The Daily Northwestern

Fencing: Northwestern blows by competition in Colorado

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

January 18, 2015

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Northwestern travelled to Colorado this weekend looking for no big surprises, and the team got its wish. But the Wildcats’ performance was far from flawless. NU entered Saturday’s Western Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colora...

Fencing: Wildcats look to go undefeated in Colorado

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

January 15, 2015

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing The fall preseason was stellar for the Wildcats — even with some injuries. Head coach Laurie Schiller has already voiced high expectations for his squad, including winning every dual meet, a trip to the conf...

Wrestling: Wildcats strike out opposition at Eastern Michigan Duals

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling Three up, three down. Northwestern continued rolling through its nonconference schedule — advancing to 4-0 — with three dominant performances Saturday at the Eastern Michigan Duals in Ypsilanti, Michigan. ...

Wrestling: Northwestern secures comeback victory over Stanford

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling No. 16 Northwestern pinned its first win to its schedule after a 21-13 victory Saturday at Stanford in its dual meet season debut. “It was our opening meet on the road with lots of travel,” coach Drew Parian...

Men’s Golf: Wu’s victory leads Northwestern to 5th place at Gifford Collegiate

Tyler VanderMolen, Reporter

November 6, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Golf Dylan Wu knew he had been playing solid golf in the days leading up to Northwestern’s appearance in this week’s Gifford Collegiate Championship in San Martin, California. Still, it would have been difficult for a...

Balk: Common excuses don’t explain basketball futility

Tim Balk, Reporter

October 21, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports

You hear it all the time. Ostensibly, Northwestern struggles at basketball for a preponderance of reasons: stringent academic standards, subpar facilities, lack of fan support, history, etc. But the truth is that none of those...

Women’s Golf: Wildcats set program record in impressive fifth-place finish

Alex Lederman, Assistant Sports Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports, Women's Golf

In its final fall tournament, No. 5 Northwestern set a program-record 54-hole score while cruising to a fifth-place finish at the Stanford Intercollegiate this weekend in Stanford, California. The Wildcats finished only behind...

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...

Women’s Golf: Wildcats slip to 7th at Annika Intercollegiate

Alex Lederman, Reporter

October 1, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports, Women's Golf

No. 17 Northwestern fell four spots in the final day of the inaugural Annika Intercollegiate to finish seventh of 12 teams. “It really wasn’t that bad,” coach Emily Fletcher said. “We just didn’t make the putts ...