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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...
  • Men's and women's lacrosse Games of the Week

    Men's and women's lacrosse Games of the Week
    No. 1 Denver men (2-0) @ No. 4 North Carolina (4-0) Friday, 4 p.m. Outlook: The Tar Heels' last three seasons have come to a sudden end at the hands of the Pioneers, who still trail, 8-4, in the series. This matchup pits two of the top offenses in...
  • Indiana's shooting struggles too much to overcome

    EVANSTON, Ill. — A bad second-half stretch kept Indiana from ending its woes against Northwestern. Indiana missed 10 straight shots during a 13-0 Northwestern run, and the Wildcats beat the Hoosiers 72-65 on Thursday night. "We look like we were...
  • Arkansas women rally for 57-55 NCAA win over Northwestern

    Arkansas women rally for 57-55 NCAA win over Northwestern
    WACO, Texas (AP) — With a big comeback, the Arkansas women proved to first-year coach Jimmy Dykes they weren't satisfied with just being in the NCAA Tournament. The Razorbacks wanted to keep playing, and they will after overcoming a 13-point...
  • Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament

    Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament
    Chris Collins will fill out an NCAA tournament bracket – but only for consumption by his family. “Home bragging rights,” the Northwestern coach said. Here’s Collins’ breakdown for the Tribune of the first-round games...
  • 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,"...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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&...