While Northwestern boasts plenty of talented football and basketball players, NBN took a look at some lesser known student-athletes.

Sports

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dream team
Two softball seniors reflect on their time on the team and their growth as friends and teammates over the past several years.
Virginia Nowakowski or Mia Zanzucchi
on to the next one
Softball has won six of its last seven after taking two of three from Wisconsin over the weekend.
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it gets worse before it gets better
NU baseball's tough season continued, as the 'Cats dropped three one-run games at Indiana.
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stayin' alive
NU clinches a third seed in the B1G Tournament, which it will host starting next week.
This is a thing that happens
With the NFL Draft in town, we took a look at some notable Wildcats who have made the jump to the NFL.
One Draw To Rule Them All
As Northwestern's draw specialist, Shelby Fredericks has a simple job that can make or break a game for women's lacrosse.
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clean sweep
Northwestern's softball took their final home series by storm, sweeping visiting Michigan State in a slate of games during Senior Weekend.
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Jeez louise
It's a dark time for NU baseball, which has fallen to 10-30 and still hasn't won a conference game at home.
Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
this is ... different
Women's lacrosse is on the brink of not making the Tournament for the first time since 2003.
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worth the agony?
Our sports editor and assistant sports editor argue about their optimism, or lack thereof, in regards to NU sports.
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mixed emotions
After a solid doubleheader in Champaign, the 'Cats came home and were promptly swept.
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takin' care of business
Women's lacrosse rebounded from a tough loss on Friday with a big win over a lackluster Rutgers team.
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winning ain't easy
Northwestern is still searching for its first home conference win after a sweep at the hands of Penn State.
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good try, good effort
Women's lax can't continue recent success, falls to 6-7 on the year.
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all you need is Love
Men's tennis is having a historically great season, and it's lead by a trio of juniors.

On The Blogs

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Other than Baseball, a decent week for the 'Cats.
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Men's basketball has won three games in a row, and other sports had impressive showings.
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Men's Tennis and Women's Basketball have outstanding weeks while Baseball and Softball stumble.
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Other than men's basketball, Northwestern fared pretty well this week.
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NU Basketball has a heartbreaking weekend. Check out the Wildcat news from the weekend.
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The 'Cats were dominant in all sports that don't involve nets.
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A decent week all around for the 'Cats.
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Catch up on men's basketball, women's basketball and wrestling.