Marquette Wire

MU struggles for points at Big East Indoor Championships

Joe Kvartunas

February 22, 2011

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The Marquette men finished 12th and the women finished 14th over the weekend at the 2011 Big East Indoor Championships held in Akron, Ohio. Though the men finished last as a team, they managed to improve their overall point...

Dark Horse Szczech hits the national scene

Joe Kvartunas

February 10, 2011

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Last weekend, senior Nick Szczech won the 5,000-meter run at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 14:17:52. For now, it is the 10th-fastest time in the country this year. But that isn’t the only thing giving Szczech notoriety. In...

MU runners advance to Big East conference meet

Joe Kvartunas

February 8, 2011

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Winning performances from senior distance runner Nick Szczech and sophomore sprinter Kyle Winter highlighted the Marquette track and field teams’ performances at the Meyo Invitational last Friday and Saturday. “I would...

Darnall seeks to rewrite the MU record book

Joe Kvartunas

February 3, 2011

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Meet Lauren Darnall. She’s a junior from Hanover, N.H., and plans to major in physical therapy. She’s also one of the best female pole-vaulters in Marquette track and field history. Last season, Darnall’s best indoor jump was 10 feet, 11 3/4 inches and she failed ...

Track and field heads to Iowa State

Joe Kvartunas

January 27, 2011

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The men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in Ames, Iowa Saturday in the Bill Bergan Invitational, held at Iowa State University. The meet, which features seven other teams, will likely be the most competitive Marquette has ...

MU track and field athletes set 44 personal records against UWM

Joe Kvartunas

January 25, 2011

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Despite many strong performances on both the men’s and women’s sides, the track and field team fell to rival Wisconsin-Milwaukee in a dual meet on Saturday at the Klotsche Center. The Marquette women fell by just two points,...

Darnall Obliterates School Pole Vault Record

Joe Kvartunas

December 7, 2010

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Behind a school record in the pole vault competition, Marquette performed well at the Blue and Gold Invitational last Friday in Notre Dame, Ind., its first meet of the season. Junior Lauren Darnall stole the show by decimating...

Track season opens this weekend

Joe Kvartunas

December 2, 2010

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The Marquette track team kicks off its season on Friday with its opening meet at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational. The meet, which has been referred to as a glorified practice by runners and coaches, will aso feature...