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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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  • College lacrosse roundup: Loyola women edge Irish, 14-13, in 2OT

    Loyola sophomore Hannah Schmitt stunned No. 5 Notre Dame (10-1, 4-1 Big East Conference) with a sudden-death goal to hand the host Fighting Irish its first loss of the season on Friday, 14-13. In the second overtime period, Notre Dame won the draw but...
  • Five games to watch this weekend

    No. 11 Oregon State at No. 14 Stanford 3 p.m. Saturday, Fox Buzz: This outcome could hinge on the play of the backup quarterbacks. Stanford's Kevin Hogan and Oregon State's Cody Vaz have found themselves with increased playing time the last couple of...
  • Roundup: No. 6 Irish men storm back, beat Hoyas, 10-8

    Roundup: No. 6 Irish men storm back, beat Hoyas, 10-8
    The No. 6 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team overcame a slow start at home to defeat Big East rival Georgetown, 10-8, on Sunday afternoon. Senior attackman Sean Rogers paced the Fighting Irish offense with two goals and two assists. Notre Dame (9-2, 3-1)...
  • Which conference is most competitive?

    Big East, top to bottom Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The SEC may be king of the college football world, but the much maligned Big East boasts the most competitive lineup from top to bottom. USF was supposed to be among the top contenders to...
  • National lacrosse roundup: No. 10 UMass women rally, top Richmond, 12-11, in OT

    Cori Murray scored the game-tying goal with 42 seconds left in regulation and the game-winner with 1:57 left in the second overtime as No. 10 Massachusetts (10-2, 2-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) extended its conference winning streak to 22 games with a 12-...
  • National lacrosse: No. 1 Notre Dame upset at home by St. John's, 12-10

    St. John's started a 4-0 run late in the first quarter and built a lead that top-ranked Notre Dame couldn't overcome. Kevin Cernuto led the way with four goals and three assists as the unranked Red Storm (7-2, 2-1 Big East) upset the host Fighting Irish,...
  • Varsity roundup: No. 10 Mount de Sales wins, 15-0, in softball behind Lesniewski

    Right-hander Ashley Lesniewski pitched a one-hitter, her third victory this week, and the No. 10 Mount de Sales softball team kept rolling Thursday. The Sailors (7-1, 6-0 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) scored three runs...
  • Close friends Cathy Reese, Jen Adams meet for the first time in NCAA quarterfinals

    Close friends Cathy Reese, Jen Adams meet for the first time in NCAA quarterfinals
    When Maryland lacrosse coach Cathy Reese told her 5-year-old son Brody last week that the Terrapins might play Loyola and coach Jen Adams in the NCAA quarterfinals, Brody was all smiles. "Mommy, that's so great. You can play each other and tie and both...
  • Baltimore-area players lead Florida into its first women's lacrosse final four

    Baltimore-area players lead Florida into its first women's lacrosse final four
    When Sam Farrell visited the University of Florida on her women's lacrosse recruiting trip three years ago, there wasn't much to see. No lacrosse facility. No locker rooms. No team. No tradition. Coach Amanda O'Leary didn't even have an assistant coach....
  • Previewing the men's and women's NCAA tournament semifinals

    MEN At Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. No. 1 Loyola (16-1) vs. No. 4 Notre Dame Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Comment: The Greyhounds have a 12-5 lead in the series, but the Fighting Irish have won the past four meetings. However, Saturday's contest will be...
  • Maryland, Northwestern set to vie for spot in women's lacrosse title game

    Maryland, Northwestern set to vie for spot in women's lacrosse title game
    Maryland and Northwestern haven't played during the regular season since 2007, but the two most successful NCAA women's lacrosse tournament teams are well-acquainted with each other. In 2010, the Terrapins won their 10th NCAA title by beating the...
  • Road to NFL has been bumpy for Ravens' draftee Tandon Doss

    Road to NFL has been bumpy for Ravens' draftee Tandon Doss
    When Billy Lynch first realized that Tandon Doss might allow his promising football career to implode, the Indiana assistant coach did not call the wide receiver into his office or even grab him by the facemask and stare him in the eyes. Lynch took Doss,...