NU Sports News Digest for Friday 5/23

<b>**Second Edition**<br> [With the Daily Updates]<br> Football</b> Gets first Commit for 2004<br> Turn out the Lights:<br> # 1 - Grier ends Run at <b>Tennis </b>Tourney<br> # 2 - <b>Baseball</b> Loses to Indiana<br> Wrapping up the <b>Golf</b> Seasons<br> Maybe no Big 10 Expansion? <br> a Tony S. Sighting<br> PGA Cat Updates and<br> 3 more Football Prospects Today...

TENNIS

Bad News/Good News for Tennis [Purple Reign]
Grier Falls In Quarterfinal Round at NCAAs [NU Sports]
Phenom's year ends with loss in Elite 8 [The Daily]

BASEBALL

Wildcats End Season With 8-1 Loss to Indiana at Big Ten Tournament [NU Sports]
Indiana eliminates Northwestern, 8-1 [Star Tribune]
Offense heads south, Wildcats head home [The Daily]
Box Score and Recap from the Official  Big 10 Tournament Site

GOLF

Men
Spring campaign handed Cats more headaches than hardware [The Daily]

Women
Big Ten tourney run snapped spring slump [The Daily]

FOOTBALL

The Athlon Countdown Continues - #7 Texas [Purple Reign]
Recruiting
Matt Clark Florida D-Tackle Pledges Northwestern [Purple Reign]

More Prospect Stories:
[Warning: Blatant Commerical Announcement] ]Keep track of who else has been offered or who might be thinking about Northwestern -
TheInsiders & Chris Pool Knows!
[The Purple Reign Recruiting List]

MISCELLANY

Interesting talk from the Baseball Tournament - Nothing about Penn State leaving for the Big East, Nothing about adding ND, Nothing about expansion from the Minny AD....Hmmmm.
Sid Hartman: Maturi says Big Ten has no plans to expand [Star Tribune]

ALUMNI

Former NU QB Tony Stauss will have to get the job done...and stay healthy
NDSU Down To Two Quarterbacks [ESPN]

PGACats
Luke Donald: Starts the day at -2 tied for 22nd at the Bank of America Colonial
Colonial Country Club - Ft Worth, TX

Jess Daley: Has yet to start play at the
2003 SAS Carolina Classic
TPC at Wakefield Plantation - Raleigh, NC

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