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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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  • Bryant upsets No. 2 seed Syracuse, 10-9, in NCAA men's lacrosse tournament

    Even after fighting back to tie the game in the fourth quarter, host No. 2 seed Syracuse could not break through against Bryant, which never trailed en route to a 10-9 upset on Sunday night. Led by attacker Tucker James' four goals and two assists,...
  • Previewing the NCAA women's lacrosse tournament quarterfinals

    Previewing the NCAA women's lacrosse tournament quarterfinals
    Duke (11-7) at No. 1 seed Maryland (20-1) Saturday, noon Outlook: In one of three all-Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals, the ACC champion Terps go for their fourth straight win over the Blue Devils. Beth Glaros (Wilde Lake) and Tewaaraton...
  • NCAA women's tournament more like ACC tournament 2.0

    NCAA women's tournament more like ACC tournament 2.0
    This year’s NCAA Division I women’s tournament looks more like the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament 2.0 than a national tournament. Six quarterfinalists hail from the ACC. Top-seeded and ACC champ Maryland, No. 2 Syracuse, No. 3 North...
  • NCAA roundup: Salisbury women roar past Augustana, 16-3

    Three Sea Gulls each scored three goals or more to help host Salisbury rout Augustana, 16-3, in the third round of the Division III tournament. The Vikings (19-1) did not score over the first 36 minutes as the Sea Gulls (20-1) took a 14-0 lead....
  • Maryland mocked, assigned Harry Potter character in Big Ten-Game of Thrones comp

    Maryland mocked, assigned Harry Potter character in Big Ten-Game of Thrones comp
    Welcome to the Big Ten, Maryland. It’s going to be a long road to acceptance. The Chicago-based blog Sherman Ave assigned each Big Ten school a corresponding Game of Thrones character last week. Many of their assignments were spot on —...
  • Draw controls a big factor in Terps-Northwestern semifinal

    Draw controls a big factor in Terps-Northwestern semifinal
    Maryland's national women's lacrosse semifinal with Northwestern on Friday pits two of the top draw control experts. Terps sophomore Taylor Cummings will square off against the Division I career leader, Alyssa Leonard, who has 424 draw controls over her...
  • Previewing the women's lacrosse national semifinals

     Previewing the women's lacrosse national semifinals
    Division I semifinals (At Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson University) No. 1 seed Maryland (21-1) vs. No. 5 Northwestern (14-6) Friday, 7:30 p.m., ESPN3 Outlook: The Terps and the Wildcats get a jump on next year's inaugural Big Ten season as the two...
  • Maryland turns to its offense in 9-6 win over Northwestern

    Maryland turns to its offense in 9-6 win over Northwestern
    Maryland's high-powered offense took a little while to heat up in Friday night's NCAA Division I women's lacrosse semifinal, but once it did, the No. 1 Terps kept rolling into the title game. No. 5 Northwestern managed to slow the Terps offense in the...
  • Hopkins keeps rising in Inside Lacrosse women's media poll after crazy week of upsets

    Hopkins keeps rising in Inside Lacrosse women's media poll after crazy week of upsets
    A crazy week of upsets in Division I women's lacrosse has scrambled the Inside Lacrosse Brine Division I Women's Media Top 20 with Johns Hopkins making a big leap into the Top 10. The Blue Jays rise to the No. 9 spot from No. 14 after a 7-0 start....
  • Women's lacrosse: No. 7 Johns Hopkins tops No. 9 Ohio State, 8-7

    Jenna Reifler scored the game-winner on a feed from Taylor D'Amore with 3:52 left as No. 7 Johns Hopkins beat No. 9 Ohio State, 8-7, in women's lacrosse Saturday. Jenna Reifler scored the game-winner on a feed from Taylor D'Amore with 3:52 left as No. 7...
  • Maryland to host Virginia in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

    Maryland to host Virginia in ACC-Big Ten Challenge
    The Maryland men's basketball team will host Virginia in next season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge, the Terps' first since switching conferences. After playing the last two years of the event on the road as a lame-duck ACC team, Maryland gets a home date...
  • Roundup: Towson men fall to Drexel, 11-10, in OT

    The Towson men's lacrosse team saw its three-goal lead evaporate in the fourth quarter and had to force overtime, eventually losing, 11-10, to host No. 14 Drexel in a Colonial Athletic Association semifinal Thursday. The Tigers (8-7) used a 3-0 run to...