Marquette Wire

Marquette Cross-Country: Teams peaked at the right time

A. W. Herndon

November 17, 2011

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Both Marquette cross-country teams counted this season as a success due to their constant improvement, impressive performances at post-season meets and team continuity, according to coach Mike Nelson. He said the highlight of th...

Marquette Cross-Country: Regionals proved successful for men and women

A. W. Herndon

November 15, 2011

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The Marquette men’s team surpassed its expectations and conquered a hill-ridden course en route to an eighth-place finish (out of 31) at the NCAA Great Lakes regional in Toledo, Ohio, its best finish since 2007. The men,...

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

A. W. Herndon

November 1, 2011

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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: Senior latent team

A. W. Herndon

August 29, 2011

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The time is 6 a.m., the sun is still sleeping, and the only decision on the minds of most Marquette students is which side of the pillow is cooler. Senior Kate Horan is not a normal Marquette student. A leader of this year’s...

Cross country finishes season in stride

Joe Kvartunas

November 2, 2010

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The Marquette men finished 8th and women finished 10th at the Big East Cross Country Championships hosted by Syracuse in Janesville, New York, on Saturday. The meet, ran poor conditions, featured multiple nationally ranked teams...

Track team shapes up for Pre-Nationals

Joe Kvartunas

October 14, 2010

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The Marquette cross country teams will compete in their largest meet of the year this Saturday when Indiana State University hosts the NCAA Pre-National Invitational. The meet will feature some of the best teams from across...

Cross country teams aim to blend youth and experience

Trey Killian

September 8, 2010

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Senior Olivia Johnson finished in first place (14 minutes, 20 seconds) in the Badger Classic at Thomas Zimmer Cross-Country Course in Madison, Wis., on Friday. Johnson edged Northwestern’s Sophia Ewald by .5 seconds to take...