Marquette Wire

Men’s basketball to go on foreign tour to Spain, France this summer

Men’s basketball to go on foreign tour to Spain, France this summer

John Steppe, Executive Sports Editor

May 9, 2019

Marquette men’s basketball will go on a foreign tour to Spain and France, head coach Steve Wojciechowski announced in a press conference Thursday afternoon. The team is slated to play three games on the trip in a 10-day span. That will include two games in Spain and one in France. The NCAA allows...

Jayce Johnson transfers to Marquette, eligible to play immediately

Jayce Johnson transfers to Marquette, eligible to play immediately

John Steppe, Executive Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

Marquette men’s basketball secured the commitment of Utah graduate transfer Jayce Johnson Tuesday afternoon, a source with direct knowledge confirmed. He will be eligible to play immediately this fall for his final year of eligibility. It leaves Marquette with two open scholarships for the upcoming season...

Wojo, Marquette agree to five-year extension

Wojo, Marquette agree to five-year extension

John Steppe, Executive Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

Marquette men’s basketball head coach Steve Wojciechowski signed a contract extension keeping him in Milwaukee through 2023-'24, the athletic department announced Tuesday afternoon on its Instagram account. "We're thrilled to know that Steve is going to be our coach for a number of years to com...

Women’s lacrosse loses to No. 24 Georgetown in BIG EAST semifinals

Women’s lacrosse loses to No. 24 Georgetown in BIG EAST semifinals

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

Five days after upsetting No. 24 Georgetown, Marquette women's lacrosse suffered a season-ending 17-10 loss in a rematch with the Hoyas Thursday night. "Today they came out with a little bit more fight than they came out in the first game, and we weren't quite ready for it," head coach Meredith Black...

Richard named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, three others receive honors

Richard named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, three others receive honors

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

May 2, 2019

Marquette men's lacrosse senior Noah Richard is the 2019 BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, the conference announced Wednesday afternoon. Richard was also a unanimous selection on the All-BIG EAST First Team at long-stick midfielder for the second straight year. The senior had 71 ground balls and 2...

Al McGuire Center to have brand new scoreboard this fall

Al McGuire Center to have brand new scoreboard this fall

Tyler Peters, Sports Reporter

April 30, 2019

For women's volleyball and basketball, the Al McGuire Center is getting a new scoreboard in the fall.

Women’s lacrosse hosts BIG EAST Championships

Women’s lacrosse hosts BIG EAST Championships

Maddie Adams, Sports Reporter

April 30, 2019

After upsetting No. 24 Georgetown in the final game of the regular season, the Golden Eagles will face the Hoyas as a No. 2 seed in the BIG EAST Tournament Thursday.

Fazio finds role in starting lineup for MLAX

Fazio finds role in starting lineup for MLAX

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

April 30, 2019

Marquette men's lacrosse used eight different attackmen in its starting lineup this season. One of those options was junior Ryan Fazio, who was left out of the starting lineup last season.

Men’s and women’s tennis fall short in BIG EAST Tournament

Men’s and women’s tennis fall short in BIG EAST Tournament

M'Laya Sago, Sports Reporter

April 30, 2019

Both tennis teams fell short of 2019 BIG EAST Tournament titles.

Marquette golf earns third BIG EAST Championship in five years

Marquette golf earns third BIG EAST Championship in five years

Jack Phillips, Assistant Sports Producer

April 29, 2019

The Marquette men's golf team earned first place (303-288-281-872, 8-over-par) overall Sunday afternoon at the BIG EAST championship in Okatie, South Carolina, winning its third BIG EAST championship in five years. The team held a comfortable lead, with second-place DePaul (301-296-299-896, 32-over-par)...

Women’s lacrosse stuns No. 24 Georgetown

Women’s lacrosse stuns No. 24 Georgetown

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

April 27, 2019

Marquette women's lacrosse ended its regular season with a 14-12 upset over No. 24 Georgetown University Saturday afternoon, defeating the Hoyas for the first time in program history. "I can't really put it into words. It's an amazing feeling," senior midfielder Grace Gabriel said. "We've been on...

Men’s lacrosse falls to No. 12 Denver despite early lead

Men’s lacrosse falls to No. 12 Denver despite early lead

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

April 27, 2019

Men's lacrosse entered Friday night's matchup against No. 12 Denver with plenty at stake, including Marquette's spot in the BIG EAST Tournament. The Golden Eagles played with urgency early on and grabbed an early lead, but they could not finish off the effort, losing 9-8 to the Pioneers. "I'm pr...