Wildcats End Season in 3-2 Battle with UC-Santa Barbara

Nov. 26, 2006

Northwestern's magical run in the NCAA Tournament ended end Saturday night with a 3-2 loss to the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (16-7) at Harder Stadium in front of 8,784 fans. The 'Cats, who advanced further than any team in program history, finished 14-8 and one win shy of reaching the College Cup. Seniors Brad North (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands) and Gerardo Alvarez (Aurora, Ill./Marmion Academy) finished their careers in style with each netting a goal in the quarterfinal match. Full Story