November 22, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Northwestern Wildcats' junior Kassidy Gorman
The Northwestern Wildcats finished tied for first place in the Big Ten Conference standings and advanced to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Women’s Championship mostly thanks to strong defending. The Wildcats had the best defensive record in NCAA Division 1, surrendering seven goals and recording 17 shutouts in 23 games.
November 20, 2016 BEST SINCE '98
Northwestern Wildcats downed by Duke
DURHAM, N.C. -- Northwestern’s most successful season since 1998 came to an end as the Wildcats sustained a 1-0 loss to third-seeded Duke in the Round of 16 of the NCAA Women’s Championship Sunday.
November 14, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Northwestern Wildcats' defender Kayla Sharples
The Northwestern Wildcats have based their success on defending, compiling 16 shutouts in their first 21 games. Sophomore defender Kayla Sharples, the Chicagoland Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 13, has been part of the back line’s foundation, also providing a scoring threat.
November 12, 2016 FLASHY VICTORY
Northwestern women win NCAA opener
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern Wildcats earned their 16th shutout of the season, taking a 3-0 victory over Kent State, in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Championship at the Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium Saturday.
November 6, 2016 PUSHING THINGS
Northwestern men eliminated in extra time
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Northwestern men’s team took No. 4-ranked Indiana to extra time for the second time this season, but fell, 1-0, to the Hoosiers in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament Sunday.
October 30, 2016 PENALTIES PAY
Northwestern women knock out Nebraska
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Sophomore midfielder Marisa Viggiano converted the clinching shot as the Northwestern women’s team took a penalty kick victory over Nebraska after playing to a 0-0 draw with the Cornhuskers in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament at Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium Sunday.
October 30, 2016 HOOSIERS NEXT
Northwestern men nudge Nittany Lions
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Riley Kelliher's cross in the 25th minute was headed home by Jeffrey Hopson as Northwestern took a 1-0 victory over the Penn State Nittany Lions in a Big Ten Conference match Sunday.
October 26, 2016 TITLE SHARE
A first for Northwestern women
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern women’s team won a share of its first-ever Big Ten Conference championship with a 1-0 extra time victory over Illinois at Martin Stadium Wednesday night.
October 26, 2016 GAME CALLED
Northwestern-Loyola men's match
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern-Loyola non-conference men’s game scheduled Wednesday has been canceled because of inclement weather and unplayable field conditions at Martin Stadium.
October 22, 2016 SHUTOUT RECORD
Wildcat women move into tie for Big Ten lead
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The No. 23-ranked Northwestern women’s team set a program shutout record in battling No. 13-ranked Minnesota to a 0-0 draw in a Big Ten Conference match on Senior Night at Martin Stadium Saturday night.
October 22, 2016 'CATS CLIPPED
Northwestern men stopped by Spartans
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The Northwestern men’s team’s two-game winning streak was snapped as the Wildcats fell, 2-1, to No. 20-ranked Michigan State in a Big Ten Conference match Saturday.
October 11, 2016 BLANKED BY FLAMES
Northwestern men fall to UIC
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern men’s team’s losing streak extended to three games as the Wildcats fell, 2-0, to the UIC Flames in a non-conference match at the Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium Tuesday night.
October 10, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Northwestern's Kassidy Gorman
The Northwestern Wildcats have displayed consistency and efficiency in compiling a 12-1-1 record, with 10 shutouts. The Wildcats have been especially effective at home, going 8-0-0, including wins over Michigan State (1-0 in extra time) Thursday and Big Ten Conference-leading Michigan (2-1) Sunday.
Kassidy Gorman, the Chicagoland Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 10, made the difference with a 94th-minute goal against the Spartans, and helped spark the attack against the Wolverines.
October 6, 2016 TEN ZEROES
Northwestern women shut out Spartans
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Kassidy Gorman’s 94th-minute goal gave the Northwestern women’s team a 1-0 extra time win over Michigan State in a Big Ten Conference match at the Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium Thursday night.
September 25, 2016 HEADING HOME
OT goal gives Northwestern men win over Wolverines
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Senior Mike Roberge scored in the 107th minute as the Northwestern men’s team snapped a seven-match winless streak with a 2-1 extra time victory over Michigan in a Big Ten Conference match at Martin Stadium Sunday.
September 25, 2016 WINNING WAYS
Northwestern women trample Terrapins
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The No. 21-ranked Northwestern Wildcats women’s team regained its winning touch with a 4-1 victory over Maryland in a Big Ten Conference match at Ludwig Field Sunday.
