Junior Kelley Stump recorded her first collegiate hat trick and No. 8 Northwestern scored three times in the second half to pull away from host Central Michigan for a 4-0 victory on October 12, improving the Wildcats' record to 10-4.
After suffering a tight 2-1 loss to No. 7 Stanford on October 10 that snapped the team's six-game winning streak, the Wildcats got back on track. Northwestern dominated possession as it out-shot the Chippewas 29-5.
The Wildcats return to the state of Michigan next weekend beginning with a key Big Ten contest against Michigan in Ann Arbor at 6 p.m. on Oct. 17.
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