Marquette Wire

Trials Day 1: Lehman wins 5,000 meter race, Olympic fate still in limbo

Trials Day 1: Lehman wins 5,000 meter race, Olympic fate still in limbo

Brendan Ploen, Assistant Sports Editor
January 2, 2018
Filed under Sports, Wire Featured

Heading into Tuesday's Long Track Olympic Trials at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, Marquette junior Emery Lehman had an idea of what the winning time for the 5,000-meter race would be. "A good race for someone will be someone doing 30-second laps most of the way," Lehman said. "I think...

Turnover advantage, 3-point shooting gives Marquette first BIG EAST win of year against Georgetown

Turnover advantage, 3-point shooting gives Marquette first BIG EAST win of year against Georgetown

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
December 30, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After being outscored 44-28 in the paint and out-rebounded 37-34 Wednesday against Xavier, Marquette head coach Steve Wojciechowski knew the team needed to improve its post play. “Obviously we have to protect our paint at a higher level,” Wojo said Wednesday. “I wish it was just one thing we had ...

Marquette forces 31 turnovers in victory over UW-Milwaukee

Marquette forces 31 turnovers in victory over UW-Milwaukee

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
December 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Marquette came out on top Sunday against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 83-68, marking its six straight against the Panthers and extending its series lead to 27-20. Marquette's defensive pressure continues to give opponents fits offensively. Marquette forced 31 turnovers, resulting in 25 more fi...

Takeaways from Marquette’s 82-76 loss at Michigan

Takeaways from Marquette’s 82-76 loss at Michigan

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
December 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Despite a season-high 23 points from junior Erika Davenport, Marquette fell to No. 24 Michigan, 82-76.   Some scorers were hot, some weren't Davenport had her way in the paint; she went 8-of-14 from the field, 7-of-8 from the free-throw line, and collected seven rebounds. Fellow juniors Allaz...

MUSG member creates “You’re not Alone” campaign

MUSG member creates “You’re not Alone” campaign

Sarah Lipo, News Reporter
December 5, 2017
Filed under News, Student Government

In late September, Marquette University Student Government members participated in a retreat to learn more about leadership and to grow comfortable with one another. It spurred one student to create a mental health initiative. 

Holidays light up city

Holidays light up city

Mikala Hershman, Arts & Entertainment Reporter
November 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The 19th Annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival kicked off Thursday, November 16th. The event started off with the lighting of the Christmas Tree outside of City Hall. The thirty-two foot Colorado Spruce was donated by Tom Scannell and Elizabeth Hipp, who attended the tree lighting ceremony. The tree was cut down at a South Side home Wednesday, November 1st. Milwaukee residents have competed for the honor of being the ones to donate the Christmas tree for more than one hundred years. The tree was heaved in front of City Hall and positioned by The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works Forestry Division and was decorated by members of the Department of Public Works.

Five players finish in double-digits as Marquette routs Loyola-Maryland

Five players finish in double-digits as Marquette routs Loyola-Maryland

Chris Reisner, Sports Staff Writer
November 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

After losing in last-second fashion to New Mexico in its season opener, Marquette bounced back with an 83-63 win over Loyola-Maryland Sunday at the Al McGuire Center. It was a team effort in this one, as five Golden Eagles scored in double figures. Coming off a 23-point performance in her first c...

Beard’s first career multi-goal match extends Marquette’s season

Beard’s first career multi-goal match extends Marquette’s season

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
October 29, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Carrie Madden has been a focal point of Marquette’s offense in October, scoring five of the team’s nine goals in the month entering play Sunday. But with the season on the line, she switched roles from star to supporting actor, assisting on two of Marquette’s three goals in a 3-0 shutout of Xavi...

Madden goals propel Marquette into BIG EAST Tournament picture

Madden goals propel Marquette into BIG EAST Tournament picture

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
October 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

In the fourth minute, senior Madison Dunker, playing in possibly her final home game, launched a free kick from about 40 yards out. On the other end, midfielder Carrie Madden quickly ran past her marker and headed it into the left corner of the net. “Dunker served the ball in long,” Madden said. “I was just...

Hauser drops double-double in exhibition win over UWM

Hauser drops double-double in exhibition win over UWM

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
October 22, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, MUTV, Sports, Sports

Going into the season, head coach Steve Wojciechowski wanted Hauser to do a little bit of everything this year, including pick up some rebounding slack. “He is a real key guy for us,” Wojo said. “Last year he could kind of play off others. This year we need him to be real aggressive.” Th...

Three takeaways: Open practice exposes defense, communication concerns

Three takeaways: Open practice exposes defense, communication concerns

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
October 20, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's basketball had another tune-up Thursday before scrimmaging University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sunday. Here are three takeaways from the season ticket–holder practice at the Bradley Center: Defense takes priority Defense was a big point of emphasis last night, which is as expected for a team ...

Spanish community reacts to Catalonian independence referendum

Spanish community reacts to Catalonian independence referendum

Jenny Whidden, News Reporter
October 10, 2017
Filed under Metro & Politics, News, Wire Featured

Millions of Catalonians participated in what Spain declared an illegal referendum last Sunday. Catalonian officials reported 90% of the 2.26 million votes were for independence. The total voter turnout was 42.3%. However, because the referendum was illegal, the Catalonian government's statistics statistics may not be completely accurate.