Marquette Wire

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

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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

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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...

Track teams miss mark at big east championships

Mike Nelson

February 23, 2010

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Marquette’s men’s track and field team finished 12th and the women’s team finished 15th at the Big East Indoor Championships this past Saturday and Sunday at the Armory in New York City. There were 13 men’s teams and...

Track and field gear up for Big East Tournament

Mike Nelson

February 18, 2010

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The Big East Indoor Championships, the highlight of the indoor season for Marquette’s track and field team, will be held this Friday and Saturday in New York City. The meet sets qualifying marks for every event so that only...

Track Brief

Mike Nelson

February 11, 2010

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The Big East Indoor Championships are only two weeks away. But there’s still another meet this weekend for coach Bert Rogers and the Marquette track and field team at the Hoosier Hills Invitational in Bloomington, Ind., Friday. Most...

Three runners punch tickets to Big East Championships

Mike Nelson

February 9, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Personal record? Check. Big East Indoor Championship qualifying time? Check. Top-10 performance in the 5,000-meter race in school history? Check. That was the weekend checklist for three Marquette track and field athletes at...

SCHMIDT: Honoring a true trail blazer

Erik Schmidt

February 4, 2010

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It didn’t really matter what Ralph Metcalfe was doing - he always seemed to be finishing first. He was the first person determined to recognize the struggles and achievements of black Americans by declaring February Black...

Track Brief TKO1 DP2 JMc3

Mike Nelson

January 28, 2010

Filed under Sports

Junior sprinter Tyler O’Brien, who holds the school record in the 200-meter dash indoors and outdoors, endured a slight hamstring strain in practice last week, which held him out of the Milwaukee Dual Meet this past Saturday,...

Winter leads men over UW-Milwaukee

Mike Nelson

January 26, 2010

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The Marquette track and field team’s performance Saturday at the Milwaukee Dual Meet against Wisconsin-Milwaukee ended in a split decision as the men won 70-68 while the women lost 80-57. Freshman long sprinter Kyle Winter highli...