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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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  • Karri Ellen Johnson has picked up where she left off to lead Terps to NCAA quarterfinals

    Karri Ellen Johnson has picked up where she left off to lead Terps to NCAA quarterfinals
    With her perky, upbeat attitude, Maryland's Karri Ellen Johnson has always been a glass-half-full person. Right now, however, her glass is just about running over. After repercussions from a concussion wiped out the last 12 games of her junior season,...
  • Division I women's lacrosse championships to return to Towson in 2014

    Division I women's lacrosse championships to return to Towson in 2014
    The NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse championships will return to Towson University in 2014. Thursday’s announcement by NCAA officials comes seven weeks after the 2013 championships were awarded to Villanova University in Pennsylvania....
  • Digest: Kaplan propels Maryland into ACC women's soccer title game

    Digest: Kaplan propels Maryland into ACC women's soccer title game
    Women's college soccer Kaplan propels Maryland to 2-0 win, into ACC title game Becky Kaplan had a goal and an assisted on one by Hayley Brock to lead second-seeded Maryland to a 2-0 victory over host and No. 3 seed Wake Forest in the semifinals of the...
  • Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten

    Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten
    Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues. What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...
  • 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...
  • Five games to watch this weekend

    No. 11 Oregon State at No. 14 Stanford 3 p.m. Saturday, Fox Buzz: This outcome could hinge on the play of the backup quarterbacks. Stanford's Kevin Hogan and Oregon State's Cody Vaz have found themselves with increased playing time the last couple of...
  • Digest: Towson High sophomore Hicklen commits to Florida women's lacrosse

    Digest: Towson High sophomore Hicklen commits to Florida women's lacrosse
    Lacrosse Towson High sophomore Hicklen orally commits to Florida Towson High sophomore goalie Haley Hicklen has orally committed to Florida, which is coming off its first appearance in the NCAA tournament semifinals in only its third year of existence....
  • Women's lax roundup: No. 1 Florida defeats Penn State, 15-2

    NCAA semifinal No. 1 Florida vs. No. 4 Syracuse Friday, 5:30 p.m. At Stony Brook, N.Y. No. 1 Florida advanced to its first NCAA semifinal after topping Penn State, 15-2, at Dizney Stadium on Saturday. "It's a tremendous accomplishment, one I'm...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Terps face big test at Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Terps face big test at Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
    Just when Mark Turgeon had grown weary of answering questions about the Big Ten, along comes a game with a Big Ten school — Northwestern — to revive the discussion about Maryland's move to its new conference in 2014. It is just...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    WEATHER: Rain and light snow, high near 41. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a slight chance of precipitation before 9 p.m. and a low around 31. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Revelations in abuse...