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NCAA moves fall sports to spring

The Marquette volleyball team celebrates during a game Sept. 5, 2019 at Wisconsin.

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

The NCAA announced that the Division I Council will be accepting proposals that would move fall athletic seasons to the spring.

Block returns to Valley Fields for chapter two

Hailey Block (7) goes to kick the soccer ball. (Photo courtesy of Southeast Missouri State.)

John Leuzzi, Sports Audio Producer

September 22, 2020

Sophomore transfer Hailey Block once roamed the sidelines at Valley Fields as a ball girl during women soccer games as a child. She now gets to wear the MU jersey.

New goals for Posarelli’s last season on the team

Oliver Posarelli dribbles the ball in Marquette's Senior Night game against DePaul Oct. 31, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

September 22, 2020

Senior defender Oliver Posarelli looks to bring his leadership skills back to the pitch after missing last season due to injury.

Wisconsin players bring local perspective to men’s soccer team

Alex Mirsberger (21) sets up defensively during a match last season against Green Bay.

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

As Wisconsin natives, Alex Mirsberger and Zak Wegner are serving as "hosts" for the rest of the men's soccer team.

Theis, Martinez reflect on her time at MU filled with ‘humor’ and ‘hard work’

Gabbi Martinez (11) gets ready to serve the ball in a match against Purdue last season.

Jackson Gross, Sports Reporter

September 22, 2020

Women's volleyball senior defensive specialist Gabbi Martinez has made the most of her time on the court and in the Milwaukee community.

Inside the life of Marquette’s sophomore goalie

Women's soccer sophomore goalkeeper Mel McNamara will be fighting for the starting role this upcoming season. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Kristin Parisi, Sports Reporter

September 22, 2020

Sophomore goalkeeper Mel McNamara has brought a lot of personality to the women's soccer team, both on and off the field.

Wire Sports Weekly – Sept. 18

Maddie Monticello (20) attempts to make a pass in Marquette's 1-0 2OT win against Michigan on Sept. 1 2019.

John Leuzzi, Sports Reporter

September 18, 2020

Women's soccer beat reporter Kristin Parisi joins John Leuzzi to discuss the latest within the Marquette women's soccer program as the Golden Eagles have returned to practice this week, featuring a pre-recorded interview with sophomore midfielder Alex Campana and senior defender Maddie Monticello.

BREAKING: Basketball season set to begin Nov. 25

Lauren Van Kleunen (42) attempts a shot in Marquette women's basketball loss to DePaul March 9.

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

September 16, 2020

Men's and women's college basketball seasons will begin Nov. 25, a two-week pushback of the original date, Nov. 10, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Milwaukee’s Racing Sausages among best traditions in baseball

The Johnsonville sausages race during the sixth inning during the third game of the final home series between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs on September 5, 2018, at Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI.

Bryan Geenen, Sports Reporter

September 15, 2020

Few MLB traditions are as special as Milwaukee's Racing Sausages.

Athletics hires mental health specialist

Dr. Kristin Hoff is the Director of Student-Athlete Mental Health and Performance. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

September 15, 2020

Marquette Athletics hires a mental health professional for student athletes after the conversation began in early 2019.

First-year soccer player takes on challenge of ROTC program

Aeryn Kennedy plays for Camdenton High School in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Aeryn Kennedy from D.L. Jones Photography.)

Kristin Parisi, Sports Reporter

September 15, 2020

A Marquette first-year is doubling in both being a part of the women's soccer team and a member of Marquette's ROTC program.

Hunter Eichhorn has big aspirations after college

Hunter Eichhorn hits the golf ball at Erin Hills October 8, 2019.

Matthew Valente, Sports Reporter

September 15, 2020

After the cancellation of the fall season, redshirt junior Hunter Eichhorn is looking forward to a golf career following his days at Marquette.