The Daily Northwestern

Record 15 Northwestern teams honored for academic progress

Bobby Pillote, Sports Editor

May 20, 2015

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

The NCAA recognized 15 of Northwestern’s 19 varsity sports as part of its Academic Progress Rate program, the athletic department announced Wednesday. The Wildcats led all Football Bowl Subdivision schools by having 79 percent...

Letter to the Editor: Rethinking the student-athlete model

Norman C. Wang

April 23, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

April 25 will mark one year since the Northwestern football team voted on whether to form a union represented by the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA). National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional director Peter Sung...

Men’s Tennis: Wildcats start season against formidable Wolfpack, Commodores

David Lee, Assistant Sports Editor

January 15, 2015

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Northwestern hopes to hit the ground running as it begins the non-conference season with difficult road contests against North Carolina State on Friday and Vanderbilt on Sunday. The Wildcats’ schedule do...

Northwestern women’s soccer player Nandi Mehta selected for NCAA autonomy committee

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

January 13, 2015

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Big Ten announced Tuesday the selection of Nandi Mehta, a junior midfielder and co-captain for Northwestern women’s soccer, as a representative for the conference in the NCAA autonomy process. She is one of three current...

Women’s Swimming: Wildcats begin winter facing rival Wolverines, Fighting Irish

Tyler Kendall, Reporter

January 7, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Women's Swimming Northwestern will travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan this Saturday for a dual meet against Michigan and Notre Dame — the Wildcats' first competition of the new year. The swimmers went to Boca Raton, Flori...

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...