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How Title IX helped Northwestern’s first female varsity athletes reach new heights

The inaugural generation of DI Wildcat women react to the 50th anniversary of the bill that changed their lives.

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Breaking barriers beyond Northwestern: Female alumni with careers in sports

From sports media to the front office, here are some Wildcat women you should know.

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Best articles on Northwestern women’s sports: Historical

The recent success had a strong foundation.

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Northwestern in the WNBA: Veronica Burton and Nia Coffey

From a small school to the pros, these two are representing the Wildcats well.

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A legacy beyond sport: Northwestern female Hall-of-Famers reflect on careers, growth of women’s sports

Four Wildcat greats share their thoughts on Title IX, their careers, relationships and more.

What you need to know about Title IX ahead of its 50th anniversary

Thirty-seven words allowed women to finally pursue athletic and academic opportunities at the next level, expanding gender equity nationwide for generations to come.

Softball: Five seniors announce return for fifth year

The news sets NU up for another potentially historic season.

Three things Northwestern football must address before season-opener in Ireland

The countdown to fall begins now.

Northwestern softball post-mortem 2022: A season to remember

Northwestern softball raked in 2022. Need we say more?

Northwestern’s lacrosse players compete for something bigger than themselves

How the Wildcats are using their sport’s growing platform to call attention to social causes.

Column: Northwestern football’s 2023 recruiting class is a beacon of hope — and a sign of change

The Wildcats are putting the nation on notice, paving the way for long-term success.

ROUNDTABLE: Favorite Northwestern sports moments from 2021-22

There were too many to choose from.

Northwestern lacrosse post-mortem 2022: the highest highs and the lowest lows

Despite the end result, the Lakeshow defied preseason expectations and once again proved it belongs among the best.

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Northwestern expresses gratitude and pride after season-ending defeat to UCLA

Even amid tears, the Wildcats recounted an eventful season fondly.

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern falls 6-1 to UCLA, exits WCWS on day two

The ‘Cats closed out their best season since 2006 in Oklahoma City after a hard-fought NCAA Tournament run.

Gamethread/How to watch Northwestern - UCLA (Women’s College World Series, Elimination Round One)

Backs against the wall, ‘Cats take on the Bruins.

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern run-ruled 13-2 by Oklahoma in Game One of WCWS

The ‘Cats were no match for the reigning National Champs.

Gamethread/How to watch Northwestern - Oklahoma (Women’s College World Series, Round One)

Here. We. Go.

Women’s College World Series primer: Everything you need to know before Northwestern battles Oklahoma

Get ready for a weekend (and potentially more) of unforgettable softball.

The five most impactful players from Northwestern’s Super Regional victory over ASU

We could put the whole dugout in this article.

Men’s Golf: Northwestern eliminated with 11th place finish at NCAA Regionals

The ‘Cats couldn’t pull off a shocker in a star-studded field.

Northwestern baseball post-mortem 2022: ‘Cats ride on a bevy of young talent in up-and-down season

Despite missing the Big Ten Tournament for the fourth straight season, the Wildcats have a bright future.

In remarkable comeback win over Arizona State, Northwestern demonstrates four years worth of grit

The battle that sent NU to its first Women’s College World Series in 15 years was not won on a single night.

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern tallies second comeback to defeat Arizona State 8-6, advances to Women’s College World Series

Never say die Northwestern.

Gamethread/How to watch Northwestern - Arizona State (NCAA Super Regionals, Game Three)

It’ll be either misery or euphoria tonight.

Rapid Reaction: Arizona State outduels Northwestern, forces game three of Super Regionals

A series this good just had to go three games.

Gamethread/How to watch Northwestern - Arizona State (NCAA Super Regionals, Game Two)

We’ll take the under on 11 innings played tonight.

For Northwestern’s four graduate stars, five years of impact are greater than a single afternoon of defeat

Lauren Gilbert, Jill Girardi, Brennan Dwyer and Ally Palermo left it all on the field.

‘Cats exude resilience in Super Regional opener against Arizona State

Enduring a trial by fire and 100-degree heat, Northwestern earned its most impressive victory at the perfect time.

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern takes Game One of Super Regional series against Arizona State in an 11-inning battle

Where there’s a Williams, there’s a way.

Rapid Reaction: No. 4 Northwestern falls to No. 1 UNC in heartbreaking fashion, ending NCAA Tournament run

This loss will leave much more than a bruise.

Gamethread/How to watch Northwestern - Arizona State (NCAA Super Regionals, Game One)

Time for a dust-up in the desert.

Gamethread/How to watch No. 4 Northwestern’s NCAA Semifinal matchup versus No. 1 North Carolina

It’s now or never.

Rachel Lewis was made for moments like these

From the suburbs of Cincinnati to the NCAA Tournament, Northwestern’s home run leader was forged through hard work and a refusal for satisfaction.

Softball: NU advances to Supers at Arizona State after sweeping the Evanston Regional

The TEMPErature is rising.

Baseball: ‘Cats take 2-of-3 at Minnesota but fail to advance to postseason

For the fourth season in a row, Northwestern won’t make an appearance in the B1G Tournament.

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