September 21, 2016 DEARTH OF WINS
Northwestern men rally, fall to DePaul
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern men’s team’s winless streak extended to seven games with a 2-1 loss to DePaul in a non-conference match at the Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium Wednesday night.
September 14, 2016 BADGERED
Wildcats whipped by Wisconsin in OT
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern men’s team squandered an early lead in falling, 2-1, in overtime, to Wisconsin in at Big Ten Conference match at Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium Wednesday night.
September 9, 2016 FINE LINE
Northwestern bows to Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Northwestern men’s team had two goals disallowed for offside in falling, 1-0, to Ohio State in both teams’ Big Ten Conference opener Friday night.
September 8, 2016 MAKE IT SIX
Northwestern women shut out Illinois State
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The No. 24-ranked Northwestern women’s team took a 1-0 win over the Illinois State Redbirds, the Wildcats’ sixth successive win, at the Lanny & Sharon Martin Stadium Thursday night.
September 5, 2016 LATE COLLAPSE
Northwestern men fall to Marquette
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The Northwestern Wildcats men’s team squandered a numerical advantage in the second half in falling, 4-1, to Marquette in a non-conference match at Valley Fields Monday night.
September 5, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Northwestern Wildcats' Kassidy Gorman
Underclassmen have played a major part in the Northwestern Wildcats’ strong start to the season. Junior outside back Kassidy Gorman’s two-way play has helped the Wildcats win five successive games to start the season, including victories over Indiana State Thursday (2-0) and Colorado State (3-0) Sunday.
September 2, 2016 QUICK SIX
Northwestern men downed by DU Pioneers
EVANSTON, Ill. -- A six-minute second half sequence proved to be decisive as the Northwestern men’s team fell to No. 13 Denver Pioneers in a non-conference match at Martin Stadium Friday.
September 1, 2016 NO SHOT
Northwestern women shut out Sycamores
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern Wildcats women’s team blanked Indiana State, 2-0, at Lanny & Sharon Martin Stadium Thursday night, the first time in program history the Wildcats did not concede a shot.
August 28, 2016 CANCELLED
Northwestern women, Kentucky match called off
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Northwestern women’s team game against Kentucky was cancelled after 45 minutes due to weather Sunday. The game, which will not be rescheduled, did not last the minimum 70 minutes, and the result will not count.
August 26, 2016 DEDICATED
Medina PKs give Northwestern men win
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern men’s team took a 2-1 win over Florida Gulf Coast as the lake front Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium and Chap and Ethel Hutcheson Field were dedicated Friday night.
August 19, 2016 WILDCAT WIN
Northwestern women capture season-opener
HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Brenna Lovera’s 98th-minute goal gave the Northwestern Wildcat women’s team a 1-0 win over Virginia Commonwealth in both teams’ season-opener in the JMU Tournament Friday afternoon.
November 4, 2015 NO BYE
Northwestern Wildcat men bounced by Badgers
MADISON, Wis.--Northwestern squandered the lead in falling, 2-1, to Wisconsin in its Big Ten Conference regular-season finale, the Wildcats failing to earn a bye in the conference tournament.
October 24, 2015 LATE STUNNER
Northwestern men edge Michigan State
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---The Northwestern Wildcats men's team took a 1-0 win over Michigan State on Mike Roberge's 89th-minute goal in a Big Ten Conference match at Toyota Park Saturday.
October 20, 2015 HAPPY WITH A DRAW
Northwestern Wildcat men hold Notre Dame
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Northwestern men's team battled No. 8 Notre Dame to a 1-1 draw at Toyota Park Tuesday night. Senior Zak Allen made a career-high 12 saves and sophomore Elo Ozumba scored his third goal of the season.
October 18, 2015 SENIOR TIME
Northwestern Wildcats women hammer Hawkeyes
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The No. 24 Northwestern Wildcats women’s team compiled its highest-scoring game in four years in taking a 4-0 win over Iowa in a Big Ten Conference match at Toyota Park on Senior Day Sunday.
September 24, 2015 7 AND 7
Northwestern women shut out Maryland, 2-0
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Junior Addie Steiner struck twice as the Northwestern Wildcats women's team improved its unbeaten streak to seven games with a 2-0 win over Maryland in a Big Ten Conference game Thursday night at Toyota Park.
