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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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  • NCAA women's tournament more like ACC tournament 2.0

    NCAA women's tournament more like ACC tournament 2.0
    This year’s NCAA Division I women’s tournament looks more like the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament 2.0 than a national tournament. Six quarterfinalists hail from the ACC. Top-seeded and ACC champ Maryland, No. 2 Syracuse, No. 3 North...
  • Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals

    Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals
    The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money. That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week. A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
  • NCAA roundup: Salisbury women roar past Augustana, 16-3

    Three Sea Gulls each scored three goals or more to help host Salisbury rout Augustana, 16-3, in the third round of the Division III tournament. The Vikings (19-1) did not score over the first 36 minutes as the Sea Gulls (20-1) took a 14-0 lead....
  • NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools

    NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools
    Membership stable after two years of upheaval, Colonial Athletic Association and Atlantic 10 Conference schools and officials turn their attention to the growing movement among the NCAA's power conferences toward greater freedom to govern themselves....
  • Terps, Hopkins to host first two Big Ten men's lacrosse tournaments

    Terps, Hopkins to host first two Big Ten men's lacrosse tournaments
    The Big Ten's two newest additions for men's lacrosse will host the first two conference tournaments, the organization announced Thursday. The 2015 men’s tournament will be held April 30 to May 2 at Maryland's Byrd Stadium in College Park; the...
  • Northwestern alumnus Fran Quinn journeys up U.S. Open leaderboard

     Northwestern alumnus Fran Quinn journeys up U.S. Open leaderboard
    PINEHURST, N.C. — Fran Quinn has won in Thailand, Saskatchewan, Panama and Idaho. He has missed cuts in odd locales too. Hey, he's 49 and he has been at this a while. His golf odyssey continued Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, and the Northwestern...
  • Phil Mickelson in comfort zone on first day of U.S. Open

     Phil Mickelson in comfort zone on first day of U.S. Open
    PINEHURST, N.C. — Phil Mickelson smiled so much Thursday, his teeth got a tan. It's good to be the people's choice in a grouping of champions. "With everyone supporting Phil," U.S. Amateur champ Matthew Fitzpatrick said, "you feel kind of left...
  • Oak Park's Lemke-Bell picks Northwestern football

    Oak Park's Lemke-Bell picks Northwestern football
    Oak Park junior Adam Lemke-Bell put on weight this spring and saw the scholarship offers pour in from the Big Ten, ACC and even an SEC school. A rising star in the recruiting world, the 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive tackle saw no need to continue the...
  • Northwestern adding video boards to Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Northwestern adding video boards to Welsh-Ryan Arena
    Welsh-Ryan Area is going high-tech, with Northwestern adding four high-definition video boards to the 62-year-old arena. NU fans attending basketball games, volleyball matches and wrestling meets will notice a center-hung two-sided display board...
  • College Update: Rachel Fox helps make history for Chapman tennis

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Rachel Fox (La Cañada High, 2011) Chapman tennis junior: The former All-Area singles player turned in a season to remember in doubles alongside teammate Andrea Hammer. The tandem...
  • Northwestern makes 10th straight lacrosse Final Four

    Northwestern makes 10th straight lacrosse Final Four
    For the last week, Northwestern lacrosse coach Kelly Amonte Hiller did her best to get into Kat DeRonda’s head. Amonte Hiller wanted to encourage the senior from Carthage, N.Y., who had lost her starting attack position in early May and would...