The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Soccer: Senior Night fails to stem Wildcats’ losing streak

Chris Johnson

October 30, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Northwestern's strong defense was only able to hold Michigan State scoreless for so long Saturday night, giving up two second half goals in a 2-0 loss. The Wildcats hung tough with the Spartans in the first period, neutraliz...

Women’s Soccer: Cats given gift of playoff berth despite poor record

Callie Counsellor

October 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

A soccer team with 14 losses generally does not have even the slightest chance of reaching the playoffs. But due to some highly debated NCAA rules, the host of the Big Ten Tournament automatically receives a playoff berth, me...

Women’s Soccer: No. 25 Illinois pulls away from Northwestern in second half

Callie Counsellor

October 19, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Northwestern hung tough with one of the hottest teams in the country Thursday but could not hold up in the second half, falling 3-0 to No. 25 Illinois. The Fighting Illini (12-4-1, 6-2-1 Big Ten) entered the match on a five-ga...

Women’s soccer: NU hopes strong defense will stave off Illinois

Callie Counselor

October 18, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

As demonstrated by countless successful teams throughout history, defense wins championships. Although Northwestern (2-12-1, 1-6-1 Big Ten) has a long way to go before it will ever be considered as a Big Ten championship contender...

Women’s Soccer: Cats have likely played their last game of the year

Minjae Park

November 5, 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: No Big Ten tourney for soccer team

Minjae Park

November 2, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

This year, close games have swung away from Northwestern. NU's loss at Wisconsin on Monday night was the first time the team dropped a game by more than one goal all season. Of the 11 games decided by one goal this year, the...

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...