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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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  • Hinsdale Central grad McDowell plays close to home

    University of Virginia volleyball player Meghan McDowell was able to play close to home over the weekend. But McDowell, a redshirt-freshman setter, and her teammates, finished 0-3 at the Wildcat Classic at Northwestern University in Evanston. The 6-...
  • NIU won't be awestruck taking on Arkansas in SEC country

    Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said he took special notice of a full-page advertisement a Northern Illinois alumni group placed in the Tribune last week, teasing the University of Illinois about not having the Huskies on its schedule. "I played these (NIU)...
  • Saucon Valley, Southern Lehigh girls soccer teams developed camaraderie, karma

     Saucon Valley, Southern Lehigh girls soccer teams developed camaraderie, karma
    For a number of reasons, the girls on the soccer teams at Saucon Valley and Southern Lehigh high schools have a healthy rivalry. They share a border, they regularly play close games and they are regular contenders for Colonial League and District 11 Class...
  • Maryland will have at least 11 men's basketball games on Big Ten Network

    Maryland will have at least 11 men's basketball games on Big Ten Network
    The Maryland's men's basketball team will have at least 11 of its conference games featured on the Big Ten Network this winter. The Big Ten Network announced a schedule for 77 conference matchups on Tuesday, including 10 straight weeks of "Super...
  • Collins gives scouting report on NU's five freshmen

    Collins gives scouting report on NU's five freshmen
    Last year, Northwestern introduced a new basketball coach in Chris Collins. This year? A new team. Seven of the 13 players on the roster never have suited up for Northwestern, including transfer Jeremiah Kreisberg (Yale) and walk-on Nick Seguara....
  • Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense

     Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense
    Northwestern's first seven series against Northern Illinois last Saturday ended like this: punt, punt, interception, punt, punt, punt, punt. No wonder Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald said of his offense: "Right now we don't have any guys playing at an...
  • Venric Mark leaving Northwestern

    Venric Mark leaving Northwestern
    One day after Venric Mark said he planned to “hit the ground running” after returning from a two-game suspension, Northwestern announced that its star tailback is hitting the road. The news release says Mark, a native Texan, is leaving...
  • Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule released

    Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule released
    The Big Ten/ACC Challenge game times were set by ESPN, the network announced Tuesday. Illinois' game at Miami will air on Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. CST on either ESPNU or ESPN2. Northwestern hosts Georgia Tech at 8:15 p.m. on Dec 3, which will air on ESPNU....
  • Michigan really counting on linebacker Jake Ryan

    If you ask Michigan defensive end Frank Clark, Wolverines linebacker Jake Ryan always makes sure he keeps up appearances. "He's a really laid-back type of guy, keeps a smile on his face and always makes sure his hair is in perfect condition," Clark...
  • College soccer coaches pushing for split season

    The Northwestern men's soccer team has hit the ground running. The Wildcats had their first practice Wednesday, exhibition matches in New Jersey on Saturday and Tuesday and will have another exhibition game this week leading to their Aug. 29 season...
  • Northwestern sheds little light on Venric Mark's exit

    KENOSHA, Wis. — A day later, the only thing clear about Venric Mark is that he no longer plays for Northwestern. He departed Camp Kenosha on Wednesday, much to the sadness of his teammates. “It’s a family member our guys know and love,...