Marquette Wire

Zoe Comerford
Zoe Comerford is the Executive Sports Editor for the Marquette Wire. She is a junior from Naperville, Illinois, majoring in journalism and Spanish and minoring in digital media. She enjoys talking about and watching sports, going to Cubs games, watching horror movies and traveling. She hopes to be the best play-by-play announcer, color commentator and anchor she can be, as well as improve her feature writing abilities.

Zoe Comerford, Assistant Sports Editor

Jun 01, 2020
Lacrosse commit’s offer rescinded after Snapchat sparks outrage among students, community (Story)
May 01, 2020
COVID-19 BLOG: Giving thanks and gaining perspective (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
Power of One (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
OSU’s D.J. Carton transfers to Marquette (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
Men’s basketball adds Gainey as associate head coach (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Howard becomes first Marquette student-athlete to win Senior CLASS Award (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
Coronavirus affects volleyball’s spring training (Story)
Mar 24, 2020
Lacrosse programs react to NCAA granting eligibility relief (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Howard named to AP All-America First Team (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
BREAKING: Stan Johnson receives head coaching job at LMU (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
BIG EAST cancels spring sport championships (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
BREAKING: NCAA cancels March Madness (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
BREAKING: BIG EAST cancels men’s basketball tournament (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
BIG EAST Tournament continues at MSG despite NCAA ruling (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
PREVIEW: Men’s basketball opens BIG EAST Tournament play against No. 16 Seton Hall (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
BASELINE: Held leads DePaul to third consecutive BIG EAST Tournament title (Story)
Mar 08, 2020
BASELINE: Women’s basketball heads to its fourth consecutive BIG EAST Tournament Championship (Story)
Mar 08, 2020
Howard selected to All-BIG EAST First Team for second consecutive season (Story)
Mar 07, 2020
BASELINE: Duffy earns first postseason win at helm of MU (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Bond between Powell, Howard extends beyond basketball (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Effective ball distribution, 3-point shooting end in 21-point victory over Georgetown (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Howard passes Lawrence Moten as BIG EAST all-time scoring leader (Story)
Feb 22, 2020
Sloppy ball handling leads to upset at Providence, men’s basketball loses third straight (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
BASELINE: Poor 3-point shooting leads to loss against No. 15 Creighton (Story)
Feb 09, 2020
Men’s basketball upsets No. 19 Butler on National Marquette Day (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Howard announced as finalist for Bob Cousy Award (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
Second-half surge, zone defense give Golden Eagles comeback victory (Story)
Jan 31, 2020
Men’s basketball prepares to host I-94 rival (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Anim’s career night helps Golden Eagles survive in Cintas Center (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
New business school to replace McCormick Hall (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Marquette community, sports legends mourn death of Kobe Bryant (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Dorothy Day’s granddaughter visits campus, advocates for social justice in theology class (Story)
Jan 24, 2020
BASELINE: Golden Eagles’ agility, fourth-quarter defense prevails in rout over Georgetown (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Men’s basketball faces second ranked team in BIG EAST play (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
BREAKING: Morrow officially leaves Marquette’s basketball program (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
BASELINE: Anim’s 3-point shooting, offensive distribution help Marquette outlast St. John’s (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Matthews reflects on bond between brothers, return to Milwaukee (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Home court wins crucial due to depth of conference (Story)
Jan 20, 2020
Men’s basketball looks to avenge last season’s struggles against St. John’s for Al’s Night (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
Men’s basketball still looking for first conference win away from Fiserv (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
Offensive aggressiveness, toughness push Marquette to 20-point rout over Xavier (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
BREAKING: Morrow leaves Marquette basketball (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
BREAKING: Marquette promotes coaches Rogers, Birren (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
Marquette looks to snap two-game losing streak against Xavier at Fiserv Forum (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
Barber, Speckman say goodbye to Marquette volleyball (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Marquette looks for first away game win in BIG EAST play at Seton Hall (Story)
Jan 07, 2020
Scoring woes, inability to convert down the stretch hands Marquette its second loss in BIG EAST play (Story)
Jan 07, 2020
BASELINE: Despite Bailey’s clutch 3-pointer, offensive droughts in first half lead to first loss at Fiserv Forum (Story)
Jan 06, 2020
Undefeated home record will be tested against Providence (Story)
Jan 04, 2020
Stout defense, hot first-half shooting as Golden Eagles upset No. 10 Villanova (Story)
