STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS) — Northwestern women’s lacrosse built upon an impressive legacy Sunday as they won the Big Ten Championship.

They played against Maryland, with an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line.

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Attacker Izzy Scaene was the tourney MVP with 11 goals.

Northwestern won 17-12. The Wildcats made it back-to-back Big Ten titles.

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They are also a perfect 13-0 on the season.

Coach Kelly Amonte Hiller got dunked with a vat of Gatorade as she gave a postgame interview to the Big Ten Network.

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They Wildcats are now in the 29-team NCAA Tournament, where they will be looking for their eighth national championship since 2005.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff