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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...

Track and field headed south

Joe Kvartunas

March 10, 2011

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

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

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

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...