The Daily Northwestern

Volleyball: Cats left out of postseason picture

Jonah Rosenblum

November 27, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Northwestern's 3-1 victory over No. 2 Nebraska on Saturday marked a triumphant end to the team's regular season, but it wasn't enough to lift the Wildcats into postseason play. The NCAA Championships bracket was released Sunday. W...

Volleyball: Northwestern stuns No. 2 Nebraska, keeps NCAA hopes alive

Steven Montero

November 25, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

"Was that real?" senior Alex Ayers said. "Like someone wake me that." The Wildcats (16-15, 7-13) proved that they wouldn't be put down without a fight during the first set, as the lead changed six times during the set and NU...

Volleyball: Fifth-set failures haunt NU in losses

Steven Montero

November 20, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Northwestern played 10 grueling sets last weekend, taking both No. 22 Michigan and Michigan State to a decisive fifth set, which they lost both times. The Wildcats (15-14, 6-12 Big Ten)managed to accumulate an impressive list of r...

Volleyball: When the lights go out, Cats win bout

Steven Montero

November 13, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Friday night lights went out. Northwestern was at match point during the decisive fifth set as Caroline Niedospial served to No. 25 Ohio State, when Welsh-Ryan Arena thundered into darkness. The power outage interrupted the Wild...

Volleyball: Cats have found prosperity on the homefront

Steven Montero

November 8, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Home court advantage may mean everything to Northwestern this weekend as it prepares to take on No. 22 Ohio State and No. 9 Penn State at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Facing these teams in their respective stadiums proved difficult for th...

Women’s Volleyball: Wildcats net mixed results on Hoosier State roadtrip

Steven Montero

November 6, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Northwestern had mixed feelings upon its return home, as it stretched its winning streak to four with an easy 3-0 victory at Indiana on Friday , only to fall in the same fashion Saturday at the hands of then-No. 11 Purdue. "It was a sol...

Volleyball: Northwestern nets mixed results on Hoosier State roadtrip

Steven Montero

November 6, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Northwestern had mixed feelings upon its return home, as it stretched its winning streak to four with an easy 3-0 victory at Indiana on Friday, only to fall in the same fashion Saturday at the hands of then-No. 11 Purdue. "It was a sol...

Volleyball: Dutchman with a chance at history

Steven Montero

November 2, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Katie Dutchman set a Wildcats record Monday when she was named both the Big Ten's Defensive Player and Freshman of the Week for the third consecutive time. No other Northwestern volleyball player has ever received three straight co...

Volleyball: Cats seek revenge against Badgers and Golden Gophers

Steven Montero

October 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Revenge. That's what Northwestern seeks against No. 15 Minnesota and Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday, respectively. After falling to both teams in their opening weekend of Big Ten play, the Wildcats are pushing ahead after scou...

Volleyball: NU records first road conference win of the season

Steven Montero

October 24, 2011

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Northwestern pulled off its first victory on the road Saturday as it took down Iowa in three straight sets. The Wildcats earned the elusive win after losing their last five Big Ten matches. NU exhibited dominance in all aspec...

Volleyball: Northwestern earns another weekend split, this time in the Hoosier State

Dan Ryan

November 14, 2010

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It's becoming almost routine for the Wildcats: another weekend of Big Ten play, another one win, one loss showing to take back to practice. For the third consecutive week, No. 24 Northwestern (18-9, 8-8 Big Ten) split its match...

Volleyball: No. 24 Cats face fellow fifth-place OSU and Purdue

Dan Ryan

November 10, 2010

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Entering last weekend's action against Illinois and Wisconsin, No. 24 Northwestern needed one more key win against a top-25 opponent to essentially clinch a spot in December's NCAA Tournament. They got much more than that, cru...