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

The Daily Northwestern

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

The Daily Northwestern

Rosenberg: When sports writing is a symbiotic relationship

June 6, 2021

Graduation Issue 2021 I was the only print reporter in the Sharon J. Drysdale Field press box on April 25, 2018, as Northwestern softball hosted Loyola in a midweek non-conference game. That wasn’t...

Softball player and coach celebrating.

AND is in her DNA: Morgan Newport has filled every role Northwestern softball has asked of her

May 13, 2021

Softball Northwestern’s second home game of the 2021 season had turned into a slugfest. The Wildcats led 13-7 in the top of the fourth inning, but Wisconsin’s bats had put pressure on NU’s...

Maeve Nelson takes up her stance. The shortstop was one of many freshmen who made an immediate impact in NU’s best season since 2007.

Rosenberg: Quiet ending not reflective of Northwestern softball’s resurgent season

May 27, 2019

Softball Each time Northwestern took the field at home this season, Imagine Dragons’ “Machine” blared over the loudspeakers at Sharon J. Drysdale Field. The song was appropriate. The chorus...

Rachel Lewis takes a swing. Lewis hit a game-tying double in the seventh inning of Saturday’s elimination-game win over California, but the Wildcats were still eliminated Sunday by Georgia.

Softball: Northwestern falls to Georgia in final round of Athens Regional

May 20, 2018

Northwestern’s best season in 10 years ended Sunday with a loss to No. 7 Georgia in the final round of the Athens Regional. After a pair of dramatic wins Friday and Saturday over California, the Wildcats...

Morgan Nelson takes a hack at a pitch. The junior was a starter the last time Northwestern competed in a Regional in 2016.

Softball: Northwestern looks for revenge in NCAA Tournament this weekend

May 16, 2018

Softball Two years after losing in the Athens Regional of the NCAA Tournament, Northwestern will travel back to Georgia for revenge this weekend. The Wildcats (36-17, 14-8 Big Ten) will face the...

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