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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 college lacrosse notebook: Is parity a real thing?

    Women's college lacrosse notebook: Is parity a real thing?
    There's been a lot of talk in Division I women's college lacrosse about parity, and it certainly has shown within some conferences and with a few new teams in the NCAA tournament this spring, but that parity still isn't making it to the top. This year's...
  • North Carolina shuts down Northwestern, 11-4, to move to women's lacrosse title game

    North Carolina shuts down Northwestern, 11-4, to move to women's lacrosse title game
    North Carolina is headed to the NCAA women’s lacrosse national championship game for the second time in program history after a dominant defensive performance sparked an 11-4 victory over two-time defending champion Northwestern in Friday night&...
  • Womens' lacrosse final presents all the cliches for Terps, UNC

    Womens' lacrosse final presents all the cliches for Terps, UNC
    — Come up with all the sports cliches you can think of involving the number three and they probably apply to Sunday night's NCAA women's lacrosse championship between No. 1 Maryland and No. 3 North Carolina. Third time's the charm. It's hard to...
  • Patterson Mill, Fallston win boys lacrosse state semifinals

    For the first time in Harford County boys lacrosse history, two teams from within Harford's borders played their way into the state finals, where the two will play each other Tuesday evening at UMBC. The drama unfolded Friday and Saturday at Bel Air High...
  • Roundup: Syracuse women top Florida, 13-9

    The Syracuse women's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Division I tournament final four with a 13-9 win over visiting Florida on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Orange (18-3) will make its second straight appearance, and its fourth since 2008, in the...
  • Women's roundup: No. 3 seed Tar Heels rout Loyola, 19-9

    Loyola saw its season come to an end Sunday in the second round of the NCAA women's lacrosse tournament, losing to No. 3 seed North Carolina, 19-9, at Chapel Hill. The Greyhounds' Taryn VanThof scored the game's first goal, but North Carolina (14-3)...
  • 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...
  • Navy women look to build on close call vs. Northwestern

    Navy women look to build on close call vs. Northwestern
    Navy’s women’s lacrosse team had never come closer than within seven points of a Top 20 opponent, so they turned a few heads Monday when they came within 15-12 of No. 4 and defending national champion Northwestern. Perhaps what shows how far...
  • At Maryland, Dez Wells has put stressful past behind him

    At Maryland, Dez Wells has put stressful past behind him
    It's hard to fathom what it must have been like for Dez Wells to emerge from beneath the weight of public suspicion and step into a sold-out basketball arena again and hear cheers and balls bouncing and bands playing. Those who know the Maryland player'...
  • Roundup: No. 20 Duke men upset No. 4 UNC, 11-8

    Roundup: No. 20 Duke men upset No. 4 UNC, 11-8
    The No. 20 Duke men's lacrosse team jumped all over host No. 4 North Carolina early and often Wednesday night. A strong first-half performance and finish led the Blue Devils to an 11-8 upset of the rival Tar Heels. Jordan Wolf finished with a game-...
  • 2013 girls track and field performers to watch

    2013 girls track and field performers to watch
    Erin Causey Hereford, junior Bulls coach Brad Duvall said he hopes Causey will have her best season this spring. She finished second in the 1,600 meters to teammate Sarah Ashwood as Hereford won a second straight Class 3A state title in indoor track....