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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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  • NU lacrosse forced indoors again

    NU lacrosse forced indoors again
    The weather has forced the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team to move a second straight game out of Evanston to an indoor facility. The No. 4 Wildcats (3-0) will meet No. 12 Notre Dame (2-2) at the Lake Barrington Field House Wednesday at 8:30 p....
  • Maryland men's basketball will play home-and-home against Indiana, Michigan State next year

    Maryland men's basketball will play home-and-home against Indiana, Michigan State next year
    After playing its final ACC season without visits from Duke or North Carolina, Maryland will have plenty of heavyweights coming to Comcast Center in the Terps' first year in the Big Ten. Maryland will play host to Michigan State, Michigan, Wisconsin and...
  • Lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins women upset No. 7 Loyola, 6-5

    No. 20 Johns Hopkins scored just one goal in the second half, but it turned out to be the game-winner in a 6-5 upset of No. 7 Loyola Maryland on Wednesday night in the first-ever Lacrosse Coaches vs. Cancer game. The host Blue Jays (4-0) get their first...
  • Roundup: No. 8 Virginia men outlast Mount, 14-6

    Host Mount St. Mary's pulled to within four goals of No. 8 Virginia, but a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter by the undefeated Cavaliers sealed a 14-6 win Tuesday. Mark Cockerton had a career-high and game-high seven goals for Virginia (4-0). Mike Fields...
  • Nation lacrosse: No. 14 Penn State men top No. 6 Notre Dame

    Host No. 6 Notre Dame scored four of the game's last five goals but its rally fell short as No. 14 Penn State won, 8-7, on Saturday. Penn State (2-1) increased its 5-3 halftime lead to four with early third-quarter scores from Shane Sturgis and TJ...
  • NU wrong place for union battle

    NU wrong place for union battle
    When Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald was called to defend under oath the college football program that helped mold Kain Colter into an NFL prospect and model student-athlete, the time came for the circus to leave town. When opposing lawyers started...
  • Northwestern boys survive late scare to win Baltimore City Division II title

    Northwestern boys survive late scare to win Baltimore City Division II title
    With their double-digit lead down to 1 in the final minute, Northwestern showed poise at both ends to secure a 49-44 win in the Baltimore City Division II championship Saturday at Morgan State. Junior forward KeAndre Cook, who scored a game-high 16...
  • Games of the week

    Games of the week
    No. 11 Maryland men (2-0) @ No. 2 Syracuse (2-0) Saturday, 1 p.m. Outlook: The Orange have won five of the last seven meetings, but the teams have split the last two games with the Terps upending Syracuse, 6-5, in overtime of a NCAA tournament...
  • Big Ten: Five key college football games to watch in 2014-15

    Big Ten: Five key college football games to watch in 2014-15
    The Big Ten Conference will go through its first expansion since the addition of Nebraska in 2011 with the addition of Maryland (ACC) and Rutgers (AAC) this season. The two new schools will bring the league’s total to 14 teams and will create some...
  • USC baseball shows signs of life with sweep of Northwestern

    Absent from the NCAA baseball playoffs since 2005, 12-time champion USC has been struggling to rid itself of mediocrity, and this weekend's three-game sweep of visiting Northwestern could be a step in the right direction. Second-year Coach Dan Hubbs has...
  • Lookingland scores hat trick in Blast's 18-4 win vs. Missouri Comets

    Lookingland scores hat trick in Blast's 18-4 win vs. Missouri Comets
    The Blast won its fifth straight game Sunday, routing the host Missouri Comets, 18-4, to remain a half-game behind the Milwaukee Wave in the Major Indoor Soccer League standings. The Blast (13-3) scored first with a 3-point power-play goal by Lucio...