The Daily Northwestern

Record 15 Northwestern teams honored for academic progress

Bobby Pillote, Sports Editor

May 20, 2015

The NCAA recognized 15 of Northwestern’s 19 varsity sports as part of its Academic Progress Rate program, the athletic department announced Wednesday. The Wildcats led all Football Bowl Subdivision schools by having 79 percent...

Wildcats earn 12 awards for academic progress

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2014

Twelve Northwestern athletic programs were recognized for their performance in the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate program. Football, baseball, softball, field hockey, wrestling, cross country, volleyball, men's golf, women's...

Becht: Support for Northwestern sports must extend past four years

Colin Becht

June 19, 2013

Four years ago, we came to a school without much of an athletic reputation. Sure, alumni and older students would tell us that Northwestern was actually in its athletic prime, and they were right. But at the time, there was very...