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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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  • Women's lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins falls to Penn State, 14-11, in NCAA first round; Loyola rolls

    Women's lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins falls to Penn State, 14-11, in NCAA first round; Loyola rolls
    The Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team saw its season end with a 14-11 loss to Penn State in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday in Charlottesville, Va. The Blue Jays finished the season with a 14-4 record, one win short of the school...
  • Badges vs. Bad Guys amateur boxing could become an annual event

    Badges vs. Bad Guys amateur boxing could become an annual event
    Before the ink was dry on the checks to pay for such things as catering and facility rental, plans already were being discussed on how to make the second annual Badges vs. Bad Guys fundraising amateur boxing show bigger and better. If that's the goal,...
  • Terps get top seed in NCAA women's lacrosse bracket

    Terps get top seed in NCAA women's lacrosse bracket
    Three days ago, no mystery surrounded the selection of the No. 1 seed for the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament. Defending champion Maryland was rolling into Friday night's Big Ten Conference semifinals intent on continuing a perfect season...
  • Wildcat women at home to open NCAA lacrosse tourney

    Wildcat women at home to open NCAA lacrosse tourney
    Despite a loss to Penn State in the semifinals of the Big Ten lacrosse tournament, the Northwestern women's lacrosse team got at least one home game in the 26-team NCAA lacrosse tournament. With the eight seed, Northwestern (12-6) drew Louisville (10-7)...
  • Orlando QB Trevor Siemian in good hands as Broncos draft pick

    Orlando QB Trevor Siemian in good hands as Broncos draft pick
    As the final round of the 2015 NFL Draft approached Saturday night, Trevor Siemian received a phone call from Denver Broncos quarterbacks coach Greg Knapp. "He told me they had a few picks coming up and he was pushing for me to get drafted and if not...
  • Trevor Siemian tapped as successor to Broncos' Peyton Manning? Not quite, but …

     Trevor Siemian tapped as successor to Broncos' Peyton Manning? Not quite, but …
    On the day that would help determine his future, Trevor Siemian was characteristically chill. The former Northwestern quarterback, keeping tabs on the NFL draft at his family's Florida home, was most concerned about his mother, Colleen. "Trying to...
  • Penn State ousts Northwestern in Big Ten lacrosse semis

    Penn State not only knocked Northwestern out of the Big Ten lacrosse tournament Friday but likely killed the Wildcats' chances of having at least one home game in the NCAA tournament when the field and pairings are announced Sunday. The No. 7 Nittany...
  • Northwestern's Ibraheim Campbell likely highest pick of area colleges

    Northwestern's Ibraheim Campbell likely highest pick of area colleges
    For Northwestern, this NFL draft promises to be something different: Safety Ibraheim Campbell could become its highest-tabbed player since the Bears claimed Corey Wootton in the fourth round of 2010. For Notre Dame, it promises to be more of the same:...
  • Best friends Trae Waynes, Melvin Gordon primed to be first-round picks

    Best friends Trae Waynes, Melvin Gordon primed to be first-round picks
    With space limited in the Auditorium Theatre green room Thursday night, families will be shuttled out after their loved one gets drafted. But NFL officials will make an exception. Although Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes is expected to be taken...
  • College lacrosse roundup: Towson men top Drexel, 11-8, head to CAA title game

    College lacrosse roundup: Towson men top Drexel, 11-8, head to CAA title game
    Behind career days from Ryan Drenner (Westminster) and Justin Mabus, third-seeded Towson advanced to its seventh Colonial Athletic Association championship game in men's lacrosse by beating No. 2 seed Drexel (7-8), 11-8, at Fairfield University on...
  • Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern to 'make history'

    Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern to 'make history'
    Five minutes from the Barrington home of Rapolas Ivanauskas is a Lake Zurich YMCA. That's where, several days a week, Ivanauskas and his father can be found on a basketball court. They work on various basketball skills — shooting, dribbling,...