The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Tennis: Cats finish road trip at Great Lake State

Rebecca Friedman

April 4, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Coming off a nail-biting 4-3 victory over No. 18 Notre Dame, Northwestern (11-7, 4-1 Big Ten) looks to carry momentum into the state of Michigan this weekend. The No. 14 Wildcats face off against Michigan State (8-8, 0-5) on S...

Women’s Tennis: Wowchuk, Wildcats outlast Notre Dame

Rebecca Friedman

April 2, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Brittany Wowchuk knew the match came down to her. Northwestern had rallied in singles play to tie the score at three when the junior began her third and decisive set against Notre Dame's Jennifer Kellner. It was the first day s...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern looks for consistency in doubles play

Ava Wallace

April 1, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Coming off a winning weekend during which Northwestern had Big Ten victories over Minnesota and Wisconsin, the Wildcats will hit the road Wednesday for their third away match in a row and battle one of their non-conference ri...

Women’s Tennis: Pollard wins No. 125, Wildcats take pair over weekend

Ava Wallace

March 30, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

In the first two contests of a five-match stretch on the road, the 15th-ranked Wildcats had a record-setting weekend as they moved to 9-7 for the season and 4-1 in the Big Ten. Friday's 5-2 win over the No. 32 Minnesota Gol...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern hopes to hit stride on road in tougher Big Ten

Rebecca Friedman

March 26, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The 15th-ranked Wildcats look to raise their Big Ten record to 3-1 as they head to Minnesota on Friday to face off against the No. 32 Golden Gophers. Northwestern posts an 8-7 record on the season after an impressive 5-2 win o...

Women’s Tennis: No. 8 Northwestern messes with No. 9 Texas and No. 12 Baylor

Nicholas Medline

February 29, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

If the Intercollegiate Tennis Association had a measurement to quantify strength of schedule, one would figure that Northwestern deserves to land somewhere near the top. The Wildcats continue their travels through top-20 territory...

Women’s Tennis: Early momentum fails Northwestern in loss to Georgia Tech

Chris Johnson and Chris Johnson

February 26, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

When Northwestern won the doubles point against Georgia Tech on Friday night - a feat that snapped a six-match streak in which the Wildcats had failed to do so - all signs pointed to it avenging a loss in Atlanta last year. Th...

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats test themselves early to prepare for No. 14

Chris Johnson

February 22, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

When coach Claire Pollard scheduled nine top-20 teams in the Wildcats' 2012 nonconference schedule, she hoped to prepare Northwestern for another conference title, a feat that would extend NU's conference championship streak to...

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats hope for doubles success against Yellow Jackets

Nicholas Medline

February 20, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

In the midst of a brutal eight-game stretch against top-20 competition, Northwestern can at least take solace in returning home. No. 9 NU hosts No. 16 Georgia Tech on Friday at Combe Tennis Center, NU's first home match in nearly four weeks. Afte...

Women’s Tennis: Doubles play costs Wildcats at ITA National Indoor Team Championship

Christopher Johnson

February 11, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The Wildcats traveled to Charlottesville, Va., on Friday looking to win a tournament they had already won two out of the last three years. No. 12 Northwestern began its run for a third Intercollegiate Tennis Association Nation...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern looks to reclaim crown at ITA Indoor Championships

Nicholas Medline

February 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

On Feb. 20, 2011, Northwestern was dominated by Virginia, falling 4-0 in the consolation semifinal of the ITA National Indoor Team Championships. "We were disgusted with ourselves afterwards," coach Claire Pollard said. Nearly ...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern upsets North Carolina, gets upended by Duke

Nicholas Medline and Nicholas Medline

February 4, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Northwestern faced a daunting challenge over the weekend: back-to-back road dual meets against top-10 teams. The No. 12 Wildcats began with a flourish, as junior Kate Turvy prevailed in a dramatic three-set match to lift NU to a 4-3 win...