Category Archives: Sports

UNW golfers display leadership, success on the course

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The men’s golf team is having the best season they have had in Coach Billy Aune’s 22 years of leading them. They started the season off with a win over North Central College on Sep. 1 and haven’t looked back.

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Northwestern keeper experiences a season of change

Main (00) has earned 49 saves and a shutout in his junior year in goal for the Eagles. The experienced keeper has been a crucial part of the Eagles’ success for the past three seasons (photo courtesy of unweagles.com).

Junior Turner Main has found himself inside the penalty box as a goalkeeper since his freshman year at Northwestern, but it wasn’t until last year that he faced his most challenging opponent yet: sophomore slump.

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Two seniors’ dreams played out on the field

Men's soccer has played extremely competitively in 2016 (photo by Christa Gullickson).

by Tatyana Breitkreuz The crisp blow of the whistle is what began two University of Northwestern- St. Paul seniors’ journeys as college soccer athletes. Adam Molohon and Eric Fast came to UNW with a dream: to play college soccer. Each have a special devotion to the sport that they dedicate hours of hard running to […]

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Volleyball ranked nationally, aiming for humility

Shanay Gonder (11) and Leesa Hulstrand (22) are part if an Eagles squad that has dominated opponents so far this season, ahead of UMAC play. Gonder and Hulstrand have combined for 80 kills this season (photo by Greta Elsholtz).

After making a Sweet 16 appearance last year and carrying a national ranking this year, the women’s volleyball team prepares for the 2016 season through a Christ-minded, humble mentality while embracing a tenacious yet joyful competitive spirit.

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Golf teams close out spring seasons

Golf is unlike most sports offered at the University of Northwestern. Many of the other sports have a specified seasons of competition and off seasons for training; however, the men’s and women’s golf team competes during their main fall season, yet still trains and competes during their off season.

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