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Women’s Golf: Wildcats within reach of NCAA final berth after quarterfinal victory

Women’s Golf: Wildcats within reach of NCAA final berth after quarterfinal victory

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Golf

Women's Golf SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — Northwestern entered unprecedented territory on Tuesday, reaching the semifinals of the National Championships before foul weather and darkness cut the round short. After Tuesday night, the Wildcats trailed USC in four of the five matches, but were within a s...

Baseball: Northwestern readies for Michigan in first Big Ten Tournament since 2010

Baseball: Northwestern readies for Michigan in first Big Ten Tournament since 2010

Talia Hendel, Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Baseball The lengthy drought is finally over as Northwestern will face Michigan in the opening game of the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday in Bloomington, Indiana. The Wildcats, whose last appearance in the tournament was in 2010, have have earned the No. 7 seed. After starting the season off with...

Curtain Call: Despite underwhelming numbers, Lumpkin’s Northwestern legacy transcends statistics

Curtain Call: Despite underwhelming numbers, Lumpkin’s Northwestern legacy transcends statistics

Ben Pope, Assistant Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports Features, Top Sports Stories

A broken wrist sent Sanjay Lumpkin to Salt Lake City, and maybe the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament. The story is textbook evidence for Lumpkin’s theory that things always happen for a reason and a coincidence that the graduating senior forward has reflected on endless times over the past year. ...

Men’s Tennis: Pair of Northwestern players prepare for singles tournament

Men’s Tennis: Pair of Northwestern players prepare for singles tournament

Benjy Apelbaum, Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Tennis Two Northwestern players have one last chance to leave an imprint on college tennis. Starting Wednesday in Athens, Georgia, seniors Konrad Zieba and Strong Kirchheimer will begin competition in the end-of-year NCAA Singles Tournament. The event features 64 of the top players co...

Women’s Golf: Wildcats take first place in National Championship stroke play

Women’s Golf: Wildcats take first place in National Championship stroke play

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
May 22, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Golf

Women's Golf One year after coming a single stroke short of the match play tournament, Northwestern ensured there would be no doubt this year, dominating from wire-to-wire and taking first place in the stroke play portion of the event. The Wildcats played the best round on the course Friday and...

Curtain Call: Outfield trio goes out with best season of their careers

Curtain Call: Outfield trio goes out with best season of their careers

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
May 22, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports, Sports Features, Top Sports Stories

Two coaching staffs, 136 losses, 14 of those by 10 or more runs. Three heartbreaking walk-off losses in a senior season. And the first Big Ten Tournament appearance by the program since 2010. Joe Hoscheit, Jake Schieber and Matt Hopfner have been through a lot in the past four years of Northwestern...

Women’s Tennis: Chatt, Lipp prepare for NCAA Doubles Tournament

Women’s Tennis: Chatt, Lipp prepare for NCAA Doubles Tournament

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Though Northwestern’s NCAA Tournament run came to an end over a week ago, two Wildcats will continue their season this week at the NCAA Doubles Championship in Athens, Georgia. Juniors Alex Chatt and Maddie Lipp, the No. 15 doubles pair in the country, received an at-large bid to the tournament. The two competed in the tournament together last year and were the ITA Summer Nationals champion...

Baseball: Wildcats sweep Rutgers to head to first conference tournament in 7 years

Baseball: Wildcats sweep Rutgers to head to first conference tournament in 7 years

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
May 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Baseball Northwestern had several avenues to reach the Big Ten Tournament. But amid the results of several teams’ games and myriad qualification scenarios, the easiest was for the Wildcats to win their own contests. They did just that by taking three straight from Rutgers in dominant fashi...

The Sideline: Confident but calm, Inglis brings passion for golf to Northwestern

The Sideline: Confident but calm, Inglis brings passion for golf to Northwestern

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
May 21, 2017
Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports, Sports Features, Top Sports Stories

Welcome to The Sideline, a series of profiles of Northwestern’s coaches where The Daily’s sports staff provides detailed looks into the lives and personalities of all 19 varsity coaches.   In spring 2010, all David Inglis wanted was to be a college golf coach. Instead, he found himself worki...

Curtain Call: Despite late start, Cooper Wetherbee closes career as key starter

Curtain Call: Despite late start, Cooper Wetherbee closes career as key starter

Talia Hendel, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Forty percent of students at Northwestern are in Greek life. Only 6 percent are varsity athletes. Most who do both likely don't have a double major and a minor. But senior pitcher Cooper Wetherbee is one of those select few. “We tell our guys that it takes a special person that can balance all...

Women’s Golf: Northwestern returns to national championship looking to erase last year’s heartbreak

Women’s Golf: Northwestern returns to national championship looking to erase last year’s heartbreak

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Golf

Women's Golf Last year, Northwestern turned in the best performance in program history, finishing in ninth place at the NCAA National Championships. For the Wildcats, however, it was a slight disappointment, as they were a single stroke from reaching the final match play tournament, which fe...

Cats Chat Sports Podcast: Episode 6 — Women’s Golf

Cats Chat Sports Podcast: Episode 6 — Women’s Golf

Daily Sports Staff
May 18, 2017
Filed under Audio, Cats Chat, Multimedia, Sports, Women's Golf

On the latest edition of The Daily's sports podcast, women's golf reporter Joe Wilkinson joins Sports Editor Cole Paxton to discuss NU women's golf. The pair discusses the Cats' postseason play so far, the play of junior Hannah Kim and next week's NCAA National Championships. Finally, Wilkinson gives...