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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

Top Northwestern Wildcats Articles

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  • 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...
  • Games of the week

    Games of the week
    No. 11 Maryland men (2-0) @ No. 2 Syracuse (2-0) Saturday, 1 p.m. Outlook: The Orange have won five of the last seven meetings, but the teams have split the last two games with the Terps upending Syracuse, 6-5, in overtime of a NCAA tournament...
  • Northwestern boys survive late scare to win Baltimore City Division II title

    Northwestern boys survive late scare to win Baltimore City Division II title
    With their double-digit lead down to 1 in the final minute, Northwestern showed poise at both ends to secure a 49-44 win in the Baltimore City Division II championship Saturday at Morgan State. Junior forward KeAndre Cook, who scored a game-high 16...
  • Nation lacrosse: No. 14 Penn State men top No. 6 Notre Dame

    Host No. 6 Notre Dame scored four of the game's last five goals but its rally fell short as No. 14 Penn State won, 8-7, on Saturday. Penn State (2-1) increased its 5-3 halftime lead to four with early third-quarter scores from Shane Sturgis and TJ...
  • Roundup: No. 8 Virginia men outlast Mount, 14-6

    Host Mount St. Mary's pulled to within four goals of No. 8 Virginia, but a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter by the undefeated Cavaliers sealed a 14-6 win Tuesday. Mark Cockerton had a career-high and game-high seven goals for Virginia (4-0). Mike Fields...
  • Lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins women upset No. 7 Loyola, 6-5

    No. 20 Johns Hopkins scored just one goal in the second half, but it turned out to be the game-winner in a 6-5 upset of No. 7 Loyola Maryland on Wednesday night in the first-ever Lacrosse Coaches vs. Cancer game. The host Blue Jays (4-0) get their first...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Varsity roundup: Northwestern boys edge Wilde Lake, 61-58

    Keandre Cook scored 25 points and the host Northwestern boys basketball team held off a late rally by Wilde Lake to win, 61-58, at the Christmas Mixer on Thursday night. The Wildcats improved to 3-3. The Wildecats' rally started in the third quarter....
  • No. 14 New Town fights past Aberdeen in boys basketball, 50-35

    In a physical game that featured 58 fouls, the No. 14 New Town boys basketball team got to the line more than Aberdeen did, and made more free throws. And the Titans beat the Eagles, 50-35, in the opening round of the Basketball Academy tournament at...
  • Terps ranked No. 2 in Inside Lacrosse preseason women's top 20

    Terps ranked No. 2 in Inside Lacrosse preseason women's top 20
    Maryland's women's lacrosse team has been ranked No. 2 behind defending national champion North Carolina in the Inside Lacrosse preseason Brine Media Poll released Monday. In last year's national championship, the Tar Heels edged Maryland, 13-12, in...