Posted October 03, 2011 on
Following a heartbreaking loss, the Wildcats regroup in Evanston for their first home in four weeks. On Monday, Pat Fitzgerald and select players met the media to recap the loss against Illinois and look ahead to their Saturday matchup with Michigan. Get the details from Evanston on another Monday with the Wildcats.
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NU head coach Pat Fitzgerald had a difficult time detailing the Wildcats' loss, calling the game an "anomaly" in his postgame press conference. The stat sheet favored Northwestern, but the scoreboard read out another gut-wrenching loss. NU appears to be a talented team, but a lack of execution continues to cost them.
Northwestern continued to prepare for the 11th-ranked Wolverines as they put in two hours on the practice field Wednesday morning. Pat Fitzgerald was happy with his team’s effort. Get your sideline pass for practice with this PurpleWildcats.com practice report.
Northwestern has suffered yet another knee to the groin. Specifically, though, it’s a torn ACL — I’m noticing a trend here — that will sideline the Wildcats’ second-leading rusher for the rest of the season. Coach Pat Fitzgerald announced today that running back Mike Trumpy suffered the injury in Saturday’s loss to Illinois. After the…