The Daily Northwestern

Sports Year-in-Review

Bobby Pillote, Sports Editor

May 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

Game of the Year: Northwestern 43, Notre Dame 40 (OT) – Football If there’s one thing Wildcat fans can be proud of over the previous two 5-7 seasons, it’s Northwestern’s stunning upset victory over then-No. 18 Notre Dame in Sout...

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: Despite comeback, NU falls to Duke in NCAA first round

Claire Hansen, Reporter

November 16, 2014

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Field Hockey An early two-goal deficit and a slow start proved to be too much for No. 7 Northwestern (16-7, 7-2 Big Ten) to overcome on Saturday. NU fell to No. 9 Duke (13-6) 2-1 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in the first...

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: Northwestern falls to No. 7 Stanford, bounces back against Central Michigan

Claire Hansen, Reporter

October 12, 2014

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

No. 8 Northwestern (10-4) went 1-1 this weekend in Michigan, trouncing Central Michigan (4-9) 4-0 Sunday morning after a tight 2-1 loss to No. 7 Stanford (14-1) on Friday. NU’s loss to Stanford, played at neutral-site Ocker...

Field Hockey: Wildcats top Big Ten standings after win over Hawkeyes

Mike Marut and Claire Hansen

October 5, 2014

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

No. 11 Northwestern (9-3, 4-0 Big Ten) earned its sixth straight win on Sunday, routing No. 7 Iowa (8-3, 2-1 Big Ten) to take control of the Big Ten. Back-to-back goals by juniors Lisa McCarthy and Caroline Troncelliti within...