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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 lacrosse notebook: ACC rules the quarterfinals

    Women's lacrosse notebook: ACC rules the quarterfinals
    The Atlantic Coast Conference boasts more teams in the NCAA women's lacrosse quarterfinals than any other conference — No. 1 seed Maryland, No. 3 North Carolina, Duke and Virginia. Those teams have posted a .822 winning percentage against non-...
  • Maryland to play at Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

    Maryland to play at Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge
    Combining Maryland’s seventh-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference last season and the recent decision by 7-foot-1 sophomore center Alex Len to leave early for the NBA, most figured that the Terps would not get a marquee matchup in next...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Freshman Matz a draw-control game changer for Johns Hopkins

    Freshman Matz a draw-control game changer for Johns Hopkins
    With Johns Hopkins women’s lacrosse team losing most of the draws and trailing by a goal at halftime against Loyola on Wednesday night, Blue Jays coach Janine Tucker knew she had to make a change, so she sent freshman Erica Matz to handle the draws....
  • Boys basketball roundup: Centennial outlasts River Hill in 3 OTs

    The Centennial boys basketball team had been here before. The two-time defending Class 3A East regional champion found itself down by three points with six seconds left in regulation. But the Eagles have turned to Omari Ringgold all year when they...
  • Women's lacrosse: Franke's 13 saves help No. 13 Princeton beat No. 6 Penn State

    Caroline Franke (Severn) matched a career high of 13 saves to anchor the defense as host No. 13 Princeton defeated No. 6 Penn State, 14-8, at Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium. Offensively, Sam Ellis had a career game with four goals and two...
  • Notebook: McCormick leads No. 9 Penn State women to 13-12 win over James Madison

    Notebook: McCormick leads No. 9 Penn State women to 13-12 win over James Madison
    Maggie McCormick (Liberty) scored a career-high six goals as she led the host No. 9 Penn State women’s lacrosse team to a 13-12 victory over James Madison at Holuba Hall on Wednesday night. The Nittany Lions improved to 4-1 with their third...
  • Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM

    Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM
    While the University of Maryland won't be able to reap most of the rewards of joining the Big Ten athletic conference until the move becomes official in July 2014, it will start benefiting from its academic counterpart — the Committee on...
  • Roundup: UMBC men upset Hartford, 15-13, in America East semi

    Roundup: UMBC men upset Hartford, 15-13, in America East semi
    Joe Lustgarten scored the final two goals, including the game-winner with 55seconds left and an insurance goal 21seconds later, to cap a 6-0 run as the third-seeded UMBC men's lacrosse team upset second-seeded Hartford, 15-13, in an America East...
  • Northwestern women's coach Amonte Hiller nearing 200th career win

    Northwestern women's coach Amonte Hiller nearing 200th career win
    When the No. 1 Northwestern women hit the road this weekend for games at North Carolina on Friday and Vanderbilt on Sunday, the Wildcats won’t just be aiming to hold onto the No. 1 ranking. They could give coach Kelly Amonte Hiller her 200th...
  • Towson men stave off Penn State to earn NCAA berth, 11-10

    The Towson men's lacrosse team (10-7) withstood a rally from No. 9 host Penn State (12-4) to win, 11-10, and claim its first Colonial Athletic Association title since 2005 on Friday. The victory gave the Tigers the conference's automatic bid into the...