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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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  • Blue Jays women nip No. 10 Penn State in ALC tournament

    Blue Jays women nip No. 10 Penn State in ALC tournament
    The Johns Hopkins women upset No. 10 Penn State, 13-12, in the first round of the American Lacrosse Conference tournament Thursday in Gainesville Florida. Taylor D’Amore, the only Blue Jay to make the All-ALC first team, scored three goals and...
  • Terps men squander lead, are beaten by Colgate, 13-11

    John Haus had a career-high six points for the Terps, but No. 7 Maryland lost, 13-11, to No. 12 Colgate on Saturday. The visiting Terrapins (9-5) led 9-7 with 2:08 remaining in the third quarter, but the Raiders (13-3) scored twice in the last...
  • Brown men ruin top-ranked Cornell's Senior Day, 10-9

    Sam Hurster got open in front of the net with 4.7 seconds left and finished off the upset as Brown beat top-ranked host Cornell, 10-9, at Schoellkopf Field. The Bears improved to 6-7, 2-3 Ivy League, while the Big Red dropped to 9-2, 4-1. The loss...
  • Terps earn highest seed among 4 Md. women's teams

    Terps earn highest seed among 4 Md. women's teams
    Before Sunday night's NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament brackets were announced, Maryland appeared headed for a top-four seed, but the dominoes had to fall just right for Loyola and Towson to earn their first-round home games. Navy will take...
  • Varsity roundup: No. 10 Mount de Sales wins, 15-0, in softball behind Lesniewski

    Right-hander Ashley Lesniewski pitched a one-hitter, her third victory this week, and the No. 10 Mount de Sales softball team kept rolling Thursday. The Sailors (7-1, 6-0 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) scored three runs...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland's hoops record, Big Ten perks, Dwayne Morgan & Phil Booth

    Terps Trio: Maryland's hoops record, Big Ten perks, Dwayne Morgan & Phil Booth
    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. Is Maryland’s 12-1 record simply the result of a soft non-conference schedule? And if the Terps...
  • 2013 girls track and field performers to watch

    2013 girls track and field performers to watch
    Erin Causey Hereford, junior Bulls coach Brad Duvall said he hopes Causey will have her best season this spring. She finished second in the 1,600 meters to teammate Sarah Ashwood as Hereford won a second straight Class 3A state title in indoor track....
  • 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...
  • National lacrosse: Notre Dame men edge Denver in OT, 13-12

    The No. 8 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team trailed No. 3 Denver by two goals with less than two minutes left to play in the Whitman's Sampler Mile High Classic on Saturday night. The Fighting Irish (4-1) scored twice over the final 1 minute, 42 seconds to...
  • 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...