Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Lacrosse: Varnes: No. 1 Northwestern’s defense clicking ahead of NCAA semifinal

May 25, 2023

Competing against then-No. 1 North Carolina in mid-March, Northwestern’s defense played with ease.  Players were aggressive in transition and honed in on defense, causing turnovers to keep the Tar...

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Lacrosse: Hailey Rhatigan selected fifth overall in Athletes Unlimited 2023 Draft

May 9, 2023

Northwestern graduate student attacker Hailey Rhatigan was chosen fifth overall in the 2023 Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse College Draft on Tuesday, making her one of 11 additions to the 56-player league. After...

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Lacrosse: The Maryland Magician: Samantha White’s dominant defensive play amplifies standout sophomore campaign

April 26, 2023

With the outright Big Ten regular season title on the line Saturday night, a sellout Martin Stadium was the place to be. Then-No. 2 Northwestern found itself firmly entrenched in a grueling defensive duel...

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Lacrosse: ‘A generational player’: Madison Taylor’s meteoric rise to superstardom

April 17, 2023

Feb. 11 marked the dawn of a new era: the start of a season for then-No. 4 Northwestern. The fresh start meant another chance at overcoming the Final Four woes that had plagued the team’s past three...

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Lacrosse: Northwestern’s 2022 recruiting class may be what lifts the team over its Final Four hill this spring

February 16, 2023

No. 5 Northwestern is no stranger to the bright lights — the team thrives on the nation’s biggest stage. The Wildcats (0-1, 0-0 Big Ten) have made three consecutive NCAA Final Four appearances,...

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