Jan 01, 2020
Foul trouble, sloppy defense lead to 17-point loss in BIG EAST opener (Story)
Dec 30, 2019
Golden Eagles look to continue win streak in 2020 heading to Creighton New Year’s Day (Story)
Dec 29, 2019
BASELINE: Stonewall, reigning conference champions justify No. 16 ranking (Story/Media)
Dec 28, 2019
Howard powers hot-shooting offense past brother’s alma mater (Story)
Dec 21, 2019
Howard brothers break NCAA record, Golden Eagles outlast NDSU (Story)
Dec 07, 2019
Volleyball season ends in four-set loss to No. 16 seed Purdue (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
Volleyball opens 2019 NCAA Tournament with sweep over Dayton (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Marquette dominates Jacksonville despite absence of Howard (Story)
Dec 01, 2019
Volleyball misses out on hosting NCAAs, prepares to take on Dayton (Story)
Dec 01, 2019
Career-high day for Bailey not enough as Golden Eagles fall to No. 5 Maryland (Story)
Nov 30, 2019
Volleyball falls to red-hot St. John’s in BIG EAST Championship (Story)
Nov 29, 2019
Volleyball heads to third consecutive BIG EAST Championship match with sweep over Villanova (Story)
Nov 28, 2019
Marquette overcomes foul trouble to beat Davidson in Orlando Invitational (Story)
Nov 23, 2019
Baseline: Men’s basketball defeats Robert Morris despite scoring 19 points in first half (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Men’s basketball renews rivalry with Notre Dame, series starts 2022-23 at Fiserv Forum (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Marquette volleyball ready to host 2019 BIG EAST Championships (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Faith plays crucial role in shaping Howard’s life, starts FCA at Marquette (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
Marquette suffers first loss of 2019 season to in-state rival Wisconsin (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
Wojciechowski prepares for Nate Reuvers, Wisconsin Badgers Sunday (Story)
Nov 16, 2019
Volleyball defeats Villanova in four sets on Senior Night (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Allie Barber breaks MU’s all-time kills record (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
It’s Game Day (Story)
Nov 09, 2019
Allie Barber ties Theresa Coughlin as all-time kills leader with sweep at DePaul (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Dexter Akanno plans to redshirt 2019-’20 season (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Howard becomes men’s basketball’s all-time leading scorer in win over Loyola Maryland (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Barber crucial piece to rebuilding Marquette volleyball into top 10 program (Story)
Nov 02, 2019
Volleyball opens November with a sweep over Xavier (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Baseline: Golden Eagles win exhibition against St. Norbert College (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
‘Never stops moving’: Opponents prepare for another year of Markus Howard-led Marquette basketball (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Seniors embrace mentoring young team (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Marotta transitions from walk-on to program assistant (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
Volleyball downs St. John’s 3-1 at Carnesecca Arena (Story)
Oct 19, 2019
Volleyball completes second sweep in 24-hour period with win at Georgetown (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Johnson provides options at post, rebounding presence (Story)
Oct 12, 2019
Volleyball falls to reigning BIG EAST champs No. 13 Creighton in five-set heartbreaker (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Gwyn Jones comes to Marquette after upbringing as goat farmer (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Volleyball picks up 3-1 victory at Xavier (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Volleyball defeats Seton Hall for sixth consecutive win (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Volleyball sweeps Butler in BIG EAST opener (Story)
Sep 24, 2019
Family closely follows Konovodoff’s successes at Marquette (Story)
Sep 21, 2019
Volleyball beats UNI in four sets (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Volleyball sweeps Green Bay at the Al (Story)
Sep 17, 2019
‘Controlled chaos’ prepares Konovodoff for Marquette (Story)
Sep 15, 2019
Volleyball outlasts Illinois State in third consecutive five-set match (Story)
Sep 15, 2019
Volleyball falls to No. 14 Illinois in Redbird Classic (Story)
Sep 08, 2019
Volleyball loses first match of 2019 season to Baylor (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
No. 11 Marquette stuns No. 4 Wisconsin in five-set thriller (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Chris Williams joins Marquette golf staff as assistant coach (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
Volleyball bonds on foreign tour in Europe (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Volleyball opens 2019 season with sweeps over Utah Valley, Boise State (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
SEASON PREVIEW: Volleyball aims for repeat of historic 2018 (Story)
Aug 07, 2019
Three takeaways: Slow start, late turnovers hinder Golden Eagles Alumni in TBT championship (Story)
Jul 10, 2019
Men’s basketball promotes Jake Presutti, Dan Madhavapallil (Story)
Jun 27, 2019
Men’s basketball nonconference 2019-‘20 opponents set (Story)
Jun 27, 2019
UConn rejoins BIG EAST after unanimous vote (Story)
May 15, 2019
Home is Where the Heart Is (Story/Media)
May 02, 2019
Women’s lacrosse loses to No. 24 Georgetown in BIG EAST semifinals (Story)
Apr 27, 2019
Women’s lacrosse stuns No. 24 Georgetown (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Allazia Blockton signs training camp contract with Chicago Sky (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Second women’s basketball signee reopens her recruitment (Story)
