NU Sports News Digest for Tuesday 5/20

<b>**Second Edition**</b><br> <b>Tennis</b> Cats Continue NCAA Tourney Action<br> <b>Football</b> Recruiting Updates<br> <b>Baseball</b> Cats get ready for Big 10 Tourney<br> <b>Softball</b> Cats collect NFCA Honors<br> Hilton Garden Inn <b>Athletes of the Week<br> Trib</b> echoes Story on Murphy<br> <b>PGA Cats</b> in Action, and more...

Northwestern Names Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week
Bjorn Widerstedt - Golf
Lauren Schwendimann - Softball

Administration

NU set to name Colgate's Murphy as AD [Chicago Trib]
University scheduled to appoint next A.D. [The Daily]

TENNIS

Grier Advances in NCAA Singles Tourney [Purple Reign]
Grier Advances to Round of 32 in NCAA Singles Championships; Rush Falls to No. 1 Seed [NU Sports]
Grier rules in 1st round [The Daily]

BASEBALL

Wildcats Ready For Big Ten Tournament; First Round Begins Wednesday at Noon [NU Sports]
Sidewinders have been around a long time - and quite a few came from the upper midwest...The good ones make it once thru the lineup - 3 innings or better!
Below the belt  [The Daily]

Games will be on WNUR-FM 89.3
Both on the air and on your computer


NU Sports will have their Game Tracker running too.

The First game will also be on WMAJ 1450 from State College for an alternate point of view.

SOFTBALL

Mobley, Foster Earn NFCA All-Region Honors [NU Sports]

FOOTBALL

Recruiting
Ben Winslow: O-Lineman Likes The 'Cats [Insiders]
John Bradshaw: OL Names Favorites [TheInsiders]
Trevor Bending: Midwest Prospect Talks Favorites [The Insiders]


Keep track of who has been offered and who is thinking about Northwestern:
[The Purple Reign Recruiting List]

MISCELLANY

NU Mentioned in Story: Fed agency funds study of men's sex lives... [Drudge]

Big East chief says Miami move would be 'disastrous' [Sun Times]

Had problems breathing after knee surgery and died in dorm room
- injured knee during game
Fails Family Files Lawsuit Against Texas A&M [ESPN]

STEVE WILSTEIN:Money-driven College Athletics Need To Re-evaluate [SportServer]

ALUMNI

PGACats
Luke Donald: scheduled to be at the
Bank of America Colonial
Colonial Country Club - Ft Worth, TX

Jess Daley: scheduled to be at the
2003 SAS Carolina Classic
TPC at Wakefield Plantation - Raleigh, NC

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