BTN School Days: NU Wildcats

Eight years. Seven national championships. It’s been an incredible, historic — you name the adjective — run for the Northwestern women’s lacrosse program, which claimed national crown No. 7 in May to highlight the 2011-12 Northwestern athletic year. The seven championships rank second all-time behind perennial power Maryland’s 10, won from 1986-2010. Even more impressive, the one year during the streak that Northwestern didn’t win it all, it lost in the 2010 title game to Maryland.

Catch Northwestern Day on BTN all day Thursday. View our programming schedule for the list of shows, games and features to be shown on each Northwestern Day. Future Northwestern Days: July 9 and July 31.

Other Northwestern highlights from the 2011-12 athletic year:

Shows/games to be featured on Northwestern Day:

Big Ten Icons: Otto Graham

BTN Football Game of the Week: Northwestern at Nebraska

Big Ten Men’s Basketball ’11-12: Michigan State at Northwestern

The Big Ten’s Greatest Games – Football: Northwestern at Wisconsin – 2000

The Big Ten’s Greatest Games – Football: Michigan State at Northwestern – 2001

The Big Ten’s Greatest Games – Basketball: Ohio State at Northwestern – 2/18/09

2011 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Championship: Penn State vs. Northwestern

[View our programming schedule for the official list of shows on each Northwestern Day]

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Jerry Dreslinski on 7/30/2012 @ 7:39pm EST Said:

How about football,Michigan at Northwestern, October, 1996. That would a classic for sure.