Marquette Wire

Marquette track and field: Hanson sets freshman mile record to end indoor campaign

Christopher Chavez

March 5, 2013

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Freshman distance runner Molly Hanson ended her first indoor season by setting the Marquette freshman record in the mile on Saturday at the Alex Wilson Invitational. Her time of 4:48.79 was good enough for 10th on the day. The...

Women Headed in Right Direction After Best Finish Since ’08

Christopher Chavez

February 19, 2013

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The future is looking bright for Marquette track and field’s women’s side, as the team placed 13th, its best finish at the Big East Indoor Conference Championship since 2008. The men’s side placed 11th, with 22 points in the effort. ...

Marquette Track and Field: Sprinters moving forward without O’Brien

Christopher Chavez

December 4, 2012

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For the first time since 2008, the Marquette track and field team will be without Tyler O’Brien as part of the its sprinting squad. Senior Kyle Winter returns as the most experienced sprinter and hopes to fill O’Brien's shoes...

Marquette Track and Field: Throwers and Jumpers prepares for Spring

Christopher Chavez

November 27, 2012

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This is the first of a three part series previewing the 2012-13 season for the Marquette University track and field team. Thursday: Distance Runners Marquette track and field coach Bert Rogers is entering his fifth season w...

Marquette Track and Field: Brace yourselves, Winter is coming

Christopher Chavez

October 23, 2012

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The cross-country season has less than a month of life left until the calendar turns to indoor track for most runners. Senior long sprinter Kyle Winter has spent the last few months training for the 2012-2013 campaign with his...

Marquette Cross-Country: Leverington Providing Leadership Early Into Sixth Year As NCAA Athlete

Christopher Chavez

September 18, 2012

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Tyler Leverington was sitting in class at Marquette’s law school Friday when he started to receive text messages from his teammates on the cross-country team about a bomb scare at North Dakota State. For the next hour, Leverington...

Marquette Track and Field: Tyler O’Brien – ‘The Little Red-Headed Kid That Was Really Fast’

Christopher Chavez

April 12, 2012

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When senior Tyler O’Brien arrived on Marquette’s campus as a freshman in the fall of 2007, he looked to make a statement about his potential as a runner early on. Five years later, O’Brien has cemented a legacy with his...

Marquette Track and Field ready for Big East Championship

Christopher Chavez

February 16, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette track and field team will wake up in the city that never sleeps tomorrow to compete at the Big East Indoor Championships this weekend. The team's best performances should be on display at the New Balance Track...