The Daily Northwestern

Baseball: Rain puts a damper on NU’s tourney shot

Jonah Rosenblum

May 15, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The rain just wouldn't leave the Wildcats alone. Bad weather had already caused the cancellation of three non-conference games and the postponement of two Big Ten games at Rocky Miller Park this season, but it had yet to force ...

Northwestern knocks out Michigan with 20-hit effort, earns fourth straight victory

Jonah Rosenblum

May 12, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

After exploding for a six-run seventh inning on Friday, Northwestern kept its bats warm Saturday in an 11-6 victory over Michigan. The Wildcats pounded 20 hits out against a struggling Wolverines pitching staff, marking...

Snieder grand slam leads Northwestern to series-opening win over Michigan

Jonah Rosenblum

May 12, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

It took just one swing of the bat to turn a pitcher's duel into a blowout Friday, as Paul Snieder smacked a grand slam over the right-field fence to lift Northwestern to a 7-1 victory over Michigan. When the junior first basema...

Baseball: Brooke, Cats smoke Flames

Jonah Rosenblum

May 10, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Coming off three straight Big Ten series losses, coach Paul Stevens was fired up Tuesday, high-fiving and cheering his team on to a 3-2 victory over UIC. The veteran manager said he was particularly motivated after a success...

Baseball: UChicago: Where runs go to die

Christine Todd

May 10, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

As spring takes shape in Evanston, Rocky Miller Park - Northwestern's other "Rock," this one north of campus - is, as freshman Kyle Ruchim put it, "in its finest form." A handful of balls in Wednesday's game took strange hops. One...

Baseball: NU’s postseason chances slim after series loss at Indiana

Jonah Rosenblum

May 7, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Northwestern continued to fall further behind in the Big Ten race this weekend, dropping two out of three to Indiana to slide to eighth place in the conference standings. While mathematics might still give the Wildcats a chance,...

Baseball: NU back in the swing of things after OSU trip

Jonah L. Rosenblum

April 3, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

After Northwestern's offense was held to just four hits in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to Valparaiso, coach Paul Stevens was not particularly pleased with his team. He can rest much easier after the Wildcats' bats came alive this past...

Baseball: NU opens BIg Ten play against OSU

Christine Todd

March 30, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

When asked about his level of excitement after 21 games and heading into Big Ten play today against Ohio State, coach Paul Stevens said, "I'm pumped, but not right now. I'll be excited as heck later on." The team had just reco...

Baseball: Cats’ bats fall flat against Valparaiso

Jonah Rosenblum

March 29, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

On a frigid afternoon at Rocky Miller Park, Northwestern (7-14) was unable to get its bats warm in a 5-2 loss to Valparaiso (4-19). After starting the season with 20 games outside of Evanston, the Wildcats got off to a good st...

Two Wildcats picked by Chicago Cubs in MLB Draft

Christine Todd

June 9, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Imagine being picked in the Major League Baseball draft by the team you grew up loving, that stole your heart at an early age and has been your favorite ever since.Now drop that and imagine you were drafted by one of your belo...

Baseball: Wildcats boiled in Big Ten Tournament’s second round

Christine Todd

May 26, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio - After the first inning of Northwestern's first-round matchup against Indiana on Wednesday, junior lefty Eric Jokisch and the Wildcats found themselves in an early 4-0 hole. Thursday looked hopeful for NU against Pu...

Baseball: Northwestern shut out by Indiana in Big Ten Tournament opener

Christine Todd

May 25, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In the words of coach Paul Stevens, Northwestern "couldn't find any green real estate" in its 5-0 loss against Indiana in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday at Bill Davis Stadium.The loss didn...