The Daily Northwestern

Volleyball: Wildcats stumble down the stretch, miss NCAA Tournament opportunity

Kevin Casey, Reporter

December 1, 2013

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Volleyball

In its final week of regular season play, Northwestern was looking to rebound from a pair of tough road losses and stake its claim to an NCAA tournament slot. Unfortunately, the team couldn't produce the results it desperately...

Volleyball: Revamped offense generates Big Ten wins for Wildcats

David Lee, Reporter

November 17, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats' revamped offense debuted in spectacular fashion this weekend as Northwestern emerged victorious against No. 18 Purdue (16-11, 7-9 Big Ten) and Indiana (9-18, 1-15). The new attack revolves around several lineup...

Volleyball: Wildcats complete home slate

November 14, 2013

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Heading into its Nov. 8 tilt with Michigan State, Northwestern faced an intriguing opportunity with a four-game home stand that included battles against three top-20 squads. Consecutive losses to the No. 16 Spartans and No....

Volleyball: Northwestern needs to improve on ‘little things’

David Lee, Reporter

November 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats just can’t seem to perfect the little things. Northwestern fell to No. 13 Michigan State (19-7, 8-6 Big Ten) and No. 17 Michigan (16-9, 6-8) this weekend in two tightly contested four-set matches. “If...

Volleyball: Wildcats face intriguing opportunity at home

Kevin Casey, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It's been a Big Ten season marked by quality play against top-notch squads for the Wildcats, and this weekend the team has a chance to take a big step toward being considered one of the conference elite. Northwestern (14-10,...

Volleyball: Wildcats ride hot streak into Penn State game

David Lee, Reporter

October 17, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

After defeating three straight Big Ten opponents, Northwestern (12-7, 4-3 Big Ten) is setting its sights on its toughest opponent yet, No. 2 Penn State (14-2, 5-1). The Wildcats recently beat two consecutive ranked opponents, then-No. 20 Boilermakers (11-6, 2-4) and then-No. 17 Buckeyes (14-5, 2-5)....