Women’s Lacrosse

Women’s Lacrosse: ALC Tournament Preview

Women’s Lacrosse: ALC Tournament Preview

WNUR’s Michael Stern (@michaeljstern23) looks at the field of seven for the final ALC Tournament, which begins this afternoon at Lakeside Field. Northwestern’s women’s lacrosse team is looking to keep an incredible streak going. The Wildcats, winners of seven NCAA titles between 2005 and 2012, have reached every Final Four since 2005 and every NCAA […]

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Season Preview: Women’s Lacrosse

Season Preview: Women’s Lacrosse

WNUR Sports Director Joe Misulonas (@jmisulonas) explains how the story of the 2014 Northwestern lacrosse team won’t be defined by the players it lost in recent years. It’s hard to believe that a season that ends with a Final Four appearance for a Northwestern athletic program would be considered a disappointment. But for Northwestern women’s […]

PREVIEW: Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse vs. UNC – NCAA Semi-Final

PREVIEW: Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse vs. UNC – NCAA Semi-Final

WNUR’s Lynden Ostrander previews today’s match-up between the Northwestern University Wildcats women’s lacrosse team and the University of North Carolina Tar Heels as the two teams fight to claim a spot in this year’s national championship game. Coverage of today’s contest begins at 3:30 at 89.3 FM in the Evanston/Chicago area and WNURSports.com worldwide. It’s […]

What If? Rule changes in women’s lacrosse

What If? Rule changes in women’s lacrosse

WNUR Sports Online Content Director Cameron Songer (@CameronSonger) invents a few changes to the rules of NCAA women’s lacrosse to draw more fans and make the game more exciting. In case you hadn’t heard by now, Northwestern has a really good lacrosse team. Their recent stretch (this is their ninth consecutive trip to the Final […]

Joe’s Corner: Northwestern Lacrosse Series Finale

Joe’s Corner: Northwestern Lacrosse Series Finale

WNUR Sports Director Joe Misulonas (@jmisulonas) compares the end of Northwestern’s lacrosse season to the end of a TV series. Last week, NBC aired the series finale of “The Office.” A beloved comedy show came to a sweet end which tied up all the character arcs and delivered the bittersweet moments fans expected for the […]

The NUmbers Guy: The Last Time… Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse

The NUmbers Guy: The Last Time… Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse

Former WNUR Sports Director Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) takes a look at the last time the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team was not in the Final Four and what has happened in the nine years since then. If I were looking for a way to accurately sum up Northwestern women’s lacrosse’s 15-7 defeat of Penn State Saturday […]

HIGHLIGHTS: Northwestern 15, Penn State 7

HIGHLIGHTS: Northwestern 15, Penn State 7

Click on the player below to listen to highlights from Northwestern’s 15-7 win over Penn State in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Divison I Women’s Lacrosse Championship. Michael Anders and Ryan Holmes had the call for WNUR Sports. With the win, the Wildcats advance to their ninth consecutive final four. This year’s final four will […]

PREVIEW: Northwestern lacrosse vs. Penn State

PREVIEW: Northwestern lacrosse vs. Penn State

WNUR’s Lynden Ostrander previews tonight’s NCAA lacrosse quarterfinals matchup between Northwestern and Penn State. Northwestern will meet the Penn State Nittany Lions in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Friday for the right to play in the NCAA semifinals. So, you could say this is kind of a big game. Even more so this holds true for […]

The NUmbers Guy: Taylor Thornton

The NUmbers Guy: Taylor Thornton

Former WNUR Sports Director Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) profiles the career of Northwestern women’s lacrosse’s Taylor Thornton and shows where she ranks among Northwestern’s all-time greats. Sunday, in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Women’s Lacrosse tournament, Taylor Thornton lost her mind. The senior for the Wildcats dodged, ducked, dipped, dove and dodged her way […]

HIGHLIGHTS: Northwestern Lacrosse defeats Stanford, 15-8

HIGHLIGHTS: Northwestern Lacrosse defeats Stanford, 15-8

Click on the player below to listen to the highlights of Northwestern’s 15-8 win over Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship. Ali Cassera, Taylor Thornton and Alyssa Leonard each scored three goals for the Wildcats. With the win, Northwestern advances to the quarterfinals to face Penn State.

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