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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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  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Roundup: No. 11 Lake Clifton tops Centennial in boys hoops

    The No. 11 Lake Clifton boys basketball team found itself in unfamiliar territory, trailing for most of the game Friday. But a switch in defense and free throws down the stretch changed the Lakers' fortune in a 56-52 win over Centennial at the IAABO...
  • Big Ten move doesn't make sense

    While I deplore the Maryland decision to go to the Big Ten (they cannot even count in that conference) on traditions alone, I find the economic arguments totally without merit ("UM to leave ACC for Big Ten in '14," Nov. 20). One quote was that...