The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern soccer upsets reigning Big Ten champs

Katherine Driessen

October 9, 2010

Filed under Soccer

When sophomore Jarrett Baughman went down with a concussion six minutes into a scoreless matchup against No. 15 Ohio State, Northwestern promised its stalwart center back one thing as he was taken away on a stretcher: a win. Eighty-four minutes a...

Men’s Soccer: Youth movement pays off for Northwestern

Katherine Driessen

October 6, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

Northwestern has invested plenty of faith in its youth this season, with coach Tim Lenahan showing no age discrimination in his lineup choices. During Wednesday night's 3-2 win over DePaul, some of NU's young guns gave Lenahan a...

Men’s Soccer: Cats down Blue Demons in thriller

Katherine Driessen

October 5, 2010

Filed under Soccer

Northwestern's 3-2 win over local rival DePaul lived up to its "Chicago Derby" billing Wednesday night, as freshman midfielder Layth Masri scored the game-winning goal with six minutes left in regulation to cap off a frantic fi...

NU set for Chicago showdown with DePaul

Katherine Driessen

October 4, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

It has been a schedule rife with rivalries for Northwestern. Fresh off tying a seasoned Notre Dame squad at Toyota Park last week, NU (4-4-1) will host long-time local foe DePaul (3-5-1) at home Wednesday night. The rivalry is not a...

For NU, one goal will do

Katherine Driessen

October 3, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

After Northwestern's scrappy 1-0 win over Missouri State on Sunday, coach Tim Lenahan promised his team he would never complain about a win again. NU's performance, which puts the team at .500, was efficient, if not elegant. ...

Men’s Soccer: Cats up to the challenge?

Katherine Driessen

September 29, 2010

Filed under Soccer

The buzzword this season for a young Northwestern men's soccer team? Experience. Coach Tim Lenahan and players alike have said all season that no amount of talent, of which the freshman class has plenty, can replace a time-ea...

Eliason breaks slump, Northwestern draws with Notre Dame

Katherine Driessen

September 28, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

The drought is over for senior forward Matt Eliason. Northwestern's all-time leading goal scorer lived up to his title Wednesday night when he put away the first goal of NU's 1-1 overtime tie with regional rival Notre Dame at To...

Men’s Soccer: Cats to face Fighting Irish on MLS stage

Katherine Driessen

September 27, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

There was never any need to hype the Northwestern - Notre Dame matchup. Facing one of its fiercest Midwest rivals in the midst of an uncharacteristically rough start to its season, senior forward Matt Eliason said that NU is kee...

NU falls short against ranked Michigan state

Katherine Driessen

September 26, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

If not for a few fatal defensive mistakes, Northwestern might have survived Sunday's matchup against No. 15 Michigan State. Instead, a bobbled corner kick and a turnover in the back third handed the Wildcats a 2-0 road loss to t...

With net open for new keeper, Kotler capitalizes

Katherine Driessen

September 21, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

Northwestern has had an embarrassment of riches in goal the past few seasons. The crown jewel was the inimitable Misha Rosenthal, who shattered the school record for shutouts during his career. Now, in the first season after Ros...

Quentin Davie named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Andrew Scoggin

September 19, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

Senior linebacker Quentin Davie was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after a dominating performance against Rice on Saturday, racking up a game-high 10 tackles and an interception return for a touchdown. The honor is ...

Men’s Soccer: ‘Pitbull’ Blades gearing up for summer with PDL

Minjae Park

May 25, 2010

Filed under Soccer, Sports

Only two players have scored more goals and played in more games in the history of USA men's soccer than Chicago Fire striker Brian McBride. What's it like to play with the former two-time Player of the Season for Fulham of th...