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With the start of Big Ten play just a week away, Northwestern women’s lacrosse is one of the nation’s best teams in the midst of one of the nation’s toughest schedules. Prior to a huge matchup with No. 1 Boston College at Ryan Fieldhouse on Saturday, NBN Sports has you covered with everything you need to know to follow Northwestern’s most successful program. Read on to learn about the team’s history, what to expect out of the 2019 season, and the people that make this remarkable program tick.

Photos by Stephen J. Carrera/Northwestern Athletics