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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Junior Lauryn Nguyen follows through on her swing. Nguyen, a two-time All-Big Ten First Team honoree, finished tied for 39th Monday.
Women’s Golf: Northwestern struggles in final round, ties for 11th at NCAA Championships
Lucas Kim, Sports Editor • May 22, 2024

During the first three rounds of Friday to Monday’s NCAA Championship, Northwestern came one step closer to achieving what no other squad in the program’s history had done before: securing a national...

Graduate student attackers Izzy Scane and Erin Coykendall hug during their second-round victory over Denver.
Lacrosse: Breaking down No. 1 Northwestern, Florida’s key figures
May 22, 2024
In a battle of former ALC rivals, No. 1 Northwestern and Florida will meet for the first time since 2014 Friday.
Lacrosse: No. 1 Northwestern prepares for Florida Final Four fight
May 22, 2024
Freshman outfielder Jackson Freeman swings at a pitch during a game earlier this season. Freeman had five RBIs on the weekend, homering twice.
Baseball: Northwestern’s season concludes with series loss to Minnesota
May 19, 2024
Freshman pitcher Riley Grudzielanek pitches the ball. Grudzielanek pitched in each of Northwestern’s four games at the NCAA regional in Austin, Texas.
Softball: Northwestern ends season with two losses to No. 1 Texas in NCAA tournament
May 19, 2024
David Braun claps on the sideline. Northwestern landed its presumptive starting quarterback Thursday.
Football: Northwestern lands transfer quarterback Mike Wright
May 9, 2024
A team huddle. Three other former players have filed suit against the University, bringing the total to 25.
Three new plaintiffs file lawsuits against Northwestern in football hazing scandal
May 8, 2024
Senior goalkeeper Annabel Skubisz. The Texan made four saves, including three in overtime, in No. 2 Northwestern’s national championship loss to No. 1 UNC Sunday.
Field Hockey: Skubisz’s late-game heroics not enough, No. 2 Northwestern falls in national championship to No. 1 UNC
November 19, 2023
Freshman back Ilse Tromp.
Rapid Recap: No. 1 UNC 1 (3), No. 2 Northwestern 1 (2)
November 19, 2023
A group of female runners line up before the start of a race on an indoor track.
Northwestern excels in unseeded races, Ava Earl crushes personal record at Valentine Invitational
February 11, 2024
Four tennis players shake hands over the net. Two of them wear black, and the other two wear white and green.
Women’s Tennis: Northwestern swept by Texas A&M but edges out Rice in ITA Kickoff Weekend
January 28, 2024
Northwestern volleyball players celebrate winning a point. Grand Canyon Universitys Tim Nollan has been named the Wildcats next head coach.
Volleyball: Northwestern taps Tim Nollan as next head coach
February 6, 2024
Sophomore outside hitter Averie Hernandez hits the ball. Hernandez tallied 20 total kills in this weekends matches against Rutgers and Penn State.
Volleyball: Northwestern defeats Rutgers, falls to No. 14 Penn State
November 19, 2023
Northwestern huddles ahead of a nonconference game against Green Bay last fall. The Wildcats landed a pair of graduate transfers in the portal to bolster their midfield and defensive units in 2024.
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern lands Suchecki, LeBel in transfer portal
April 3, 2024
Soccer coach in black polo yells to his players.
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern’s Russell Payne signs multi-year extension
January 25, 2024
Senior midfielder Josie Aulicino dribbles the ball. Aulicino tallied Northwesterns lone goal in its 2-1 defeat to Rutgers on Sunday.
Women’s Soccer: Northwestern surrenders late winner, falls to Rutgers 2-1
October 22, 2023
Junior defender Emma Phillips heads the ball toward goal. Phillips now has seven goals on the season, the second-most on the team.
Women’s Soccer: Northwestern dominates in 3-0 victory over Minnesota
October 19, 2023
Sophomore attacker Madison Taylor eyes the cage against Denver. Taylor became the first Northwestern sophomore to record 100 points since Shannon Smith during Sunday’s victory.
Lacrosse: No. 1 Northwestern seeks fifth consecutive Final Four appearance against No. 8 Penn
Jake Epstein, Print Managing Editor • May 15, 2024

After defeating Denver 17-4 in Sunday’s second-round matchup, No. 1 Northwestern advanced to its sixth consecutive NCAA tournament quarterfinal. Standing between the hosts and a potential...

Coach Kate Drohan and former coach Sharon J. Drysdale talk after Northwestern secured its third-consecutive Big Ten regular season title.
Softball: Former players reflect on Northwestern’s winning legacy ahead of NCAA tournament
Audrey Pachuta, Assistant Sports Editor • May 14, 2024

Drawing from Seth Godin’s “Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable,” coach Kate Drohan fashioned a new motto for what she deemed a special 2006 team. With three...

Senior pitcher Nolan Morr winds up a pitch. Morr earned the win on Sunday, striking out three and allowing zero hits in 2.1 innings pitched.
Baseball: Northwestern takes final game in 2-1 series loss at Ohio State
Jacob Hare, Reporter • May 12, 2024

After securing two non-conference wins against Eastern Illinois on Tuesday and Milwaukee on Wednesday, Northwestern traveled to Columbus, Ohio, for a series against Ohio State.  However,...

