NORTHWESTERN IMPROVES TO 8-2 FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 96′

By Benji Cohen

On a day when the offense struggled to pass the ball, the Wildcats’ defense proved why its one of the best in the country.

The Northwestern Wildcats improved to 8-2 for the first time since 1996 after defeating the Purdue Boilermakers 21-14 on Senior Day at Ryan Field.

The Northwestern Wildcats (18) face the University of Wisconsin (25) at Camp Randall Stadium on November 21st.

Northwestern will face the University of Illinois at Soldier Field on November 28th.

Photo at top: Sophomore Linebacker Anthony Walker (18) celebrates his quarterback sack in the 4th quarter. (Benji Cohen/Medill)