The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern heads to Miller Park for mid-week clash with Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Jimmy Carlton

April 26, 2010


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Milwaukee Brewers usually feast on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park, and Monday was no different-the Brewers scored 17 runs against the Pirates. Northwestern is hoping some of that offense remains in the stadium for its doubleheader today against Wisconsin-Milwaukee.The Wildcats (15-23) will face...

Cats look to keep hot hitting alive against Flames

By Dave Uberti

April 26, 2010


Filed under Softball, Sports

If Nicole Pauly keeps hitting the way she did last week, Northwestern should have no problem scoring runs.The senior led the Wildcats to three conference wins, mashing five extra-base hits in four games. Her three home runs during that span not only put her third on NU's all-time homer list with 51 l...

Women’s Golf: Freshman weaves way to the top

Minjae Park

April 26, 2010


Filed under Golf, Sports

If her career were to end today, freshman Lauren Weaver would hold the school's record with a 75.41 stroke average, topping the 75.95 average of current record holder Alice Kim.As of now, Weaver has the second best single-season stroke average behind Kim's 74.76 in the 2005-'06 season. That year Kim ...

Baseball: Cats take two of three from Purdue, move into tie for first place in Big Ten

Staff Reports

April 25, 2010


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcats bounced the Boilermakers in West Lafayette, Ind., last weekend, winning the final two games of a three-game set. The wins over Purdue (23-16, 6-6 Big Ten) marked NU's (15-23, 7-5) third consecutive Big Ten series victory. The Cats got a strong outing from ace Eric Jokisch on Saturday, as the ju...

Grayhack: Northwestern looks to captivate Chicago with game at Wrigley

Pat Grayhack

April 25, 2010


Filed under Sports

After the announcement last week that Northwestern will play Illinois at Wrigley field on Nov. 20, I, along with the vast majority of NU fans, was excited. As someone who has grown up both a Cubs and Wildcats fan, it was a dream come true. I would get to see NU play at my favorite stadium in the world an...

Men’s Tennis: Third-Set Magic Falls Short Against Penn State, Cats End Season on Seven-Game Losing S

Jonah L. Rosenblum

April 24, 2010


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

In between the doubles and singles points at Combe Tennis Center on Sunday, coach Arvid Swan took the microphone to briefly thank all those who supported his team this season. His speech progressed smoothly, until he began speaking about senior captain Alex Sanborn. That's when his voice broke."He's one of th...

Men’s Tennis: Swan praises Sanborn on Senior Day, Northwestern loses pair

Jonah L. Rosenblum

April 24, 2010


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Between the doubles and singles points at Combe Tennis Center on Sunday, coach Arvid Swan took the microphone and briefly thanked those who supported his squad this season. His speech progressed smoothly-until he started speaking about senior captain Alex Sanborn. That's when his voice broke."He's one of th...

Football: Wootton, Kafka and McManis selected in the NFL draft

Rodger Sherman

April 24, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

After four years without having a player selected in the NFL draft, Northwestern saw three picked in a two-hour span Saturday morning.Defensive end Corey Wootton, quarterback Mike Kafka and cornerback Sherrick McManis were drafted by the Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Texans, respectiv...

Men’s Golf: Cats turn in worst finish of spring, but Goss confident heading into Big Ten Championshi

Mitchell Armentrout

April 24, 2010


Filed under Golf, Sports

After a rebound of sorts, Northwestern is not discouraged by a tough tournament one week before the Big Ten Championships.Playing between extended rain delays last weekend, the Wildcats took sixth place in a field of twelve teams at the Boilermaker Invitational.Following an inconsistent fall campaign, t...

Football: Defense dominates in scrimmage

Rodger Sherman

April 24, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

In a game without a score, an opponent or a running clock, coach Pat Fitzgerald still seemed pretty confident he won Saturday's spring scrimmage."Mission accomplished," Fitzgerald said. "Most importantly, we came out healthy."The story of the day was defense. The first- and second-team offenses traded ...

Women’s Tennis: Doubles dating-Lineup shakeup pays off for Pollard, Northwestern tops Penn State, Oh

Katherine Driessen

April 24, 2010


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Northwestern's doubles lineup has been a bit like speed dating this season, as coach Claire Pollard searched for pairings with on-court chemistry. After sweeping all of their doubles matches in wins against Ohio State and Penn State last weekend, the Wildcats are finally entering the commitment phase-for be...

Softball: Wildcats pounce on Hoosiers early and often in rain-shortened weekend

David Uberti

April 24, 2010


Filed under Softball, Sports

Northwestern's offense made it rain on Indiana's pitching staff Saturday, sending 10 batters to the plate, launching back-to-back home runs and scoring six before the Hoosiers retired the side in the first. The rest of the weekend was cut short, however, as heavy showers rolled in to Bloomington, In...