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Varsity - March 27, 2014

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22 // VARSITY March 27, 2014 MEN'S HOCKEY Wisconsin teammates Nic Kerdiles and Mark Zengerle are tied for the national scoring lead in March with 13 points apiece, despite playing in just six games this month. The pair also lead the nation in points per game in March at 2.17. 7 4 ›› MEN'S TRACK The Badgers check in at No. 4 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's Program of the Year standings following the cross country and indoor track seasons with 20 points. The Program of the Year award is presented to the program that finishes with lowest cumulative team score from the NCAA cross country and indoor and outdoor track championships. The Badgers finished runner-up in the standings last year to Arkansas. ›› ›› 6/12 MEN'S BASKETBALL In the midst of their 16th-con- secutive trip to the NCAA tournament, the Badgers have advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third time in four seasons ― and the sixth time in the last 12 years. Only Duke (8 times), Kansas (8) and Michigan State (8) have advanced to the regional round of the tournament more often than the Badgers in the last 12 seasons. BY THE NUMBERS 13 SOFTBALL The Badgers rallied for seven runs in the top of the seventh in- ning to secure a 7-5 win over No. 23 Northwestern last Saturday in Rosemont, Ill. Sara Novak opened the surge with a leadoff home run and then capped UW's scoring with an RBI single en route to being named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for her efforts.

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