The Daily Northwestern

Men’s swimming: Auren, Wildcats ready for No. 25 Missouri

John Paschall

January 25, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

The Wildcats can see the light at the end of the tunnel. The grind that was the month of January is now almost over. But how to describe a month in which they put a beat down on a Division II and a Division III opponent, won th...

Women’s Swimming: Rachel Kim slowly fights back after injured back

Callie Counsellor

January 23, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Rachel Kim was supposed to fill the void at backstroke left by last year's graduating senior Liza Engstrom and Katie Eschenburg. The freshman was coming off a senior year of high school in which she qualified for the Washington state meet, was named team MVP...

Men’s Swimming: Only two Northwestern swimmer win races as Iowa dominates

John Paschall

January 21, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Northwestern thought facing No. 15 Iowa at this point in the season allowed them to get a good look at what they could be facing in the Big Ten Championships. But the only good look the Wildcats got was of a Hawkeye swim cap ...

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern knocks off Iowa, Harvard

Matt Hong

January 20, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

In the presence of President Morton Schapiro and his family in Norris Aquatics Center, Northwestern notched two comfortable victories against Harvard and Iowa on Saturday. "We didn't have to sweat it out in the end, which was nice," coach Jim...

Women’s Swimming: Going headfirst: NU’s divers conquer fear

Callie Counselor

January 11, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

It is not human instinct to fling one's body off a three-meter springboard, spiraling and bending in the air, headed towards an aquatic abyss. But for divers, it becomes natural. Becoming comfortable with flying through the air ...

Men’s Swimming: Revenge on NU’s mind at Notre Dame

John Paschall

January 11, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Coach Jarod Schroeder said he always looks at the Notre Dame roster and thinks it looks pretty impressive. Sometimes, even better than his own squad. Yet, the Wildcats found ways to beat the Fighting Irish for eight straight season...

Men’s Swimming: Cats shine in tune-up meet against Lewis, Carthage

John Paschall and John Paschall

January 7, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

January will prove to be a true measure of how good Northwestern will be heading into the Big Ten Championships. If Saturday's results were any indication of what is to come, expect the Wildcats (4-1, 1-1) to fair well these nex...

Men’s Swimming: Hawaii training creates high hopes for Cats

John Paschall

January 4, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Most people go to Hawaii to enjoy the warmth and calmness of the tropical islands. But the Northwestern men's swimming team? They went to the Hawaiian Islands and trained. Very hard. Coach Jarod Schroder called it "one of the best trips we've...

Cats best all but Buckeyes

Steven Montero

January 29, 2011

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

With 100 yards to go, junior Hannah Points was trailing Ohio State's Angela Severn when she pulled off a split-second victory, out-touching her opponent by 0.11 seconds. Points' win in the 400-yard individual medley Saturday ...

NU hopes taper, early success set up strong finishes

Steven Montero

January 25, 2011

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Northwestern will conclude its regular season this weekend when it heads to South Bend, Ind., to compete in the Shamrock Invitational. NU will face off against Notre Dame, Ohio State, Iowa and Denver. The Cats have beaten al...

Men’s Swimming: Wildcats continue to make strides

Katherine Driessen

January 17, 2011

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

When Sean Mathews first started swimming for Northwestern three seasons, two top-five program records and one NCAA Championships appearance ago, he was not much of a big deal. Mostly because he didn't have to be. Mathews was joini...

Men’s Swimming: NU’s focus, depth on display in narrow victory over Notre Dame

Katherine Driessen

January 9, 2010

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Though first-place finishes get the glory, the outcome against Notre Dame hinged on the swimmers in the middle of the pack.Northwestern took first place in 10 of 16 events in its win over the Fighting Irish, a victory due large...