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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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  • Eager to win at Northwestern, Chris Collins isn't going anywhere

    Eager to win at Northwestern, Chris Collins isn't going anywhere
    In the mind of his boss, one of Chris Collins' best coaching moves last season came when he was delegating, not actually coaching. Here was the situation: Northwestern was down three to Michigan at home with 7.7 seconds to play in overtime. "My eyes...
  • Northwestern and Chris Collins agree to contract extension

    Northwestern and Chris Collins agree to contract extension
    Chris Collins didn’t even raise a glass with wife Kim the night he agreed to a contract extension to remain at Northwestern. “Maybe we gave each other a hug,” Collins told the Tribune. “I was never worried about it. I want to...
  • Northwestern women's golf team seeks best finish in NCAA Championships

    Northwestern women's golf team seeks best finish in NCAA Championships
    Northwestern's Hana Lee has an odd philosophy regarding the weather at the NCAA Women's Golf Championships: The worse it is, the better it is. "I hope it's windy," she said. "It would be a huge advantage." The six-day, combination stroke- and match-...
  • Five Terps lead All-America women's lacrosse selections

    Five Terps lead All-America women's lacrosse selections
    Five Maryland players, including first-team selections midfielder Taylor Cummings, defender Megan Douty and attacker Brooke Griffin, were named All-Americans Monday by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. Loyola had three selections...
  • After slow first half, Terps women's lacrosse rolls over Northwestern, 17-5

    After slow first half, Terps women's lacrosse rolls over Northwestern, 17-5
    It took Maryland a half to get warmed up in Sunday's NCAA quarterfinal women's lacrosse game, but a blistering finish showed why the defending champion Terps are the No. 1 seed in the tournament. After a slow-paced — and sometimes sloppy —...
  • Kristen Lamon (St. Mary's) is an on-again, off-again weapon for Maryland women's lacrosse

    Kristen Lamon (St. Mary's) is an on-again, off-again weapon for Maryland women's lacrosse
    The difference between starting and coming off the bench is often a matter of seconds for Kristen Lamon. As each Maryland women's lacrosse game starts, the senior attacker waits on the sideline to see which team wins the draw. When the Terps get...
  • Former Bays soccer player 'Nana' Gyau dead at 78

    Former Bays soccer player 'Nana' Gyau dead at 78
    Joseph "Nana" Gyau, who played for several teams in Baltimore and Washington during the dawning of U.S. pro soccer and became the patriarch of a soccer-playing family with deep local roots, died Thursday in his native Ghana. He was 78. The cause of...
  • Previewing the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament quarterfinals

    Previewing the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament quarterfinals
    NCAA women's tournament quarterfinals Loyola (17-4) @ No. 4 Syracuse (15-7) When: Saturday, 1 p.m. Outlook: The Greyhounds are aiming for their first trip to the final four since 2003 — and their first national championship — against a...
  • Notre Dame men seek first NCAA men's lacrosse title

     Notre Dame men seek first NCAA men's lacrosse title
    Only one school has made the Division I men's lacrosse tournament quarterfinals the last six years. It's not Duke, which has won three of the past five titles, including the last two. Unseeded Ohio State routed the No. 5 seed Blue Devils last weekend....
  • Selena Lasota burst sparks winning rally for Northwestern in NCAA lacrosse

    Selena Lasota burst sparks winning rally for Northwestern in NCAA lacrosse
    For 24 minutes, this was the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team that has fought a losing battle against inconsistency much of the year. Sloppy passes. Unforced turnovers. Passive defense. Inability to free leading scorer Selena Lasota from the...
  • Roundup: North Carolina men beat Colgate, will face Terps; Loyola Md. women upset Boston College

    Third-seeded North Carolina scored eight second-quarter goals and cruised to a 19-12 win over visiting Colgate in an NCAA Division I tournament first-round game Sunday. The Raiders (10-6) had the final three goals of the first period to grab a 4-3 lead....