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Manuel Cukaj (5) warms up prior to Thursday's match against Indiana (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette’s magical run comes to an end in Sweet 16

Sam Arco, Sports Reporter May 6, 2021

The Marquette men’s soccer season came to an end in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament after falling to the No. 3 Indiana Hoosiers 2-1 Thursday night in Cary, North Carolina.   The Golden Eagles...

Women's basketball alum named head coach at Baylor

Women’s basketball alum named head coach at Baylor

John Leuzzi , Sports Audio Producer May 5, 2021

Former Marquette women's basketball guard Nicki Collen, formerly Nicki Taggart, has been named the new head coach at Baylor University, Bears Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack...

The women's volleyball team celebrates after the Iowa State game Feb. 27 at the Al McGuire Center. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette volleyball looks ahead toward summer

Jackson Gross, Sports Reporter May 4, 2021
With this past season in the books, the Marquette women's volleyball team is preparing for the summer.
Brielle Buechler pole vaults during the Marquette Open April 24. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette track and field primed for postseason

Sam Arco , Sports Reporter May 4, 2021
After a lot of success and multiple record-breaking performances this season, both the men's and women's track & field team is prepping for the postseason.

COMERFORD: Becoming the difference

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor May 4, 2021

Sitting in my high school band classroom as part of the highest jazz band as a first-year, I was told to leave organizations I lead better than I found them, and that's exactly what I have done with the...

Elliott Yacu (43) poses with Andrew Stimmel (far left), Bill Scholl (second from left) and Michael Lovell (third. from left) at Valley Fields April 10. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Yacu conquers new territory, finds role through relationships

John Leuzzi, Sports Audio Producer May 4, 2021
Redshirt junior long-stick midfielder Elliott Yacu took a gamble by coming to Milwaukee from Alabama, but in the end it all paid off. He served as a silent leader for the Golden Eagles, and he wants to be remembered as a player who cared and was loyal.
Goalkeepers Cedrik Stern, Chandler Hallwood and Jackson Weyman (from left to right) prior to Sunday afternoon's NCAA Tournament match against LMU. Hallwood played all 110 minutes of action and was in net for penalty kicks, tallying seven saves and allowing just one shot to find the back of the net during PKs (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Golden Eagles win second NCAA Tournament game in program history in first appearance since 2013

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor May 2, 2021

After a defensive showdown that lasted nearly three hours, the Marquette Golden Eagles (8-2-2, 5-1-1 BIG EAST) won their second NCAA Tournament game in program history Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 finish...

Redshirt sophomore Thomas Washington (3) battles for the ball against an SJ defender April 14. The Golden Eagles beat the Red Storm for the second time this season Friday afternoon (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Men’s lacrosse finishes regular season with a win

John Leuzzi, Sports Audio Producer May 1, 2021

After a setback against Villanova last Saturday, Marquette men's lacrosse (4-8, 3-7 BIG EAST) turned things around Friday afternoon and defeated the St. John's Red Storm (1-10, 0-10 BIG EAST) 15-14 at...

D.J. Carton (21) shoots a shot in Marquette's 67-65 win over then-No. 4 Wisconsin Dec. 4. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

BREAKING: Carton leaves Marquette basketball after one season

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor April 28, 2021

After his April 15, 2020 transfer from Ohio State University, 6-foot-2 sophomore guard D.J. Carton is leaving the basketball program, Marquette Athletics announced Wednesday evening. He will be hiring...

Chapman, Diener open sports complex in Mequon

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor April 27, 2021
Joe Chapman and Travis Diener recently held the first workout at Athlete Performance Sports Complex, their sports facility that was built in less than seven months.
Leigh Steiner (3) runs with the ball in her crosse during Marquette's 16-4 win over University of Oregon Feb. 26. (Photo courtesy of Marquette  Athletics.)

After playing sports her entire life, Steiner battles back from injury in redshirt first-year season

Jackson Gross, Sports Reporter April 27, 2021
Redshirt first-year Leigh Steiner has played sports all her life, and is now on the comeback trail both mentally and physically after a knee injury she sustained in high school.
Vanden Berg hits during a match against Iowa State University on Feb. 27 (Photo Courtesy of Marquette Athletics).

Vanden Berg ready for future of Marquette volleyball

Molly Gretzlock, Assistant Sports Editor April 27, 2021
Sophomore outside hitter Hannah Vanden Berg is looking for more success in her Marquette career following this past season.
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