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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...

Curtain Call: Anna Petersen overcomes setbacks, realizes power potential in final season

Curtain Call: Anna Petersen overcomes setbacks, realizes power potential in final season

Evan Augeri, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports, Sports Features, Top Sports Stories

Anna Petersen and the Wildcats were no-hit in the final game of the senior outfielder’s career, a 5-1 loss to Minnesota last Friday in the Big Ten Tournament’s second round. But that finish was an ironic end to Petersen’s four years at Northwestern, during which she experienced steady improvement,...

Baseball: With Big Ten Tournament spot uncertain, Northwestern prepares for final series against Rutgers

Baseball: With Big Ten Tournament spot uncertain, Northwestern prepares for final series against Rutgers

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

Baseball After leaving Maryland with two crucial wins last weekend, Northwestern can breathe a little easier entering their final regular season series against Rutgers. That doesn’t mean, however, that the Wildcats can coast to one of the final spots in the Big Ten tournament. NU (21-28, 10-11 Big Ten) is trailed closely by Michigan State, which is just on...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern’s season ends with heartbreaking collapse

Men’s Golf: Northwestern’s season ends with heartbreaking collapse

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Golf It’s complete devastation for Northwestern. The Wildcats lost in a playoff to Jacksonville for the fifth and final spot to NCAA Championships from the Baton Rouge regional. After 54 holes, the teams were deadlocked at 19-over par, and NU’s season ended shortly thereafter after f...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern’s season ends in loss to No. 8 California

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern’s season ends in loss to No. 8 California

Garrett Jochnau, Reporter
May 16, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Northwestern’s season came to a close Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, as a comeback from No. 8 California (20-7) halted the Wildcats’ early momentum and capped NU’s tournament run. The No. 21 Cats (22-11) opened the weekend with a win over No. 45 Utah S...

Curtain Call: Christina Esposito transitions Northwestern into new age of lacrosse

Curtain Call: Christina Esposito transitions Northwestern into new age of lacrosse

Dan Waldman, Assistant Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports, Sports Features, Top Sports Stories

Senior attacker Christina Esposito walked off of a college lacrosse field for the last time Sunday, as the Wildcats came up short against host Stony Brook in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. For Esposito, Stony Brook will go down as the last field on which she will ever play college lacrosse....

Softball: Wildcats conclude season with Big Ten Tournament loss to Minnesota

Softball: Wildcats conclude season with Big Ten Tournament loss to Minnesota

Evan Augeri, Reporter
May 15, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Softball Northwestern finished its season Friday with a 5-1 loss in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament to top-seeded Minnesota, the tournament’s eventual champion and owner of the nation’s best record. The game was a pitcher’s duel up until the fifth inning, as senior pitcher Nicole ...

Women’s Tennis: Cats get first ranked win, lose in second round of NCAA Tournament

Women’s Tennis: Cats get first ranked win, lose in second round of NCAA Tournament

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Going into the NCAA Tournament in Atlanta this weekend, Northwestern hadn’t recorded a win against a ranked team all season. But the Wildcats left the Peach State with the ranked win they needed. For NU (15-12, 9-2 Big Ten), this season was far from smooth sailing, as the t...

Cross Country: Seidel sets school record in 3,000 meter steeplechase

Cross Country: Seidel sets school record in 3,000 meter steeplechase

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports

Cross Country Junior Isabel Seidel secured her spot in the Northwestern history books Friday, clocking the program’s fastest 3,000 meter steeplechase time at the 2017 Dr. Keeler Invitational. Seidel won the event by nearly eight seconds, notching a time of 10:31.22, and improving upon her pre...

Baseball: Underdog Wildcats take series at Maryland in dramatic fashion

Baseball: Underdog Wildcats take series at Maryland in dramatic fashion

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
May 14, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Baseball Maryland was 19-1 at home and in second place in the Big Ten coming into the weekend, but that was before Northwestern came to town and took two of three from the Terrapins. The Wildcats (21-28, 10-11 Big Ten) won the series with a thrilling 6-5 rubber match victory on Sunday. Freshman infie...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern looks for top-5 finish at NCAA regionals

Men’s Golf: Northwestern looks for top-5 finish at NCAA regionals

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
May 14, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Golf If there’s one thing college athletics can prove, it’s that where a team is seeded almost never matters once the competition begins. Northwestern enters the Baton Rouge regional seeded fifth and will need to finish in the top five to advance to NCAA championships. But coach Dav...

Lacrosse: Wildcats fall in second round of NCAA Tournament

Lacrosse: Wildcats fall in second round of NCAA Tournament

Dan Waldman, Assistant Sports Editor
May 14, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Lacrosse For the second year in a row, the Wildcats are going home early. After rolling past Albany in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Northwestern couldn’t stave off Stony Brook on Sunday to advance to the quarterfinals. Following a 15-7 trouncing of the Great Danes (12-6) on Friday, the Cats (11-10, 4-2 Big Ten) came up short in the second round, falling 13-9 to the No. 8-seed Seawolves (20-1). Despite...