Marquette Wire

Bucking the trend

tom.blair@marquette.edu

September 3, 2003

The Dodgeville native transferred to Marquette from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and will be running for the women's cross country team this season. Courtney was red-shirted last year and will have freshman eligibility for the upcoming season. After a promising career at Dodgeville High...

Women’s Soccer Headline

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

September 3, 2003

The team will face No. 21 USC Friday and Oakland Sunday and will come back to Wisconsin to square off against in-state rival Wisconsin Badgers Tuesday, Sept. 9, in Madison. "We're not scared," Roeders said of the schedule. "We need these type of games." The Golden Eagles will be challenged by three...

Women’s Soccer!

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

September 1, 2003

Junior goalie Katie Bissen, who shut out Vanderbilt Friday, had two saves in the game prior to the game-winning shot by Dayton forward Shannon Kuhl in the 84th minute. The penalty kick was created when a cross hit Golden Eagle defender Sarah Uyenishi in the left elbow. "I think it was a soft call,"...

Eagles break even in tourney

September 1, 2003

After opening the season with a first-round victory over Denver during the Parents Weekend Invitational at Air Force in Colorado Springs, Colo., the men's soccer team couldn't handle the Falcons' high-flying attack, losing the tournament finale, 7-0, Sunday. Playing on a field still sopping wet from...

Cross Country Preview

tom.blair@marquette.edu

August 27, 2003

However, after winning the Conference USA championship and qualifying for NCAA nationals the past three years in row, Marquette's women's cross country team finds itself on the verge of that sporting promised land. "We've had a tremendous run the past three years," head coach Dave Uhrich said. "Three...

Men’s Soccer Preview

Dave Rossetti

August 27, 2003

"For me, it's not motivation — it's just frustration," Adlard said. "I don't dwell on it because we did enough to win the game. We missed our chances." The 2003 team certainly has the potential to make a deeper run into the postseason. Senior captains forward Derek Gutierrez, midfielder Matt Darby...

Squad loses star to pros, ready for tough schedule

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

August 27, 2003

This year, the Golden Eagles are selected to finish third of 14 teams in Conference USA in the preseason polls. Marquette ended its 2002 season with a 3-2 loss to in-state rival Wisconsin in the first round of the NCAA women's soccer tournament. Since then, the squad has lost nine seniors, two of...

Sophomores play on NACEL tour

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

August 27, 2003

For the last three years, basketball coach Bill Van Gundy has worked with Marquette basketball players through Nacel International, an organization that works with international student exchange programs in over 50 countries. Two years ago he coached former Marquette players Dwyane Wade and John Harris....

No go for Novak

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

August 27, 2003

Last July, while his teammates were in Milwaukee readying themselves for the next semester or even the NBA draft, sophomore forward Steve Novak was competing with the nation's best college basketball players in the hopes of making the USA Pan-American basketball team. Novak and 27 other hopefuls —...

Prep star Amoroso commits to Eagles

Ryan Nilsson

August 24, 2003

That's why many people were surprised when Amoroso orally committed to play for Marquette's men's basketball team Saturday, Aug. 16. "(I'd) been pondering it for a week or so," Amoroso said. "I sat down with my family (Friday) night and talked about it. Then I called coach (Tom) Crean about 5:30 and...

Eagles take game to NBA

Sarah Sherman

August 24, 2003

"The three years at Marquette have been unbelievable," Wade said. "The fan support has been unbelievable. I'm saying this with courage and confidence — everything that I can think of — and I know I have the backing of all my teammates, my coaches, my family, everyone in this room ... I'm going to...

No. 3 all-time scorer moves to front office

Dave Rossetti

August 24, 2003

The sweet-shooting former guard said he made the decision to get back into basketball after recent discussions with Crean, who coached Wardle during the 1999-2000 and 2000-01 seasons. "It's a great opportunity," Wardle said. "Coach Crean presented me with an opportunity I couldn't pass up. Hopefully...