NU Sports News Digest for Tuesday 5/6

Possible New AD, Awards and Championships highlight the NU News this morning...

Northwestern Names Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week
Tom Johnson--Golf; Women: Carri Leto--Softball

Date near for hiring of athletic director[The Daily]


Northwestern Spring Practice 4: Offense II
Keeping track of who's been offered and who is thinking about Northwestern
[Purple Reign Recruiting List]
Spring Practice Central:
A comprehensive list of what the Big 10 Teams are doing during Spring Drills -
Most of the Stories are here now
Purple Reign's Spring Practice Central


Big 10 Softball Tournament is Double Elimination:
NU [#6] will play MSU [#3] on May 8th at Noon in 1st Game of Tournament -
Winner will Play Michigan at 5 PM.
Loser will play Friday at 2:30PM.

Leto, Foster Garner Big Ten Weekly Honors [NU Sports]


J.A. Happ Named Louisville Slugger National Co-Pitcher of the Week; Big Ten Pitcher of the Week [NU Sports]
Indiana, Northwestern and Penn State Split Weekly Baseball Honors [Big 10]
Great expectations [The Daily]


NU will face Minnesota, Illinois, OSU and MSU again, along with a whole bunch of Texas and Midwest teams...
Late charge carries Cats to 4th place [The Daily]
Wildcats Headed to Kansas State for NCAA Regional Championships [NU Sports]
NCAA announces field for regionals [Golfweek]


New Challenge for Evan Seacat?
Alter trey distance: rules panel [Sun Times]
Longer 3-pointer for colleges?


Fred Mitchell's Q&A: Ara Parseghian [Chicago Trib]

Miami could lead exodus from Big East


There are MiniCamps going on this week, we may see some reports later on - stay tuned...
Luke Donald: Is Playing at the Wachovia Championship played at the Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC.

Jess Daley: Is taking a break as there is no Nationwide Tour Event this week.
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