This Week in Northwestern Athletics: April 14

Northwestern Athletics will have seven plans in action this week, headlined by lacrosse’s pursuit of an undefeated year and subject hockey set for two matchups with No. two Iowa.
Area Hockey
Northwestern subject hockey seems to get down #two Iowa in their two-video game set on Thursday and Saturday to finish the year with double digit frequent year wins for the 2nd consecutive year and the eleventh time in 12 seasons. 
The Wildcats dropped two tight contests to #10 Rutgers above the weekend. Sophomore Bente Baekers scored in equally online games, bringing her year full to six. In Large Ten engage in, Baekers potential customers all players with 26 pictures on purpose and is 3rd with 5 ambitions. Sophomore Ana Medina Garcia also extra a purpose in the 2nd video game against Rutgers, her 3rd in four online games and her sixth on the year. Junior Kayla Blas extra an help on Baekers’ very first purpose in the 2nd video game, her 3rd help in four online games. 
The very first video game against the Hawkeyes begins at 4 p.m. CT on the Large Ten Community on Thursday. Saturday’s video game against the Hawkeyes will also be on the Large Ten Community at midday p.m. CT.
Northwestern lacrosse continued their undefeated year on Thursday with a 21-14 road earn above Ohio Point out, earning their very first comeback victory for the year sweep against the Buckeyes. Junior Izzy Scane led the Wildcats in the scoring column all over again, scoring 8 ambitions though tying a crew-substantial with 3 helps. 
The Wildcats moved to 10- on the year for the very first time considering the fact that 2012 when they won 14 straight to start the year. Northwestern continues to be in the 2nd place in the Inside of Lacrosse polls and is 1 of two undefeated teams with double digit wins. 
The Wildcats will engage in Michigan on Sunday, April 18 at 11:thirty a.m. CT on ESPNU as they attempt to finish the frequent year undefeated. This matchup will be the very first time these plans face off against every single other considering the fact that May well three, 2019 when the Wildcats dominated the Wolverines 19-nine in the Large Ten Event.
Northwestern baseball welcomes Indiana to Rocky and Berenice Miller Park this weekend for a 3-video game sequence. The ‘Cats search to enhance upon their 11-10 record this weekend.
Shawn Goosenberg was the story for Northwestern last weekend against Rutgers, winning Large Ten Participant of the 7 days immediately after batting .533 (8-for-15) and mashing four property runs in the 3-video game sequence. Goosenberg blasted two property runs on Friday, which include a stroll-off bomb in the bottom of the 12th inning, to give the ‘Cats 1 of their ideal wins of the year. Goosenberg is batting .356 (32-for-ninety) and has released 10 property runs in 21 online games this year.
Northwestern softball seems to get back again on observe this weekend as they travel to Iowa City to get on Iowa in a four-video game sequence. The Wildcats are 18-6 on the year and sit only two online games out of very first area in the Large Ten standings.
Skyler Shellmyer led Northwestern with six hits last weekend against Minnesota, though Jordyn Rudd went three-for-4 with a property operate in Sunday’s contest. Danielle Williams was amazing when all over again in the sequence, putting up a one.57 Era in IP and accumulating seventeen strikeouts. 
1st pitch for the sequence is set for three p.m. CT on Friday. Saturday’s very first video game will be televised on ESPNU at three p.m. CT.
Women’s Tennis
No. seven Northwestern tennis wraps up its frequent year this weekend with a vacation to Urbana-Champaign to get on Illinois on Sunday at midday. The Wildcats are seventeen-three on the year and are tied for 2nd in the Large Ten standings.
The ‘Cats went one-one above the earlier weekend, defeating Indiana on Friday, 6-one, and slipping in a tight matchup to No. 20 Michigan, three-4. Clarissa Hand and Christina Hand won equally their matchups this weekend.
seventeen-three is the Wildcats’ ideal record by way of 20 online games considering the fact that the 2008-09 year. This year will also be the ‘Cats highest frequent year winning proportion considering the fact that 2008-09.
Women’s Golf
Northwestern women’s golfing travels to Bloomington, Indiana this weekend for the Indiana Invitational. 
The Wildcats are coming off a ninth area finish at the Silverado Showdown at the Silverado Resort and Spa. #sixteen Irene Kim concluded in the best-25 for the fifth consecutive time, adopted by Kelly Sim who was only 1 stroke powering Kim. 1st-year Jennifer Cai notched her ideal finish in her Northwestern job, finishing tied for thirty first along with fellow Wildcat Brooke Riley
Men’s Tennis
The Wildcats search to prolong their four-video game earn streak, their longest streak in meeting engage in considering the fact that Apr. two – 14, 2017 when they also won four consecutive, in the last frequent year video game of the year, as they host Illinois at the Combe Relatives Tennis Centre on Sunday at midday. 
The ‘Cats went two- on the weekend, getting down Nebraska and Iowa on the road. 
Towards Nebraska, the Wildcats took the doubles point ahead of Steven Forman, Chris Ephron and Gleb Blekher picked up singles wins.
Right after securing wins at all 3 doubles positions to get the very first point of the match against Iowa, NU went on to get wins in 5 of the six singles matches which include 3-set wins from Steve Forman and Dominik Stary at No. one and two, respectively.