The Daily Northwestern

Orban, Cats look to snap losing streak against Gophers

Jonah L. Rosenblum

January 25, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It's hard for statistics to capture exactly what junior forward Brittany Orban brings to the court. "It's the glue that she brings," coach Joe McKeown said. "Diving on the court, out-rebounding people, making big baskets for us. S...

Women’s Basketball: Despite late rally, Cats crumble to Wolverines

January 18, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

As time ran out in the first half of Northwestern's 76-67 loss on Thursday night, Michigan guard Kate Thompson hit a three-pointer to put the Wolverines up by 12. It would be the last time the Wildcats trailed by single digits un...

Slow to ignite: Cats trail early, trail often

Jonah L. Rosenblum

January 18, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In horse racing, the championship thoroughbred Zenyatta made a habit of starting slow out of the gate before coming on strong toward the end. In Evanston, Northwestern has found that coming back is a lot harder than Zenyatta ...

Women’s Basketball: A profit from Gainesville’s loss

Jonah L. Rosenblum

January 17, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

Before sophomore guard Tailor Jones arrived at Northwestern, she played for head coach Amanda Butler at Florida, where she played less and felt out of her comfort zone. "I wanted to be coached by a male because I had been coac...

Women’s basketball: Jaeschke, Cats aim to upset stacked Ohio State at home

Colin Becht

January 11, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

In terms of statistics, Northwestern and No. 24 Ohio State look nearly identical on paper. The Buckeyes (10-5, 1-2) rank second in the Big Ten with a 74.7 points per game average, and the Wildcats (13-4, 2-2) are close behind wi...

Feeling blue: Penn State takes down NU

Colin Becht

January 5, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

With just under nine minutes remaining Thursday, Northwestern had a victory well within reach. Instead the Wildcats lost their defensive composure and, with it, the game. Unable to halt the Penn State offense, NU watched as a mana...

Women’s Basketball: Jaeschke’s triple-double key in comeback

Josh Walfish

November 21, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Victories don't always have to be pretty. Northwestern learned that the hard way on Sunday, beating Chicago State 75-73 on the shoulders of a career game from senior center Amy Jaeschke. The Wildcats (4-0) trailed for a majorit...

Northwestern women’s basketball hits the road Thursday against Western Kentucky

Josh Walfish

November 15, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Off to a 2-0 start and coming off a big win against perennial power LSU, Northwestern will hit the road on Thursday for the first time this season before returning home on Sunday to face Chicago State. Thursday's game against W...

Women’s basketball: Northwestern starts season off strong, beats LSU and Dartmouth

Josh Walfish

November 13, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern's women's basketball victories this weekend proved just how far the team has come under coach Joe McKeown. The team took down Dartmouth 66-37 on Friday and LSU 71-62 on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats (2-0) played ne...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern opens up at home against Dartmouth, LSU

Josh Walfish

November 10, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern will hit the floor Friday night to begin what they hope is the culmination of a long rebuilding process for the women's basketball program. The Wildcats have steadily increased their win total over the last thre...

Women’s Basketball: Marshall scores 25, NU moves on with NIT win

Robbie Levin

March 17, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Beth Marshall couldn't stand the view from the bench. After notching a game-high 14 points in the first half, the junior guard was forced to watch from her seat on the sidelines as the Wildcats blew a 17-point lead at the start of...