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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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  • Preview: Illinois at Wisconsin

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Illinois at Wisconsin Although Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen was non-committal on who his starting quarterback would be when the Badgers host Illinois on Saturday, he indicated both Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy will play....
  • Downward spiral continues for Wolverines - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Nebraska - INSIDE SLANT If Michigan is one of the faces of the Big Ten, then the conference is sporting a black eye. The perennial power continued its slide to the bottom of the conference this weekend, losing 26-...
  • Nittany Lions hoping to show resiliency

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT It's been a season of firsts for head coach James Franklin and his Penn State team. A first the coach wasn't looking forward to but knew would come eventually was the squad's first loss,...
  • Freshmen shine in Wildcats' upset

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Freshman safety Godwin Igwebuike was Northwestern's indispensable man in last Saturday's 20-14 upset of then-No. 17 Wisconsin. On Monday he reaped the rewards, honored as Big Ten...
  • Gophers look to build off big win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT The Gophers have put themselves in a position to accomplish something special in the Big Ten this season. Now they must take advantage of it. Minnesota is coming off a bye week after...
  • Penn State still searching for an offensive identity

    Penn State still searching for an offensive identity
    Penn State's bye week featured drills on footwork fundamentals for the linemen and scrimmage work for the younger players. It didn't include a cure for the offense's lapses. "I wish it was that magic wand that you just kind of wave over people's heads,"...
  • Gary Andersen: Badgers will play both Stave and McEvoy

    MADISON, Wis. � Although Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen on Monday declined to name a starting quarterback, he did make clear both Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy will play Saturday against visiting Illinois. "We're going to play them both and they...
  • Passing game still holding back Badgers

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Wisconsin - INSIDE SLANT Wisconsin's season took an odd turn in Saturday's humbling loss to lowly Northwestern. The Wildcats won their second straight game thanks to three interceptions by Godwin Igwebuike. Not...
  • Players' meeting after 0-2 start revived Wildcats

    With a brawl on tap against Minnesota — Wisconsin's equally physical twin brother — the Northwestern players are looking ahead. The rest of us can't get over how the Wildcats transformed from a listless 0-2 to a powerful 3-2 team that has as...
  • Northwestern student athletes equip kids to ROARR against bullies

    Northwestern student athletes equip kids to ROARR against bullies
    Ren Freeman wanted to boost her son Gabe’s self-esteem after a bullying incident at Evanston’s Nichols Middle School in 2013 left him “crushed.” Then a sixth-grader, Gabe — who is hearing-impaired and dances ballet — ...
  • Northwestern edges Maryland in overtime, 3-2, in men's soccer

    Junior midfielder Cole Missimo scored the game-winner in the 92nd minute, spoiling the Maryland men's soccer team's comeback from a two-goal deficit and lifting host Northwestern(5-1-4, 1-1-2 Big Ten Conference) to a 3-2 victory over the Terps (3-5-2, 1-...