Apr 20, 2019
Women’s lacrosse ends winning streak with 10-goal loss at Denver (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Duffy hiring ends week of uncertainty for women’s basketball (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Duffy looks to sustain women’s basketball’s winning tradition (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Hiedeman picked No. 18 in 2019 WNBA Draft (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
McGuire uses fifth year to inspire younger players (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
MUPD responds to an investigation on 12th and Wisconsin Ave. (Story/Media)
Mar 26, 2019
Six seniors set precedent for basketball program’s culture (Story)
Mar 24, 2019
Three takeaways: Carter’s record night eliminates Marquette from NCAA Tournament (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Three takeaways: Lott, Van Kleunen’s defensive efforts lead Marquette to Round of 32 (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Women’s basketball prepares for height disadvantage against Rice (Story)
Mar 20, 2019
Strength, Sweat and the Shops of Grand Avenue (Story)
Mar 17, 2019
Gabriel sets record in Marquette’s victory over Niagara (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
Women’s lacrosse dominates at Canisius (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Three takeaways: Free-throw struggles, Stonewall’s and-one hand DePaul BIG EAST Tournament title (Story)
Mar 11, 2019
Three takeaways: Seniors, 3-pointers propel Marquette past Georgetown (Story)
Mar 10, 2019
Women’s basketball tries to keep ‘underdog’ mentality heading into BIG EAST Tournament (Story)
Mar 09, 2019
Three takeaways: Georgetown’s freshmen guards pose problems for No. 16 Marquette (Story)
Mar 09, 2019
Heldt, Marotta make impact on Marquette men’s basketball culture (Story)
Mar 05, 2019
Henry’s Peruvian mission trip, internship changed her professional path (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
Women’s lacrosse suffers blowout at High Point (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Women’s lacrosse prepares for challenging matchup against Ohio State (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Blockton’s collegiate success starts with upbringing, coaching at Dominican (Story)
Feb 23, 2019
Women’s lacrosse beats Kennesaw State 19-15 despite lethargic start (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Women’s lacrosse bonds over blue duck (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
Women’s lacrosse falls at Cincinnati (Story)
Feb 10, 2019
Women’s lacrosse rebounds with first victory of 2019 over Louisville (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Three takeaways: Marquette overcomes lack of production from Hauser brothers (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Paschall, Booth provide challenges for No. 10 Golden Eagles on National Marquette Day (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Women’s lacrosse falls 19-4 to Notre Dame in home opener (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Women’s lacrosse opens 2019 at home against Notre Dame (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
PREVIEW: Gabriel leads women’s lacrosse after successful 2018 season (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
Women’s basketball travels to BIG EAST rival DePaul Sunday (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Wade continues to impact Marquette men’s basketball during final NBA season (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Rosenthal graduates early, competes internationally with LP Viesti (Story)
Jan 20, 2019
Davenport tallies fourth consecutive double-double in narrow victory over St. John’s (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Women’s basketball eases past Seton Hall on MPS Day (Story)
Jan 12, 2019
Hauser becomes 50th player to reach 1,000 career points (Story)
Dec 21, 2018
Three takeaways: Marquette becomes No. 14 Buffalo’s first loss of 2018-’19 (Story)
Dec 08, 2018
Three takeaways: Marquette takes down No. 12 Wisconsin despite Happ’s performance (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Volleyball falls at No. 3 University of Illinois in NCAA Tournament (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Volleyball primed for tough match at No. 3 Fighting Illini (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Three takeaways: Marquette relies on post scoring in win over UTEP (Story)
Dec 01, 2018
Volleyball advances to Sweet 16 after second consecutive NCAA Tournament sweep (Story)
Dec 01, 2018
Volleyball sweeps HPU in opening round of NCAA Tournament (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Three takeaways: Men’s basketball defeats Charleston Southern despite turnovers (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Orf’s successful sophomore season comes after early trip home (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Rose plays integral role in No. 15 Marquette volleyball’s success (Story)
Nov 24, 2018
Volleyball falls to No. 9 Creighton in four-set BIG EAST Championship match (Story)
Nov 24, 2018
Volleyball heads to BIG EAST Championship Final for second consecutive season (Story)
Nov 17, 2018
Three takeaways: Golden Eagles overcome slow start, hit nine threes in second half (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Maqueia provides much-needed height, culture to women’s basketball roster (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Volleyball sweeps Xavier for final regular-season road match (Story)
Nov 10, 2018
Volleyball routs Butler in straight sets (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Three takeaways: Depth helps Marquette in home opener (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Orf imagines life without mentor Jenna Rosenthal (Story)
Nov 03, 2018
