Marquette Wire

Track and field headed south

Joe Kvartunas

March 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Featured, Sports

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

Filed under Featured, Sports

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...

Three meets, one goal for track and field

Mike Nelson

April 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

Coach Bert Rogers said the Marquette track and field meets this weekend will act as a launching pad for the rest of his athletes’ season. And he expects many good performances. The team will spread its talent across three...

Throwers thrill at dual meet

Joey Kimes

April 6, 2010

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Marquette senior throwers Jeff Kluge and Rachel Thiel continued their early season success as the men’s and women’s track and field teams split the dual meet with Wisconsin-Milwaukee last weekend. Kluge walked away with...

Hackett, Johnson go the distance in 5,000 meter

Mike Nelson

March 30, 2010

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The 5,000 meter-race was popular this weekend with sophomore Jack Hackett and junior Olivia Johnson. Johnson won the 5,000 at the Southern Illinois Spring Classic. Hackett recorded the school’s sixth best performance in his fir...

Track and Field Brief

Mike Nelson

March 9, 2010

Filed under Sports

Senior high jumper Erynn James came up short in her final attempt to automatically qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships this upcoming weekend. At the Alex Wilson Invitational this past weekend, James mustered up a jump...

Track team steps outdoors

Mike Nelson

February 25, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

With the climax of the indoor season behind it, the Marquette track and field team turns to the outdoor season and will look for a new set of athletes to step up. Coach Bert Rogers said freshman high jumper Cheldon Brown and...