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Women’s Tennis: Wildcats seek statement win in weekend homestand

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats seek statement win in weekend homestand

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Northwestern’s Big Ten perfection will be put to the test this weekend as it takes on Penn State and No. 4 Ohio State. The Wildcats (11-8, 7-0 Big Ten) have taken the conference season by storm, breezing past more than half of the conference. Three of NU’s conference...

Baseball: Wildcats pick up fourth straight win, look to add to streak against Illinois this weekend

Baseball: Wildcats pick up fourth straight win, look to add to streak against Illinois this weekend

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball For the first time since 2014, Northwestern has won four straight games after the Wildcats took down Bradley 6-2 on Wednesday night. NU (12-20, 2-4 Big Ten) was paced by an impressive start junior Tommy Bordignon. He fired 6 innings, allowing only four hits and 2 runs on the da...

Softball: Wildcats top local rival Loyola, prepare for daunting weekend

Softball: Wildcats top local rival Loyola, prepare for daunting weekend

Cole Paxton, Sports Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball Northwestern picked up one road win this week. Getting more will be a challenge. The Wildcats (16-20, 3-6 Big Ten) pushed past Loyola (18-18) on Wednesday, handling the host Ramblers 6-3 in a game that sets up arguably NU’s toughest weekend of the season — a three-game set at ...

Women’s Basketball: Coffey set for first round WNBA Draft selection

Women’s Basketball: Coffey set for first round WNBA Draft selection

Cole Paxton, Sports Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Nia Coffey has played in an NCAA Tournament and won dozens of games with Northwestern, but the most significant moment of her basketball career to date will come when her name is announced Thursday in a Manhattan auditorium. There, Coffey will be selected in the WN...

Lacrosse: Wildcats face 2 ranked opponents in 3 days this weekend

Lacrosse: Wildcats face 2 ranked opponents in 3 days this weekend

Dan Waldman, Assistant Sports Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Midterms approach next week for Northwestern, but the Wildcats won’t just be tested in the classroom as they take on two top-20 opponents in three days. No. 18 NU (7-6, 3-0 Big Ten) will host No. 6 Penn State (13-1, 3-0) on Thursday in a showdown featuring two teams unbeaten ...

Women’s Golf: Hannah Kim splits Silverado Showdown title, Northwestern finishes fourth

Women’s Golf: Hannah Kim splits Silverado Showdown title, Northwestern finishes fourth

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Golf

Women's Golf Northwestern may have tied for fourth as a team at the Silverado Showdown, but junior Hannah Kim took her performance to another level and split the individual title. Kim shot 8-under over three rounds, highlighted by a 6-under second round. After coming into the final rou...

Baseball: Consistency on both ends gives Northwestern win over Western Michigan

Baseball: Consistency on both ends gives Northwestern win over Western Michigan

Talia Hendel, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball It only took four batters for Northwestern to take command of their contest against Western Michigan on Tuesday night. The Wildcats (11-20, 2-4 Big Ten) hit the ground running, taking the lead in the first inning and never trailing in their eventual 11-4 win. The victory extend...

Softball: Northwestern carries first series win of season into Loyola

Softball: Northwestern carries first series win of season into Loyola

Evan Augeri, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball Days after winning its first series of the season against Maryland, Northwestern will attempt to add onto its momentum in a non-conference game at Loyola on Wednesday afternoon. The Wildcats (15-20, 3-6 Big Ten) came out swinging against the Terrapins, averaging 7 runs scored...

Cats Chat Podcast: Episode 1

Cats Chat Podcast: Episode 1

The Daily Northwestern
April 11, 2017
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Sports

Beat writer Ben Pope joins Sports Editor Cole Paxton to talk lacrosse. The pair discuss the continued absence of superstar junior attacker Selena Lasota, baseline expectations for the program and more. Finally, Pope makes his predictions for how deep NU's postseason run will be.  

Cross Country: Ko leads Wildcats at Redbird Invitational

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports

Cross Country Sophomore Ashley Ko raced to a ninth-place finish in the 5,000-meter run at the Redbird Invitational on Saturday, clocking a time of 19:07.04 in Normal, Illinois. Ko was one of two Northwestern runners who competed in the weekend’s invitational at Illinois State, with fellow ...

Baseball: Rallying after surprise series victory, NU attempts to carry momentum into two midweek games

Baseball: Rallying after surprise series victory, NU attempts to carry momentum into two midweek games

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball Coming off rare back-to-back conference wins, Northwestern is looking to keep its positive momentum rolling this week against Western Michigan and Bradley. The Wildcats took two of three games from Iowa last weekend, but this season NU is only 1-3 in midweek games, and has ge...

Women’s Tennis: Sweeps against Purdue, Indiana show Cats dominance

Women’s Tennis: Sweeps against Purdue, Indiana show Cats dominance

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis With a perfect conference season in the works, Northwestern did not plan to slip up on its weekend on their road trip to Indiana. Slip up it did not. The Wildcats (11-8, 7-0 Big Ten) extended their winning streak to six after taking down Purdue (5-13, 0-7) on Saturday be...