Marquette Wire

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 26, 2012

Rutgers can still make run at the Big East title The No. 11/12 Scarlet Knights (17-3, 6-1 Big East) responded to a 62-57 loss at St. John’s on Jan. 17 with wins at South Florida and at home against then-No. 21/19 DePaul (65...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 24, 2012

Syracuse does not look like an elite team without Fab Melo The Orange suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday, a 67-58 setback at Notre Dame, after being forced to play without sophomore center Fab Melo because...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Plouffe, Golden Eagles unable to stay hot

Michael LoCicero

January 19, 2012

It’s no secret that as sophomore forward Katherine Plouffe goes, so too does the Marquette women’s basketball team (12-7, 3-3 Big East). When Plouffe plays well like she did last week, averaging 17 points and 11 rebounds in wins over Villanova ...

Men’s Big East Notebook- Jan. 17 edition

Michael LoCicero

January 17, 2012

Who is the second-best team in the Big East right now? Cincinnati (14-4, 4-1 Big East) Case: The Bearcats are the only team besides Syracuse with less than two losses in conference play. The Bearcats won at Georgetown 68-64...

TREBBY: Williams and Pilarz only sure things in uncertain times

Matt Trebby

December 8, 2011

With conference implosions lingering in the shadows, the next year or so is going to be one of the most important in the history of Marquette athletics. It’s unfortunate that it comes with a whole bunch of unknowns. What ...

GRESKA: Bennett’s redemption

Andrei Greska

November 1, 2011

“I can be wrong. I am allowed that luxury.” With those words, former columnist Nick Bullock and my former editor, launched a 610 word tirade in a column on Nov. 6, 2008 against men’s soccer coach Louis Bennett, culminat...

Women’s soccer: Senior night continues home unbeaten streak

Michael LoCicero

October 25, 2011

For the Marquette women's soccer team, Saturday’s match wasn’t just another game. However, if you listen to senior defender Kerry McBride and coach Markus Roeders after Marquette’s (17-2-0, 10-1-0 Big East) 2-0 win over South Florida (6-8-4, 2-6-3 Big East), they make a pretty convincing case it w...

Greska: Women’s soccer is “en fuego”

Andrei Greska

October 25, 2011

Have you ever seen a performance so breathtaking you felt privileged to witness it? The happiness that lingered had nothing to do with the result or the score but rather with simply having had an opportunity to see beauty in its...

Marquette Women’s Soccer: Unstoppable force takes New York by storm

Michael LoCicero

October 18, 2011

It's getting to the point where neither rain nor a tricky turf field can slow down the runaway train that is the Marquette women’s soccer team (16-2-0, 9-1-0 Big East) on its way to another American Division title. The Golden Eagles allowed St....

GRESKA: Who is the fairest of them all?

Andrei Greska

October 18, 2011

Growing up, I never quite believed it when my parents, or parents in general, said they loved all their children the same. Imposssible. It’s human nature to pick favorites, and that includes kids. Lately though, my views...

Marquette Women’s Soccer: Golden Eagles can clinch tie for second in division

Michael LoCicero

October 13, 2011

Home field advantage is critical in any sport. Look at the Milwaukee Brewers who were 57-24 at Miller Park this season, compared to just 39-42 on the road. The No. 7/13 Marquette women’s soccer team’s next two opponents have similar home/road...

Marquette women’s soccer: Golden Eagles maintain undefeated home record

Michael LoCicero

October 11, 2011

Ho hum, just another 2-0 weekend for the Marquette women’s soccer team (14-2-0, 7-1-0 Big East). On the heels of a pair of 3-0 wins over Providence (5-7-4, 3-5-0 Big East) and Connecticut (6-6-2, 3-3-2 Big East), the Go...