This Week in Northwestern Athletics: April 1

Six Northwestern courses will be in action this weekend, like the typical season finales for the volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer courses.

Northwestern presently sits fourth in the Significant 10 heading into the weekend 4-recreation collection against the No. 24 Michigan Wolverines. The Wildcats are nine-five on the season so significantly and presently sit in fourth put in the Significant 10 standings.

In NU’s previous collection, they smashed fifteen house runs more than the span of the a few game titles, successful two of the a few contests. Anthony Calarco, Shawn Goosenberg,  and Michael Trautwein concluded the collection with a few homers a piece. Trautwein has now homered in five-straight game titles. Goosenberg attained himself Significant 10 Player of the week with his stellar effectiveness in the collection against Illinois. 

The Wildcats are on a scoring tear as of late, averaging nine.eight runs for every recreation in their previous five game titles. Anthony Calarco presently prospects the crew in runs with 20 although Michael Trautwein prospects the crew with 19 RBI. 

The 1st recreation of the collection is on Friday, April 2, at 3 p.m. CT on Significant 10 Network+

The ‘Cats moved to fifteen-one on the season with a 4-recreation sweep of the Wisconsin Badgers previous weekend in their house opener. NU is now the twenty fourth ranked crew in the nation headed into their 4-recreation collection against the Maryland Terrapins. Northwestern has won 6 straight game titles next their lone reduction of the season to Ohio Point out and presently sit atop the Significant 10 standings.

Soon after innings of scoreless perform across two game titles against Wisconsin on Saturday, Morgan Newport extended her scoreless inning streak to innings on the season. She also prospects the crew in house runs with a few and picked up Significant 10 Player of the Week honors this previous week.

Sydney Supple had a dominant collection against Wisconsin, batting five-for-ten with two homers and a double although contributing 6 RBI. In full, Northwestern’s 4 pitchers put together for 17 hits, fifteen RBI, a .567 batting normal and a one.778 OPS against the Badgers previous weekend.

Danielle Williams picked up her eighth straight win on Sunday to near out the collection against Wisconsin. Williams is however to get rid of a recreation this season. 

The Wildcats will facial area the Maryland Terrapins in a 4-recreation collection in College or university Park, Maryland more than the weekend. The game titles can be identified on Significant 10 Network+, with a single recreation Friday night time, two on Saturday, and the collection finale on Sunday.

Volleyball had their arms entire against the No. 4 Minnesota Gophers, dropping a pair of really hard-fought battles to tumble to 3-five on the season. 

This weekend, the Wildcats will get on the Maryland Terrapins in College or university Park, Maryland on Friday and Saturday this week. Final 12 months, the Wildcats split matches with the Terps. Northwestern’s eliminate leader, Temi Thomas-Ailara, gathered 32 kills across the two matches. The matches will be at five p.m. CT on Significant 10 Network+ on the two Friday and Saturday. 

Men’s Tennis
A 3-4 setback to No. twenty five Michigan on Sunday snapped the Wildcats’ a few-satisfy successful streak. The ‘Cats slid to eight-five on the season and tied for fourth in the Significant 10.

The doubles pairing of Nick Brookes and Simen Bratholm have won 4-straight matches and locate on their own ranked seventh after defeating the sixth ranked duo this previous weekend. 

Soon after a win at No. 2 doubles, Chris Ephron is 6- in his previous 6 concluded doubles matches. He has partnered with Dominik Stary and Steven Forman in the course of the 6 match streak.

Women’s Soccer:
Northwestern returns house for its last typical matchup of the typical season as they facial area off against in-point out rival Illinois on Senior Working day. The Wildcats are five-five on the season after splitting a pair of street contests previous week.

On Thursday at Michigan Point out, Olivia Stone scored an overtime recreation winner for the ‘Cats just 52 seconds into the overtime interval off an assist from Aurea Martin. Mackenzie Wood posted a shutout in web, marking her fifth clear sheet of the season and the 14th of her occupation. The Wildcats could not retain the momentum heading on Sunday, slipping on the street to Ohio Point out, one-.

Kickoff is set for noon CT at Martin Stadium on Saturday, with protection stay on Significant 10 Network+.

Men’s Soccer:
Northwestern concludes its typical season on Sunday as the ‘Cats vacation to Piscataway for a showdown at Rutgers.

In their previous outing this previous Saturday, the Wildcats fell to Maryland, 2-one, at Martin Stadium in what marked the last house recreation of Tim Lenahan‘s coaching occupation at Northwestern in his 20th season with the program. Rom Brown netted the lone aim for the ‘Cats in the 82nd minute of action, although Miha Miskovic recorded 4 saves in web.

The previous time NU confronted off against Rutgers was previous season in a 2- shutout victory at Martin Stadium on Oct 20, 2019 as Jose Del Valle and Logan Weaver each transformed on plans.

Kickoff is set for noon CT on Sunday, with protection stay on Significant 10 Network+.