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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

(Daily file photo by David Lee) Kayla Sharples surveys the pitch. The senior defender has helped the Northwestern defense allow only five goals all season.

Women’s Soccer: Freshman Mackenzie Wood is ahead of the curve

September 26, 2018

Women’s Soccer Michael Moynihan wants you to know that freshman goalkeeper Mackenzie Wood isn’t perfect. Not yet. It might look that way for the two-time Big Ten freshman of the week, who’s...

Lauren Clem leaps to make a save. The goalkeeper is one of only two starters from last year’s team who graduated in June.

Women’s Soccer: Same as always, NU’s back line at center of team’s success

August 16, 2018

Women’s Soccer The roots of the comeback are hard to trace. Last season, Northwestern had one of the country’s best mid-season turnarounds that took them from the middle of the Big Ten pack to...

Lauren Clem leaps to make a save. The senior goalkeeper saw her illustrious Northwestern career come to an end with a 1-0 loss at UCLA in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats fall in dramatic overtime defeat to No. 2 UCLA

November 19, 2017

Women’s Soccer Northwestern was 25 yards away from a miracle. Junior midfielder Marisa Viggiano set up for a free kick just outside No. 2 UCLA’s goal box and sent the ball at the net, toward...

Mikayla Hampton kicks the ball. The freshman forward and the Wildcats will take on No. 2 UCLA in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats aim to reach second consecutive Sweet 16 at UCLA

November 17, 2017

Women’s Soccer Kassidy Gorman remembers when Northwestern was at the bottom, when winning in the NCAA Tournament wasn’t the baseline. When she was recruited, the Wildcats had one of the worst...

Kayla Sharples kicks the ball. The junior defender and the Wildcats beat Butler in penalty kicks to advance to the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament.

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats survive dramatically in penalty kicks, advance in NCAA Tournament

November 13, 2017

Women’s Soccer Lauren Clem was all by herself, standing on the back line with the fate of her senior season coming right at her. Northwestern was in penalty kicks after 110 scoreless minutes in the...

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