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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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  • Northwestern enters women's basketball poll for first time in 19 years

    Northwestern enters women's basketball poll for first time in 19 years
    Northwestern's long drought outside of the Top 25 has finally come to an end. The Wildcats are back in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in 19 years after entering the rankings at No. 25 on Monday. "It's good to be...
  • Northwestern zone smothers Penn State for 3rd straight Big Ten victory

    Northwestern players and their intrepid coach Chris Collins are feeling pretty good about themselves lately, and for good reason. After enduring a demoralizing 10-game losing streak, the Wildcats have bounced back to win three straight in the Big Ten...
  • Women's team poised to be Northwestern's best in nearly two decades

    Women's team poised to be Northwestern's best in nearly two decades
    This should have been fun garbage time for the Northwestern women's basketball team, a chance for several of its bench players to get some action for the first time in nearly three weeks. After all, the Wildcats had a 19-point lead at home with seven...
  • Northwestern enters women's poll for first time in 19 years

    Northwestern's long drought outside of the Top 25 has finally come to an end. The Wildcats are back in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in 19 years after entering the rankings at No. 25 on Monday. "It's good to be relevant...
  • Q&A with Pat Fitzgerald: Northwestern coach on keeping staff, unionization

    Q&A with Pat Fitzgerald: Northwestern coach on keeping staff, unionization
    Northwestern loses quarterback Trevor Siemian, top receiver Kyle Prater, its most reliable offensive linemen in Brandon Vitabile and Paul Jorgensen and stalwart defenders Ibraheim Campbell and Chi Chi Ariguzo from a 5-7 team. Yet with spring practice...
  • Vic Law emerging as serious contributor for Northwestern

    Vic Law emerging as serious contributor for Northwestern
    Vic Law is embracing the journey while gradually maturing into a major contributor as a freshman for Northwestern. When the spindly 6-foot-7 forward chose Northwestern as a highly decorated recruit out of St. Rita, he boldly proclaimed that he wanted to...
  • Selena Lasota keeps up hot scoring in Northwestern lacrosse win

    Selena Lasota keeps up hot scoring in Northwestern lacrosse win
    Freshman atttack Selena Lasota scored six more goals as the Northwestern women's lacrosse team beat Marquette 13-6 Saturday in Milwaukee. Lasota, from Campbell River, B.C., has 11 goals in the last two games and 17 in four games this season. Fifth-...
  • Northwestern sets sights on equaling team's 1967 4-game winning streak

    Northwestern sets sights on equaling team's 1967 4-game winning streak
    Chris Collins wasn't born when Northwestern last won four straight Big Ten games. Yet the second-year Wildcats coach could witness his team achieve a feat Northwestern hasn't accomplished in 48 years. "I hadn't seen that stat," Collins said Monday....
  • Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament

    Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament
    Maryland is ahead of schedule in the Big Ten. The preseason favorites to win the league locked up a share of the regular-season title and the top seed in the conference tournament by beating Wisconsin, 81-70, on Thursday night for the Terps' 18th...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten rankings

     Shannon Ryan's Big Ten rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking in parenthesis) 1. Wisconsin (25-3, 13-2; 1): The Badgers still are the strongest team in the conference despite Tuesday's loss to Maryland. Up next: Sunday vs. Michigan State. 2. Maryland (23-5, 11-4; 2): The victory over...
  • College lacrosse Games of the week

    College lacrosse Games of the week
    No. 1 Denver men (0-0) @ No. 3 Duke (2-0) When: Saturday, 3 p.m. Outlook: The Blue Devils opened the season with victories at High Point and against Air Force. They are 5-3 against the Pioneers and have won the past two meetings, but will reportedly...