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The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Graduate student forward Lauren Van Kleuen after a basket in Marquette womens basketballs 79-75 win over St. Johns Feb. 27.

Composure down the stretch leads Marquette to win over St. John’s

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter February 27, 2022

Behind a strong performance from "super seniors" Lauren Van Kleunen and Karissa McLaughlin,  Marquette women's basketball concluded its regular season with a 79-75 win over St. John's Sunday afternoon...

Marquette womens lacrosse in its 16-13 win over Cincinnati Feb. 12.

Women’s lacrosse loses third straight game on the road

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter February 20, 2022

Marquette women's lacrosse team entered Sunday afternoon's contest against Ohio State looking to end its two-game losing streak. However, the Golden Eagles were unable to accomplish that feat as the Buckeyes...

Senior forward Chloe Marotta (52) looks to make a pass in Marquette womens basketballs 72-58 loss to No. 8 UConn Feb. 6.

BASELINE: Women’s basketball falls to No. 8 UConn

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter February 13, 2022

Following its overtime loss Friday to Villanova, the Marquette women's basketball team returned to the Al McGuire Center Sunday to host the No. 8 UConn Huskies. Despite not leading by more than four...

Graduate student forward Lauren Van Kleunen (42) dribbles the ball up the court in Marquette womens basketballs 62-43 win over Seton Hall Jan. 26.

Women’s basketball earns 10th home victory of season

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

After a two-game road trip, the Marquette women's basketball team returned home to the Al McGuire Center to host the Seton Hall Pirates looking to extend its winning streak to three-games. Behind a...

Womens basketball head coach Megan Duffy talks to her to team in a timeout during its 59-45 win over Butler Dec. 5. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

PREVIEW: Women’s basketball looks to rebound against DePaul

Kelly Reilly, Sports Reporter January 11, 2022

Marquette women's basketball looks to re-enter the win column Wednesday night when they host the DePaul Blue Demons at the Al McGuire Center. The Golden Eagles (9-4, 2-2 BIG EAST) are coming off a 62-45...

Graduate student guard Karissa McLaughlin (12) dribbles the ball in Marquette womens basketballs 89-65 win over North Dakota Dec. 11.

Marquette suffers first BIG EAST loss of the season

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter December 19, 2021

Marquette women's basketball entered Sunday's contest against Seton Hall looking for its first win at Walsh Gymnasium since the 2018-19 season. However, the Pirates had other plans as they defeated...

Sophomore guard Danyel Middleton (25) chases down the ball in Marquettes 59-45 win over Butler Dec. 5.

Baseline: Defense leads Marquette to win over Butler

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter December 5, 2021

After defeating the Xavier Musketeers Friday, Marquette women's basketball hosted the Butler Bulldogs Sunday at the Al McGuire Center. Despite poor shooting a season-low 29.9% from the field, the Golden...

Antwainette Walker (4) attempts to make a pass in Marquettes 60-45 win over Southern Nov. 15 at the Al McGuire Center.

Walker stepping into bigger role as a defender for Golden Eagles

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter November 30, 2021
With the graduation of former guard Selena Lott, Marquette women's basketball junior guard Antwainette Walker is looking to take on a bigger role this season with the Golden Eagles.
Lauren Van Kleunen (42) dribbles the ball in Marquettes win over Southern Nov. 15.

Marquette comes from behind to defeat Middle Tennessee in overtime

Kelly Reilly, Sports Reporter November 26, 2021

Marquette women's basketball overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half, defeating Middle Tennessee 59-55 in overtime Friday afternoon in the Daytona Beach Invitational. The Golden Eagles used...

Marquette womens basketball head coach Megan Duffy played at Notre Dame and in the WNBA.

JOURNAL: Women in Sports & Sports Media

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter November 17, 2021
According to an article written in March 2021 by Paola Boivin of Global Sport Matters, only 10% of sports editors and 11.5% of sports reporters are women.
Rose Nkumu (right) in motion during Marquettes 60-45 win over Southern Nov. 15 at the Al McGuire Center.

Women’s basketball uses second half performance to defeat Southern

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter November 15, 2021

Marquette women's basketball earned its third straight win of the season defeating Southern University 65-40 at the Al McGuire Center Monday afternoon. "Excited about winning this afternoon, we knew...

Graduate student guard Karissa McLaughlin (12) goes up for a layup in Marquette womens basketballs 90-58 win over NJIT Nov. 12.

Women’s basketball dominates in win over NJIT

Kelly Reilly , Sports Reporter November 12, 2021

Marquette women's basketball earned win No. 2 of the season Friday night defeating New Jersey Institute of Technology 90-58 at the Al McGuire Center. "Thrilled about the win tonight," Marquette women's...

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