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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Team primed for C-USA tourney

[email protected] November 20, 2003
Finishing up its best Conference USA season in school history, the volleyball team heads to the C-USA Tournament at Fogelman Arena in New Orleans to begin tournament play Friday at 3 p.m.
The Golden Eagles enter their tournament match versus DePaul with...

Merritt, Sanders take on leadership role

[email protected] November 20, 2003
With those two early departures, Crean had only half of his first recruiting class intact for the 2003-'04 season — Scott Merritt and Terry Sanders.
"We thought coming in those guys would be here for four years," Sanders said. "But Dwyane got so good...

Winding road leads Frede to MU

[email protected] November 20, 2003
A graduate of Kettle Moraine High School, and a former member of the Kettle Moraine Lasers women's basketball team, Frede's path was far from concentrated and focused, taking her first to Valparaiso before landing at a university less than 30 minutes...

Ready, set, go!

[email protected] November 20, 2003
Thirty-one teams will be competing, as the Golden Eagles will be facing off against the best of the best in college cross country. Twenty-nine of the 30 teams that were ranked in the most recent national poll will be in attendance, including No. 1 Brigham...

Freshmen transition to college game

Ryan Nilsson November 20, 2003
"I think they all struggle along the way with missing home," Mitchell said. "We started a tradition a couple years ago where the weekend before practice starts I insist that they go home.
"At first Danielle and Jasmine weren't going to do it. I sat them...

C-USA looking to put at least 5 teams in tourney

[email protected] November 20, 2003
While the Golden Eagles are slated to finish eighth in conference, TCU is leading the preseason C-USA polls this year after it captured the regular season conference championship last year. This season the Horned Frogs come into the season ranked No. 23...

Sports Check with Brianna Dahm

[email protected] November 20, 2003
Tribune: Did you know that the women's cross country team is the most dominant team in all of Conference USA in any given sport with the sixth title you won this year?
Dahm: No I didn't. That's impressive. Our coach has made our program a successful one....

Seven still battling to be part of starting five

November 20, 2003
"We're getting away from the traditional 1-2-3-4-5s," she said. "That's part of the offense, is to get away from positions. But there are definitely scorers."

#2, Carolyn Kieger, 5-6, sophomore

Every basketball team needs a good point guard, someone...

Seniors hope for ‘dreamy’ final season

[email protected] November 20, 2003
"Fly me high through the starry skies/Maybe to an astral plane. Dream weaver."
Those are the lyrics to Gary Wright's 1975 hit song "Dream Weaver." While its real meaning remains hidden and best left to English majors who can pour over and interpret each...

Forwards look to fill hole in post

Kim Kaiser November 20, 2003
Grimm, however, does not feel pressure to fill in for Jackson.
"I don't think it's called pressure," he said. "It's an incredible opportunity and you have to make the best of it."
During the preseason, Grimm, who can play at either the center or power...

Gales returns to team as special assistant

[email protected] November 20, 2003
In addition Gales will be able to serve as a liaison between the coaching staff and the players, according to head coach Terri Mitchell.
"Having played here for four years, Rashida can give the players a great amount of insight about the program," she...

Pair of sharpshooters ready for spotlight

[email protected] November 20, 2003
It just so happens that the two sharp shooters have been waiting all their lives for this chance. Following the lead of cousins, uncles, parents and siblings, both have excelled in their basketball careers.
"They have been around coaches their whole...
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