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Women’s Golf: With Big Tens looming, Wildcats seek strong return to stroke play

Women’s Golf: With Big Tens looming, Wildcats seek strong return to stroke play

Joe Wilkinson, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Golf

Women's Golf For the first time in over a month, Northwestern will enter a stroke-play competition as the Wildcats travel to Napa Valley, California, to compete in the Silverado Showdown this weekend. In the past month, No. 15 NU has played in three different match-play competitions, ...

Baseball: Wildcats muster just 2 hits in latest loss to UIC

Baseball: Wildcats muster just 2 hits in latest loss to UIC

Talia Hendel, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball Right off the heels of two strong comeback wins during last weekend’s Air Force series, Northwestern failed to maintain the offensive momentum Tuesday in its third contest of the season against Illinois-Chicago. The Wildcats (8-19, 0-3 Big Ten) followed their storybook ending Sun...

Men’s Golf: Late collapse, dramatic final hole knock Northwestern to second at Redhawk Invitational

Men’s Golf: Late collapse, dramatic final hole knock Northwestern to second at Redhawk Invitational

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Golf Leading by six strokes with just three holes to go, Northwestern appeared poised for a Redhawk Invitational win. But Tripp Kinney had other ideas. The Wildcats collapsed down the stretch Tuesday, eventually losing by one stroke to Iowa State after freshman Kinney eagled the f...

Men’s golf: Former NU golfer Fitzpatrick set for Masters

Men’s golf: Former NU golfer Fitzpatrick set for Masters

Cole Paxton, Sports Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Golf Former Northwestern golfer Matthew Fitzpatrick will make his second consecutive appearance at The Masters this week at Augusta National Golf Club. Fitzpatrick, who finished seventh at the tournament last year, will play the first two rounds with former world No. 1 Jordan Spieth and tw...

Women’s tennis: Cats take down Cornhuskers, Hawkeyes in weekend road trip

Women’s tennis: Cats take down Cornhuskers, Hawkeyes in weekend road trip

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis After a tough non-conference season, Northwestern was looking to assert its dominance in the Big Ten. This weekend the Wildcats (9-8, 5-0 Big Ten) did just that, maintaining their perfect start to conference play. In its first matchup, NU breezed past Nebraska (17-3, 4-2)...

Baseball: Wildcats out for redemption against UIC

Baseball: Wildcats out for redemption against UIC

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Baseball Northwestern is looking for revenge Tuesday against Illinois-Chicago, who have already beaten the Wildcats twice this year. The teams’ third meeting is the first one at Curtis Granderson Stadium for NU (8-18, 0-3 Big Ten) this season, and the Cats hope that the change of venue...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern splits competitive road matches

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern splits competitive road matches

Benjy Apelbaum, Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Northwestern split a pair of tough road matches this weekend as it continues to search for a consistent winning formula in Big Ten play. The No. 19 Wildcats (15-7, 3-2 Big Ten) began their weekend with a 4-2 loss to Wisconsin (13-3, 4-1) on Friday, then rebounded with a ...

Cross Country: Freshman O’Brien sets 1,500 meter school record

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country Freshman Kelly O’Brien dashed to a school-record 4:31.04 time in the 1,500 meters at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival on Friday in the Wildcats’ first look at the track this season. O’Brien’s personal best performance was good enough for an eighth place finish in t...

Softball: Wildcats shut down at Michigan

Softball: Wildcats shut down at Michigan

Cole Paxton, Sports Editor
April 2, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball Northwestern put up several big numbers offensively in its first 29 games — 11 runs against North Carolina State, 10 against Long Beach State and 10 more against Illinois-Chicago — and was shut out just three times. Then came this weekend, and the Wildcats’ bats went silent...

Baseball: Lind’s walk-off gives Northwestern series win over Air Force

Baseball: Lind’s walk-off gives Northwestern series win over Air Force

Talia Hendel, Reporter
April 2, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball Connor Lind was the eventual hero of a weekend series against Air Force — the hitter of a fairytale-like walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning. “I can’t really put into words how that feels,” the junior infielder said. “It doesn’t happen much, even with ...

Men’s Golf: Northwestern looks to continue solid play in Pacific Northwest

Men’s Golf: Northwestern looks to continue solid play in Pacific Northwest

Benjy Apelbaum, Reporter
April 2, 2017
Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Golf Northwestern is headed to the Pacific Northwest after a monthlong break Monday to continue its already successful spring campaign. The Wildcats will compete for the first time in the 18-team Redhawk Invitational, hosted by Seattle University and held at Chambers Bay Golf Cou...

Lacrosse: Zone defense befuddles Wildcats in loss to Penn

Lacrosse: Zone defense befuddles Wildcats in loss to Penn

Dan Waldman, Assistant Sports Editor
April 2, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Northwestern and Penn have a history of close contests, settling their last two games in overtime. And with the teams splitting their last two games against each other, Sunday’s match provided an opportunity for one team to claim the series lead. The No. 16 Wildcats (6-6, ...