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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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  • 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...
  • National women's lacrosse: No. 4 Florida routs No. 2 Northwestern, 22-4

    The No. 2 Northwestern women's lacrosse team has a habit of handing out beat-downs, not taking them. But No. 4 host Florida used a fast-starting offense to build a big lead and win, 22-4, Saturday. The Wildcats (13-2, 4-1 American Lacrosse Conference),...
  • National women's lacrosse: No. 19 UConn upsets No. 7 Notre Dame, 10-7

    No. 19 Connecticut took a 6-4 lead into halftime and never relinquished it, upsetting No. 7 Notre Dame at home, 10-7, in women's lacrosse Sunday. The Huskies (13-1, 5-1 Big East) won all their home games in a season for the first time in program history....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Roundup: No. 1 Denver men win in 2OT; Towson women beat JMU

    Roundup: No. 1 Denver men win in 2OT; Towson women beat JMU
    Senior Eric Law scored in the second overtime period as No. 1 Denver defeated visiting Bellarmine, 11-10, in men's lacrosse Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers' Cameron Flint matched a career high with four goals for his 10th career hat trick. The Pioneers...
  • Laurel delivers in seventh to edge Northwestern in baseball

    Laurel delivers in seventh to edge Northwestern in baseball
    There were plenty of reasons Laurel trailed Northwestern going into the bottom of the seventh inning of Wednesday afternoon's baseball game. There was poor base running and a lack of execution at the plate. A much bigger problem was the fielding....