Football: Northwestern vs. Vanderbilt
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I used the old 300mm manual focus lens that has been sitting around the Daily’s offices since the 90’s to shoot NU’s first home game of the season. It was a new experience, and there’s definitely a steep learning curve. I’m beginning to get the hang of it, though. Here’s my favorite game action of the night:
And here are some sideline features:
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard circled the field with Willie the Wildcat on board before the game.
Fans sing “Go U Northwestern.”
A Marching Band member pauses to watch the game.
A lone Vanderbilt fan raises a green pom-pom in a crowd of disappointed Northwestern fans as the first half ends with the Wildcats down 10-3.
Fans make noise during the comeback.
In the fourth quarter, it began to rain.
Cheerleaders kept the fans engaged as the weather turned nasty.
The Wildcats won 23-13.