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Golden Eagles host Marquette Twilight meet

Mike Nelson

April 22, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...