-set thriller

Volleyball: Northwestern outlasts Iowa in five-set thriller

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

October 24, 2018


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

On Sept. 30 at Beardsley Gym, Northwestern fell to Iowa in a tightly-contested five-set match. On Wednesday in Iowa City, the Wildcats returned the favor. Sophomore outside hitter Nia Robinson had a career-high 26 kills, sophomore setter Britt Bommer also set a career high with 69 assists and...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern loses another game in overtime, falls to Wisconsin 2-1

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern loses another game in overtime, falls to Wisconsin 2-1

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018


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

Men’s Soccer Overtime has the been the defining characteristic of Northwestern’s season. Entering Wednesday, the Wildcats had played eight overtimes games — losing two, tying five and winning one. In its final game of the Big Ten slate, NU (4-9-5, 0-6-3 Big Ten) once again went to extra ti...