Morning Roundup: April 29, 2016
The Northwestern men’s and women’s tennis teams kick off their Big Ten Tournament matches today after they each received a bye in the first round. Purdue will face the men’s team at 2 p.m. today, while the women’s team takes on Michigan State at 1 p.m. Read the tournament previews from earlier this week here: Men’s Tennis, Women’s Tennis
In other Northwestern sports news…
- Three Wildcats from the men’s tennis team were named first-team All-Big Ten.
- Dan Waldman discusses lacrosse trying to remain NCAA Tournament eligible.
- Cole Paxton writes about the important of Kristen Wood returning to the circle for Northwestern softball.
- The Baseball team is traveling to Indiana and the weather has already forced a rescheduling.
- Last night was the first round of the NFL Draft, and the later rounds will take place today and tomorrow. Bobby Pillote and Max Schuman pondered the chances of Northwestern’s standouts earlier this week.
- ICYMI, Ben Pope kicked off The Daily’s new running senior profile series ‘Curtain Call‘ with a profile on men’s soccer star Joey Calistri.
And here’s a look at Friday’s back page: