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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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  • 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-...
  • After a wild college football weekend, let's all calm down

    The only thing more stunning than an incredible weekend of games, perhaps, was the stunning overreaction to them. We warned you that wild times were coming and that the polls were about to get poached and scrambled. It happened, just as predicted, yet...
  • Downward spiral continues for Wolverines - Part 1=3

    due took a 17-14 lead near the end of the second quarter and never trailed in the second half. Quarterback Austin Appleby replaced Danny Etling as the starter and responded in a big way, completing 15-of-20 passes for 202 yards and a touchdown and rushing...
  • Top 25 roundup: Ole Miss shocks No. 3 Alabama

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 11: Adds Utah-UCLA Top 25 roundup: Ole Miss shocks No. 3 Alabama OXFORD, Miss. -- In the biggest game in school history, No. 11 Ole Miss rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to stun No. 3 Alabama 23-17 on Saturday...
  • Preview: Wisconsin at Northwestern

    Melvin Gordon hasn't encountered a great deal of resistance thus far on his way to helping No. 16 Wisconsin establish the third-best rushing attack in the country. The decorated junior running back may face his stiffest test to date in that regard on...