The Daily Northwestern

Cross Country: Wildcats fail to meet expectations, finish tenth at Big Tens

November 5, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The Wildcats fell short of expectations Sunday at the Big Ten Championships hosted by Purdue. Northwestern finished tenth of 12 teams. The team's goal was to finish in the top seven. Freshman Andrea Ostenso finished first for the Cats, placing 40th in a field of 104 runners. She ra...

Cross Country: Northwestern seeks redemption at Big Ten Championships

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 30, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The Wildcats are ready to redeem themselves after a few shortcomings this season. The Big Ten Championships take place Sunday at Purdue and feature six teams ranked in the USTFCCCA top 30 poll. Northwestern is not ranked...

Cross Country: Freshman seizes day, takes the lead

October 9, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Most people wouldn't expect a freshman to both finish first on her team and break a personal record on a hot afternoon on a muddy cross country course. Andrea Ostenso accomplished both of these feats Friday afternoon at the...

Wildcats spring into tougher competition

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

October 2, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

It is going to be an important weekend for the Wildcats as they begin to transition to bigger, more competitive meets that present opportunities to score at-large points toward the national championship. Northwestern will co...

Cross Country: Wildcats combine youth and experience

Ellie Friedmann, Reporter

September 25, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

After winning the Badger Season-Opener and placing fourth at the Dartmouth Invitational, Northwestern is gearing up for a meet that presents its first opportunity to win an at-large point toward the NCAA Championship. The Notre...