Marquette Wire

Hush, Ruiz earn Big East Tennis Player of the Week awards

Sara J. Martinez

March 24, 2010

Filed under Sports

Ending the week one-for-three in San Francisco wasn’t enough to keep sophomore Gillian Hush and junior Christina Ruiz out of the spotlight over spring break. The women are the latest to be named Big East Tennis Players of...

Women’s tennis wins at home despite hostile crowd

Sara J. Martinez

March 2, 2010

Filed under Sports

The game is on, but nobody’s home. Paola Calderon was the last woman on the court Saturday, fighting to win the second set in a 6-3, 7-5 win at No. 1 singles. The Marquette women stood to watch as each volley grew more...

Another win, another loss for women’s tennis

Sara J. Martinez

February 27, 2010

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The women’s tennis team went one-up, one-down today, now at 8-6 on the season. Marquette’s first loss at home came from Wisconsin this afternoon in a series of close battles, the Badgers finally reigning 5-2. Later in the...

Calderon breaks out of funk

Sara J. Martinez

February 16, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Sophomore Paola Calderon opened her season at No. 1 singles with a tough comeback win over conference foe Louisville on Jan. 24. Calderon lost the first set 4-6 but came back and took the next two sets, 6-2, 6-0, respectively,...

Women’s tennis defeat ISU 6-1, UW-Green Bay 7-0

Sara J. Martinez

February 14, 2010

Filed under Sports

Marquette’s women’s tennis team took a tough loss from rival Western Michigan on Friday, losing 5-2 after a good start to the match. Each doubles pair was on their mark but fought close battles. At No. 2, Paola Calderon/Olga...

Ruiz plays through the pain

Sara J. Martinez

February 11, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

As junior Christina Ruiz completed the serve, her body stretched as far as it would go. The ball came speeding back toward her, and she returned with another hard hit. She didn't even flinch, although she knew the pain she would feel...

Women get mixed results over the weekend

Sara J. Martinez

February 9, 2010

Filed under Sports

One win seemed easy and one loss seemed understood. But the Marquette women’s tennis team fought tooth and nail for every point this weekend, not settling for an easy win or an obvious loss. Coming off an split result last...

300 wins, even more memories for Bronson

Eric Grover

February 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

We had a bowling unit in our high school gym class, which basically consisted of us lumbering into a bus, driving 15 minutes to the bowling alley, playing for 20 minutes, and taking 15 more to get back to school. It was a complete waste of time, and usually mo...

Bronson hits 300, women undefeated

Sara J. Martinez

January 26, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

The women’s tennis team had a stellar weekend at home, going undefeated and opening conference play with a 2-0 record. On Friday, Marquette downed Illinois-Chicago, 6-1, and swept Villanova, 7-0. On Sunday, the women came back...

Women’s tennis starts conference early

Sara J. Martinez

January 21, 2010

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The Helfaer Tennis Stadium will be buzzing this weekend with a little more excitement than the wave of New Year’s resolution gym-goers. The women’s tennis team opens its spring season at home tomorrow with a non-conference...

GROVER: More to Marquette than basketball

Eric Grover

November 17, 2009

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So, another Marquette basketball season is underway. Ahh, you can smell the synthetic rubber in the air. Wait, that’s yeast from the brewery. Gross. After dispatching some powder-puffs in early season match-ups, conference play w...

Women’s tennis brief

Mike Nelson

October 6, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s tennis team had a very successful weekend in doubles, while the singles struggled at the Wolverine Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. Marquette’s doubles players went 7-2 over the three-day tournament....