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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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  • Move to Big Ten could create uncertainty for Maryland lacrosse

    Move to Big Ten could create uncertainty for Maryland lacrosse
    Quint Kessenich equates the move to a college football power leaving the SEC. "I don't see any positive for the lacrosse program," the ESPN analyst says of the University of Maryland's jump to the Big Ten Conference. "You're talking about the potential...
  • 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...
  • Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships

    Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships
    MEN'S Division I semifinals No. 7 seed Duke (14-5) vs. Cornell (14-3) Saturday, 2:30 Comment: The unseeded Big Red have won six of nine meetings with the Blue Devils, but Duke has won both contests in the NCAA tournament. The Blue Devils are...
  • Women's college lacrosse notebook: Is parity a real thing?

    Women's college lacrosse notebook: Is parity a real thing?
    There's been a lot of talk in Division I women's college lacrosse about parity, and it certainly has shown within some conferences and with a few new teams in the NCAA tournament this spring, but that parity still isn't making it to the top. This year's...
  • North Carolina shuts down Northwestern, 11-4, to move to women's lacrosse title game

    North Carolina shuts down Northwestern, 11-4, to move to women's lacrosse title game
    North Carolina is headed to the NCAA women’s lacrosse national championship game for the second time in program history after a dominant defensive performance sparked an 11-4 victory over two-time defending champion Northwestern in Friday night&...
  • Womens' lacrosse final presents all the cliches for Terps, UNC

    Womens' lacrosse final presents all the cliches for Terps, UNC
    — Come up with all the sports cliches you can think of involving the number three and they probably apply to Sunday night's NCAA women's lacrosse championship between No. 1 Maryland and No. 3 North Carolina. Third time's the charm. It's hard to...
  • Patterson Mill, Fallston win boys lacrosse state semifinals

    For the first time in Harford County boys lacrosse history, two teams from within Harford's borders played their way into the state finals, where the two will play each other Tuesday evening at UMBC. The drama unfolded Friday and Saturday at Bel Air High...
  • Roundup: Syracuse women top Florida, 13-9

    The Syracuse women's lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Division I tournament final four with a 13-9 win over visiting Florida on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Orange (18-3) will make its second straight appearance, and its fourth since 2008, in the...
  • Women's roundup: No. 3 seed Tar Heels rout Loyola, 19-9

    Loyola saw its season come to an end Sunday in the second round of the NCAA women's lacrosse tournament, losing to No. 3 seed North Carolina, 19-9, at Chapel Hill. The Greyhounds' Taryn VanThof scored the game's first goal, but North Carolina (14-3)...