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Eagles fall in heated exhibition match

David Peltz

April 20

Filed under Sports

Men's soccer coach Louis Bennett compared his team's 1-0 loss to Northern Illinois with trying to fit an orange through a funnel. The Golden Eagles continually pushed and pushed but were unable break through the Huskies' defense. "I...

Spring success is in the air

David Peltz

April 15

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette men’s soccer team seems to have a new positive attitude that has been less than evident since coach Louis Bennett took over in 2006. But with three solid victories in four games this spring, the Golden Eagles are...

Battle for Wisconsin braggin’ rights

David Peltz

April 8

Filed under Featured, Sports

After the 3-0 defeat to professional team NSC Minnesota, the Marquette men's soccer team plays in-state rivals Wisconsin-Parkside and Wisconsin-Whitewater in a double-header exhibition Saturday at Valley Fields. "They were a very good tea...

Golfers receive ‘confidence builder’ before Big East

David Peltz

April 6

Filed under Featured, Sports

Going into the Irish Creek Collegiate, the men’s golf team knew it had to pick up its game to have any serious shot at retaining the Big East champion title. With dead-last and second-to-last finishes in three tournaments this...

Men’s golf struggles in Florida, still edges Wisconsin-Madison

David Peltz

March 30

Filed under Featured, Sports

Marquette’s men’s golf team improved in the FAU Spring Break Championship, but not quite as much as they had hoped. The Golden Eagles finished second-t0-last which is better than their dead-last finish at the Rio Pinar Invi...

Men’s soccer competes with the pros

David Peltz

March 25

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette men’s soccer team will kick the snow off its cleats and head out to Minnesota this weekend to take on USSF D2 Pro League side NSC Minnesota. The game will be Marquette’s second in its spring season and will look to co...

Men’s golf disappointed with play at Rio Pinar

David Peltz

March 23

Filed under Sports

Athletes always compete to their highest potential. They try their best to achieve greatness for their teams and themselves. But for senior golfer Mike McDonald a three-day score of 72, a personal best, was not enough to prevent...

Golf team heads to Florida for break

David Peltz

March 11

Filed under Featured, Sports

Like some Marquette students, the men's golf team will be heading down to Florida during spring break. But the team is not heading to Panama City to lay out on the beach and put off an upcoming history exam. Rather, it's going...

Undefeated Golden Eagles head to Vegas

David Peltz

March 4

Filed under Featured, Sports

There's a sports team on Marquette's campus that has a great shot at making the NCAA Tournament if it continues its impressive form. No, not the men's basketball team — the men's tennis team. The 6-1 win over Eastern Illinois Sunday was the 11th win in as many games for the ...

Men’s tennis defeats Eastern Illinois for 11-win streak

David Peltz

February 28

Filed under Sports

The Marquette men's tennis team claimed its 11th straight victory Sunday against Eastern Illinois at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium 6-1. Seniors Dusan Medan, Niko Boulieris and Mark Rutherford were honored for their contributions...

Pyzdrowski signs with Timbers

David Peltz

February 24

Filed under Sports

Former Marquette men's soccer goalkeeper Matt Pyzdrowski just signed a two-year contract with the United Soccer League's Portland Timbers according to Marquette men's soccer coach Louis Bennett. The Timbers currently play in the...

On the road to perfection

David Peltz

February 23

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette men’s tennis team started its season with a perfect 10-0 record after the three victories this weekend. But these wins were far from effortless. In Saturday’s action against Big East rival Villanova and...