The No. 4 Northwestern University Wildcats women’s lacrosse team defeated the No. 15 Stanford University Cardinal 12-8 at Lakeside Field in Evanston. The Cardinal kept the game close at halftime as they trailed 8-7, but the ‘Cats held Stanford to only one goal in the second half to take the victory. Northwestern is now 13-1 on the season and will head to Florida on Saturday to take on the No. 6 Gators.