Marquette Wire

Defense earns historic draw

Mike Nelson

October 5, 2010

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It was an opportunity Marquette had never had before, and to succeed, all it had to do was stick to the game plan. Facing the highest-ranked opponent ever to come to Valley Fields, the Marquette men’s soccer team (3-3-3) di...

Marquette men picked to finish seventh in Big East soccer preseason poll

Mike Nelson

September 23, 2010

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In the Big East Preseason Coaches’ Poll, Marquette was selected to finish seventh out of eight teams in the Blue Division after the 2009 season in which the team finished sixth. “They can put us wherever they want,” senior...

Check ‘superb’ in first college start

Andrei Greska

September 7, 2010

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On a warm and windy Sunday afternoon in Macomb, Ill., change was more than a mere promise thrown around every presidential election, it nearly propelled the Marquette men's soccer team to victory. With only 15 available players,...

Men’s soccer loses the Milwaukee Cup

Mike Nelson

September 2, 2010

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After retaining the Milwaukee Cup for the last two years with back-to-back victories over UW-Milwaukee, the cup finally left the Golden Eagles’ talons as they fell to UWM 4-2. Despite the two-goal victory for UWM, the match was tied at one unti...

Eagles fall in heated exhibition match

David Peltz

April 20, 2010

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Men's soccer coach Louis Bennett compared his team's 1-0 loss to Northern Illinois with trying to fit an orange through a funnel. The Golden Eagles continually pushed and pushed but were unable break through the Huskies' defense. "I...

Men’s soccer brief

David Peltz

October 13, 2009

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The Marquette men’s soccer team drew to Seton Hall 0-0 on Saturday at Owen T. Carroll Field. The draw keeps the Golden Eagles ahead of the Pirates in the Blue Division of the Big East standings. Marquette had 15 shots in...

Golden Eagles lose control, fall against West Virginia

David Peltz

October 6, 2009

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The Marquette’s men’s soccer team failed to capitalize on its recent form of play, falling to Big East Blue Division rival West Virginia 1-0 on Saturday at Valley Fields. The Mountaineers extended their undefeated r...

90 minutes: When practice makes intensity

David Peltz

October 1, 2009

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In 2002, NBA star Allen Iverson opened a famous rant about practice during an interview in which he said, “I mean listen, we're sitting here talking about practice, not a game, not a game, not a game, but we're talking about practice. Not the game that I go out there an...

GROVER: Still a long way to go for men’s soccer

Eric Grover

September 8, 2009

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Like any college student, I enjoy cancelled classes, “Saved by the Bell” reruns, and to an exponentially higher degree, free food. Short of racing the Iditarod, there isn’t much I wouldn’t do for pizza on someone else’s...

Mallace nets late goal to slip by Wisconsin-Milwaukee

David Peltz

September 3, 2009

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The freshmen class of the Marquette men’s soccer team earned the right to hoist the Milwaukee Cup Tuesday, as the team defeated cross-town rival Wisconsin-Milwaukee for just the third time ever in 37 encounters. “It’s just...