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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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  • Roundup: Lake Clifton boys knock off No. 12 Randallstown

    The Lake Clifton boys basketball team is mostly quick and small, and the Lakers are well-aware there will be games when they have to scrap for everything to get a win. Against bigger and stronger Randallstown at the International Association of Approved...
  • Morning Shootaround: Looking back on Maryland's 86-70 win over Niagara

    Morning Shootaround: Looking back on Maryland's 86-70 win over Niagara
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. We will recap what Maryland coach Mark Turgeon and his players said in the postgame news conference. We will give some of our own insight into what...
  • Terps Trio: Slow development of freshmen, outside shooting woes, Melo Trimble

    Terps Trio: Slow development of freshmen, outside shooting woes, Melo Trimble
    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. Mark Turgeon has seemed down lately on his freshman class. Should Terps fans be concerned? Jeff...
  • Roundup: Sankey's four goals lead No. 4 UNC men past No. 14 Brown, 18-12

    Roundup: Sankey's four goals lead No. 4 UNC men past No. 14 Brown, 18-12
    Joey Sankey had his third straight game with four goals to lead the host No. 4 North Carolina men's lacrosse team past No. 14 Brown, 18-12, on Wednesday night. The teams traded goals for the first 21:40 before the Tar Heels scored four goals in a row to...
  • No. 4 Northwestern women spoil No. 11 Johns Hopkins' conference opener

    No. 4 Northwestern women spoil No. 11 Johns Hopkins' conference opener
    The last time the Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team hosted Northwestern, in 2011, the Blue Jays earned one of the biggest upsets in the history of their program. The Wildcats returned to Homewood Field on Saturday, and this time the game did not go...
  • Notebook: No. 4 Northwestern women edge No. 15 Navy, 15-12

    A late 5-0 run broke a 10-10 tie and vaulted the No. 4 Northwestern women's lacrosse team past No. 15 Navy, 15-12, on Monday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. "I'm proud of the effort Navy had today and it was a reflection of how hard we have...
  • Terps Trio: Basketball surprises, ACC competition and Dwayne Morgan

    Terps Trio: Basketball surprises, ACC competition and Dwayne Morgan
    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. What is the biggest surprise of this young Maryland basketball season? Jeff Barker: Well, it’...
  • Navy women look to build on close call vs. Northwestern

    Navy women look to build on close call vs. Northwestern
    Navy’s women’s lacrosse team had never come closer than within seven points of a Top 20 opponent, so they turned a few heads Monday when they came within 15-12 of No. 4 and defending national champion Northwestern. Perhaps what shows how far...
  • Analyzing Maryland's win over George Mason

    Analyzing Maryland's win over George Mason
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature the day after Maryland games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ lockerroom after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there since the last couple of years under...
  • At Maryland, Dez Wells has put stressful past behind him

    At Maryland, Dez Wells has put stressful past behind him
    It's hard to fathom what it must have been like for Dez Wells to emerge from beneath the weight of public suspicion and step into a sold-out basketball arena again and hear cheers and balls bouncing and bands playing. Those who know the Maryland player'...
  • US Lacrosse women's roster for Champion Challenge features many players with local ties

    US Lacrosse women's roster for Champion Challenge features many players with local ties
    US Lacrosse has announced the 25-player U.S. Women's National Training Team roster, including several players with ties to the Baltimore area, that will represent Team USA at the Sunday, Jan. 27 exhibition against defending NCAA champion Northwestern at...
  • Roundup: No. 20 Duke men upset No. 4 UNC, 11-8

    Roundup: No. 20 Duke men upset No. 4 UNC, 11-8
    The No. 20 Duke men's lacrosse team jumped all over host No. 4 North Carolina early and often Wednesday night. A strong first-half performance and finish led the Blue Devils to an 11-8 upset of the rival Tar Heels. Jordan Wolf finished with a game-...