Oct. 8, 2013
EVANSTON, Ill.-No. 14 Northwestern (7-3-0, 1-1-0) looks to rebound from consecutive losses when the Wildcats take on Northern Illinois (3-7-0, 0-1-0) on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7:00 p.m. CT at Lakeside Field.
The Huskies return to Evanston after playing at Lakeside Field during the Lakeside Classic from Sep. 20-Sep. 22, where NIU lost to Fairleigh Dickinson 2-1 and defeated Saint Mary's 2-1.
Game Time Change
Wednesday's game against Northern Illinois will now kick off at 7:00 p.m. CT at Lakeside Field.
Being pushed back one hour, it was originally scheduled to kick off at 6:00 p.m. CT
Northwestern's match against Loyola Chicago on Wednesday, Oct. 30 will also start at 7:00 p.m. CT at Lakeside Field.
Calistri's Scoring Spree Leads Nation
Sophomore forward Joey Calistri is tied for the nation's lead in goals (10), points (22) and goals per game (1.00).
Freshman Medina Makes an Impact
Freshman Brandon Medina is tied for the Big Ten lead in assists (5) with Michigan State's Jay Chapman.
Medina also ranks second in the Big Ten in points (11), trailing teammate Joey Calistri (22).
As a team, Northwestern leads the Big Ten in goals (21), points (63) and goals per game (2.10). NU is also tied with Michigan State with the most shutouts in the Big Ten this season (6).
Climbing the Charts
Sophomore forward Joey Calistri's 10 goals this season and 19 career goals has already cracked into the Top 10 in the Northwestern record book.
Calistri ranks tied for tenth place in career goals at Northwestern (19). His 10 goals already this season is tied for the ninth most in a single season by a Wildcat player.
Northwestern's 2-0 win against Michigan marked junior goalkeeper Tyler Miller's 25th career shutout. The 25 shutouts rank second in school history, behind Misha Rosenthal, who recorded 29 shutouts from 2005-09
Miller's 6 shutouts this season is tied for the sixth most in a single season in Northwestern history. Miller's 2012 (10) and 2011 (9) seasons already rank in two of the school's top three list.
Sophomore forward Joey Calistri has registered four career, multi-goal games, including three this season. His four career, multi-goal games are the most for Northwestern since Matt Eliason (2007-10) tallied five in his `Cats career.
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