After a 3-7 campaign last year, Northwestern is eyeing bigger things in 2013.

Last year, the Tigers were a very young team adjusting to a new coach and a new system.

But this year marks coach Josh Snyder's second season, and the growing pains are largely over with.

The Tigers return 19 of 22 starters from a year ago.  And they hope to contend in the Colonial League this season.