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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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  • Terps face big test at Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Terps face big test at Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
    Just when Mark Turgeon had grown weary of answering questions about the Big Ten, along comes a game with a Big Ten school — Northwestern — to revive the discussion about Maryland's move to its new conference in 2014. It is just...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    WEATHER: Rain and light snow, high near 41. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a slight chance of precipitation before 9 p.m. and a low around 31. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Revelations in abuse...
  • Dez Wells leads Terps past Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Dez Wells leads Terps past Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
    EVANSTON, Ill. — As Mark Turgeon walked briskly into Welsh-Ryan Arena wearing a business suit, a purple-clad Northwestern staff member intercepted the Maryland basketball coach, smiled and said: “Welcome to the conference.” Maryland...
  • 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...
  • 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),...
  • Notebook: No. 4 Northwestern women edge No. 15 Navy, 15-12

    A late 5-0 run broke a 10-10 tie and vaulted the No. 4 Northwestern women's lacrosse team past No. 15 Navy, 15-12, on Monday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. "I'm proud of the effort Navy had today and it was a reflection of how hard we have...
  • 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....
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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)...