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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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  • Which conference is most competitive?

    Big East, top to bottom Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The SEC may be king of the college football world, but the much maligned Big East boasts the most competitive lineup from top to bottom. USF was supposed to be among the top contenders to...
  • Towson men stave off Penn State to earn NCAA berth, 11-10

    The Towson men's lacrosse team (10-7) withstood a rally from No. 9 host Penn State (12-4) to win, 11-10, and claim its first Colonial Athletic Association title since 2005 on Friday. The victory gave the Tigers the conference's automatic bid into the...
  • Big 33 Football Classic 'important' for Maryland, Terps' Randy Edsall says

    Big 33 Football Classic 'important' for Maryland, Terps' Randy Edsall says
    One of Randy Edsall's goals in his final year at Susquehannock High School in Glen Rock, Pa., was to be named to the Pennsylvania roster for the Big 33 Football Classic. Although he wasn't selected for the 1976 game despite being an all-state...
  • Maryland helped pave Johns Hopkins' road to Big Ten

    Maryland helped pave Johns Hopkins' road to Big Ten
    The Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team’s move to the Big Ten as the conference’s first affiliate member in any sport was assisted by the program’s biggest rival. Maryland, which has battled the Blue Jays 110 times, proposed to the...
  • Maryland's lingering lacrosse question has now been answered

    Maryland's lingering lacrosse question has now been answered
    Maryland’s decision to join the Big Ten last year prompted plenty of speculation about how the school’s most popular sports – football and men’s basketball – would fare in a new conference. But it also prompted this...
  • Q&A

    On Monday the Big Ten Conference and Johns Hopkins announced that the school would be an affiliate member in men's lacrosse beginning with the 2015 season. Here are some key questions about the Blue Jays' move from independent status: What does it mean...
  • Boys basketball roundup: Centennial outlasts River Hill in 3 OTs

    The Centennial boys basketball team had been here before. The two-time defending Class 3A East regional champion found itself down by three points with six seconds left in regulation. But the Eagles have turned to Omari Ringgold all year when they...
  • Notebook: McCormick leads No. 9 Penn State women to 13-12 win over James Madison

    Notebook: McCormick leads No. 9 Penn State women to 13-12 win over James Madison
    Maggie McCormick (Liberty) scored a career-high six goals as she led the host No. 9 Penn State women’s lacrosse team to a 13-12 victory over James Madison at Holuba Hall on Wednesday night. The Nittany Lions improved to 4-1 with their third...
  • Northwestern women's coach Amonte Hiller nearing 200th career win

    Northwestern women's coach Amonte Hiller nearing 200th career win
    When the No. 1 Northwestern women hit the road this weekend for games at North Carolina on Friday and Vanderbilt on Sunday, the Wildcats won’t just be aiming to hold onto the No. 1 ranking. They could give coach Kelly Amonte Hiller her 200th...
  • Maryland's Schwarzmann headlines 2013 women's Tewaaraton watch list

    Maryland's Schwarzmann headlines 2013 women's Tewaaraton watch list
    Maryland's Katie Schwarzmann, last year's Tewaaraton Award winner, headlines the early list of contenders for this year's top prize in college women’s lacrosse with the announcement Friday of the 2013 Tewaaraton Award watch list. Four of last...
  • Women's roundup: Bruns, Cullen, Dashiell help lead No. 3 Florida over Albany

    Senior attacker Ashley Bruns (Mount Hebron), senior attacker Kitty Cullen (McDonogh) and senior midfielder Brittany Dashiell (John Carroll) combined for 10 points to lead the No. 3 Florida women's lacrosse team to a 17-7 win over visiting Albany on...
  • Maryland women No. 1 in Inside Lacrosse media poll

    Maryland women No. 1 in Inside Lacrosse media poll
    The Maryland women rose to No. 1 in this week's Inside Lacrosse deBeer Media poll after their impressive 15-6 win over Duke on Sunday combined with previous No. 1 Northwestern stumbling 11-8 at North Carolina on Friday. This is the first No. 1 ranking...