The Daily Northwestern

Local organization recruits Northwestern athletes to encourage girls to play sports

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 3, 2015

Filed under City, Local

An Evanston organization that encourages girls to participate in sports has recently incorporated Northwestern athletes as volunteers for its programming. Team Girls Play Sports’ mission is to expose girls to a variety of ...

Field Hockey: Wildcats march into Big Ten postseason

Mike Marut, Reporter

November 5, 2014

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Field Hockey On Thursday, third seed Northwestern (13-6, 6-2 Big Ten) looks to advance beyond the first round of the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 1996. The first opponent will be No. 6 seed Iowa (11-6, 4-4). ...

Field Hockey: Wildcats lose shot at Big Ten title in loss to Penn State

Mike Marut, Reporter

November 3, 2014

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

No. 8 Northwestern (13-6, 6-2 Big Ten) fell to No. 5 Penn State (14-4, 5-3) 2-1 Friday but won Sunday’s Senior Day game against Kent State (8-10) 1-0. Friday, the Wildcats fought for a piece of the Big Ten title but lost late...

Field Hockey: As season ends, Wildcats focused on becoming Big Ten champions

Mike Marut, Senior Staffer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

No. 9 Northwestern (12-5, 6-1 Big Ten) hopes to secure back-to-back Big Ten titles this weekend, taking on No. 4 Penn State (13-4, 4-3 Big Ten) and Kent State (8-8, 5-0 Mid-American). The Wildcats have been here before. The...