Marquette Wire

Freshmen transition to college game

Ryan Nilsson

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

"I think they all struggle along the way with missing home," Mitchell said. "We started a tradition a couple years ago where the weekend before practice starts I insist that they go home. "At first Danielle and Jasmine weren't...

Seven still battling to be part of starting five

November 20, 2003

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

"We're getting away from the traditional 1-2-3-4-5s," she said. "That's part of the offense, is to get away from positions. But there are definitely scorers." #2, Carolyn Kieger, 5-6, sophomore Every basketball team needs...

Seniors hope for ‘dreamy’ final season

tom.blair@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

"Fly me high through the starry skies/Maybe to an astral plane. Dream weaver." Those are the lyrics to Gary Wright's 1975 hit song "Dream Weaver." While its real meaning remains hidden and best left to English majors who can...

Gales returns to team as special assistant

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In addition Gales will be able to serve as a liaison between the coaching staff and the players, according to head coach Terri Mitchell. "Having played here for four years, Rashida can give the players a great amount of insight...

Eagles prep for Drake

Ryan Nilsson

November 20, 2003

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

On paper, Marquette's women's basketball team seems very similar to its counterpart from Drake. However, no one will know for sure if that's the case until the two teams meet at 2 p.m. Saturday in the season opener for both squads. Much...

Pair of sharpshooters ready for spotlight

steven.piche@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It just so happens that the two sharp shooters have been waiting all their lives for this chance. Following the lead of cousins, uncles, parents and siblings, both have excelled in their basketball careers. "They have been...

Team primed for C-USA tourney

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Finishing up its best Conference USA season in school history, the volleyball team heads to the C-USA Tournament at Fogelman Arena in New Orleans to begin tournament play Friday at 3 p.m. The Golden Eagles enter their tournament...

Personnel gains, losses change face of C-USA

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Bearcats, who had won at least one game in the NCAA tournament for eight straight seasons before losing to Gonzaga, have a handful of fresh faces after a disappointing ending last season. Head coach Bob Huggins has recruited...

Four freshmen add versatily, accolades to Eagles

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

And there's the fact that the Conference USA Freshman of the Year award went to Marquette's Steve Novak last year. But despite these lofty aspirations, Marquette's quartet of freshmen have plenty of credentials and accomplishments...

Townsend ready to break out

emily.clauser@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

"You've got people in the NBA who used to dream about, like, winning a college basketball championship or just making it down to the Final Four," he said. Townsend has high expectations for the upcoming season. He wants to...

Coaching turn around brings back alumni

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

A coaching staff that Crean credited for not only his but the team's success multiple times all went its separate ways to seek a new future, but still are in contact with each other according to assistant coach Jeff Strohm, who...

Forwards look to fill hole in post

Kim Kaiser

November 20, 2003

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Grimm, however, does not feel pressure to fill in for Jackson. "I don't think it's called pressure," he said. "It's an incredible opportunity and you have to make the best of it." During the preseason, Grimm, who can play...