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    Northwestern Hosts Spring Contests April 19-20

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Two-time All-Big Ten selection Lisa McCarthy is among the top returners for Northwestern.
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    Two-time All-Big Ten selection Lisa McCarthy is among the top returners for Northwestern.
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    April 14, 2014

    EVANSTON, Ill. - Defending Big Ten regular-season co-champion Northwestern is set to host spring competitions back-to-back days Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20.

    The Wildcats are slated to welcome a trio of Big Ten teams to Evanston. NU opens up its weekend by squaring off against Indiana at 8 a.m. Saturday before taking on Michigan at 10 a.m.

    Action resumes at 9 a.m. Sunday. Northwestern will split into a pair of teams as will Michigan. Iowa and Indiana also are among the teams slated to take the field. The 25-minute matches are scheduled to be played until the championship round matches get underway at 2 p.m.

    In addition, NU's annual alumni game is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 3 at Lakeside Field.

    Head coach Tracey Fuchs welcomes backs 17 letterwinners from the 2013 squad which posted a 15-5 record and earned a share of Northwestern's first Big Ten title since 1994.

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