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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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  • 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...
  • Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews

    Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews
    Projected NCAA seeds 1. Syracuse Big East Conference Last season: 19-4, NCAA finalist Coach: Gary Gait (seventh year, 76-27) Top returning point-getter: Alyssa Murray, junior A (74 goals, 31 assists) Other key returnees Michelle Tumolo,...
  • Notebook: Ex-Salisbury star Bradman chosen in NLL draft

    Notebook: Ex-Salisbury star Bradman chosen in NLL draft
    Former Salisbury midfielder Sam Bradman, the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Outstanding Player of the Year, was chosen by the Minnesota Swarm with the 24th overall pick (third round) in the National Lacrosse League draft on Monday...
  • Women's lacrosse 'just at the beginning' of major growth

    Women's lacrosse 'just at the beginning' of major growth
    Division I women's college lacrosse is in the middle of one of its biggest growth spurts in years, and several recent changes appear likely to spark even more expansion soon. This spring, the NCAA tournament bracket expands to 26 teams, and Division I...
  • Road wins have been tough to come by for Terps, other ACC teams

    Road wins have been tough to come by for Terps, other ACC teams
    Maryland has yet to win an ACC road game going into Wednesday’s matchup with Florida State in Tallahassee. In fact, the Terps have won only two of 12 games they have played away from Comcast Center under second-year coach Mark Turgeon. Considering...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Varsity roundup: Pallotti beats Seton Keough in basketball, 39-32

    No. 8 St. Vincent Pallotti and No. 6 Seton Keough combined to shoot 27 percent from the field Friday, but the visiting Panthers won a defensive struggle, 39-32, because of relentless pressure and the shot-blocking of Beverly Ogunrinde. The junior...
  • Women's lacrosse notebook: ACC rules the quarterfinals

    Women's lacrosse notebook: ACC rules the quarterfinals
    The Atlantic Coast Conference boasts more teams in the NCAA women's lacrosse quarterfinals than any other conference — No. 1 seed Maryland, No. 3 North Carolina, Duke and Virginia. Those teams have posted a .822 winning percentage against non-...
  • Maryland to play at Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

    Maryland to play at Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge
    Combining Maryland’s seventh-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference last season and the recent decision by 7-foot-1 sophomore center Alex Len to leave early for the NBA, most figured that the Terps would not get a marquee matchup in next...