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    NU Faces Wisconsin Wednesday in Big Ten Tournament

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Senior Lepe Seetane has started all 18 games for the 'Cats this season.
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    Senior Lepe Seetane has started all 18 games for the 'Cats this season.
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    Nov. 12, 2013

    Northwestern (9-6-3, B1G 1-4-1) vs. Wisconsin (13-3-2, B1G 4-2-0)
     Date Wednesday, Nov. 13 | 6:00 p.m. CT
     Location  Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium  | Columbus, Ohio.
     Live Stats  Gametracker
     Live Video  BTDN on Wildcats All-Access
     Social Media  @NUMensSoccer   |  Facebook

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    2013 Big Ten Tournament Bracket Get Acrobat Reader

    EVANSTON, Ill.-- Northwestern (9-6-3, B1G 1-4-1) travels to Columbus, Ohio for the Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament, hosted by Ohio State. 

    The Wildcats enter the tournament as the Big Ten’s No. 7 seed and play No. 2 Wisconsin on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6:00 p.m. CT. 

    Wisconsin defeated Northwestern 1-0 at Lakeside Field earlier this season on Sunday, Nov. 3. The two teams tied last season, playing a 0-0 draw on Oct. 28, 2012. 

    The winner of the game will face the winner of No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 6 Ohio State in the semifinals, which will kick off on Friday, Nov. 15 at 1:30 p.m. CT on the Big Ten Network. The winner will play in the Big Ten Championship Game on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1:00 p.m. CT on BTN. 

    Putting in Overtime
    Overall this season, NU has played seven overtime games, six going into double overtime. The seven OT contests are the fourth most overtime games in a single season in school history, the most being nine in 2012. 

    The Wildcats six double overtime games this season is tied for the most in a single season in school history (6-2012)

    Most 2OT Games, NU Single Season
    1. 6 – 2013
    1. 6 – 2012
    3. 5 – 2009
    4. 4 – Six times

    Most OT Games, NU Single Season
    1. 9 – 2012
    2. 8 – 2019
    2. 8 – 2004
    4. 7 – 2013            

    Ice Water Veins
    NU sophomore Joey Calistri is tied for the Big Ten lead with four game winning goals this season. Senior Chris Ritter ranks tied fourth with three. 

    Ritter Named Senior CLASS Award Finalist
    Northwestern senior midfielder Chris Ritter has been named a Top 10 finalist for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award. 

    The award, which is an acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, honors the attributes of senior student-athletes in four areas: community, classroom, character and competition. It focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

    Fans can vote for Ritter by online at www.SeniorCLASSaward.com.The fan vote runs through November 25.

    Where Joey Calistri Ranks
    Sophomore forward Joey Calistri has tallied 12 goals, three assists and 28 points this season. His 12 goals and 28 points are the most in the Big Ten. He ranked tied sixth in the nation in goals and tied eighth in points. 

    NCAA Leaders, Goals                               
    1. 16 - Denzel Clarke, Gardner-Webb  
    2. 14 - Neco Brett, Robert Morris
    2. 14 - Patrick Mullins, Maryland      
    2. 14 - Mackenzie Pridham, Cal Poly
    5. 13 - Guillermo Delgado, Delaware
    6 . 12 - Joey Calistri, Northwestern
    6. 12 - Four other players tied

    NCAA Leaders, Points
    1. 36 - Neco Brett, Robert Morris
    2. 34 - Patrick Mullins, Maryland      
    3. 33 - Denzel Clarke, Gardner-Webb  
    4. 31 - Mackenzie Pridham, Cal Poly
    4. 31 - Guillermo Delgado, Delaware
    4. 31 - Franklin Castellanos, Iona
    7. 29 - Jason Plumoff, La Salle
    8 . 28 - Joey Calistri, Northwestern

    Climbing the Charts
    Sophomore forward Joey Calistri’s 12 goals this season and 21 career goals has already cracked into the Top 10 in the Northwestern record book.

    Northwestern Career Goal Leaders
    1. 33 -- Matt Eliason, 2007-10
    2. 30 -- Jonathan Hall, 1986-89
    3. 28 -- Brad North, 2003-2006
    3. 28 -- Gerardo Alvarez, 2003-2006
    5. 25 -- Paul Cirino, 1985-88
    5. 25 -- Scott Freidheim, 1983-86
    7. 22 -- Oliver Kupe, 2008-11
    8. 21 -- Joey Calistri, 2012-Present
    9. 20 -- Andy McDermott, 1994-97
    9. 20 -- Jim Muldoon, 1985-88

    Most Goals, Northwestern Single Season
    1. 17 -- Jonathan Hall, 1988
    2. 13 -- Matt Eliason, 2009
    3. 12 -- Joey Calistri, 2013
    3. 12 -- Matt Eliason, 2008
    3. 12 -- Gerardo Alvarez, 2004
    3. 12 -- Scott Freidheim, 1986
    3. 12 -- Scott Freidheim, 1985
    3. 12 -- Okan Altiparmak, 1982
    9. 11 -- Jonathan Hall, 1989

    Donut Patrol

    Northwestern’s 0-0 tie against SIUE on Oct. 12 marked junior goalkeeper Tyler Miller’s 27th career shutout. The 27 shutouts rank second in school history, behind Misha Rosenthal, who recorded 29 shutouts from 2005-09.

    Most Career Shutouts in Northwestern History
    1. 29 -- Misha Rosenthal, 2005-09
    2. 27 -- Tyler Miller, 2011-Present
    3. 16 -- George Kokodynski, 1987-90

    Miller’s 8 shutouts this season is the fourth most in a single season in Northwestern history. Miller now owns three of the top four single season shutout marks in Northwestern school history. 

    Most Shutouts, Northwestern Single Season
    1. 13 -- Misha Rosenthal, 2008
    2. 10 --Tyler Miller, 2012
    3. 9 -- Tyler Miller, 2011
    4. 8 -- Tyler Miller, 2013

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