Junior Lauryn Nguyen putts the ball. Nguyen was named to the All-Big Ten First Team for the second year in a row.
Women’s Golf: Northwestern places fourth at NCAA East Lansing Regional, earns championship berth
Lucas Kim, Sports Editor • May 12, 2024

Making the turn at the NCAA East Lansing Regional, fifth-place Northwestern thoughtfully traversed the last nine holes at the Forest Akers West Golf Course Wednesday. Coach Emily Fletcher’s...

Graduate student attacker Izzy Scane celebrates after scoring her 359th career goal, clinching the NCAA Division I record for most career goals scored.
Lacrosse: Scane breaks all-time scoring record, No. 1 Northwestern downs Denver 17-4 in NCAA tournament win
Henry Frieman, Assistant Sports Editor • May 12, 2024

Izzy Scane now stands alone atop the NCAA women’s lacrosse record books. The graduate student attacker scored her 359th career goal –– the most by any player in Division I...

Northwestern celebrates after clinching its third consecutive regular season Big Ten title earlier this month.
Softball: Northwestern punches sixth consecutive NCAA tournament ticket
Audrey Pachuta, Assistant Sports Editor • May 12, 2024

Three days removed from a 4-3 loss to Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals, Northwestern awaited its NCAA tournament fate during Sunday’s selection show. After securing...

Graduate student attacker Izzy Scane hugs sophomore attacker Madison Taylor after breaking the NCAA Division I career goals record against Denver Sunday afternoon.
Lacrosse: Epstein: Izzy Scane’s legacy extends far beyond any goal tally
Jake Epstein, Print Managing Editor • May 12, 2024

Mere moments after graduate student attacker Izzy Scane wrapped up a postgame interview in College Park, Maryland, more than a dozen youth lacrosse players swarmed the reigning Tewaaraton...

Graduate student attacker Erin Coykendall smiles ahead of Northwesterns Big Ten championship victory over Penn State.
Lacrosse: Northwestern’s Erin Coykendall nears storied college career’s conclusion
Jake Epstein, Print Managing Editor • May 9, 2024

After she helped fuel Northwestern’s 2023 resurgence atop the college lacrosse landscape, Erin Coykendall reached a crossroads. A crafty attacker who seemingly possesses every offensive...

Northwestern looks to regroup following a Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal loss to Indiana.
Softball: No. 23 Northwestern drops Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal to Indiana
Audrey Pachuta, Assistant Sports Editor • May 9, 2024

In a season where conference wins have cost a premium, No. 23 Northwestern couldn’t buy one Thursday in its Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game against Indiana. Beating the Hoosiers...

Northwestern attackers Izzy Scane and Madison Taylor were named Tewaaraton Finalists Thursday.
Northwestern's Taylor, Scane named Tewaaraton Finalists
Jake Epstein, Print Managing Editor • May 9, 2024

Northwestern will have two athletes represented at the Tewaaraton Award Ceremony, as sophomore attacker Madison Taylor and graduate student attacker Izzy Scane were both named Tewaaraton...

Sophomores Kansas Robinson and Kelsey Nader discuss strategy between at-bats.
Softball: Northwestern’s sophomore sluggers Kansas Robinson and Kelsey Nader prepare for the postseason
Audrey Pachuta, Assistant Sports Editor • May 9, 2024

The year before Northwestern’s historic 2023 recruiting class first graced the collegiate field, coach Kate Drohan was already setting the stage for what lay ahead, meticulously planning...

Owen McElfatrick in a game earlier this season. McElfatrick hit two home runs, including a grand slam, against Milwaukee Wednesday.
Baseball: Northwestern nabs two wins on back-to-back days thanks to offensive firepower
Henry Frieman, Assistant Sports Editor • May 8, 2024

Owen McElfatrick is having a heck of a mid-week stretch. The sophomore second baseman had two RBIs for Northwestern in its victory over Eastern Illinois. Then, he smoked two home runs...

Coach Kate Drohan’s squad prepares for its final game of the regular season against Indiana. No. 23 Northwestern collected eight all-conference honors Wednesday.
Softball: No. 23 Northwestern collects eight Big Ten honors, Drohan named Coach of the Year
Audrey Pachuta, Assistant Sports Editor • May 8, 2024

After securing its third consecutive Big Ten regular season title Sunday, No. 23 Northwestern garnered eight all-conference honors. Coach Kate Drohan earned Big Ten Coach of the Year,...

Junior outfielder Ayana Lindsey loads up for a pitch in NU’s April victory over Michigan. Lindsey leads the team in two-out hits this season.
Softball: No. 23 Northwestern readies for Big Ten Tournament
Audrey Pachuta, Assistant Sports Editor • May 8, 2024

Just shy of a year ago, a much different Northwestern squad descended upon Champaign as the clear favorite to win the Big Ten Tournament. On the heels of an undefeated season at...

Graduate student attacker Izzy Scane fires a free-position shot during her team’s early March matchup with Denver.
Lacrosse: No. 1 Northwestern awaits western second round challenger
Jake Epstein, Print Managing Editor • May 8, 2024

After nabbing its second consecutive Big Ten title Saturday in a 14-12 championship victory over Penn State, Northwestern received the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 seed during Sunday’s...

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