This Week in Northwestern Athletics: May 12

Northwestern has five applications in action this week, headlined by the start off of the NCAA postseasons for lacrosse, women’s golfing and men’s golfing.


Right after securing the two seed and a initial-spherical bye in the NCAA Tournament very last Saturday, the Wildcats and their report-location offense commence their run at the title this weekend in Evanston. Northwestern will deal with the winner of Denver-Stanford Sunday at midday CT at Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium. The initial-spherical game among Denver and Stanford will also be played in Evanston this Friday.

The ‘Cats trip a excellent thirteen- report into the NCAA Tournament, getting cruised by means of the convention-only frequent year and Large 10 Tournament to their 2nd-straight Large 10 title. Junior Izzy Scane, who is on NCAA report-location rate with six.23 targets for each game, was unanimously named Large 10 Attacker of the Year very last week, though Head Coach Kelly Amonte Hiller took dwelling her 2nd-straight Large 10 Coach of the Year Award. Scane, alongside with teammates Lauren Gilbert and Lindsey McKone, was also named to the Major-25 nominees for the Tewaaraton Award very last month, the greatest honor in collegiate lacrosse. That group of finalists has played a pivotal part in Northwestern’s assault on the report textbooks as the Wildcats rating 20.sixty two targets for each game, two.seventeen a lot more targets for each game than the NCAA one-year report set in 2018.

Stay protection of the Wildcats’ initial game in the NCAA Tournament can be located on ESPN3.

Women’s Golf

Northwestern started level of competition at the NCAA West Regional Monday, a match that concludes Wednesday afternoon. Getting into the final day of level of competition, the Wildcats sit in a 3-way tie for eighth position with Pepperdine and Denver at +14, though sophomore Irene Kim, the Large 10 Golfer of the Year, lands in sixth among the men and women at -1. The major 6 teams and major 3 men and women will progress from the regional to the future spherical of the NCAA Tournament.

This is the eleventh-straight vacation to the NCAA Tournament for Chicago’s Large 10 Team, and will be the eighth-straight vacation to the NCAA Championships if the ‘Cats take care of to progress. Northwestern has posted seven-straight major-fifteen finishes at the NCAA Championships, such as four major-ten finishes. The Wildcats placed fifth at the Large 10 Tournament very last month though Kim concluded 2nd among the particular person golfers at -six.

Men’s Golf

Northwestern tees off from Stillwater, Oklahoma future Monday, May possibly seventeen to commence its NCAA Regional at the Karsten Creek Golf Club. The Regional will run by means of Wednesday, May possibly 19 as the eleventh-seeded Wildcats will get to acquire purpose at golfing powerhouse Oklahoma Point out and in-condition rival Illinois. The major five teams from the Regional will progress to the Championships, which will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona May possibly 28 to June two.

This marks the 17th time Northwestern has skilled for an NCAA regional in the twenty first Century. The ‘Cats have moved onto the Championships five periods in all those previous 16 opportunities. Chicago’s Large 10 Team enters this year’s Regional coming off a bronze medal at the Large 10 Tournament. John Driscoll III led the way for the Wildcats at Large Tens, tying for sixth among the men and women though shooting 221 above 3 rounds. Driscoll joined teammate David Nyfjäll on the All-Large 10 2nd group announced very last week.


Right after a pause in group functions, the Wildcats return to the diamond this weekend to deal with Nebraska in a 3-game street sequence. Initial pitch Friday is slated for six:35 p.m. CT, Saturday’s game will commence at two p.m. CT and Sunday’s matinee is scheduled to start off at midday CT.

Chicago’s Large 10 Team continues to be the nation’s leading dwelling run hitting squad as the Wildcats mash 1.93 dwelling operates for each game, the most in Division I. Junior shortstop Shawn Goosenberg has led the way at the plate, foremost the group in a number of categories, such as dwelling operates (eleven), batting typical (.358) and OPS ( hundred twenty five). 6 Wildcats have hit five or a lot more dwelling operates, though ten have hit at least a person above the fence. Sophomore Stephen Hrustich joins Goosenberg in double digit dwelling operates with ten of his personal.


Northwestern plays its final sequence of the frequent year at dwelling against Nebraska this weekend with four game titles against the Huskers scheduled at Sharon J. Drysdale Subject. Initial pitch of game a person Friday is set for 3 p.m. CT, Saturday’s doubleheader is slated to commence at 1 p.m. CT and Sunday’s frequent year finale will start off at 1 p.m. CT.

Chicago’s Large 10 Team sporting activities a 26-14 report, good for third position in the Large 10 just at the rear of Minnesota at 26-ten.The Wildcats occur into this sequence off a raod sequence break up with Purdue very last weekend that highlighted strong starting off pitching performances from Danielle Williams, Lauren Boyd and Morgan Newport. Newport and Boyd turned in complete game titles in their begins against the Boilermakers, and jointly, above 14 innings, permitted just a person earned run though putting out 8. Williams shined yet again as a strikeout device, fanning eleven batters above her two begins in West Lafayette, Indiana. Previously this year, Williams tossed the fifth excellent game in program history in a 7- earn above Iowa.