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Softball: Opportunistic Wildcats stay perfect in Big Ten with sweep of Nebraska

Softball: Opportunistic Wildcats stay perfect in Big Ten with sweep of Nebraska

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

April 7, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball Great pitching combined with timely hitting typically leads to success. Northwestern used that recipe to earn a third-straight weekend sweep, winning all three games against Nebraska in Lincoln. The Wildcats (29-7, 9-0 Big Ten) remain in a tie for the Big Ten lead and have now ...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats finish 2019 as runners-up in the WNIT

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats finish 2019 as runners-up in the WNIT

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

April 7, 2019


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball The final buzzer sounded 20 seconds after Northwestern scored its 42nd point of the game. Then the Wildcats shook the hands of the victorious Arizona players, received their WNIT runner-up trophy and filed back to the locker room. Just over an hour later, on the bus ride ...

Rapid Recap: Arizona 56, Northwestern 42

Rapid Recap: Arizona 56, Northwestern 42

Ella Brockway, Sports Editor

April 6, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Northwestern’s season came to an end in a 56-42 loss to Arizona in the WNIT championship game at a packed McKale Center — the crowd of 14,644 was the fourth-largest for a championship game in the tournament’s history — in Tucson on Saturday. Freshman guard Veronica...

Women’s Basketball: From “Pull-up Pulliam” to WNIT hero

Women’s Basketball: From “Pull-up Pulliam” to WNIT hero

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball When former Northwestern assistant coach Tasha Pointer sat down with Lindsey Pulliam at the end of the guard’s freshman season, she felt close enough to the Wildcats’ leading scorer to tell her the cold truth. Pulliam had to become more than just a pull-up jump shooter. T...

Lacrosse: Northwestern hoping to continue winning streak against Johns Hopkins

Lacrosse: Northwestern hoping to continue winning streak against Johns Hopkins

Karim Noorani, Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse A little over five minutes of play had passed in then-No. 5 Northwestern’s game against Syracuse on Feb. 24. Orange attacker Nicole Levy called out for a routine screen to be set for her while she had the ball on the right side of the field. After curling over the pick, Levy found a st...