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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • Women's lacrosse: Franke's 13 saves help No. 13 Princeton beat No. 6 Penn State

    Caroline Franke (Severn) matched a career high of 13 saves to anchor the defense as host No. 13 Princeton defeated No. 6 Penn State, 14-8, at Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium. Offensively, Sam Ellis had a career game with four goals and two...
  • Notebook: McCormick leads No. 9 Penn State women to 13-12 win over James Madison

    Notebook: McCormick leads No. 9 Penn State women to 13-12 win over James Madison
    Maggie McCormick (Liberty) scored a career-high six goals as she led the host No. 9 Penn State women’s lacrosse team to a 13-12 victory over James Madison at Holuba Hall on Wednesday night. The Nittany Lions improved to 4-1 with their third...
  • Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM

    Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM
    While the University of Maryland won't be able to reap most of the rewards of joining the Big Ten athletic conference until the move becomes official in July 2014, it will start benefiting from its academic counterpart — the Committee on...
  • Roundup: UMBC men upset Hartford, 15-13, in America East semi

    Roundup: UMBC men upset Hartford, 15-13, in America East semi
    Joe Lustgarten scored the final two goals, including the game-winner with 55seconds left and an insurance goal 21seconds later, to cap a 6-0 run as the third-seeded UMBC men's lacrosse team upset second-seeded Hartford, 15-13, in an America East...
  • Northwestern women's coach Amonte Hiller nearing 200th career win

    Northwestern women's coach Amonte Hiller nearing 200th career win
    When the No. 1 Northwestern women hit the road this weekend for games at North Carolina on Friday and Vanderbilt on Sunday, the Wildcats won’t just be aiming to hold onto the No. 1 ranking. They could give coach Kelly Amonte Hiller her 200th...
  • Towson men stave off Penn State to earn NCAA berth, 11-10

    The Towson men's lacrosse team (10-7) withstood a rally from No. 9 host Penn State (12-4) to win, 11-10, and claim its first Colonial Athletic Association title since 2005 on Friday. The victory gave the Tigers the conference's automatic bid into the...
  • Maryland's Schwarzmann headlines 2013 women's Tewaaraton watch list

    Maryland's Schwarzmann headlines 2013 women's Tewaaraton watch list
    Maryland's Katie Schwarzmann, last year's Tewaaraton Award winner, headlines the early list of contenders for this year's top prize in college women’s lacrosse with the announcement Friday of the 2013 Tewaaraton Award watch list. Four of last...
  • Roundup: No. 14 Yale beats No. 12 Princeton for 2nd Ivy title in row

    No. 14 Yale broke a 6-6 tie with five straight goals in the third quarter to defeat No. 12 Princeton, 12-8, in the Ivy League men's lacrosse tournament championship Sunday afternoon at Cornell. The Bulldogs (11-4) beat the Tigers (9-6) in the title game...
  • Women's roundup: Bruns, Cullen, Dashiell help lead No. 3 Florida over Albany

    Senior attacker Ashley Bruns (Mount Hebron), senior attacker Kitty Cullen (McDonogh) and senior midfielder Brittany Dashiell (John Carroll) combined for 10 points to lead the No. 3 Florida women's lacrosse team to a 17-7 win over visiting Albany on...
  • Maryland women No. 1 in Inside Lacrosse media poll

    Maryland women No. 1 in Inside Lacrosse media poll
    The Maryland women rose to No. 1 in this week's Inside Lacrosse deBeer Media poll after their impressive 15-6 win over Duke on Sunday combined with previous No. 1 Northwestern stumbling 11-8 at North Carolina on Friday. This is the first No. 1 ranking...
  • Big Ten settles on divisions for football

    Big Ten settles on divisions for football
    While the majority of the University of Maryland's athletic teams will be trekking all over the Big Ten beginning in 2014, the Terps will have a few shorter trips when it comes to football. As expected, the expanding Big Ten will divide its 14...
  • Roundup: White's 24 lead No. 4 Milford Mill girls in 3A North Regional quarterfinal

    Dionna White scored a team-high 24 points to lead No. 4 Milford Mill over visiting Hereford 57-49 in a Class 3A North Regional quarterfinal girls basketball game Monday. Qierra Murray had 14 points and Kelli Smoot added 12 for the Millers. Junior Nicole...