September 20, 2015 STREAK AT SIX
Northwestern women draw with Indiana, 1-1
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Fifth-year senior Niki Sebo scored her second goal of the year in the 47th minute as the Northwestern women's team earned a 1-1 draw against Indiana in a Big Ten Conference match Sunday afternoon at Jerry Yeagley Field.
September 11, 2015 BEATING THE BUCKEYES
Northwestern opens Big Ten slate with win
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Seniors Cole Missimo and Joey Calistri provided the spark and Zak Allen came up with a huge save in the waning moments as the Northwestern Wildcats men's team opened Big Ten play with a victory over Ohio State, 2-1, Friday.
June 10, 2015 CALLING TOYOTA PARK HOME
Northwestern teams to play 13 games in Bridgeview
EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern men’s and women’s soccer will play 13 contests this season at Toyota Park, home of Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire, while renovations continue on Lanny & Sharon Martin Stadium through the fall. In an agreement announced Thursday with the Village of Bridgeview, the Wildcats men’s programs will host six tilts at the 20,000-seat soccer facility, while the women’s team will play seven games.
November 20, 2014 ONE GOAL SHORT
Northwestern drops 1-0 decision to SIUE
EVANSTON, Ill. – The Northwestern men’s soccer team dominated SIU-Edwardsville Thursday evening, but it wasn’t enough. SIUE found the net in the 81st minute, earning the 1-0 win over the Wildcats in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. SIUE (8-8-4) advances to face California November 23rd at 3:00 p.m. CT.
November 8, 2014 ONE'S ENOUGH
NU women fall 1-0 to Iowa
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Iowa tallied one goal Friday. It proved to be enough to hand the Northwestern women’s soccer team a 1-0 loss. The Wildcats hadn’t lost since October 12th.
November 6, 2014 TOPPING WISCONSIN
NU men earn 2-0 win
EVANSTON, Ill. – Joey Calistri tallied two goals for the No. 16 Northwestern Wildcats Wednesday night, giving NU a 2-0 win over Wisconsin.
October 29, 2014 LUCKY SHOT
Loyola men top Northwestern 1-0 with golden goal
CHICAGO – One goal from Loyola was enough to top the No. 20 ranked Northwestern men’s soccer team Wednesday night. After a scoreless 90 minutes, in which the Wildcats outshot the Ramblers 7-3, it took less than nine minutes in overtime for Loyola to earn the win. One shot, one shot on goal, one goal led to a 1-0 Rambler win.
October 26, 2014 IN A GROOVE
NU women earn 2-0 win vs. MSU
EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern women’s soccer is in a groove. The women earned a 2-0 win over Michigan State Sunday to improve to 7-7-4 on the season. Northwestern is now 3-1-2 in their last six matches.
October 26, 2014 BIG TEN BATTLE
NU draws MSU 1-1
EAST LANSING, Mich. – No. 25 Northwestern battled No. 10 Michigan State for 110 minutes, fighting back and earning a 1-1 draw.
October 18, 2014 KNIGHTED
NU men tally two late in 2-0 win over Rutgers
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – After a scoreless first half, the No. 19 Northwestern Wildcats came together for an offensive push in the second half. 45 minutes later, the Wildcats earned a 2-0 win over Rutgers.
October 12, 2014 BADGERED
Wisconsin women top NU 2-0
EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern had no trouble creating offense Sunday vs. Wisconsin, however they were unable to finish in the final third, ending in a 2-0 Badger win.
September 27, 2014 OUTPLAYED
Penn State tops Northwestern women 4-1
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Rachel Zampa tallied a goal for Northwestern women’s soccer Friday night. But it wasn’t enough as the Wildcats dropped a 4-1 decision to No. 8 Penn State.
September 11, 2014 STRONG START
NU women open Big Ten play with 1-1 draw
LINCOLN, Neb. – Sami Schrakamp scored her first goal of the season on Thursday afternoon to lead the Northwestern Wildcats women’s soccer team to a 1-1 draw vs. Nebraska in their Big Ten Opener.
September 8, 2014 BLANKING THE BILLIKENS
NU women earn 1-0 win
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Kim Jerantowski notched her second goal of the season in the 30th minute to give the Northwestern Wildcats a 1-0 win over the Saint Louis Billikens on Sunday afternoon in Missouri. Lauren Clem recorded her third shutout of the season, the fourth time in the last five contests Northwestern has blanked an opponent.
