Marquette Wire

Marquette Track & Field: Koeck, Kusowski hit personal bests in Ind.

Christopher Chavez

February 14, 2012

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With a week left until the Big East Conference Indoor Championships in New York, the Marquette track and field team traveled to Bloomington, Ind., for the Hoosier Hills Invitational. While some athletes rested, for those that...

Marquette Track & Field: O’Brien breaks MU record in indoor season opener

Trey Killian

December 6, 2011

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Marquette track and field got its indoor season off to a good start, winning three events at Friday’s Blue & Gold Invitational at Notre Dame. On the men’s side, seven Marquette athletes recorded Big East qualification...

Male sprinters dominate sprint medley relay

Joe Kvartunas

April 14, 2011

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At the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational last weekend, the Marquette men’s sprinters took first in the sprint medley relay. They left the second place finisher three seconds behind. The sprinters,  junior Tyler O’Brien,...

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Joe Kvartunas

March 24, 2011

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Redshirt junior thrower Jonathan Kusowski has gone from being a walk-on to one of the best hammer-throwers in Marquette track and field history. In 2007, Kusowski was a senior thrower at St. John’s Jesuit High School in Toledo,...

MU opens outdoor season with strong effort

Joe Kvartunas

March 22, 2011

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The track and field teams competed in the first two outdoor meets of the season over spring break, the USF Open on Friday, March 11, and the USF Bulls Invitational on Friday, March 18, finding success at both. Marquette only sent...

Track and field headed south

Joe Kvartunas

March 10, 2011

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The Marquette track and field teams will open their outdoor season with two meets in Tampa, Fla. The first, the USF Open, will be this Friday and feature only throwers. The second, the USF Bulls Invitational, will be held on...

Track team heads to Big East Finals

Joe Kvartunas

February 17, 2011

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The men’s and women’s track and field teams head to the Stile Athletics Field House in Akron, Ohio this Saturday and Sunday to compete in the Big East Track and Field Indoor Championships. Both teams are hoping to improve...

Marquette disappoints in outdoor Championships

Mike Nelson

May 4, 2010

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The Marquette women’s track and field team finished 14th out of 16 teams while the men finished 12th out of 14 at the Big East Outdoor Championships over the weekend in Cincinnati. The women finished 89 points behind first-place...

Low expectations, high hopes for track at Big East Championships

Andrei Greska

April 29, 2010

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While all other sports are winding down, the Marquette track and field team heads to Cincinnati this weekend for the Big East Outdoor Championships. A contingent of  32 athletes who qualified for the Big East will compete...

Schmid sets pole vault record at Twilight Meet

Mike Nelson

April 27, 2010

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In the final meet before the Big East Outdoor Championships, freshman Kyle Winter failed to qualify for the Big East in the 800-meter race, while redshirt senior Carrie Schmid set the Melvin “Bus” Shimek Memorial Track and...

Golden Eagles host Marquette Twilight meet

Mike Nelson

April 22, 2010

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Junior Peter Bolgert and redshirt junior Sarah Verdoliva are on a hot streak as the Marquette track and field team enters its second and final home meet this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Valley Fields. Bolgert ran the third fastest...

James high jumps to top of record books

Mike Nelson

April 20, 2010

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Last weekend, senior Erynn James had the best performance of her Marquette track and field career while freshman Kyle Winter failed to qualify for the Big East Outdoor Championships — something he hoped to accomplish this weekend. James...