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Baseball: Seniors reflect on time with program, express confidence about team’s future

Baseball: Seniors reflect on time with program, express confidence about team’s future

Ryan Wangman, Copy Chief

May 21, 2018


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

Baseball For a majority of the season, senior Connor Lind ceded most of his usual third base duties to sophomore Charlie Maxwell, shifting his role to designated hitter. But on Saturday, Lind was in the five spot for his final collegiate appearance, linking up with longtime infield companion Jack...

Men’s Basketball Notebook: Northwestern hires Emanuel Dildy as new assistant coach

Men’s Basketball Notebook: Northwestern hires Emanuel Dildy as new assistant coach

Ben Pope, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


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

Men's Basketball Emanuel Dildy was officially hired by Northwestern on Monday as a new assistant coach, according to a news release. Dildy replaces the recently departed Armon Gates on coach Chris Collins’ staff, which now includes Dildy, Billy Donlon — who was hired away from Michigan last summer — and long-term regular Brian James. “(Dildy has) great energy, passion ...

Lacrosse: Northwestern’s season ends in quarterfinal against North Carolina

Lacrosse: Northwestern’s season ends in quarterfinal against North Carolina

Ben Pope, Sports Editor

May 20, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Goaltending made all the difference in Saturday’s NCAA Tournament quarterfinal between Northwestern and No. 2 North Carolina. The Wildcats’ (15-6) duo of redshirt freshman Julie Krupnick, who started and played the entire second half, and junior Mallory Weisse, who filled in for...

Baseball: Wildcats end season with series loss to Belmont

Baseball: Wildcats end season with series loss to Belmont

Peter Warren, Assistant Sports Editor

May 20, 2018


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

In the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday, senior Connor Lind stepped up to the plate with a chance to cap off his Northwestern career in incredible fashion. Belmont and the Wildcats were tied at 5 with one out, and sophomore second baseman Alex Erro stood at second base as the potential game-winning...

Softball: Northwestern falls to Georgia in final round of Athens Regional

Softball: Northwestern falls to Georgia in final round of Athens Regional

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

May 20, 2018


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

Northwestern’s best season in 10 years ended Sunday with a loss to No. 7 Georgia in the final round of the Athens Regional. After a pair of dramatic wins Friday and Saturday over California, the Wildcats fell just short against the Bulldogs. NU (38-19, 14-8 Big Ten) defeated Cal (35-21, 7-16 Pac-12)...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern’s tournament run comes to end with loss to Duke

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern’s tournament run comes to end with loss to Duke

Brett Haensel, Reporter

May 17, 2018


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

Women's Tennis Northwestern’s NCAA Tournament run and 2018 season came to an end with a loss to Duke in the Round of 16 on Thursday. The 14th-seeded Wildcats (23-6, 11-0 Big Ten) were eliminated from the tournament by the third-seeded Blue Devils (26-3, 13-1 ACC) by a match score of 4-0. ...

Lacrosse: Wildcats prepare for quarterfinal rematch with North Carolina

Lacrosse: Wildcats prepare for quarterfinal rematch with North Carolina

Ella Brockway, Assistant Sports Editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Lacrosse Northwestern’s 2018 season can be split into B.N.C. and A.N.C.: Before North Carolina, and After North Carolina. The Wildcats’ 18-13 loss to the Tar Heels on March 17 — in which NU (15-5, 5-1 Big Ten) held a one-goal lead at halftime but then allowed North Carolina (16-3, 6-1 ACC)...

Women’s Golf: Wildcats head to Oklahoma in search of first national title

Women’s Golf: Wildcats head to Oklahoma in search of first national title

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

May 17, 2018


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

Women's Golf In the past three years, Northwestern has consistently improved upon its finishes at the National Championships, racking up the three best finishes in program history. If they pull it off again, the Wildcats will be the 2018 National Champions. “It was a lot to live up to this year w...

Baseball: NU’s pitching staff tries to carry the team into the future

Baseball: NU’s pitching staff tries to carry the team into the future

Charlie Goldsmith, Assistant Sports Editor

May 16, 2018


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

Baseball Two weeks ago, head coach Spencer Allen was forced to manage a difficult set of circumstances. Freshman Jack Pagliarini, who leads starters with 54 strikeouts and a 3.99 ERA, could have started and given Northwestern a better chance at staving off elimination from Big Ten Tournament contention. ...

Softball: Northwestern looks for revenge in NCAA Tournament this weekend

Softball: Northwestern looks for revenge in NCAA Tournament this weekend

Andrew Golden, Reporter

May 16, 2018


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

Softball Two years after losing in the Athens Regional of the NCAA Tournament, Northwestern will travel back to Georgia for revenge this weekend. The Wildcats (36-17, 14-8 Big Ten) will face the California Golden Bears (34-19, 7-16 Pac-12) in their first game of the double-elimination tournam...

Men’s Golf: Cats advance to NCAA Championships for the first time since 2011

Men’s Golf: Cats advance to NCAA Championships for the first time since 2011

Sophie Mann, Digital Managing Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Golf After three days of intense play at NCAA Regionals, Northwestern will advance to the NCAA Championships in Stillwater, Oklahoma, for the first time since 2011. The Wildcats pushed past No. 25 Wake Forest, as well as a slew of unranked teams, to join four other teams from the Regional ...

Baseball: Notre Dame defeats Wildcats in final midweek game of the season

Baseball: Notre Dame defeats Wildcats in final midweek game of the season

Peter Warren, Assistant Sports Editor

May 15, 2018


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

Baseball When Northwestern and Notre Dame met last month in South Bend, Indiana, the Wildcats pitching staff allowed only five hits and shut out the Fighting Irish offense in a 2-0 victory. Tuesday’s game at Miller Park looked, for a while, like another low-scoring contest. After five innings...