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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's Ibraheim Campbell likely highest pick of area colleges

    Northwestern's Ibraheim Campbell likely highest pick of area colleges
    For Northwestern, this NFL draft promises to be something different: Safety Ibraheim Campbell could become its highest-tabbed player since the Bears claimed Corey Wootton in the fourth round of 2010. For Notre Dame, it promises to be more of the same:...
  • Best friends Trae Waynes, Melvin Gordon primed to be first-round picks

    Best friends Trae Waynes, Melvin Gordon primed to be first-round picks
    With space limited in the Auditorium Theatre green room Thursday night, families will be shuttled out after their loved one gets drafted. But NFL officials will make an exception. Although Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes is expected to be taken...
  • Trevor Siemian tapped as successor to Broncos' Peyton Manning? Not quite, but …

     Trevor Siemian tapped as successor to Broncos' Peyton Manning? Not quite, but …
    On the day that would help determine his future, Trevor Siemian was characteristically chill. The former Northwestern quarterback, keeping tabs on the NFL draft at his family's Florida home, was most concerned about his mother, Colleen. "Trying to...
  • Penn State ousts Northwestern in Big Ten lacrosse semis

    Penn State not only knocked Northwestern out of the Big Ten lacrosse tournament Friday but likely killed the Wildcats' chances of having at least one home game in the NCAA tournament when the field and pairings are announced Sunday. The No. 7 Nittany...
  • College lacrosse roundup: Towson men top Drexel, 11-8, head to CAA title game

    College lacrosse roundup: Towson men top Drexel, 11-8, head to CAA title game
    Behind career days from Ryan Drenner (Westminster) and Justin Mabus, third-seeded Towson advanced to its seventh Colonial Athletic Association championship game in men's lacrosse by beating No. 2 seed Drexel (7-8), 11-8, at Fairfield University on...
  • Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern to 'make history'

    Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern to 'make history'
    Five minutes from the Barrington home of Rapolas Ivanauskas is a Lake Zurich YMCA. That's where, several days a week, Ivanauskas and his father can be found on a basketball court. They work on various basketball skills — shooting, dribbling,...
  • 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...
  • Big Ten RBs to watch in 2015

    Big Ten RBs to watch in 2015
      The deepest position in the Big Ten last season was running back. Seven players rushed for at least 1,000-yards and two rushed for more than 2,000-yards including Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon and Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott. Elliott leads...
  • Just like old times: Lacrosse rout for Northwestern

    Just like old times: Lacrosse rout for Northwestern
    It was like old times for the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team. And that couldn’t have happened at a better time in this rollercoaster season for the Wildcats. In the regular-season finale, No. 9 Northwestern took it to No. 20 Ohio State...
  • Women's lacrosse roundup: No. 18 Johns Hopkins rallies to beat Towson in OT, 11-10

    Women's lacrosse roundup: No. 18 Johns Hopkins rallies to beat Towson in OT, 11-10
    Haley Schweizer scored the game-winner with 1:18 left in overtime as the No. 18 Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team beat host Towson, 11-10, on Saturday. The Blue Jays (13-3) rallied from a three-goal deficit to pick up their second straight win. The...
  • Basketball recruiting notes: Notre Dame's Joe Mooney makes the most of AAU circuit

    Basketball recruiting notes: Notre Dame's Joe Mooney makes the most of AAU circuit
    Notre Dame was a top-20 team all winter, but perhaps it didn't really get its due until its season ended. The same is true of the Dons' best player, Joe Mooney. The scholarship offers are finally starting to pour in for the senior sharpshooter, more...