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.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues, Rain Chances Persist
Attacker Izzy Scaene was the tourney MVP with 11 goals.
Northwestern won 17-12. The Wildcats made it back-to-back Big Ten titles.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shooting, One Identified In Video As Rapper Lil Reese; Officer's Gun Also Accidentally Discharged
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.MORE NEWS: At Least 31 People Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago, 5 Killed
They Wildcats are now in the 29-team NCAA Tournament, where they will be looking for their eighth national championship since 2005.