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Morning Roundup: April 22, 2016

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Morning Roundup: April 22, 2016
(Daily file photo by Daniel Tian)

It’s been a season to remember thus far for Northwestern’s men’s tennis squad. With a 23-2 record, tied for their winningest season ever, the Wildcats are poised to make history with a win this weekend over either Ohio State or Penn State. Additionally, with every spring sport playing, this weekend is full of action.  Below is a roundup of what you need to know…

  • In case you missed it, Maggie Lyon signed with Chicago’s WNBA team last night.
  • Benjy Apelbaum previews a potentially historic weekend for men’s tennis.
  • Dan Waldman writes about lacrosse’s quest for vengeance.
  • Max Gelman discusses how pitching will be extra-important for the baseball team.
  • Cole Paxton describes a softball team that’s feeling a bit of pressure.
  • Khadrice Rollins opined about why it’s important to appreciate Northwestern sports.
  • More weekend previews: Women’s Tennis, Men’s Golf, Women’s Golf, Cross Country

And here’s a look at Friday’s back page:

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Maggie Lyon signs with WNBA’s Chicago Sky

Northwestern’s all-time leading 3-point shooter has found a home with the WNBA’s Chicago Sky. Lyon went unselected in last week’s WNBA Draft, even though the Sky had one of the last overall picks in the draft (34th out of 36). Instead, Chicago decided to take a flier on the New Trier graduate as a free agent.