Marquette Wire

Women Headed in Right Direction After Best Finish Since ’08

Christopher Chavez

February 19, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

Christopher Chavez

February 14, 2012

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

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

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

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

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...