Marquette Wire

Squad loses star to pros, ready for tough schedule

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

This year, the Golden Eagles are selected to finish third of 14 teams in Conference USA in the preseason polls. Marquette ended its 2002 season with a 3-2 loss to in-state rival Wisconsin in the first round of the NCAA women's...

Cross Country Preview

tom.blair@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Sports

However, after winning the Conference USA championship and qualifying for NCAA nationals the past three years in row, Marquette's women's cross country team finds itself on the verge of that sporting promised land. "We've had...

Sophomores play on NACEL tour

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

For the last three years, basketball coach Bill Van Gundy has worked with Marquette basketball players through Nacel International, an organization that works with international student exchange programs in over 50 countries. Two...

Men’s Soccer Preview

Dave Rossetti

August 28, 2003

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

"For me, it's not motivation — it's just frustration," Adlard said. "I don't dwell on it because we did enough to win the game. We missed our chances." The 2003 team certainly has the potential to make a deeper run into the...

Fall means football in NCAA

steven.piche@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Sports

Impact PlayersOffense1. Phillip Rivers, Sr. QB, North Carolina State — If his last name was Manning he would be the hands-down preseason favorite for the Heisman trophy. But not coming from a royal family coupled wi...

Cause for Celebration

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Sports

According to head coach Pati Rolf, Hickerson will not start for the team at the beginning of the season but she will bring other intangibles to the club."She brings a great amount of maturity to the team," Rolf said. "...

No go for Novak

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Last July, while his teammates were in Milwaukee readying themselves for the next semester or even the NBA draft, sophomore forward Steve Novak was competing with the nation's best college basketball players in the hopes of making...

Cubs make push for playoff spot

August 28, 2003

Filed under Sports

In terms of players, the most valuable one does not reside in right field, but rather is the man on the mound. He has a 34-year-old's composure in a 22-year-old's body. Mark Prior came to the Cubs last year af...

No. 3 all-time scorer moves to front office

Dave Rossetti

August 25, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The sweet-shooting former guard said he made the decision to get back into basketball after recent discussions with Crean, who coached Wardle during the 1999-2000 and 2000-01 seasons. "It's a great opportunity," Wardle said....

Shockey’s antics shine light on double standard

steven.piche@marquette.edu

August 25, 2003

Filed under Sports

As controversial as those things have been, I have found his antics more entertaining than anything. Usually I would just dismiss this kind of comment, but after I thought about it, I saw that there was a clear doub...

Merritt recovers from surgery

Kim Kaiser

August 25, 2003

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The surgery was more of a precaution than the result of injury, Condon said. Condon went on to say that the surgery was necessary to avoid future injuries. "The procedure was not a result of a re-occurrence from a previous...

Squad learns summer lessons

Jenna Merten

August 25, 2003

Filed under Golf, Sports

Junior Nathan Colson was the most successful. Colson finished third in the Wisconsin state amateur tournament, won the state Bestball tournament with junior Jason Gaare, and qualified as the sixth seed for the U.S. Amateur Public...