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NU Men's Soccer makes NCAA's despite Injuries

Northwestern Men's Soccer (10-7-3) will host Bradley University (13-5-2) on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

15 Minutes of Fame Extended

Former Northwestern Soccer player Matt Eliason will get a second chance to live out his professional soccer dream after the amateur stole the show at Lionel Messi's charity soccer match earning a trial with the New York Red Bulls.

Matt Eliason SportsCenter In-Studio Interview

Matt Eliason stops by ESPN headquarters in Bristol, CT to do a one-on-one for SportsCenter about the bicycle kick heard around the world in the Messi and Friends match.

Playing Soccer with Messi & Friends

A former Northwestern player's interesting journey from planning to tailgate the Messi & Friends game to playing in the game and getting posterized by the best player in the world on ESPN.

Former NU soccer players to play with Messi

Five former Northwestern soccer players to compete in Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi's charity game "Messi and Friends" Saturday at 7 PM (ET) at Soldier Field live on ESPN.

Vote for Chris Ritter for Soccer News Net POY

Senior defensive midfielder Chris Ritter is one of 36 finalists for the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Year

NU Men's Soccer Falls to Louisville in Sweet 16

The Northwestern Men's Soccer team (13-6-4) had their NCAA tournament run halted by the tenth-ranked Louisville Cardinals (14-5-1) by a 2-1 result.

NU Men's Soccer Heading to the Sweet 16

The Northwestern men's soccer team (13-5-4) has advanced to the program's fourth ever Sweet 16 with a 1-0 win over no. 7 Marquette (16-4-1) in Milwaukee on Sunday. They will now travel to no. 10 Louisville (13-5-1) next Sunday.

Men's Soccer Advances to Second Round of NCAA's

Northwestern Men's Soccer advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament with a 1-0 win over Western Illinois Thursday night and will travel to no. 7 Marquette Sunday.

Men's Soccer Shares B1G Regular Season Title

As a result of the Michigan State loss to Michigan that just went final, the Northwestern Men's Soccer have claimed a share of the Big Ten regular season championship for the second consecutive year.

Men's Soccer Can Win B1G Thursday Night on BTN

The defending Big Ten Champion, Northwestern men's soccer team hasn't been in great form, but a win at Indiana Thursday night gives them the outright conference regular season championship.

Women's Soccer in Good Hands with Moynihan

The Women's Soccer team did not reach the Big Ten tournament, but saw a marked improvement in their first year under new head coach Michael Moynihan.

Men's Soccer in Position to Contend for B1G Title

The defending double Big Ten champion Northwestern men's soccer team is currently sitting at 8-2-2 with a 2-0 record in Big Ten play with a chance to move to 3-0 and regain a share of first place with co-favorite Indiana when they welcome the 0-3 (in conference) Ohio State Buckeyes to Lakeside Field at noon (CT) tomorrow. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Ten Network.

Can the Cardiac 'Cats Remain Relevant?

I offered my input with a guest post on Breakfast with the Big Ten on the history of Northwestern football misery and pessimism slowly turning into cautious optimism with each win in our fight to stay relevant.

Soccer Preview: Where is Big Ten Race Headed?

Despite the success of the team this fall that plays what Rodger would call "real football", the team with the best chance to take home a Big Ten title is still the men's soccer squad who took home the crown last season. The 'Cats are struggling for the first time this season with consecutive non-conference midweek losses sandwiching a sloppy Big Ten win over Michigan State to maintain a first place tie with Indiana. They have the weekend off of Big Ten play, but play the tenth ranked, Notre Dame Fightin' Irish Tuesday. See how I think the Wildcats will do and what's on tap for the rest of the Big Ten this weekend.

BMOC Rankings: Kain's Campus

Northwestern University Athletics had another banner weekend, but one Wildcat stole the show. Kain Colter dominated this weekend, but it wasn't in the way every one was expecting.

Next Games Could Sharpen Big Ten Race

I breakdown this weekend's men's soccer contests and group the conference of 7 teams into 3 haves and 4 have-nots. Northwestern is in the former group and are still favorites to repeat their Big Ten title at 1-0 in conference play and 6-1-2 overall, despite having their 17 game regular season unbeaten streak snapped Wednesday night. The Wildcats have their first nationally televised game Sunday at 3:30 PM (ET) on BTN vs Michigan State.

Weekly Preview: Big Ten soccer begins

Big Ten soccer starts this weekend. See who has the necessary ingredients to win the conference based on my experiences and observations over the last five years. Northwestern and Indiana are the early front-runners.

Weekend BMOC Power Rankings

It was an exciting weekend for Northwestern University. Fall sports continued to dominate and the new athletic facilities plan was approved. Who shined the most the brightest during a big weekend in Evanston?

Weekly preview: Tune-ups lead to Big Ten games

My analysis and outlook of the unbeaten, defending B1G champion Northwestern men's soccer team and the rest of the conference, previewing all of the games on tap this weekend for Big Ten Network.

NU Fall Sports BMOC Power Rankings - Labor Day Weekend Edition

Who had the best weekend for the Northwestern Wildcats? I answer that with my NU Fall Sports Big Man On Campus Power Rankings - Labor Day Weekend Edition.

NU Fútbol Update

Northwestern University has sports other than football: The men's and women's soccer teams are already in action. Some news and notes on the defending B1G champion men's team and the women's squad that is looking for a resurgence.

Men's Soccer Reports to Camp with Final Four Hopes

The defending Big Ten champion, Northwestern Men's Soccer Team, reports to preseason camp with Final Four hopes.

2012 Graduate Smith Named Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Hofstra

2012 Northwestern graduate, Shannon Smith, has been named the head women's lacrosse coach at Hofstra University. Smith, who just graduated from NU last month, will now be tasked with turning around a Hofstra squad that went 5-12 last year at the ripe

NU Big Man On Campus Power Rankings

Who is the Big Man (or Woman) On Campus at Northwestern University?

Will Women's Soccer Turn it Around?

Can Michael Moynihan turn around Northwestern Women's Soccer?

Go U...Rap U?

A look at former men's soccer player, P-Holla, and the rap game at Northwestern University.


Chicago's Finest

Chicago's Finest Soccer Team: Northwestern Men's Soccer win's Chicago Cup.


Super Important Spring Soccer Games

I checked out my former teammates in action for the first time this spring against two Division III opponents at Lakeside Field in what can probably categorized as the opposite of measuring stick...


Defending B1G Champion NU Men's Soccer Spring Preview

I know most of the excitement in Evanston this Spring is surrounding former blue chip recruit and USC transfer, Kyle Prater joining the Wildcats for spring ball, the women's lacrosse team gunning...

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