The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats sweep weekend, improve to 5-0

Alex Putterman, Reporter

November 26, 2012

After two more comfortable wins over Thanksgiving break, the Wildcats are 5-0 for only the second time since 1995. First, on Thanksgiving eve, Northwestern (5-0) defeated Yale 83-75 (1-4), as all five NU starters scored at least ...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern ends season with Sweet 16 loss at Louisville

Ava Wallace, Online Sports Editor

November 25, 2012

Northwestern had an answer for everything until the last four minutes. For 82 minutes, NU (13-6-4) and No. 10 seed Louisville (14-5-1) were tied 1-1 in their Sweet 16 match-up in Louisville, Ky. Then came the own goal. In...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern upsets Marquette to advance to Sweet 16

Ava Wallace, Online Sports Editor

November 19, 2012

Perhaps the end of Northwestern's regular season was an anomaly. The Wildcats (13-5-4), who ended their regular season play with two ties and two losses, defeated No. 7 seed Marquette (16-4-1) Sunday evening in Milwaukee, Wi...

Football: Defense steps back in conference play

Rohan Nadkarni, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2012

The performance of the Northwestern defense reads as a tale of two schedules. The unit, credited with carrying the team in wins against Vanderbilt, Boston College and South Dakota, returned to last season's woeful ways at the...

Fall sports preview: Volleyball soars, men’s soccer stumbles

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

August 27, 2012

The fall season officially started last weekend with three of Northwestern’s six teams beginning their 2012 campaigns and another playing its second game. Here are the highlights: Field hockey NU began the season at No...