2023 Fall Report: Northwestern


When talking about the Northwestern baseball team, and the athletic program overall, it’s hard not to discuss the dismissal of previous head coach Jim Foster for alleged bullying and abusive behavior. Foster spent just one year with the program, was fired July 13, and since his departure, more stories have surfaced about alleged similar actions by Foster during his time at Army.

Foster’s firing came only three days after the NU athletic department fired football coach Pat Fitzgerald amidst a hazing scandal. During Foster’s time in Evanston, the program dismissed two of the team’s assistant coaches — Dusty Napoleon and[…]