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Lowest team score not enough at 49er classic

Vedran Agovic

October 9, 2003

"The team's performance was similar to the other three tournaments," head coach Tim Grogan said. "The scores were pretty low at this tournament and we just flat out are not playing very well." The one bright spot that Grogan speaks of is the play of sophomore Steve Sass. "Steve showed some signs...

Tournament tests team’s ability

Kim Kaiser

October 7, 2003

In the Blue bracket, the first day saw senior Genevieve Charron fall to No. 4 seed Reedhina Perekh of Western Michigan, 6-0, 6-4. In the same bracket, senior Veronica Garcia Briseno was defeated by No. 3 seed Caroline Lay of Michigan State, 6-3, 6-4. Both Charron and Garcia Briseno went on to the consolation...

National rank no match for Eagles

Dave Rossetti

October 7, 2003

The Golden Eagles had to weather a strong comeback effort from Conference USA rival Memphis and a near-costly mistake with six seconds remaining before securing the win, 3-2. "I thought we fought very hard," said head coach Steve Adlard. "Was it spectacle? I think it must have been a great game to...

WUSA, alumni forced to fold

October 7, 2003

After a foul was called against Marquette, the Bears were able to try and finish the game on a free kick. Marquette goalkeeper junior Katie Bissen, who had three saves in the game, one in which she leapt over a Golden Bears player to snatch the ball from mid-air, deflected the kick. With a lot of action...

Eagles hot, cold at ITA’s

October 7, 2003

Pairing up as one of the doubles teams at the tournament, Leenders and Vedrickas drew a bye in round one of doubles action. In round two the tandem went up against Joao Pablo Bonnasar and Jonathan Sucupira of Florida State. Bonnasar and Sucupira came away with the victory, 8-3. Coach Steve Rodecap...

Hoops open house

Sarah Sherman

September 18, 2003

"It's a great time for freshmen to get their first sense of what the university and coach (Tom) Crean are all about," director of basketball operations Brian Wardle said. "Monday will be a big-time event that I know coach Crean and all the players are looking forward to." The event, to be held at...

Runners come out of the gate strong at Bradley Invite

September 16, 2003

The fact that they were able to do that without injured star runners — senior Brianna Dahm, senior Audrey Schlitz, sophomore Alli Sauer and sophomore Jodi Jakubek — was all the more encouraging for Uhrich. "It showed me that to still go in and have your freshmen perform that well without some...

MU falters at Challenge

September 16, 2003

In the late match on Friday, the Golden Eagles faced Bradley, which owned a record of 2-5. After dropping the first game, 31-29, Marquette rallied back to win three consecutive games with scores of 30-26, 30-22, and 30-21, earning the victory. Day two of the tournament saw Bradley take on Missouri...

Sports director to head South

Sarah Sherman

September 16, 2003

"We've been apart for 18 months now, and I just made a family decision that had to be made," Farina said. For Farina, it was a decision that came to a head in late August, when he returned from a weekend at work in Indianapolis. Farina had been at a convention for all sports information directors...

Defense deals loss to Evansvill Ubert aces 7 saves for shutout in Eagles’ second consecutive home win

Dave Rossetti

September 16, 2003

Evansville, ranked No. 9 in the Midwest by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America before the loss, certainly had scoring opportunities — especially early. But Marquette's senior goaltender Adam Ubert made difficult saves look easy all night. He stonewalled the Purple Aces with seven...

Women eager to get back on track

September 16, 2003

The day after the loss, coaches Markus Roeders and Frank Pelaez went back to work with the team in what Roeders said was one of the best training sessions the team has had so far. "We're excited to get out there, especially if we play like we practiced (Sunday)," Roeders said. Now the Golden Eagles...

Eagles return home to host tourney

September 11, 2003

"It's important to be at home if not the second weekend, then the third weekend of the season," Rolf said. "Otherwise, the kids end up being road warriors." The tournament, which begins on Friday, brings Bradley, Missouri and Ohio to Milwaukee to take on the team, who's record stands at 1-5. Bradley,...