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Women’s Soccer: Cats face Wisconsin, lose big for first time on the season

Minjae Park

October 31, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Win or lose, Northwestern has kept games tight this season. For the first time all year, NU lost a game by more than a one-goal margin with a 3-0 loss to Wisconsin at Madison, Wisc. on Monday night. "In every game we've been in, ...

Women’s Soccer: Seniors to bid adieu to Lakeside Field

Minjae Park

October 27, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The first senior class to call Lakeside Athletic Field home for four years will play their last game in Evanston on Friday against Minnesota. Seniors Carolyn Edwards, Jennifer Baumann, Colleen Antas, Alison Schneeman, Ally Arca...

Soccer freshman making presence known

Minjae Park

October 26, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

When Iowa goalkeeper Emily Moran sent her goal kick astray against Northwestern on Friday, it fell to the one player who was sure to make her pay. Freshman forward Kate Allen dribbled the ball 20 yards unmarked toward goal an...

[WSOCC 11/8] Women’s soccer:

Minjae Park

October 25, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

In many ways, Northwestern's 1-0 loss to No. 16 Illinois typified its season. A late heartbreaking goal. A single tally costing NU the game. Not putting away chances. "They got a chance, they converted. We had multiple chances...

Women’s Soccer: Defender Ally Arca shores up Northwestern’s backline

Minjae Park

October 18, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

When senior defender Ally Arca came to Northwestern three years ago, coach Stephanie Foster had never even seen her play. Foster, then in her first recruiting round as coach, said she was trying to fill out the roster and pi...

Women’s Soccer: Late goal sinks Northwestern against Michigan State

Minjae Park

October 15, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

After falling to an overtime goal against Ohio State last week, a late goal cost Northwestern yet another game, this time against Michigan State. The Spartans (9-3-2, 3-1-1 Big Ten) struck with 13 minutes remaining to hand t...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern hoping to shake disappointment

Minjae Park

October 13, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Until last weekend, Northwestern was riding high and had yet to see their record dip below .500. The Wildcats saw that evaporate with close losses against Penn State and Ohio State. NU will use that disappointment to spur it o...

Women’s soccer: Minnesota connections boost Cats

Minjae Park

October 12, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

In Northwestern's loss to Penn State on Friday, freshman forward Bo Podkopacz became the latest Minnesotan to start for the Wildcats. NU's Minnesotan roots run deep. The team has seven players out of its 27 from the Land of 1...

NU drops weekend slate to OSU, PSU

Minjae Park

October 10, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

For a team that had won nine of its last 10 games, a fourth consecutive Big Ten win doesn't sound like inspiration for its players to storm the field in jubilation. Ohio State's reaction to their overtime golden goal was telli...

Women’s Soccer: Cats seek first win since ’98 vs. Penn State

Minjae Park

October 6, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The last time Northwestern beat Penn State in 1998, assistant coach Erin Ekeberg played in goal for the Wildcats.The Nittany Lions were ranked No. 6 at the time and started their current 12-year Big Ten title run that season. Ekeberg, then a so...

Women’s Soccer: Stormy game ends in tie for Cats

Minjae Park

October 2, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Northwestern and Michigan battled for 110 minutes Saturday night with rain pounding down on the players, the corner flags flailing in the wind and umbrellas flapping furiously in the stands among a receding crowd. The two teams...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern players look to new strategies

Minjae Park

September 29, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Last season's weakness has become Northwestern's strength. The Wildcats struggled to find the back of the net last year, scoring an average of less than a goal a game. In 20 games, their opponents outscored them 24 to 15. A ...