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Men’s basketball team sheds hope for communities

Theo John (4) looks to make a play as Villanova guard Collin Gillespie closes in.

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor

June 9, 2020

The Marquette men's basketball team has been spending some time off the court to give back to the community. With a global pandemic and protests making up most of the headlines in the country, the team is doing some good for those around them. Both players and coaches have been actively involved in...

Hailey Block transfers to Marquette

Marquette women's soccer gather in huddle before their 3-1 win against Villanova on Oct. 20. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

John Leuzzi, Sports Audio Producer

June 5, 2020

Marquette women's soccer head coach Frank Pelaez announced in a statement Tuesday afternoon the addition of transfer Hailey Block to the program. "We're excited to get Hailey on campus," Pelaez said in the statement. "After a very successful freshman season, she's determined to prove her worth in the...

Lacrosse commit’s offer rescinded after Snapchat sparks outrage among students, community

With the university's plan to follow a hybrid model of classes, students with F-1 visas will be able to stay on campus if they will be taking both in-person and online classes. Marquette Wire stock photo

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

June 1, 2020

This story has been updated to further explain why the student involved is not being named at this time.  A Marquette women's lacrosse commit who posted an offensive message to her personal Snapchat story May 29 will not be attending Marquette University as her offers have been rescinded by the u...

Bailey leaves Marquette, decides to pursue professional career

Brendan Bailey (1) shoots a 3-pointer in Marquette's loss to Creighton Feb. 18.

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

May 22, 2020

Forward Brendan Bailey has decided not to return to the Marquette basketball program and to pursue his professional basketball career. Last month Bailey announced that he was entering the NBA draft without an agent, maintaining his eligibility to return to Marquette, but now he is fully committed...

NCAA, BIG EAST say no fall sports if campuses remain closed

Marquette flag.
(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

John Leuzzi, Assistant Sports Editor

May 17, 2020

The BIG EAST Conference and the NCAA both released their first update regarding falls sports last Friday as professional sports like the MLB, NBA and NHL continue to put together plans to start their respective seasons amid the coronavirus pandemic. "All of the commissioners and every president that...

Presutti brings family atmosphere, Syracuse roots to Marquette as assistant coach

Assistant coach Jake Presutti returns to the bench after a timeout in Marquette's Dec. 28 win over Central Arkansas.

John Steppe

May 10, 2020

One morning in November, Jake Presutti’s son Theo had the “star day” many other three-year-olds would dream of having. A typical “star day” involves leading the class and bringing a few things from home. The son of the MU assistant coach brought a few of his friends — Marquette men’s ...

Daniel Pederson looks forward to next chapter in life after Marquette

Daniel Pederson runs during cross country season. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Sam Arco, Sports Reporter

May 10, 2020

Senior distance runner Daniel Pederson made sure he left his mark in a Marquette uniform throughout his four years at the university.   A native of Spooner, Wisconsin, Pederson attended Spooner High School where he was a 3,200-meter state champion and 1,600-meter runner-up his senior year. He was also a 2015 WIAA Division 2 cross country state champion earlier that year. ...

Jose Perez transfers to Marquette

Greg Elliott (5) attempts a layup in Marquette's loss to Seton Hall Feb. 29.

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

May 10, 2020

Marquette acquired its second transfer of the offseason as former Gardner-Webb Bulldog Jose Perez committed to the program. After averaging 15 points in his freshman season, the 6-foot-5 guard averaged 15.2 points, 4.2 assists and 6.5 rebounds a game in his sophomore campaign for the Bulldogs. He...

Kubik goes from ‘borderline’ to program record setter

James Kubik pole vaulting. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

May 6, 2020

For Marquette track and field senior pole vaulter James Kubik, walking on to the team after trying out was not the only challenge he faced during his four years on the team. Originally coming to Marquette for its biomedical engineering program, the Carol Stream, Illinois, native found his way onto...

Seeing familiar faces away from home

Cole (left) and Carrie (right) from a post on the Marquette SAAC Instagram page. (Photo courtesy of Carrie Froemming.)

John Leuzzi, Assistant Sports Editor

May 5, 2020

Growing up in Minnesota, Cole and Carrie Froemming found a love for a sport that wasn't popular. The two siblings are now playing at Marquette during the same time.

Meyers brings competitive fire to Golden Eagles

Brett Meyers hits a forehand Feb. 9 during the team's match against Valparaiso. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Andrew Amouzou, Sports Reporter

May 3, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has not only canceled spring sports and the last chance for seniors to win a BIG EAST title but it has also sped up the process for of getting ready to enter the working field of their desired careers. Marquette men's tennis senior Brett Myers said the transition is not going...

Warstler looks back on hard-fought career

Alex Warstler attempts a forehand at practice in 2020. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Tyler Peters, Assistant Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

Every athlete has their own unique path to success. For senior Alex Warstler, it hasn't been easy during his collegiate career. In his four seasons on the Marquette men's tennis team, Warstler has gone from battling through injuries to fighting for playing time. "I had to work my butt off," Warstler...