The Daily Northwestern

Baseball: Sitting down with senior backstop Chad Noble

Christine Todd

May 23, 2010

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Having thrown out a remarkable 45 percent of attempted base stealers this season, senior catcher Chad Noble is regarded by coach Paul Stevens as one of the "best catch-and-throw guys as there is in the nation." He was also put on...

Baseball Sidebar: Defense is key for Northwestern against Michigan State

Christine Todd

May 22, 2010

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Five. That's the number of double plays Northwestern turned in its series-opening contest against Michigan State on Thursday at Rocky Miller Park.It's also the number of players who contributed to the quintet of twin killings...

Baseball: Third-seeded NU heads to Columbus for tournament

Jimmy Carlton

May 22, 2010

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The circumstances in which Paul Snieder walked to the plate for his last at bat Saturday against Michigan State are typically reserved for children's imaginations and normally play out in a backyard or a Little League field. It...

Forman: Unlikely end to improbable season for Northwestern

Matt Forman

May 22, 2010

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Speechless. There are few words to describe Northwestern's thrilling, heart-stopping, come-from-behind 8-6 victory over Michigan State on Saturday. University President Morton O. Schapiro's reaction might be the closest way to d...

Baseball: Jokisch’s gem guides Wildcats over Spartans

Jimmy Carlton

May 19, 2010

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Eric Jokisch claimed after Thursday's game that his command against Michigan State wasn't his best. But even on an off day, the junior starter was sterling, keeping the Spartans at bay to help Northwestern win, 2-1, at Rocky Mi...

Baseball: Series for the season: Cats take on Spartans

Christine Todd

May 18, 2010

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David Jensen, Joe Muraski, Chad Noble, Steve Sanders and Alex Seyferth will step into Rocky Miller Park for their final series in purple and white this weekend.After four seasons together, the graduating players have shared th...

Baseball: The man behind the mask-Chad Noble

Christine Todd

May 17, 2010

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The Noble family was packed and headed to the airport for their annual spring ski trip to Beaver Creek, Colo. But Chad Noble didn't want to leave home.His baseball coaches at Rockwall High School warned that if he left for Sprin...

Baseball: Come-from-behind losses hurt Northwestern at Michigan

Jimmy Carlton

May 16, 2010

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After nine innings and 28 runs couldn't settle the rubber match between Northwestern and Michigan on Sunday, the game went to extras. With the bases bereft of Wolverines, the first Michigan hitter to come to the plate in the bo...

Baseball: Cats, Wolverines meet in fight for first place

By Christine Todd

May 12, 2010

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Eric Jokisch and the Wildcats are ready to take this weekend "by the throat."That's what Northwestern (21-27, 10-8 Big Ten) will have to do when it travels to Ann Arbor, Mich., to face Michigan (29-17, 10-8) this weekend. NU and Mi...

Baseball: After rainout Tuesday, Cats looks to matchup with Wolverines

Jonah L. Rosenblum

May 10, 2010

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Pitching coach Tim Stoddard wasn't worried about coach Pat Fitzgerald as the 34-year-old lefty warmed up to throw the first pitch at Wrigley Field on Tuesday at Trienens Hall.Stoddard was more concerned with keeping his pitch...