Marquette Wire

Marquette Cross-Country: Alumni making the most of their Marquette education

Christopher Chavez

November 6, 2012

The achievements of Marquette cross-country runners go beyond winning medals from races. Over the last three years, 15 runners have gone on to further their studies in graduate school and beyond. Some student-athletes have...

Marquette Cross-Country: Freshman Andres Tineo-Paz’s Long Journey Off the Track

Christopher Chavez

September 4, 2012

When redshirt freshman D.T. McDonald was a senior at Oshkosh Lourdes High School, he was crowned the state champion in the 1,600-meter run in 2011. But the victory did not come easy. He had to out-kick a junior by the name of Andres Tineo-Paz in the final stretch. As they stoo...

Marquette Cross-Country: Men and women improve previous Big East finishes

A. W. Herndon

November 1, 2011

Both Marquette cross-country teams used their knowledge of Louisville’s E.P. “Tom” Sawyer course and extra team motivation to reach a seventh place finish for the men and ninth place finish for the women at the Big East...

Marquette Cross-Country: Teams compete in final tune-up

A. W. Herndon

October 18, 2011

In their final competitions before the Big East Conference Championships, Marquette’s women’s and men’s cross-country teams finished ninth out of 21 teams and 35th out of 39 teams, respectively. The women’s team continued...

Marquette Cross-Country: Teams have chance to prove their worth

A. W. Herndon

October 13, 2011

As the final competition before the Big East Championships on Oct. 29, the Marquette men’s cross-country team wants to use Friday's Adidas Invitational, hosted by Wisconsin-Madison, to see where it ranks among the country’s...

Marquette Cross-Country: Johnson claims top spot at Crusader Open

A. W. Herndon

September 6, 2011

With one kilometer left in Valparaiso’s Crusader Open, a Marquette coach informed senior captain Blake Johnson that he had a sizable lead on the competition and could cruise into the finish line.  With the win, Johnson garnered...

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...

Cross country Pre-Nationals brings disappointment

Mike Nelson

October 20, 2009

Coach Mike Nelson wanted his men’s and women’s cross country teams to place better at this year's Pre-Nationals meet, held in Terre Haute, Ind., Saturday, than any other Marquette team in the past two years. However, neither...

Teams place in Top 3 at Midwest Collegiate Open

Mike Nelson

September 22, 2009

Marquette men’s cross country team finished the race Saturday without junior Nick Szczech, and the women were able to place five runners in the top 13. Neither took home the top honors at the Midwest Collegiate Open in Kenosha,...