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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Redshirt first-year forward Justin Lewis in Marquette mens basketball loss to No. 4 UCLA Dec. 11.

Justin Lewis declares for NBA Draft, maintains eligibility

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor April 12, 2022

Marquette men's basketball redshirt first-year forward Justin Lewis provided fans with the answer that they have been waiting for since the Golden Eagles first round exit from the NCAA Tournament. Lewis...

Kelly Komara is in her first season as an assistant coach on Marquette womens basketball head coach Megan Duffys staff.

Komara brings value of family, deep coaching roots to Marquette as assistant coach

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor April 12, 2022

Kelly Komara was picking up groceries with her dad, Bob, at the local supermarket in Schererville, Indiana. A tall man shopping with his own kids approached the Komaras.  “Hey coach Komara, what's...

First-year attacker/midfielder Elise Smigiel (16) takes a shot on net in Marquette womens lacrosses 19-14 win over Villanova April 9.

Faith and passion help Smigiel adjust to new role

Jackson Gross, Assistant Sports Editor April 12, 2022

Sports have been part of Marquette women's lacrosse first year attacker/midfielder Elise Smigiel's life as far back as she can remember. "I've been involved in sports my entire life, whether it was...

Marquette mens lacrosse redshirt sophomore face-off specialist hugs head coach Andrew Stimmel prior to the teams 16-11 win over Providence April 2.

Rituals, routines and rising up help Luke Williams step into a bigger role

Ava Mares, sports reporter April 12, 2022

Nearly 12 years ago, a gray sky covered what should have been a sunny Memorial Day weekend in Lakeview, Minnesota. The sun retreated as the late spring rain washed away any desire to venture outdoors....

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

A broken thumb turns into a life in medicine for Marquette men’s tennis player

Ben Schultz, Sports Reporter April 12, 2022

A broken thumb in high school and wanting to be a hero for others is what has guided Marquette men's tennis redshirt junior Shaddy Khalafallah on his journey to becoming a physician. "I came into college...

Marquette mens lacrosse in its 16-11 win over Providence April 2.

O’Grady’s eight goals lead Marquette to record-setting win

Sam Arco, Assistant Sports Editor April 9, 2022

After opening BIG EAST play with a convincing win over Providence last time out, the Marquette men’s lacrosse team continued its recent fine form Saturday afternoon with a record-setting 23-13 win over...

Marquette womens lacrosse celebrates after a goal in its 19-14 win over Villanova April 9.

Golden Eagles earn first BIG EAST win of the season

Jackson Gross, Assistant Sports Editor April 9, 2022

After losing in its BIG EAST opener to UConn April 2, the Marquette women's lacrosse team entered Saturday looking to get back on track as against the Villanova Wildcats at Valley Fields. Behind a career-best...

Redshirt first-year forward Justin Lewis attempts a 3-pointer in Marquette mens basketballs 98-40 exhibition win over Bowie State Nov. 4.

BREAKING: Lewis announces return on Instagram Live, then reverses course

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor April 9, 2022

Updated April 9 at 6:06 pm CST  Marquette men's basketball redshirt first-year forward Justin Lewis provided fans with news that had them excited for a while. Earlier Saturday afternoon, around...

Zach Granger is a redshirt junior defender on the Marquette mens lacrosse team. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Zach Granger a mental health advocate with a leader mentality

Ava Mares, sports reporter April 5, 2022

Follow the leader: The well-known childhood game that Zach Granger took quite literally. “It was kind of like I joined (lacrosse) by default because my brother did. It was that older sibling, younger...

The Marquette womens Ultimate Frisbee team Moxie Ultimate after a competition. (Photo courtesy of Moxie Ultimate.)

‘Trust, resolve, passion’ serves as motto for Moxie Ultimate

Catherine Fink, Sports Reporter April 5, 2022

Marquette women’s club Ultimate Frisbee team Moxie Ultimate is flying high in spring tournaments as the popularity of the sport continues to grow.  Grace Zucchero, a junior in the College of Nursing...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

First-year long jumper ready for the outdoor season

Johnnie Brooker, Sports Reporter April 5, 2022

The Marquette women's track and field team is ready to hop into the outdoor season with the assistance of St. Charles North High School’s three-time state qualifier, Kaylee Hopp. "I want to go to...

Graduate student outside hitter Hope Werch attempts a pass in Marquettes 1-3 loss to Creighton Oct. 29.

Hope Werch becomes assistant coach at Bradley University

Jackson Gross, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2022

The culture of Marquette volleyball program has been part of former outside hitter Hope Werch's life for the past five seasons. Now after graduating in December, she will be swapping that blue and gold...

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