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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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  • 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-...
  • 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....
  • Penn State freshman Cole Miller headed to NCAA golf championships

    Penn State freshman Cole Miller headed to NCAA golf championships
    This time of year, Cole Miller misses the pole vault. At Northwestern High, he was a state qualifier in the event. But now, the Penn State freshman is headed to the NCAA championships in his top sport. Miller quickly became a leading player on Penn...
  • 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....
  • Irish next for Northwestern lacrosse on longer road back to Final Four

    Irish next for Northwestern lacrosse on longer road back to Final Four
    The Northwestern women’s lacrosse team began the NCAA tournament knowing its road toward a potential 11th straight Final Four appearance would be longer than ever before. So a lengthy weather delay in the Wildcats’ tourney opener Friday...
  • 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...