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Cara Consuegra was introduced as the newest Marquette womens basketball head coach Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Cara Consuegra is ready to start the rebuild

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer April 19, 2024

Cara Consuegra was introduced as the seventh head coach of the Marquette women's basketball program Thursday at the Alumni Memorial Union. "I think this is the best women's basketball job in the country,"...

Womens basketball head coach Cara Consuegras introductory press conference took place on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Former players and coaches come back to Marquette to support new head coach Cara Consuegra

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor April 18, 2024

Every seat was filled. The entrance was lined with people on both sides of the door. Current Marquette women's basketball players sat in the front row, while program staff and alums stood along the...

Cara Consuegra (left) was an assistant at Marquette for seven years under head coach Terri Mitchell. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

BREAKING: Cara Consuegra announced as new women’s basketball head coach

Matthew Baltz, Sports Director April 17, 2024

Cara Consuegra is back at Marquette. The former Golden Eagles assistant coach will replace Megan Duffy, who left the program last week to become the head coach at Virginia Tech, the university announced...

Midfielder Blake Lori (left) is playing for his older brother, Bo, who is the Marquette mens lacrosse offensive coordinator. (Photo courtesy of Bo Lori.)

Lori brothers doing ‘their thing’ at Marquette

Matthew Baltz, Sports Director April 16, 2024

It was an opportunity that couldn't have come at a better time for Blake Lori. The then-junior midfielder was coming off a season at Robert Morris that featured a NCAA Tournament berth and an ASUN...

Kam Jones scored 30 points in March 30 win over Xavier as Kolek was out with an injury. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Lights out: Kam Jones takes the reins

Conor McPherson, Sports Columnist April 16, 2024
In light of recent departures from senior stars Oso Ighodaro and Tyler Kolek, Kam Jones has the opportunity to show up and show out. Columnist Conor McPherson thinks this the 2024-2025 season will be the year of Kam as he takes the reins and leads the Golden Eagles.
Josie Kropp (11) is Marquettes primary draw control specialist. She holds the program record for draw controls in a single season.

Draw control specialists provide split-second impacts

Sofie Hanrahan, Sports Reporter April 16, 2024

There's a common phrase in the lacrosse world: 'when you win the draw, you win the game.' While draw control specialists are only on the field for a short amount of time, the importance of their role...

Shot statistics help give junior Max Lyons confidence in every stroke. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Men’s golf uses software to help improve scores

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer April 16, 2024

The Marquette golf team is not on the level of Matt Fitzpatrick, but it uses different statistics and data to help its members improve their games. Fitzpatrick, renowned for his unique approach, meticulously...

Partners Blake Roegner (left) and Tin Krstulovic (right) were moved to the No. 1 doubles spot this year. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

The doubles partnership of Roegner and Krstulovic was a successful ‘experiment’

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2024

Experimental. Accidental. Lucky.  These are just a few words that describe how sophomore Blake Roegner and senior Tin Krstulovic became Marquette men's tennis doubles partners last year. “We...

Plugged-in: A loss for a loss

Plugged-in: A loss for a loss

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor April 15, 2024

Plugged-in is your one-stop shop for all things Marquette Athletics from the past seven days. Look for Plugged-in every Monday morning. Women's Lacrosse Faces Another Loss  The Golden Eagles...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette unable to complete comeback in 13-10 loss to Providence

Matthew Baltz, Sports Director April 13, 2024

It had all the makings of what could've been a perfect day. A cloud-free, sun-splashed 65 F Saturday afternoon. A home game for the first time in over a month. A match played outside the Valley Fields...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

‘We beat ourselves’: Golden Eagles’ mistakes pile up in loss to Georgetown

Sofie Hanrahan, Sports Reporter April 13, 2024

It was a different kind of loss for Marquette women's lacrosse. Not one fueled by an inability to score or defend. But rather one due to a lack of discipline. "We had a lot of fouls and made decisions...

Marquette track & field seniors were honored after the Marquette Invitational.

Marquette hosts first Invitational in three years on Senior Night

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor April 12, 2024

Bert Rogers summed up Friday's Marquette Invitational in three words. “It’s home cooking,” the director of track & field and cross country said. For the first time since 2021, the Golden...

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