Marquette Wire

Defense key to early success

Andrei Greska

January 19, 2010

While most students were at home relaxing, the Marquette women’s basketball team had a busy schedule, winning five of its seven games, including three Big East matches. “We had a lot of good games. We have really grown as a team over the break...

Women’s volleyball already eyeing next season

Andrei Greska

November 19, 2009

After a promising 9-1 start to the season, the Marquette women’s volleyball team struggled to adjust to Big East play and experienced a bittersweet 17-12 campaign. It fell short of its lofty goals of winning 20 matches and...

Now or never for the Golden Eagles

Andrei Greska

November 12, 2009

“This Is It” is the blockbuster movie about the concert preparations for Michael Jackson’s tour that never happened, but it also describes the upcoming weekend for the women’s volleyball team. With one Big East match remaining, Marquette will have to win...

Volleyball’s passing problem

Andrei Greska

November 10, 2009

No matter the sport, coaches always stress fundamentals as the keys to success, a concept that seems to elude many players. The Marquette women’s volleyball team learned the value of fundamentals the hard way this weekend when it experienced firsth...

Marquette leaves Demons feeling Blue

Andrei Greska

November 8, 2009

The Marquette women's volleyball team did what it had to in order to keep its playoff hopes alive, taking down a winless DePaul team in three sets (25-13, 25-10, 25-12). Marquette's crisp passing was the key to the match as...

Marquette unable to close out Irish

Andrei Greska

November 6, 2009

After taking the first set from the No. 1 team in the Big East, it seemed as if the luck of the Irish would be on Marquette's side. However, the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame (17-4, 11-0 Big East) would prove too much as th...

Key men’s soccer players rested for USF

David Peltz

November 5, 2009

Usually when a team loses a game before a major tournament questions and concerns arise. However, for the Marquette men's soccer team, the 3-0 loss to Connecticut Monday was just another bump in the road to go along with its up-and-down...

Volleyball must defeat Irish to control own fate

Andrei Greska

November 5, 2009

For the women’s volleyball team, it’s time to go big or go home. The team has three matches remaining to clinch a berth in the Big East tournament — all of them at home — and coach Bond Shymansky said the team has to cap...

Golden Eagles clinch Big East Tournament berth

David Peltz

November 3, 2009

The Marquette men’s soccer team has accomplished what many in the past thought was impossible: it has qualified for the Big East Tournament. The Golden Eagles have endured a lot of ups and downs since joining the Big East five years ago but with a 5-0 vic...

Final road matches to test volleyball

Andrei Greska

October 29, 2009

Playing away from home is never easy. The Marquette women's volleyball team can attest to that. The Golden Eagles are only 1-3 on the road in Big East play, but they will attempt to even those numbers out this weekend as they travel ...

Women’s volleyball brief

Andrei Greska

October 27, 2009

The Marquette women’s volleyball team defeated Syracuse in four sets (25-15, 25-22, 23-25, 25-19) to keep its Big East tournament dreams alive. Syracuse (18-6, 7-2 Big East) came into the match having lost only once in Big...

Another late loss for men’s soccer

David Peltz

October 15, 2009

The result of the Marquette men’s soccer game against Bucknell had coach Louis Bennett rubbing his eyes in disbelief on the sidelines. The 2-1 double overtime defeat at the hands of the Bison was almost too much for a ...