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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft

    Terps basketball faces two big problems at No. 5 Ohio State: 1st road game and Craft
    Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but this year in this space, we will provide a look ahead rather than back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well as...
  • Roundup: No. 9 City easily tops Southern in girls basketball

    Senior guard Dyzhanay Burton made a 3-pointer late in Tuesday's third quarter to score her 1,001st career point and No. 9 City's girls basketball team (4-0) handily defeated visiting Southern, 64-34. Burton, who will play for the College of Charleston,...
  • 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...
  • Laurel boys soccer team turns up the heat with more intensity

    Laurel boys soccer team turns up the heat with more intensity
    While it may be unusual for high school players to get red cards in a scrimmage, when the intensity would figure to be less severe than a regular-season match, Laurel High School head boys soccer Eric Ferguson wasn't apologizing for the behavior of his...
  • Under Armour's Northwestern uniforms stir controversy

    Under Armour's Northwestern uniforms stir controversy
    Update: Story is updated below with Under Armour comment.  Is it patriotism or poor taste? That's the Internet debate after Northwestern University showed off new, flag-themed football uniforms designed to honor veterans and raise money and...
  • New Hampshire worried about Towson RB Terrance West

    New Hampshire worried about Towson RB Terrance West
    As the New Hampshire football team prepares for its Colonial Athletic Association opener against No. 3 Towson on Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium, the Wildcats will probably take some time studying the 13th-ranked defense in the Football Championship...