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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Womens lacrosse drops first game of west coast trip to San Diego

Women’s lacrosse drops first game of west coast trip to San Diego

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter March 15, 2022

Marquette women's lacrosse opened up its two-game west coast road trip Tuesday night against San Diego State, looking for its fifth win of the season. However, the Aztecs had other plans as they defeated...

Marquette mens basketball prior to its loss to Creighton in the BIG EAST Tournament quarterfinals March 10. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

NCAA Tournament gives Marquette a shot to showcase itself once again

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor March 15, 2022

It has been 16,423 days since Marquette cut down the nets inside Omni Coliseum in Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1977 NCAA Division I Basketball Championship Game against North Carolina. And shy of its 45th...

Jordan King (23) and Chloe Marotta (52) in Marquette womens basketballs win over St. Johns Feb. 27.

Women’s basketball earns automatic bid for WNIT, hosts Ball State Wednesday

Jackson Gross, Assistant Sports Editor March 14, 2022

For the first time since 2014, the Marquette women's basketball team will be participating in the Women's National Invitational Tournament. The announcement came Monday afternoon on the team's Twitter...

Marquette mens basketball at its NCAA Tournament selection watch party at the Mecca March 13. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette selected as No. 9 seed, faces North Carolina in NCAA Tournament

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor March 13, 2022

For the first time in three-years, the Marquette men's basketball team heard its name called on Selection Sunday. At its selection show watch party at the Mecca Sports Bar, the Golden Eagles found out...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette stumbles down the stretch, falls to Drexel in double overtime

Sam Arco, Assistant Sports Editor March 12, 2022

Despite leading for the majority of Saturday afternoon, the Marquette men’s lacrosse team fell to the Drexel University Dragons 11-10 at Valley Fields in double overtime.   The Golden Eagles failed...

Redshirt first-year forward Justin Lewis (10) heads to the basket in Marquette mens basketballs 74-63 loss to Creighton in the BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinals March 10 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette can’t handle Creighton’s defense in BIG EAST Tournament loss

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor March 10, 2022

NEW YORK -  Marquette men's basketball will have to wait another year for its first BIG EAST Tournament title after falling 74-63 to Creighton in the quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Madison Square...

Redshirt first-year forward Justin Lewis (10) in Marquette mens basketballs 85-77 win over St. Johns March 5.

PREVIEW: Marquette prepares for BIG EAST Tournament opener against Creighton

John Leuzzi, Executive Sports Editor March 10, 2022

NEW YORK - Marquette men's basketball is set to open the BIG EAST Tournament Thursday afternoon as they face No. 4 seed Creighton inside Madison Square Garden. The Golden Eagles are coming off a 85-77...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Serbian native brings her competition to Marquette

Hannah Freireich, Sports Reporter March 9, 2022

Hailing from Pancevo, Serbia with the dreams of one day becoming a professional tennis player sophomore Emilija Kojcic found her fit playing in the double's lineup for Marquette women's tennis. For...

Shaka Smart Style Showcases Success in Season

Shaka Smart Style Showcases Success in Season

Randi Haseman, Arts and Entertainment Executive Editor March 8, 2022
In preparation of the BIG EAST Tournament, here's a recap of some of the Smart styles we've seen this season.
(Photo courtesy of Marquette Club Figure Skating.)

Figure skating team embodies grace and determination

Catherine Fink, Sports Reporter March 8, 2022

Ballet, dance, strength, poise and ice are words don't sound like they belong together, but when those elements are added together, it's the very definition of figure skating. Raw strength combined with...

Junior midfielder Emma Soccodato in Marquette womens lacrosses win over Cincinnati Feb. 12.

Women’s lacrosse incorporates new training program in off-season

Jackson Gross, Assistant Sports Editor March 8, 2022

After failing to make the BIG EAST tournament for the second year in a row following the 2020-21 season, Marquette women's lacrosse head coach Meredith Black, along with assistant director of sports performance...

Marquette womens basketball fell to No. 7 UConn in the BIG EAST Tournament semifinals March 6. (Photo courtesy of Ben Soloman.)

Marquette falls to No. 7 UConn in BIG EAST Tournament semifinals

Ben Schultz, Sports Reporter March 6, 2022

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - The Marquette women's basketball team's streak of five-straight appearances in the BIG EAST Tournament finals came to an end Sunday afternoon after 71-51 loss to No. 7 UConn in the...

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