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This Week in Northwestern Athletics: March 17

EVANSTON, Sick. – Northwestern College Athletics will have 9 plans in action this 7 days. After successful frequent period performances, both wrestling and women’s swimming and diving will make an NCAA match physical appearance this 7 days. Easily soar to sections using the shortcuts beneath:

Wrestling (NCAA Championships)
Women’s Swimming and Diving (NCAA Championships)

Lacrosse
Industry Hockey
Baseball
Women’s Soccer
Men’s Soccer
Women’s Tennis
Men’s Tennis

Wrestling
Northwestern wrestling will ship seven qualifiers to the 2021 NCAA Championships starting Thursday, the program’s most qualifiers since 2006. A finish championship schedule and brackets can be discovered In this article.

Members for the Wildcats involve: Ryan Deakin (#1 Seed, 157 lbs), Chris Cannon (#8 Seed, 133 lbs), Michael DeAugustino (#twelve seed, a hundred twenty five lbs), Lucas Davison (#twelve seed, 197 lbs), Yahya Thomas (#25 seed, 149 lbs), Colin Valdiviez (#26 seed, 141 lbs) and David Ferrante (#31 seed, a hundred sixty five lbs):

For the 2nd-straight period, Deakin attained the No. 1 overall seed at 157 lbs following boasting his 2nd consecutive Large Ten title in dominant style at the Large Ten Championships. Deakin defeated his three conference foes at the championships by a merged 28-1 margin. Courting back again to his undefeated 21- marketing campaign past period, Deakin has now won 27-straight matches and is just the third Wildcat in program background to make a No. 1 seed at the NCAA Championships in various seasons (joining Sebastian Rivera and Jake Herbert).

DeAugustino and Davison will contend in their very first NCAA Championships following each individual ended up named All People next past season’s shortened 2020 marketing campaign. Earlier this month, both DeAugustino and Davison attained fifth put finishes at Large Ten Championships. Also building their NCAA Championship debuts are Cannon and Thomas, alongside with the accurate very first-year Ferrante next a seventh put finish at Large Ten Championships. At 141 lbs, Valdiviez returns to the championships for the very first time since 2018.
 

Women’s Swimming and Diving
After the program’s very best-ever functionality at the Large Ten Championships, Northwestern sends eight swimmers to the NCAA Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina this 7 days, the most since also sending eight in 2008. The Wildcats also bring 4 relay groups to the competitiveness for the 200 free, four hundred free, 200 medley and four hundred medley relays. Chicago’s Large Ten Workforce will be in action from Thursday to Saturday with trials starting at 9 a.m. CT and finals starting at six p.m. each individual working day.

Northwestern positioned fourth at the Large Ten Championships with a program-record 992 details, knocking down many university documents in the method. Senior Maddie Smith starred for the ‘Cats at Large Tens, setting three new university documents in the fifty free, a hundred free and a hundred fly. Much more university documents fell in three relays, the 200 medley, four hundred medley and 800 free. Stay championship coverage can be discovered on ESPN3 for prelims and finals for each individual working day of the competitiveness.

Lacrosse
No. three Northwestern will strike the discipline to face Rutgers in yet another weekend double header. They will have their very first match up towards the Scarlet Knights on Friday at midday, ahead of facing them yet again on Sunday at 11 a.m. The ‘Cats have started their period on a warm streak, going 5- for the very first time since 2012.

 In every 7 days the Wildcats have played, at least one ‘Cat has attained a Large Ten weekly award. After her record functionality towards Ohio Condition and dominance towards Johns Hopkins, junior Izzy Scane was named Large Ten Offensive participant of the 7 days. This 7 days, for her vocation-superior seven-aim functionality towards Penn Condition, senior Lauren Gilbert attained the offensive participant of the 7 days title although very first-year Leah Holmes snatched her very first Large Ten Freshman of the 7 days honors. 
 

Industry Hockey
The ‘Cats will vacation to Ann Arbor to face the Wolverines on Saturday at 1 p.m. following an very successful residence-opener towards Indiana. Northwestern swept the Hoosiers 5- and 4- this previous weekend, keeping IU to just 5 photographs above two games as the ‘Cats enhanced to 5-1 on the period. It marked the very first time since 2015 in which the Wildcats posted shutouts in consecutive games. Junior Kayla Blas led the defensive effort and attained Large Ten Defensive Participant of the Week honors.

Seven distinctive ‘Cats discovered the back again of the web towards Indiana, with sophomores Ana Medina Garcia and Bente Baekers top the pack with two objectives apiece. Baekers also potential customers the ‘Cats with 4 complete helps so considerably this period in addition to her three objectives. Northwestern’s sweep of Indiana also marks the very first two shut-outs of very first-year Annabel Skubisz’s vocation. 
 

Baseball
The Wildcats arrived out with three wins out of their 4 match-ups with Michigan Condition past 7 days and will go on to face Minnesota on the street. They are established for a three match series towards the Gophers at US Bank Stadium setting up on Saturday at six p.m.

Junior Shawn Goosenberg propelled the ‘Cats to their remaining gain towards the Spartans on Sunday following he smashed a walk-off three-run residence-run. With that image ideal ending, Northwestern enhanced to 5-three on the period and will consider some momentum with them to Minneapolis.
 

 

Women’s Soccer
After three games on the street, the Wildcats will finally return residence on Thursday to face Wisconsin ahead of their Sunday afternoon match-up towards Nebraska. 

Northwestern is at this time three-three on the period, with 5 distinctive ‘Cats acquiring the back again of the web. Junior Olivia Stone potential customers the workforce with two objectives this period, both of which turned out to be match-winners towards Maryland and Iowa.

Men’s Soccer
Northwestern will face Penn Condition at residence at midday on Friday following tying with Wisconsin 1-1 on Monday. The Wildcats hope to strengthen their 2-three-1 record. 

Sophomore Ugo Achara Jr. scored the lone aim for the ‘Cats on Friday. It is his fifth aim of the period, tying him for the guide in complete objectives in the Large Ten.
 

Women’s Tennis
Northwestern will finish up its 4 match residence extend with match-ups towards Purdue on Saturday and Indiana on Sunday. The Wildcats maintain a powerful twelve-2 record and are coming off a  gain above Nebraska and a period-sweep of Iowa. In both victories, the ‘Cats confirmed dominance in the singles, coming up with wins in just about every match-up.

Men’s Tennis
The ‘Cats will head to Purdue on Friday for their eighth match of conference play. Northwestern is at this time 5-4 overall, coming off a shut loss towards Illinois this Sunday. Ahead of that they discovered a six-1 gain towards the Hawkeyes, highlighted by #58 Dominik Stary’s gain above a rated opponent.