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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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  • National lacrosse: Notre Dame men edge Denver in OT, 13-12

    The No. 8 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team trailed No. 3 Denver by two goals with less than two minutes left to play in the Whitman's Sampler Mile High Classic on Saturday night. The Fighting Irish (4-1) scored twice over the final 1 minute, 42 seconds to...
  • Freshman Matz a draw-control game changer for Johns Hopkins

    Freshman Matz a draw-control game changer for Johns Hopkins
    With Johns Hopkins women’s lacrosse team losing most of the draws and trailing by a goal at halftime against Loyola on Wednesday night, Blue Jays coach Janine Tucker knew she had to make a change, so she sent freshman Erica Matz to handle the draws....
  • 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...
  • Division I women's lacrosse championships to return to Towson in 2014

    Division I women's lacrosse championships to return to Towson in 2014
    The NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse championships will return to Towson University in 2014. Thursday’s announcement by NCAA officials comes seven weeks after the 2013 championships were awarded to Villanova University in Pennsylvania....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...