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Curtain Call: Shelby Fredericks shines on the field and the stage

Curtain Call: Shelby Fredericks shines on the field and the stage

Ella Brockway, Assistant Sports Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Top Sports Stories

Shelby Fredericks was a star on two stages. Most days, she shined on the lacrosse field, lining up as one of the top draw specialists and attackers in the country. On a Saturday in April, she finished with nine assists and nine draw controls against Rutgers, on her way to setting the all-time Northwestern rec...

Curtain Call: Sheila Nesselbush takes unconventional path from unrecruited to the record books

Curtain Call: Sheila Nesselbush takes unconventional path from unrecruited to the record books

Ella Brockway, Assistant Sports Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Although a year separates Northwestern lacrosse’s two Nesselbush sisters in age, Shannon Nesselbush said she and her older sister Sheila Nesselbush have always been close. They shared a room growing up in Penfield, New York. They won a state sectional title for Penfield together in 2013, Sheila’s...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern narrowly eliminated before final day of team competition at NCAA Championships

Men’s Golf: Northwestern narrowly eliminated before final day of team competition at NCAA Championships

Sophie Mann, Digital Managing Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under Golf, Sports

Men's Golf During its first NCAA Championships appearance since 2011, Northwestern narrowly missed the final day of team competition, while senior Sam Triplett went on to compete with others from non-advancing teams in the final round of stroke play Monday. The Wildcats started their Stillwater, Oklaho...

Men’s Basketball: Star recruit Jordan Lathon’s admission to Northwestern revoked

Ben Pope, Sports Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Jordan Lathon, a heavily recruited member of Northwestern’s incoming freshman class who committed to the school a year ago, will not be coming to NU in the fall, according to a University spokesman. “Northwestern University has revoked its offers of admission and an athletic...

Baseball: Six decades ago, Northwestern made it to college baseball’s biggest stage

Baseball: Six decades ago, Northwestern made it to college baseball’s biggest stage

Peter Warren, Assistant Sports Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports, Sports Features, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

The history of Northwestern baseball features more lows than highs. Since the 1898 inaugural season of Big Ten baseball, the Wildcats have finished top three in the conference only 13 times. But there have been highs, and there has been no season with more success than the remarkable 1957 campaign. In...

Golden: Northwestern football players should be actively encouraged to participate in anthem protests

Andrew Golden, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

On Sept. 30, Northwestern football players locked arms as a form of protest before their game against Wisconsin. While I was happy to see that the Wildcats were using their platforms to speak out for what they believe in, I felt the gesture was inadequate. Individuals who felt strongly about the topic s...

Northwestern club rowing team bonds, succeeds at international regatta

Northwestern club rowing team bonds, succeeds at international regatta

Ella Brockway, Assistant Sports Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Weinberg sophomore Min Kim was one of 20 members of Northwestern’s club rowing team who traveled to Zhengzhou, China, last month to participate in the Zhengzhou International University Rowing Regatta. Kim, who also serves as the communications chair for NU Crew, said one of his most memorable...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern prepares for first NCAA Championships in 7 years

Men’s Golf: Northwestern prepares for first NCAA Championships in 7 years

Sophie Mann, Digital Managing Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Golf, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Golf For the first time since 2011, Northwestern is headed to the NCAA Championships this weekend at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Wildcats finished fourth in the NCAA Regionals last week in Columbus, Ohio, securing their spot in the finals. Senior Dylan Wu said mis...

Men’s Basketball: Chris Collins gives offseason updates, talks about new additions

Men’s Basketball: Chris Collins gives offseason updates, talks about new additions

Ben Pope, Sports Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Basketball With Bryant McIntosh, Scottie Lindsey and Gavin Skelly graduating, Isiah Brown and Rapolas Ivanauskas preparing to transfer and five new players coming into the program, this offseason is a chance for Northwestern to begin a new chapter. In the middle of the offseason g...

Women’s Golf: Northwestern eliminated in quarterfinals of National Championships

Women’s Golf: Northwestern eliminated in quarterfinals of National Championships

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Golf

Women's Golf With Northwestern’s season on the line, Janet Mao stepped up to a birdie putt on her 17th hole of the day. And she drilled it. But her work wasn’t done. After an up-and-down match play showdown against Stanford star Andrea Lee, Mao still sat one shot back heading to the final...

Curtain Call: Sabrina Rabin runs into Northwestern softball record books

Curtain Call: Sabrina Rabin runs into Northwestern softball record books

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

“Love Runs Out” isn’t a bad walk-up song for Sabrina Rabin. But perhaps “Born to Run” would be more fitting. The senior center fielder has made an impact with her speed since the day she stepped on Northwestern’s campus, and she hasn’t stopped running since. Rabin ended her college career last...

Women’s Golf: Northwestern qualifies for match play quarterfinals at National Championships

Women’s Golf: Northwestern qualifies for match play quarterfinals at National Championships

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Golf

For the second straight year — and second time in program history — Northwestern will square off in the match play bracket of the NCAA National Championships. That bracket is reserved for the top eight teams after four days of stroke play competition, and the Wildcats claimed their spot by taking...