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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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  • Roundup: Raymond's goal gives Towson women berth in CAA final

    Roundup: Raymond's goal gives Towson women berth in CAA final
    Andi Raymond scored with 8 seconds left to propel Towson (10-7) past Hofstra (8-10) in a Colonial Athletic Association semifinal Friday in Williamsburg, Va. Raymond finished with three goals. The Tigers will face James Madison in the championship game...
  • Roundup: No. 4 Duke men's lacrosse tears past No. 9 Syracuse, 21-7

    Roundup: No. 4 Duke men's lacrosse tears past No. 9 Syracuse, 21-7
    Midfielder Deemer Class (Loyola High) scored six times, and three other Blue Devils had four or more goals as No. 4 Duke rushed past the visiting No. 9 Orange, 21-7. After Syracuse (4-3, 0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) went up, 2-1, in the first quarter,...
  • Roundup: Towson women's lacrosse win CAA title in OT

    With 35 seconds left in overtime, Towson midfielder Michelle Gildea scored to lift the Tigers over James Madison, 12-11, on Sunday at William & Mary for the Colonial Athletic Association title. The win gave Towson (11-7) its sixth conference...
  • College lacrosse roundup: Kavanaugh, No. 5 Notre Dame top Ohio State, 13-7

    Matt Kavanaugh tied a single-game school record with seven goals to power No. 5 Notre Dame past host Ohio State, 13-7, on Tuesday in men's lacrosse. The game was delayed a half-hour because of snow. The Fighting Irish (4-2) fell behind 1-0 to the...
  • Lacrosse roundup: No. 4 Denver men escape Villanova, 9-8, in overtime

    Jeremy Noble scored with 39 seconds left in overtime for a 9-8 win for No. 4 Denver (9-2, 3-0 Big East) after host Villanova (4-6, 2-1) tied the game with two late goals in regulation Friday night. State men Washington College 16, Muhlenberg 2: Jim...
  • Maryland men's basketball will play home-and-home against Indiana, Michigan State next year

    Maryland men's basketball will play home-and-home against Indiana, Michigan State next year
    After playing its final ACC season without visits from Duke or North Carolina, Maryland will have plenty of heavyweights coming to Comcast Center in the Terps' first year in the Big Ten. Maryland will play host to Michigan State, Michigan, Wisconsin and...
  • Unbeaten City defeats Poly, 10-9, in boys lacrosse

    Tracy Smith scored his game-high fifth goal with a minute left as City remained undefeated and handed host Poly its first loss, 10-9, in boys lacrosse Tuesday. The Knights' (5-0, 5-0 Baltimore City) biggest lead was two goals in the third quarter, but...
  • Terps, Hopkins about to turn up the volume again in lacrosse

    Terps, Hopkins about to turn up the volume again in lacrosse
    You could pen a thick book about the traditions and history of the Maryland and Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse teams, including colorful characters like Henry Ciccarone and Frank Urso, hard-fought games, respect, mutual disdain and a nasty bench-clearing...
  • Varsity basketball playoff roundup: Glenelg boys upset Atholton, 61-54, in 3A East section semifinals

    Visiting Glenelg built its lead to 12 points in the second half and came away with a 61-54 upset of No. 10 Atholton (19-4) in a Class 3A East boys basketball sectional semifinal Wednesday. The Raiders cut the lead to six points with 59 seconds left, but...
  • Women's lacrosse roundup: Loyola tops Navy, 11-6, to clinch Patriot title

    The No. 15 Loyola Maryland women's lacrosse team won the Patriot League regular-season title Saturday, defeating visiting No. 20 Navy, 11-6. The Greyhounds (12-4, 8-0) completed their ninth undefeated regular-season conference schedule. They will host...
  • Maryland coaches Mark Turgeon, Brenda Frese initially opposed move to Big Ten

    Maryland coaches Mark Turgeon, Brenda Frese initially opposed move to Big Ten
    COLLEGE PARK¬†— A year ago, coaches representing the University of Maryland's 19 athletic teams lined up across the back wall of a meeting room in the student union, all dressed in red. The plan, according to an internal email, was to present a...
  • Mark Turgeon and Terps embracing challenge of playing at Ohio State

    Mark Turgeon and Terps embracing challenge of playing at Ohio State
    Mark Turgeon was on the road recruiting this summer when the schedule for this season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge was announced. He remembers his initial reaction when he learned that the Terps were going on the road for the second straight year. “I...