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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: No. 18 Johns Hopkins rallies to beat Towson in OT, 11-10

    Women's lacrosse roundup: No. 18 Johns Hopkins rallies to beat Towson in OT, 11-10
    Haley Schweizer scored the game-winner with 1:18 left in overtime as the No. 18 Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team beat host Towson, 11-10, on Saturday. The Blue Jays (13-3) rallied from a three-goal deficit to pick up their second straight win. The...
  • Basketball recruiting notes: Notre Dame's Joe Mooney makes the most of AAU circuit

    Basketball recruiting notes: Notre Dame's Joe Mooney makes the most of AAU circuit
    Notre Dame was a top-20 team all winter, but perhaps it didn't really get its due until its season ended. The same is true of the Dons' best player, Joe Mooney. The scholarship offers are finally starting to pour in for the senior sharpshooter, more...
  • Chris Chelios' lacrosse-playing daughters: 'tough and mean'

    Chris Chelios' lacrosse-playing daughters: 'tough and mean'
    In her first three years on the Northwestern lacrosse team, Caley Chelios played in just 12 of the Wildcats' 66 games, almost never with the outcome still in doubt. That did not discourage Tara Chelios from joining her older sister in a lacrosse program...
  • Terps guard Mincy drafted 27th overall by Liberty

    Terps guard Mincy drafted 27th overall by Liberty
    Maryland senior guard Laurin Mincy was selected by the New York Liberty in the third round with the No. 27 pick overall in the 2015 WNBA draft Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Mincy was the Terps' leading scorer with 13.5...
  • Loss to Penn State puts Northwestern lacrosse in tough spot

    Loss to Penn State puts Northwestern lacrosse in tough spot
    When the final horn sounded in Sunday afternoon’s Northwestern-Penn State women's lacrosse game at Lakeside Field, the Nittany Lions celebrated a 14-10 victory as if they had just won the national championship. For Northwestern lacrosse coach...
  • Boys basketball: Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern

    Boys basketball: Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern
    Barrington junior forward Rapolas Ivanauskas weighed his options and elected to stick with his closest suitor. During an unofficial visit to Northwestern on Saturday, the 6-foot-8 Ivanauskas orally committed to coach Chris Collins. "I just looked at...
  • Football: Bolingbrook LB Tuf Borland selects Ohio State

    Football: Bolingbrook LB Tuf Borland selects Ohio State
    Bolingbrook football coach John Ivlow had one request for junior linebacker Tuf Borland during his recruiting process. “I told him to just text to let me know when he committed,” Ivlow said. Minutes after announcing his oral commitment...
  • Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week (April 16): Kylie Ohlmiller, Stony Brook

    Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week (April 16): Kylie Ohlmiller, Stony Brook
    West Islip, N.Y, freshman, attacker In games played back-to-back on Saturday and Sunday, Ohlmiller led the Seawolves to wins over Vermont (12-5) and Northwestern (11-9), scoring five goals and assisting on two others at Vermont and then adding four goals...
  • Pat Fitzgerald encourages Northwestern competition from within

    Pat Fitzgerald encourages Northwestern competition from within
    To become more competitive in the Big Ten, Northwestern players must become more competitive among themselves while vying for starting positions. That's coach Pat Fitzgerald's belief. "There was nobody who was out on the field who was first-team All-...
  • Spirit's Krieger suffers head injury in season-opening loss

    Spirit's Krieger suffers head injury in season-opening loss
    Washington Spirit captain Ali Krieger, a probable U.S. national team starter at the Women's World Cup this summer, was taken off the field on a stretcher Friday night in Houston after suffering a head injury. Krieger, a Northern Virginia native and one of...
  • College lacrosse games of the week

    College lacrosse games of the week
    NO. 12 BROWN MEN (8-2, 2-1) @ NO. 7 YALE (8-2, 2-2) When: Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Outlook: With six Ivy League teams with two losses or fewer in conference play, securing one of four berths in the league tournament could be a war of attrition, and...