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Baseball: Northwestern looks for rebound against Milwaukee

Baseball: Northwestern looks for rebound against Milwaukee

Talia Hendel, Reporter
April 17, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball After its longest winning streak of the season came to a halt last weekend, Northwestern is searching to regain all-around consistency to lead them to victory Tuesday against Milwaukee. “I think that we've been kind of spotty in one of the three in each of the last couple g...

Women’s Tennis: NU snaps winning streak, falls to Ohio State after Penn State sweep

Women’s Tennis: NU snaps winning streak, falls to Ohio State after Penn State sweep

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Northwestern’s weekend started impressively, as the Wildcats blanked Penn State on Friday. Then on Sunday, NU (12-9, 8-1 Big Ten) saw its lengthy winning streak snapped in the same fashion. The Cats were red hot to begin the opening match, grabbing the doubles point ...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern rolls past Michigan State, but drops crucial contest at Michigan

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern rolls past Michigan State, but drops crucial contest at Michigan

Benjy Apelbaum, Reporter
April 17, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Northwestern showed signs of progress, but narrowly lost its chance at its first top-25 win since January in a loss to Michigan on Sunday. The No. 21 Wildcats (18-8, 6-3 Big Ten) lost a 4-3 squeaker against No. 14 Michigan (18-5, 7-2) on Sunday, two days after they cruised past...

Cross Country: O’Brien bests previous school record in 1500 meter run

Cross Country: O’Brien bests previous school record in 1500 meter run

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports

For freshman Kelly O’Brien, life is lonely at the top of the Wildcats’ 1,500 meter leaderboard. With a school record 1,500 time of 4:26.56 set on the track Friday at the Bryan Clay Invitational, O’Brien improved on her previous record of 4:31.04 achieved earlier this season. She now holds the top t...

Softball: Northwestern swept by Minnesota in weekend series

Softball: Northwestern swept by Minnesota in weekend series

Ronald Kim, Reporter
April 16, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Coming off a strong showing against local rival Loyola and a series win against Maryland, Northwestern seemed ready to challenge one of the top teams in the country. But it was not. The Wildcats (16-23, 3-9 Big Ten) were swept in three games by Minnesota (38-3, 11-1) this weekend. NU came in after...

Baseball: Wildcats drop 2 of 3 crucial conference games against Illinois

Baseball: Wildcats drop 2 of 3 crucial conference games against Illinois

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
April 16, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

In a back-and-forth series this weekend, Northwestern ended up on the losing end twice against Illinois and saw its Big Ten Tournament hopes take a major hit. The Wildcats (13-22, 3-6 Big Ten) are now 11th in the Big Ten standings, which leaves them on the outside looking in at the eight-team conference...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern can’t overcome rough start, finishes third at Boilermaker Invitational

Men’s Golf: Northwestern can’t overcome rough start, finishes third at Boilermaker Invitational

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
April 16, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Golf If only the second and third rounds counted at the Boilermaker Invitational, Northwestern would have won the tournament easily. But the first round counted, and the Wildcats really had no chance to win. NU started off fine, shooting even par on the first nine holes. But th...

Lacrosse: Second-half surge gives Northwestern crucial win over Duke

Lacrosse: Second-half surge gives Northwestern crucial win over Duke

Ben Pope, Assistant Sports Editor
April 16, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Claire Quinn was fouled twice — hard — in the midfield. Seconds later, after bouncing up and running half the length of the field, she was scoring Northwestern’s go-ahead goal. “I went down and I came up and I didn’t want to think I was hurt,” the sophomore defender sai...

Lacrosse: Northwestern squanders early lead, loses thriller to Penn State

Lacrosse: Northwestern squanders early lead, loses thriller to Penn State

Ben Pope, Assistant Sports Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse After a combined 61 shots, 16 free positions and 82 fouls, No. 16 Northwestern and No. 5 Penn State were separated by only three seconds and the netting of Nittany Lions goalie Cat Rainone on Thursday. Rainone’s back-to-back saves on shots by junior midfielder Sheila Nesselbush a...

Women’s Basketball: Coffey taken fifth overall in WNBA Draft

Women’s Basketball: Coffey taken fifth overall in WNBA Draft

Cole Paxton, Sports Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

For the first time in her life, Nia Coffey will live somewhere where it doesn’t snow. The former Northwestern superstar was selected by the San Antonio Stars as the No. 5 overall pick in the WNBA Draft on Thursday, making her the highest Wildcat player ever selected. With her pick, she becomes...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern looks for complete performance at Boilermaker Invitational

Men’s Golf: Northwestern looks for complete performance at Boilermaker Invitational

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Golf Northwestern has had its five starters perform well multiple times this season. They just haven’t done it together. The Wildcats will look to put together a complete team performance this weekend at the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Indiana. The tournament will be the ...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern keys in on doubles ahead of weekend road trip

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern keys in on doubles ahead of weekend road trip

Garrett Jochnau, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Worth just one point collectively, the doubles point might seem relatively insignificant. Coach Arvid Swan knows better, however. And with No. 21 Northwestern (17-7, 5-2 Big Ten) set to battle Michigan State (10-13, 0-7) and No. 14 Michigan (16-4, 6-1) this weekend on th...