September 8, 2014 NEW RECORD
NU goalkeeper sets record in 0-0 draw
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Northwestern goalkeeper Tyler Miller established a new program record with his 30th career shutout on Sunday, making four saves in a scoreless draw with Cal-State Fullerton on the west coast. Miller's third clean sheet of the 2014 campaign broke a tie with Misha Rosenthal (2005-09) and gave him sole possession of the top spot on the Wildcats leaderboard.
September 6, 2014 HOPPING ALONG
Hopson leads NU men to 1-1 draw
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Jeffrey Hopson scored a goal 65 minutes in to lead the Northwestern Wildcats to a hard-fought 1-1 draw Friday night on the road against UC-Santa Barbara.
August 28, 2014 FINDING THEIR WAY
Northwestern in tougher position with new look Big Ten
The Northwestern Wildcats men’s soccer team began the preseason undefeated with a 2-0-1 record. They outscored opponents 5-1 and posted two shutouts. But preseason is just that - preseason. Friday Northwestern will have the opportunity to start from square one when they host Quinnipiac at 7:00 p.m. in the Sheraton Chicago-Northbrook Classic.
February 14, 2014 YOUNG WILDCATS
Northwestern adds five
EVANSTON, Ill. - Northwestern has signd five players to national letters of intent to join the team for the 2014 season.
The Wildcats 2014 recruiting class includes Sam Forsgren, Riley Kelliher, John Moderwell, Elochukwu (Elo) Ozumba and Francisco Tomasino.
November 15, 2013 BOWING OUT
Northwestern falls 1-0 to MSU
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Despite a late push by the Wildcats, Northwestern dropped a 1-0 decision to Michigan State. Northwestern will now await their fate as the NCAA brackets come out on Monday.
September 21, 2013 SHUTOUT STREAK EXTENDED
Northwestern blanks St. Mary’s
EVANSTON, Ill.. -- No. 16 Northwestern extended its winning and shutout streak to five matches Friday night at the Lakeside Classic, taking down Saint Mary’s, 3-0. Chris Ritter, Grant Wilson and Joey Calistri each scored goals as the Wildcats improve to 5-1-0.
September 8, 2013 NORTHWESTERN DOWNS DARTMOUTH
Waddle, Landgrebe score in 2-0 victory
EVANSTON, Ill. -- A pair of juniors scored goals in the second half Sunday at Lakeside Field as the Wildcats captured the 2-0 victory over Dartmouth. Georgia Waddle tallied her first goal of the season in the 51st minute while Katie Landgrebe provided another in the 74th minute to seal the NU victory. Freshman goalkeeper Jenna Hascher made six saves in net to earn her first career shutout.
February 8, 2013 NEW CATS
Northwestern men add six
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern men's team has added six recruits for the 2013 season. Head coach Tim Lenahan's recruiting class includes an in-state player from Illinois, two from Pennsylvania, and one each from New Jersey, Minnesota and Missouri.
February 4, 2013 NEW ASSISTANT
Ahearn joins Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. –Joe Ahearn has joined Northwestern as an an assistant coach. Ahearn arrives at Northwestern after six seasons as the head men’s soccer coach at Missouri S&T and also worked on the coaching staffs at Colgate and DePaul.
November 18, 2012 UPSET
Wildcats get past Marquette 1-0
MILWAUKEE -- Northwestern freshman forward Joey Calistri tallied his team-leading ninth goal of the season in the 31st minute and that was all the Wildcats needed as they upset No. 7 seed Marquette in the second round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament Sunday night at Valley Fields.
November 15, 2012 CATS ADVANCE
Northwestern gets past W. Illinois 1-0
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern senior Nick Gendron scored to give the Wildcats a 1-0 win over Western Illinois in the first round of the NCAA tournament Thursday night at Lakeside Field.
November 8, 2012 TOPS ON DEFENSE
Northwestern's Ritter earns Big Ten award, Calistri top rookie
EVANSTON, Ill. - Northwestern senior midfielder Chris Ritter is the 2012 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, forward Joey Calistri was the unanimous choice as 2012 Big Ten Freshman of the Year and five Wildcats from this year's Big Ten championship squad were named to the All-Big Ten teams for 2012.
October 28, 2012 BIG TEN BATTLE
Badgers, Northwestern draw 0-0
MADISON, Wis. – Northwestern and Wisconsin battled to a 0-0 draw at the at the McClimon Soccer Complex on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats generated 10 shots while limiting the Badgers to just four looks in 110 minutes but neither team was able to find the back of the net.