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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' Schwarzmann among 5 women's Tewaaraton finalists

    Terps' Schwarzmann among 5 women's Tewaaraton finalists
    Maryland’s Katie Schwarzmann is one of five finalists announced Thursday for the Tewaaraton Award as the top player in the women’s college game. Schwarzmann, also a finalist last season, joins John Carroll graduate Brittany Dashiell, from...
  • Women's lacrosse Player of the Week: Shannon Gilroy, Florida

    Women's lacrosse Player of the Week: Shannon Gilroy, Florida
    Shannon Gilroy, Florida Freshman, Northport, N.Y., midfielder In Saturday's American Lacrosse Conference tournament final, Gilroy single-handedly matched Northwestern with seven goals in the Gators' 14-7 victory that earned the third-year program the...
  • Roundup: No. 15 Milford Mill girls top Western, 70-67

    Freshman Dionna White led the No. 15 Milford Mill girls basketball team with 37 points in a 70-67 win over host Western on Monday. In a foul-plagued contest, White hit nine field goals and went 19-for-24 from the free-throw line. Milford Mill led 34-25...
  • Tar Heels build on early lead to beat Mids, 14-7

    Jasmine DePompeo had four goals and one assist, but Navy fell to North Carolina, 14-7, in the NCAA first round Saturday. The host Tar Heels (15-3) used a 5-0 run to take a 7-3 lead with 6:31 remaining in the first half, and the Midshipmen (18-3) were...
  • Maryland to play at Northwestern for ACC/Big 10 Challenge

    Maryland to play at Northwestern for ACC/Big 10 Challenge
    The Maryland men's basketball team will travel to Northwestern for the 14th annual ACC/Big 10 Challenge. The Terps and Wildcats have met just once before, with Northwestern winning 66-62 on Dec. 6, 1958. The 2012 matchup is scheduled for Nov. 27....
  • Towson's Ambrose is FCS Coach of the Year; West is top freshman

    Towson's Ambrose is FCS Coach of the Year; West is top freshman
    Towson football coach Rob Ambrose heard the news as he was busy recruiting and making preparations for winter workouts. Then he looked up past winners of the Eddie Robinson Award, in honor of the legendary Grambling State coach and given since 1987 to...
  • Karri Ellen Johnson has picked up where she left off to lead Terps to NCAA quarterfinals

    Karri Ellen Johnson has picked up where she left off to lead Terps to NCAA quarterfinals
    With her perky, upbeat attitude, Maryland's Karri Ellen Johnson has always been a glass-half-full person. Right now, however, her glass is just about running over. After repercussions from a concussion wiped out the last 12 games of her junior season,...
  • Division I women's lacrosse preview capsules

    Division I women's lacrosse preview capsules
    Projected NCAA seeds 1. Northwestern American Lacrosse Conference Last season: 21-2, National champion Coach: Kelly Amonte Hiller (11th season, 175-28) Top returning point-getter: Shannon Smith, senior A (86 goals, 42 assists) Other key returnees...
  • Roundup: Ohio State men stun No. 3 Denver, 10-9

    The Ohio State men's lacrosse team opened Eastern College Athletic Conference play with a 10-9 win Sunday over No.3 Denver in the Moe's Southwest Grill Classic at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The Buckeyes (3-0, 1-0 ECAC) used two goals late in...
  • Girls Athlete of the Week: Elizabeth Harper, Northwestern, indoor track

    Girls Athlete of the Week: Elizabeth Harper, Northwestern, indoor track
    The senior sprinter transferred to Northwestern last summer from Richmond and made an immediate impact on the Wildcats' running program. She led them to a second-place team finish in last week's state Class 1A state championships by winning the 300...
  • Women's lax roundup: No. 1 Florida defeats Penn State, 15-2

    NCAA semifinal No. 1 Florida vs. No. 4 Syracuse Friday, 5:30 p.m. At Stony Brook, N.Y. No. 1 Florida advanced to its first NCAA semifinal after topping Penn State, 15-2, at Dizney Stadium on Saturday. "It's a tremendous accomplishment, one I'm...
  • Late in the game, Lehigh pulls past No. 4 North Carolina, 9-8

    Dante Fantoni scored the go-ahead goal, his second, to start a 3-0 run and Adam Johnston added the eventual game-winner with 2:52 left as visiting Lehigh upset No. 4 North Carolina, 9-8, Saturday. The host Tar Heels (4-1) took a 3-2 lead after the...