Northwestern Sports

crowd.jpgThe City of Evanston is home to the Northwestern Wildcats. The Wildcats are Division 1 and play in the Big Ten Conference. All Northwestern football home games are played at Ryan Field and the basketball games are played at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Along with football and basketball, the Wildcats boast many very successful teams, including tennis, lacrosse, volleyball, golf and baseball teams. Northwestern athletic facilities include a state-of-the-art indoor tennis center, four gyms and an indoor swimming pool.

Getting to Ryan Field/Welsh-Ryan Arena:

  • Follow Sheridan Road north from downtown Evanston
  • Turn left at Central Street
  • Follow Central Street west for about 6 blocks
  • Ryan Field is on the right
  • Welsh-Ryan Arena is one block north on Ashland Avenue