The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Tennis: Mosolova leads Northwestern into weekend with eighth-ranked Michigan

Katherine Driessen

March 31, 2010


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Northwestern may have dropped consecutive matchups in North Carolina, but junior Maria Mosolova is on the upswing after notching four wins last week. Mosolova will look to capitalize on her momentum this weekend as she searches for her 100th career win."I am very pleased with my performance," Mosolova ...

Baseball: Targeting Buckeyes ace Alex Wimmers

Christine Todd

March 31, 2010


Filed under Baseball, Sports

When Northwestern plays its home opener at Rocky Miller Park this weekend, it will face the Big Ten's most dominating ace. To fully understand what this means for the Wildcats, you have to get to know Alex Wimmers.It was the top of the ninth inning against Purdue on April 20, 2008 at Bill Davis Sta...

Lacrosse: Cats aim to keep turnovers under control against No. 5 Blue Devils

Brian Chappatta

March 31, 2010


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

To figure out how to stop No. 5 Duke this weekend, coach Kelly Amonte Hiller could look to her alma mater, Maryland.The second-ranked Terrapins crushed the Blue Devils 17-4 when the two squared off in Durham, N.C., on Feb. 27-one of only two Duke losses on the season. The other came Saturday when No. ...

Women’s Golf: No. 39 NU struggles against top competition at Longhorn Invitational

Minjae Park

March 30, 2010


Filed under Sports

After a Spring Break trip to Austin, Texas, for the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational, No. 39 Northwestern is still searching for the breakthrough tournament.The Wildcats' last two competitions, the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational and the Central District Invitational one month prior, pitted them agai...

Softball: Northwestern looks to avenge ’09 losses to No. 18 Illinois

David Uberti

March 30, 2010


Filed under Softball, Sports

Coach Kate Drohan doesn't like to talk about her team's games last year against Illinois, and for good reason. The 2009 Wildcats lost both contests against the Illini in dramatic fashion, falling victim to walk-off home runs in both games.Northwestern will look to return the favor this weekend as it pl...

Q&A: Freshman multi-sport star Arby Fields enjoys success on diamond, gridiron

Christine Todd

March 30, 2010


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Freshman Arby Fields ventured to Northwestern from sunny Alta Loma, Calif., where he was a captain for both the football and baseball teams at Los Osos High School. In June 2009, Fields was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 34th round of the Major League Baseball draft but came to NU to play as a d...

Fencing: Sarkisova leads Northwestern at NCAAs

Jonah L. Rosenblum

March 30, 2010


Filed under Sports

Dayana Sarkisova made it into the Northwestern record book with her remarkable performance at the NCAA Championships. The Wildcats were unable to take advantage, however, finishing eighth in the women's national standings.Sarkisova went 20-3 in round-robin pool play, earning the No. 2 seed. Although ...

Men’s Swimming: While You Were Gone-Pair of swimmers unhappy with performance at NCAAs

Katherine Driessen

March 29, 2010


Filed under Sports

Juniors Sean Mathews and Alex Tyler churned out some of the fastest times of their careers this year, even as Northwestern suffered a winless Big Ten season. So it was fitting that, despite the team's last-place finish at the conference championship in late February, Mathews and Tyler earned berths in...

Lacrosse: Northwestern tops Notre Dame for record 37th straight win

Brian Chappatta

March 29, 2010


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Northwestern's top-ranked lacrosse team defeated No. 14 Notre Dame 15-5 in Evanston.No. 1 Northwestern's goal against No. 14 Notre Dame was to play 60 minutes of good lacrosse.On the surface, the Wildcats' 15-5 victory over the Fighting Irish would seem to indicate NU achieved its target. But the Cats were c...

Lacrosse Highlights: Northwestern tops Notre Dame, 15-5

Video and Editing: Zack Ellis

March 29, 2010


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Northwestern's top-ranked lacrosse team defeated No. 14 Notre Dame 15-5 in Evanston....

Men’s Golf: While You Were Gone-Wildcats endure ups and downs in early going

Mitchell Armentrout

March 29, 2010


Filed under Golf, Sports

Just average. That's how Northwestern coach Pat Goss described the golf team's play over spring break. Placing fifth in a field of sixteen at the Barona Intercollegiate Cup in San Diego, the Wildcats were led by sophomore Eric Chun and junior Josh Dupont, who finished with scores of 3-over-219, good enou...

Men’s Tennis: While You Were Gone-Cats can’t carry over California momentum

Jonah L. Rosenblum

March 29, 2010


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Down five games to three in the first set against Lachlan Ferguson of Indiana, Josh Graves finally came alive. The sophomore lefty won his serve and then came away with three consecutive points, the last of which prompted him to pump his fist and let out a yell. Just one point away from breaking Ferguson'...