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...

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: 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...

Field hockey: Wildcats beat Ohio State to preserve first-place tie

Claire Hansen, Reporter

October 26, 2014

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Warm temperatures, sunny skies and full stands provided the perfect setting as No. 9 Northwestern (12-5, 6-1 Big Ten) handily defeated Big Ten opponent Ohio State (6-10, 1-6) 4-1 at Lakeside Field on Saturday afternoon. With...

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...