Marquette Wire

Marquette Track and Field: Dangers of football may increase track’s popularity

Christopher Chavez

February 26, 2013

A UCLA study last month found signs of a protein linked to football-related brain damage in the brain scans of five former NFL players. About three weeks earlier, Mike Nelson, Marquette's cross country coach, tweeted about the...

Marquette Cross-Country: Former MU runner Nelson on pursuing Ph.D, running and being a mother

Christopher Chavez

October 4, 2012

She’s won a marathon and she’s been disqualified from a marathon. Now she’s a mother getting back into the groove of running again. A Google search of Cassie Peller will bring up multiple articles about her viola...

Marquette Cross-Country: Runners out to prove more as competition gets tougher

Christopher Chavez

September 27, 2012

After a week off from competition, the Marquette cross-country team will travel to Kentucky to race in the 11th annual Greater Louisville Cross-Country Classic. The men’s side  is coming off a fourth place finish at the National...

Marquette Cross-Country: Hanson and Courtney similar, different in new eras

Christopher Chavez

September 25, 2012

The family ties to Marquette cross-country are strong for freshman Molly Hanson, as her sister, Michaela Courtney, is Marquette’s last All-American in track and field and holds several school records. Hanson arrived at Marquette...

Marquette Cross-Country: Men’s cross-country wins NIU Open

Christopher Chavez

September 11, 2012

Marquette’s cross-country squads opened their season at the NIU Huskie Open in DeKalb, Ill., on Friday as the men claimed first place and the women took second place in a competitive field. Seniors Connor Callahan and Jack...

Where Are They Now? Anna Weber

Christopher Chavez

September 11, 2012

After spending five years as a member of the cross-country and track teams at Marquette, Anna Weber graduated in 2011 with bachelor's degrees in chemistry and English literature. Weber was a Big East Academic All-Star in her...

Marquette Cross-Country: An inside look at practice with the Golden Eagles

Christopher Chavez

September 6, 2012 If you are an avid runner or a fan of popular sports literature, you may have come across the book “Running with the Buffaloes.” The...

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 Women’s Cross Country: Squad fortunate to be nearly 100 percent healthy

Christopher Chavez

August 30, 2012

While Marquette’s cross-country squad finished short of its goal of placing in the top 15 teams at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 2011 with a 17th place finish, this year’s team will have a similar goal and will be led by...

Marquette Cross Country: Seniors set on NCAA Cross-Country Championship as 2012 Mission

Christopher Chavez

August 27, 2012

After a summer of running 80 to 90 miles a week, the men’s cross-country team has its sights set on making the NCAA Cross Country Championship for the first time in school history this year. Entering the first week of the...

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

A. W. Herndon

November 15, 2011

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,...