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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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  • Selena Lasota keeps up hot scoring in Northwestern lacrosse win

    Selena Lasota keeps up hot scoring in Northwestern lacrosse win
    Freshman atttack Selena Lasota scored six more goals as the Northwestern women's lacrosse team beat Marquette 13-6 Saturday in Milwaukee. Lasota, from Campbell River, B.C., has 11 goals in the last two games and 17 in four games this season. Fifth-...
  • Northwestern women's lacrosse falls 15-9 in faceoff with Duke

     Northwestern women's lacrosse falls 15-9 in faceoff with Duke
    There was more than one area Thursday in which the Duke women's lacrosse team outplayed Northwestern. But in a sport without a shot clock, making possession more than nine-tenths of the law, nothing was more critical to the Blue Devils' 15-9 victory...
  • Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament

    Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament
    Maryland is ahead of schedule in the Big Ten. The preseason favorites to win the league locked up a share of the regular-season title and the top seed in the conference tournament by beating Wisconsin, 81-70, on Thursday night for the Terps' 18th...
  • Northwestern women assure themselves winning Big Ten basketball record

    Northwestern women assure themselves winning Big Ten basketball record
    This has been a long time coming. For the first time since 1997, the Northwestern women's basketball team will have a winning record in the Big Ten. Wednesday's 59-51 triumph over No. 21 Nebraska at Welsh-Ryan Arena gave the Wildcats a 10-5 conference...
  • Safety Trae Williams commits to Northwestern

    Safety Trae Williams commits to Northwestern
    Northwestern received a commitment from safety Trae Williams of Athens, Ohio, according to 247Sports. The 6-foot, 195-pound Williams had been committed to Ohio, where his father, Jesse, is defensive line coach. He’s the 19th member of the...
  • NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan

    NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When is enough, enough? Northwestern coach Chris Collins is left wondering after his team dropped a 56-54 heart-breaker Saturday night to Michigan at the Crisler Center. The Wildcats have lost four straight. "It's not easy...
  • Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky worked his way to unlikely stardom

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky worked his way to unlikely stardom
    Before adoring fans called him "The Moose" or "Joe College" or "Frank the Tank," Frank Kaminsky was known simply as "Frankie" or "Little Frank." All year round, Little Frank would tag along with his 6-foot-10 dad to gyms around Chicago to watch "Big...
  • Kendrick Nunn and Aaron Cosby played best games in Illinois uniforms

     Kendrick Nunn and Aaron Cosby played best games in Illinois uniforms
    The preseason blow of losing Tracy Abrams to injury was a worry. Losing Rayvonte Rice last week was cast as a potentially fatal blow. To win without two pivotal guards, Illinois needed a little more from everybody. "It's going to take different guys...
  • 7-footer Alex Olah a big key for Northwestern

    Northwestern has an abundance of interchangeable parts along the perimeter entering its Big Ten home-opener Sunday against Wisconsin. But the center of attention for the physically challenging conference season is 7-foot, 270-pound Alex Olah, who will...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly
    As fate would have it, the first time Nancy Kennelly saw any real action on the Maine West varsity, the freshman guard was thrust into the spotlight by a medical emergency. But once she got her first taste of the limelight, Kennelly stayed there the rest...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking in parentheses.) 1. Wisconsin (14-1 overall, 2-0 Big Ten; No. 1): Doesn't look like Wisconsin will be truly tested in the Big Ten season until a Feb. 24 date at Maryland. The first two conference victories were double-...