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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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  • National lacrosse: No. 1 Notre Dame upset at home by St. John's, 12-10

    St. John's started a 4-0 run late in the first quarter and built a lead that top-ranked Notre Dame couldn't overcome. Kevin Cernuto led the way with four goals and three assists as the unranked Red Storm (7-2, 2-1 Big East) upset the host Fighting Irish,...
  • Commentary: Quest for big money could leave Terps with BIG hangover

    I've been a University of Maryland athletics fan as long as I can remember and I'm graduate of a Big Ten school - Northwestern - so last week's announced move of Maryland from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten ought to be a great marriage for...
  • 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’...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • National lacrosse roundup: No. 10 UMass women rally, top Richmond, 12-11, in OT

    Cori Murray scored the game-tying goal with 42 seconds left in regulation and the game-winner with 1:57 left in the second overtime as No. 10 Massachusetts (10-2, 2-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) extended its conference winning streak to 22 games with a 12-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships

    Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships
    MEN'S Division I semifinals No. 7 seed Duke (14-5) vs. Cornell (14-3) Saturday, 2:30 Comment: The unseeded Big Red have won six of nine meetings with the Blue Devils, but Duke has won both contests in the NCAA tournament. The Blue Devils are...