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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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  • 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...
  • Terps to face Northwestern in first Big Ten lacrosse game

    Terps to face Northwestern in first Big Ten lacrosse game
    Maryland has the most storied program in women's lacrosse history with 10 NCAA championships and nine of the past 20. Northwestern, resurrected just 13 years ago, quickly built its own impressive history with seven national championships. They've met...
  • A fitting start for Big Ten lacrosse: Maryland vs. Northwestern

    A fitting start for Big Ten lacrosse: Maryland vs. Northwestern
    There could be no better matchup for the first conference game in Big Ten lacrosse history than the one that will take place Thursday night in Evanston. It brings together the two women’s teams that have won nine of the last 10 NCAA Division I...
  • No. 1 Syracuse blasts No. 4 Duke, 19-7, in men's lacrosse

    No. 1 Syracuse blasts No. 4 Duke, 19-7, in men's lacrosse
    The Syracuse men's lacrosse team showed Sunday why it's No. 1 and unbeaten. Playing in the Carrier Dome before an announced 11,408, the Orange (7-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored on four of its five possessions en route to a 13-1 halftime lead...
  • New Trier grad Maggie Lyon helped Northwestern enjoy breakout season

    New Trier grad Maggie Lyon helped Northwestern enjoy breakout season
    The Saturday before Maggie Lyon played in the Northwestern women's basketball team's first NCAA tournament game in 18 years, she was at New Trier working on her game with her dad. It was just like old times. "We've been doing that for a long time,"...
  • Navy pitcher earns Patriot League rookie of week honors

    NAVY BASEBALL: The Patriot League recognized the efforts of freshman right-handed pitcher Colin Brady as he was named the league's Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon. Brady gave Navy five innings of scoreless relief this week with the biggest...
  • Northwestern guard Johnnie Vassar granted transfer

    Northwestern guard Johnnie Vassar granted transfer
    Northwestern freshman guard Johnnie Vassar, who appeared in 18 games this season, is transferring, Wildcats coach Chris Collins announced Monday. "Johnnie let us know that he has chosen to pursue another university to continue his career," Collins...
  • Hall of Fame inductees Gutowski, VanDenburgh shared Irish football tradition

    Hall of Fame inductees Gutowski, VanDenburgh shared Irish football tradition
    Remember former football coaches Ara Parseghian and Dan Devine? Both won national championships at Notre Dame, but Parseghian was beloved and Devine was vilified. In the era of Ara, which lasted from 1964-74, the Irish won two national championships....
  • NCAA tournament: Re-seeding the Sweet 16 (Spoiler: Kentucky is No. 1)

    NCAA tournament: Re-seeding the Sweet 16 (Spoiler: Kentucky is No. 1)
    We’re halfway through the NCAA tournament. Time to re-jigger the field and find a Final Four. Wildcats vs. Wildcats tracking as an NCAA championship game (in semifinals) … sorry Northwestern, we don’t mean you. Kentucky: Wildcats&...