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Wildcat Banter: Episode Three

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The return of sports is seemingly on its way.

NCAA Basketball: Penn State at Northwestern David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

In light of a global pandemic and the absence of sports, we thought it would be a great opportunity to try something new. This is Wildcat Banter: an interview based podcast series with a new Wildcat athlete on each installment. Jackson Boolbol and Lucio Vainesman co-host each episode, taking a deep dive in the lives of Northwestern athletes and addressing their craft at hand.

In our third episode, we talked with Northwestern men’s basketball guard Eric Zalewski. We address voluntary workouts on campus, the path to a return for a Big Ten season, and Zalewski’s amazing journey from student-manager to varsity athlete.

Be sure to listen to him talk about his journey to becoming a Division I athlete and how Coach Collins announced his spot to him and the team.

For more Northwestern stories, like and follow Inside NU on Soundcloud. On next week’s podcast, we have Northwestern Women’s basketball star guard Lindsey Pulliam.

Be sure to follow Co-Hosts @luchvain and @JacksonBoolbol on Twitter for more updates.