By Andre Toran and Ben Friedl
The Northwestern University baseball team has traveled 3,500 miles over the first five weekends of the 2019 season. Now, add that to the pre-existing rigors of being a full-time student athlete on the collegiate level; the art of balancing competing priorities. What takes precedent?
Here’s an inside look at the Wildcats brutal out-of-conference travel schedule, and peek into the life of a collegiate athlete: the ups, the downs, the shortcomings, the triumph.
Let’s take a ride.