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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: No. 14 Yale beats No. 12 Princeton for 2nd Ivy title in row

    No. 14 Yale broke a 6-6 tie with five straight goals in the third quarter to defeat No. 12 Princeton, 12-8, in the Ivy League men's lacrosse tournament championship Sunday afternoon at Cornell. The Bulldogs (11-4) beat the Tigers (9-6) in the title game...
  • Roundup: White's 24 lead No. 4 Milford Mill girls in 3A North Regional quarterfinal

    Dionna White scored a team-high 24 points to lead No. 4 Milford Mill over visiting Hereford 57-49 in a Class 3A North Regional quarterfinal girls basketball game Monday. Qierra Murray had 14 points and Kelli Smoot added 12 for the Millers. Junior Nicole...
  • Big Ten settles on divisions for football

    Big Ten settles on divisions for football
    While the majority of the University of Maryland's athletic teams will be trekking all over the Big Ten beginning in 2014, the Terps will have a few shorter trips when it comes to football. As expected, the expanding Big Ten will divide its 14...
  • National women's lacrosse: No. 4 Florida routs No. 2 Northwestern, 22-4

    The No. 2 Northwestern women's lacrosse team has a habit of handing out beat-downs, not taking them. But No. 4 host Florida used a fast-starting offense to build a big lead and win, 22-4, Saturday. The Wildcats (13-2, 4-1 American Lacrosse Conference),...
  • Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews

    Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews
    Projected NCAA seeds 1. Syracuse Big East Conference Last season: 19-4, NCAA finalist Coach: Gary Gait (seventh year, 76-27) Top returning point-getter: Alyssa Murray, junior A (74 goals, 31 assists) Other key returnees Michelle Tumolo,...
  • Women's lacrosse 'just at the beginning' of major growth

    Women's lacrosse 'just at the beginning' of major growth
    Division I women's college lacrosse is in the middle of one of its biggest growth spurts in years, and several recent changes appear likely to spark even more expansion soon. This spring, the NCAA tournament bracket expands to 26 teams, and Division I...
  • National women's lacrosse: No. 19 UConn upsets No. 7 Notre Dame, 10-7

    No. 19 Connecticut took a 6-4 lead into halftime and never relinquished it, upsetting No. 7 Notre Dame at home, 10-7, in women's lacrosse Sunday. The Huskies (13-1, 5-1 Big East) won all their home games in a season for the first time in program history....
  • Road wins have been tough to come by for Terps, other ACC teams

    Road wins have been tough to come by for Terps, other ACC teams
    Maryland has yet to win an ACC road game going into Wednesday’s matchup with Florida State in Tallahassee. In fact, the Terps have won only two of 12 games they have played away from Comcast Center under second-year coach Mark Turgeon. Considering...
  • 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...
  • Terps Trio: All in on Maryland's move to the Big Ten

    Terps Trio: All in on Maryland's move to the Big Ten
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. How well will Maryland fit into the Big Ten? Jeff Barker: Maryland should do fine in basketball. Mark...
  • Varsity roundup: Pallotti beats Seton Keough in basketball, 39-32

    No. 8 St. Vincent Pallotti and No. 6 Seton Keough combined to shoot 27 percent from the field Friday, but the visiting Panthers won a defensive struggle, 39-32, because of relentless pressure and the shot-blocking of Beverly Ogunrinde. The junior...
  • Analyzing Maryland's win over Georgia Southern

    Analyzing Maryland's win over Georgia Southern
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, which will be a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ locker room after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there...