NU Sports News Digest for Thursday 6/19

<b>**Early Edition**</b> <br>NU graduates most of its <b>Football</b> players <b>Again</b> <br>All of the <b>Big 10 Sportsmanship</b> Award nominees <br>More Football Prospects <br>In <b>Basketball</b> - the Big 10/ACC Challence matchups <br>We update a few more NU sports alumni, and have a few Juneteenth references <br>And If its Thursday - it must be PGA Cats Day


The award was for graduating over 90% of its Football Players!
Northwestern Earns 2003 AFCA Academic Recognition [NU Sports]

Here are all of the individual nominees from each of the teams
Big Ten Announces Inaugural Sportsmanship Award Winners [Big 10]


Cristelle Grier Eliminated from Wimbledon Qualifier [NU Sports]
Grier quoted extensively in 3rd day story [Wimbledon]
Grier receives bid to Wimbledon qualifier [Evanston Review]


Big Ten Preview [College Football News]


Matchups Set For Big Ten/ACC Challenge [NU Sports]
ACC-Big Ten Challenge lineup set [Chicago Trib]
Fifth Annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge Matchups Set [Big 10]


Source: ACC Leaders Agree To Pursue Virginia Tech As Possible 13th School  [Fox]

Since I apparently messed up my dates last Tuesday, here are a couple of references to the actual celebration of Juneteenth.
Handbook of Texas Online: JUNETEENTH.


NFL Cats
Packers waive Kustok [Chicago Trib]
Diamond Cats
I was reminded not to forget former NU standout Mark Loretta who is still playing well out in San Diego - He with a .309 BA [.294 career].
Mark Loretta's Player Page
PGA Cats
Luke Donald is at the
Buick Classic Open at the
Westchester Country Club
Luke's playing with the Open winner Jim Furyk: Tee Times -
Round 1: 12:40 PM 10th Tee
Round 2: 7:40 AM 1st Tee

Jim Benepe & Jess Daley
are at the
Lake Erie Charity Classicat the
Peek 'n Peak Resort and Conf. Center
Benepe Tee Times:
Round 1: 1:10 Tee 10
Round 2: 8:10 Tee 1

Daley Tee Times
Round 1 :  9:10 Tee 10
Round 2: 2:10 Tee 1

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