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BASELINE: Duffy earns first postseason win at helm of MU

Lauren Van Kleunen (42) attempts a shot in Marquette's 72-59 win over Villanova Saturday night.

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

March 7, 2020

CHICAGO — After upsetting DePaul at the Al McGuire Center on Senior Day to end the regular season, Marquette women’s basketball traveled to Wintrust Arena and topped Villanova 72-59 in the BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinals. Despite poor shooting in the third quarter, the Golden Eagles never los...

Men’s basketball finishes its regular season on 3-game losing streak

Markus Howard (0) attempts a shot in Marquette's win over St. John's Jan. 21 at Fiserv Forum.

Tyler Peters, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2020

After losing a heartbreaker against DePaul Tuesday night, Marquette came into New York hoping to officially secure a first-round bye in the BIG EAST Tournament. But St. John's had other plans, defeating the Golden Eagles 88-86 in the final regular-season match of the season. MU will now have to rely...

Marquette falls short to Robert Morris in final seconds

Marquette lacrosse player battles for ball against Bellarmine

Molly Gretzlock, Sports Reporter

March 7, 2020

Marquette men’s lacrosse team suffered its second loss in a row on home turf Saturday against Robert Morris University with a final score of 11-10. “Hats off to Robert Morris and Coach McMinn,” head coach Andrew Stimmel said. “They made a great play at the end of the game to win. We had a chan...

Golden Eagles drop first game at home in 16-14 loss to Ohio State

Caroline Steller (4) looks to make a pass in Marquette's 16-6 win over Niagara on Feb. 23.

Sam Arco, Sports Reporter

March 7, 2020

Marquette women’s lacrosse suffered its first home loss of the season to Ohio State 16-14 Saturday afternoon, snapping the Golden Eagles’ two-game winning streak. "Overall, I thought we did a lot of great things today," Marquette women's lacrosse head coach Meredith Black said. "We just needed...

Duffy gears up for first BIG EAST Tournament as head coach

Megan Duffy walks up the sideline in Marquette's 76-54 win over Butler on Feb. 16 on Play4Kay Day.

John Leuzzi, Assistant Sports Editor

March 6, 2020

Going into the season projected to finish ninth in the BIG EAST Preseason Coaches’ Poll, Marquette women's basketball took it a little more personal than one might think. The team put up the projected standings in their locker room to use it as motivation to prove everyone wrong. "When those standings cam...

Men’s, women’s teams finish as runner ups at BIG EAST Indoor Championships

Members of the Marquette men's track and field team pose with the runner up trophy. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Sam Arco, Sports Reporter

March 6, 2020

Marquette men’s and women’s track and field teams both placed second at the BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships this past weekend in Geneva, Ohio. "I'm happy for our kids as they've been working really hard to make sure they're performing at their best for the postseason," Marquette...

Foust, Greving lead Golden Eagles in blowout victory over Central Michigan

Lydia Foust (37) looks up field in Marquette's 17-6 win against Cincinnati on Feb.14.

Tyler Peters, Assistant Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Marquette women's lacrosse picked up its second straight victory, defeating the Central Michigan Chippewas 19-9 Wednesday afternoon. MU is now a perfect 4-0 at Valley Fields this season and improves to 5-3 overall. Marquette surrendered a 1-0 lead early in the match, but it was all Golden Eagles...

Duffy named BIG EAST Coach of the Year

Megan Duffy congratulates her team for its 57-52 win over Villanova

John Leuzzi, Assistant Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Three days after earning her first win against a ranked team as head coach of Marquette women's basketball, the conference named Megan Duffy as the BIG EAST Coach of the Year Wednesday. This is the first award Duffy has received in her three years as a head coach. In her first season at MU, Duffy...

Marquette drops second straight in 69-68 loss to DePaul

Markus Howard (0) attempts a 3-pointer in Marquette's 76-72 win over DePaul on Feb. 1.

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter

March 4, 2020

After losing to Seton Hall Saturday on Senior Day, Marquette traveled down I-94 to take on DePaul looking tor turn things around. However, it was the Blue Demons who came out on top, defeating the Golden Eagles 69-68  Tuesday night. Despite DePaul's best player in 6-foot-9 forward Paul Reed being...

MLAX alum spends summer after graduation playing pro lacrosse

Noah Richard (55) runs in Marquette's 15-9 win  against Bellarmine Feb. 9, 2019. (Marquette Wire stock photo.)

Dan Avington, Sports Audio Producer

March 3, 2020

Long-stick defensive midfielder Noah Richard was selected by the Waterdogs in the 2020 PLL Expansion draft after playing one season for the Atlas Lacrosse Club.

Bode and Scott prepare for unique opportunity with Pelaez

John Leuzzi, Assistant Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

With the hirings of Steve Bode and Erin Scott, women's soccer head coach Frank Pelaez said he has found "people who have passion, intensity and are motivated to make (the) women better."

Bond between Powell, Howard extends beyond basketball

Markus Howard (0) attempts a 3-pointer in Marquette's 88-79 loss against No. 13 Seton Hall Feb. 29 at Fiserv Forum.

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

The relationship between Marquette's Markus Howard and Seton Hall's Myles Powell spans far beyond the basketball court.