Marquette Wire

A run to remember

Michael LoCicero

November 30, 2010

Rarely does a team fully live up to its preseason hype. Rarely has Marquette seen a team as dominant as the 2010 version of the women’s soccer team. The Golden Eagles were picked to finish first in the American Division of the Big East conference after finishing in that position a year...

Not so Sweet 16

Michael LoCicero

November 23, 2010

While a Sweet 16 berth and an unblemished Big East conference record is nothing to feel sorry about, it’s easy to wonder what could have been for the No. 12/9 Marquette Golden Eagles after their season ended Saturday. Marquett...

MU struggles in final tuneup before Duke

Michael LoCicero

November 20, 2010

It was a coming out party for redshirt center Chris Otule, as he scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds in just 15 minutes of Marquette’s (4-0) 82-69 win over South Dakota (1-2) Saturday afternoon. Senior forward...

Seminoles will provide stern test

Michael LoCicero

November 18, 2010

It has been a season to remember for the Marquette women’s soccer team, and if the players have anything to say about it, there is no way it will end this weekend in Tallahassee, Fla. “We still have some unfinished business...

Marquette dances into Sweet 16

Michael LoCicero

November 16, 2010

For the second time in school history, the Marquette women’s soccer team advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament after edging Wisconsin-Madison, 5-4, in penalty kicks Sunday afternoon. The women's soccer team became...

Eagles want to wear the crown

Mark Strotman

November 11, 2010

The Marquette women’s volleyball team (20-7, 10-2 Big East) has a chance to wrap up its first ever Big East championship at home this weekend. The only thing standing in its way: showdowns against the top two teams in the conf...

This time, it counts

Michael LoCicero

November 11, 2010

There’s only so much practicing, scrimmaging and exhibition games that players can take before they want to get out and play games that count. Well, the wait is no more for the Marquette men’s basketball team, as the 2010-’11 ...

Women’s soccer brief

Michael LoCicero

November 9, 2010

Marquette’s 12-game winning streak came to a surprising end Friday night in Piscataway, N.J., when it lost 3-2 to South Florida in the semifinals of the Big East Championship. The Golden Eagles (15-4-2 overall) got goals...

Marquette advances to semis of Big East Tournament

Michael LoCicero

November 2, 2010

In what was a defensive battle for much of the game, the two-time Big East American Division champion Marquette women’s soccer team defeated DePaul 3-0 Sunday at Valley Fields in the Big East Championship Quarterfinals. ...

Postseason begins at home

Michael LoCicero

October 28, 2010

Back-to-back division champions and a perfect 11-0-0 Big East regular season record is nothing to be ashamed of. But the postseason is where it counts, and the Marquette Golden Eagles have plenty to play for when they host...

Back-to-back champs

Michael LoCicero

October 26, 2010

With a 2-0 win over St. John’s (6-10-2, 3-7-1 Big East) Sunday afternoon, the Marquette women’s soccer team finished an undefeated and untied season in Big East play for the first time in team history and became the third program...

Untouchable: You just can’t stop them

Michael LoCicero

October 19, 2010

Sunday afternoon’s 4-3 overtime victory over Louisville was the type of season-defining game that championship teams somehow find ways to win. After a disastrous first 12 minutes in which the Cardinals’ Emily Cardell scored...