Volleyball opens four-match road trip with four-set victory against Villanova (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Men’s basketball eases past Carroll University in exhibition despite poor perimeter shooting (Media)
Oct 30, 2018
Men’s tennis prepares for Redbird, Gopher invitationals (Story)
Oct 27, 2018
Volleyball falls to BIG EAST rival No. 10 Creighton at home (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Women’s basketball won’t let lack of height affect talented roster (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Fiserv Forum to create hostile home court environment (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Perfect Fit (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
Volleyball drops first set since Sept. 23, defeats Northern Iowa in four sets (Story)
Oct 13, 2018
Volleyball captures sixth consecutive BIG EAST sweep at Seton Hall (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Rosenthal applies Collegiate National Team program experience to final season (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
Volleyball notches third consecutive sweep over Xavier (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Marquette volleyball embraces tech-savvy presence (Story)
Sep 29, 2018
Volleyball defeats Villanova in straight sets (Story)
Sep 29, 2018
Volleyball downs Georgetown in straight sets (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Men’s tennis trio struggles to advance in Milwaukee Tennis Classic (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Alvaro Verdu competes at Oracle ITA Masters (Story)
Sep 23, 2018
Volleyball loses in straight sets to No. 10 Creighton (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Volleyball sells out Al McGuire Center (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
From European Nationals to Al McGuire Center, Haak improves leadership (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
In-state foe No. 6 Wisconsin dominates No. 21 Marquette volleyball (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Volleyball won’t let ranking affect team mentality (Story)
Sep 09, 2018
Volleyball downs Syracuse in Marquette Invitational finale (Story)
Sep 09, 2018
Volleyball falls in four sets to No. 3 BYU (Story)
Sep 08, 2018
Volleyball upsets No. 10 USC in five grueling sets during home opener (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Mosher sisters eager to play on same team again (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Volleyball downs Kansas State in straight sets (Story)
Aug 28, 2018
Ten fall matchups for fans to keep an eye on (Story)
Aug 26, 2018
Volleyball wins two of three in Texas, falls to No. 16 Baylor (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
SEASON PREVIEW: Theis hopes to take experienced team farther in postseason play (Story)
Aug 16, 2018
Summer rundown: Nico Mannion includes Marquette in final four programs (Story)
Aug 02, 2018
Summer rundown: Men’s basketball announces 2018-’19 nonconference schedule (Story)
Jul 17, 2018
Summer rundown: Ellenson leads Pistons to third round of NBA Summer League tournament (Story)
Jul 03, 2018
Summer rundown: Women’s basketball will host reigning national champion (Story)
May 12, 2018
No. 9 Illinois proves to be too dominant for men’s tennis (Story)
May 02, 2018
Men’s tennis slated against Fighting Illini in first round of NCAA Championships (Story)
May 01, 2018
Men’s tennis wins first BIG EAST title, heads to first NCAA Championship (Story)
Apr 29, 2018
Men’s tennis wins the BIG EAST championship (Story)
Apr 28, 2018
No. 3 seed women’s tennis eliminated in semifinals of BIG EAST Tournament (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Men’s tennis heads to South Carolina confident following undefeated spring at Helfaer (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Going from four sports to one lightens workload for two WLAX players (Story)
Mar 20, 2018
Women’s tennis assistant coach went from Marquette to Serbia, then back to Marquette (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Two Marquette coaches connected through local adoption (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
Steve Rodecap becomes most decorated tennis coach in program history (Story)
Feb 20, 2018
Freshman Popovic develops in top singles, doubles spots (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Christian determined to make most of increased playing time (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
Men’s Tennis: Rough start won’t set tone for whole season (Story)
Jan 23, 2018
Lott’s defensive expertise provides glimpse of future potential (Story)
Jan 04, 2018
PREVIEW: Marquette hosts DePaul in rematch of BIG EAST title game (Story)
Dec 28, 2017
PREVIEW: Women’s basketball kicks off BIG EAST play at home (Story)
Dec 05, 2017
Schlundt adds family touch to Marquette-Wisconsin rivalry (Story)
Dec 05, 2017
3 takeaways: WBB demonstrates defensive prowess against Wisconsin (Story)
Nov 28, 2017
Freshman Popovic still finding ways to fit in on women’s tennis (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
Grappling with independence: What two men’s tennis players think about divisions in their native Spain (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
Freshman standout Smith Traore to play important role (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Former TCU player Greg Anderson takes over No. 1 spot in men’s tennis lineup (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
Al McGuire’s legacy lives on through Milwaukee Tennis Classic (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Milwaukee Tennis Classic: Returning to 1975 format, partnering with ITA (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
SEASON PREVIEW: Women’s tennis enters 2017 with high hopes, difficult schedule (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Men’s tennis preview: Rodecap looks for depth, young returners to avenge BIG EAST title loss (Story)
Sep 05, 2017
Marquette thoroughly dominated in loss to New Mexico (Story)