Author Archives: Eric Rynston-Lobel

Sunday Night Sports Block 1-19

https://soundcloud.com/wnur-sports/sportsvoice-1-19 This week, Eric Rynston-Lobel, Kevin Sweeney and Viktor Ostlund recapped Northwestern WBB’s massive win @ Indiana, a dominant win at home against Penn State and yelled at the writers for not ranking the ‘Cats! Viktor also played his first game of Pick ‘Em against Kevin who hadn’t lost in over a year…could he continue his success?

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Looking Back and Ahead: What to Make of MBB

By Eric Rynston-Lobel Over two months ago, I did something I don’t ordinarily do: write a story based more on anger and frustration than logic and reason. After Northwestern Men’s Basketball opened its season with an inexcusable 71-61 loss at home to Merrimack, a program in its first season playing Division I basketball, I along with most other Wildcats’ fans

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“It’s a Sisterhood”: The Secret to the ‘Cats’ Early Success

By Eric Rynston-Lobel When Northwestern Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach Kate Popovec returned to her alma mater before the 2017-2018 season, she could feel something special brewing.  It was a rebuilding year for a program that graduated four senior starters, including future WNBA player Nia Coffey. Northwestern had added a talented group of young players headlined by Lindsey Pulliam, but it

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Northwestern Comes Close, but Not Close Enough

Northwestern is set to play Central Michigan in Week 3.

By Eric Rynston-Lobel If someone would’ve told you Aidan Smith would be the starter for Northwestern’s week 9 game against Purdue when the schedule came out last year, you probably would’ve thought something wasn’t going right. If someone would’ve told you Kyric McGowan would be the starting running back alongside Smith for that game, you probably would’ve thought there was

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Sports Block 10-27

Nick Magas and Drew Miller make their debuts on SportsVoice recapping the ‘Cats dismal showing against Iowa, previewing Indiana and talking some MLB as well. They also got to check an item off their bucket lists playing Pick ‘Em for the first time. Tune in to see how they fared! Host Jake Liker is joined by Pat Timlin and Parker

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The Paradox of the Northwestern Offense

Pat Fitzgerald and the Wildcats will meet Tulane on the football field this fall.

By Eric Rynston-Lobel One of the main talking points after Northwestern’s 24-15 loss on Saturday at Wisconsin wasn’t how well the defense played or even how out of sync the offense looked for the third time in four games, but instead how Pat Fitzgerald went for two-point conversations twice—after the ‘Cats scored touchdowns to make it 24-9 and 24-15. Based on

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