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Redshirt junior attacker Griffin Fleming (18) gets ready to take a shot during a game against Providence March 13 (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Golden Eagles secure first win of season

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor March 27, 2021

Redshirt junior attacker Griffin Fleming posted four goals on four shot attempts to lead the Marquette Golden Eagles (1-5, 0-4 BIG EAST) to their first win of the 2021 spring season. Russell Melendez...

President Lovell and Theo John react to new Marquette men’s basketball head coach

John Leuzzi, Sports Audio Producer March 26, 2021

Marquette University President Michael Lovell and men's basketball senior forward Theo John reacted to the hiring of Shaka Smart as the next head coach Friday afternoon outside the Al McGuire Center. Athletic...

The Al McGuire Center. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

BREAKING: Shaka Smart hired as new men’s basketball head coach

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor March 26, 2021

A week after the university parted ways with Steve Wojciechowski, University President Michael Lovell confirmed Friday afternoon Shaka Smart will be the program's 18th men's basketball coach. He will...

Redshirt senior defender Oliver Posarelli has been a key defensive player in Marquette's season (Photo Courtesy of Marquette Athletics).

Marquette sweeps season series against DePaul in comeback fashion

Sam Arco, Sports Reporter March 24, 2021

The No. 21-ranked Marquette men’s soccer team completed a season sweep against DePaul 2-1 in overtime Wednesday night at Valley Fields.   Redshirt sophomore defender Alex Mirsberger was the...

The men's weight room (top) compared to the women's weight room (bottom). (Photo courtesy of Stanford Sports Performance Coach Ali Kershner.)

NCAA ‘drops the ball’ in treatment of women’s compared to men’s basketball players during March Madness

Zoe Comerford and John Leuzzi March 23, 2021
The NCAA garnered national attention after University of Oregon's Sedona Prince posted a TikTok that went viral showcasing the disparities between men's and women's weight rooms in the NCAA Tournament bubbles.
Marquette Women's soccer is off to a 4-1 start to the 2021 season (Photo Courtesy of Marquette Athletics).

BIG EAST Tournament looms, Golden Eagles focused on each day

Bryan Geenen, Sports Reporter March 23, 2021
The Marquette women’s soccer team has had a successful start to the season currently 4-2. Marquette soccer alum Ally Miller, who played from 2009-2012, discussed the successes she had with the program and how that is still being applied in the 2021 season.
The women's volleyball team celebrates in the team's win over Iowa State Feb. 27. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Non-transparent season gives players new perspectives

Molly Gretzlock, Assistant Sports Editor March 23, 2021
The Marquette volleyball regular season has officially wrapped up, which was full of cancellations and one quarantine period. Despite many reasons to look negatively or feel bad about the situations presented, head coach Ryan Theis reminds the players of reasons to be thankful.
Steve Wojciechowski coaches on the sidelines  Jan. 21, 2020. Marquette Wire stock photo

COMERFORD: Life is more than just sports

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor March 23, 2021
The Steve Wojciechowski era concluded March 19. For many Marquette fans, this marked the end of seven long years without an NCAA Tournament win.
Marquette falls to Creighton on Sunday afternoon.

Marquette falls to Creighton 3-0

Bryan Geenen, Sports Reporter March 21, 2021

The Marquette women's soccer team suffered a 3-0 loss to Creighton in Nebraska on Sunday afternoon. This is Creightons first win of the season, as they started 0-4 which included two BIG EAST Conference...

Redshirt senior forward Lauren Van Kleunen (42) looks to make a play right outside the post (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette falls just short, ends season with 70-63 loss to Virginia Tech

Sam Arco , Sports Reporter March 21, 2021

The Marquette women's basketball team concluded its season Sunday afternoon, losing 70-63 to Virginia Tech in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament in San Antonio. “Just incredibly...

Junior midfielder Zyan Andrade kicks the ball past a Xavier defender on March 17. He scored the Golden Goal on Saturday afternoon against the Creighton Bluejays to give Marquette its sixth win of the season (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Andrade scores second Golden Goal of season to lift Marquette over Bluejays

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor March 20, 2021

Junior midfielder Zyan Andrade scored his second game-winning goal of the season Saturday afternoon to give the Marquette Golden Eagles (6-1-1, 3-1-1 BIG EAST) their sixth win of the season. It was...

Senior defender Erin Dowdle (33) looks to make a play downfield (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette loses close one to UConn in BIG EAST opener

Jackson Gross, Sports Reporter March 20, 2021

In the first BIG EAST game of the year for the Marquette Golden Eagles (3-4, 0-1 BIG EAST), they came up short 14-13 in a hard fought match against the UConn Huskies (5-2, 1-0 BIG EAST). After the Huskies...

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