Marquette Wire

Golden Eagles win thriller against UConn

Tim Kraft

October 9, 2009

Filed under Sports

It was senior night for the Marquette women’s soccer team, and you could not have drawn up a better ending. Sophomore forward Rachel Sloan scored in the 108th minute in double overtime and the Golden Eagles defeated Connecticut...

UConn up next for women’s soccer

Tim Kraft

October 8, 2009

Filed under Sports

    Often, players and coaches talk about must-win situations or games that make or break a season.     The Marquette women’s soccer team continues to prove its staying power with ranked teams. And with...

Sloan sets pace up top for Marquette

Nick Bullock

October 6, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Rachael Sloan, the sophomore forward and leading scorer for the Marquette women’s soccer team, is fast. But in soccer, like in every sport, physical ability can only get an athlete so far. There was perhaps no better ex...

Women take down Seton Hall 3-0

Nick Bullock

October 4, 2009

Filed under Sports

It took the Marquette women’s soccer team just 13 minutes and 57 seconds to get on the board in its 3-0 victory Sunday against Seton Hall. Seton Hall (4-7-1, 0-4-1 Big East) was far from the toughest competitor Marquette...

Nakada is turning Kulla into top caliber keeper

Nick Bullock

October 1, 2009

Filed under Sports

The offensive struggles of the Marquette women’s soccer team have been well documented this season. Case in point: The Golden Eagles (7-3-1, 1-1-1 Big East) combined for 39 shots and 16 shots on goal against West Virginia an...

Golden Eagles unable to pull out close games

Tim Kraft

September 29, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

There is one aspect in sports that fans get on their seats for but that athletes cringe about: a close game. In these close games, the better team does not always prevail. Sometimes one team dominates an athletic competition,...

Women’s soccer takes Pitt to 0-0 draw

Nick Bullock

September 27, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s soccer team took Pittsburgh to a 0-0 draw Sunday afternoon at Valley Fields. Despite numerous chances against an overmatched Pittsburgh team, Marquette (7-3-1, 1-1-1 Big East) was unable to come away...

Women’s soccer looks for first ever WVU win

Nick Bullock

September 24, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

The 2009 Marquette women’s soccer season is beginning to look a lot like its 2005 season — the Golden Eagles’ first in the Big East — in which they finished 19-4-1 That season, Marquette started off with an 8-0-1 record. This season, Marquette boasts a 7...

Kulla leads by example

Tim Kraft

September 22, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

In most cases, college athletes watch video clips of professionals when looking for inspiration in their specific sport. In Julia Victor’s case, she watches a clip of her team’s goalkeeper, Natalie Kulla, making incredibl...

Women’s soccer drops USF 2-1

Nick Bullock

September 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette women’s soccer team managed to pull out the last-minute 2-1 win against South Florida at Valley Fields Thursday night courtesy of sophomore midfielder Kerry McBride. It wasn’t an easy start to the conference season...

Women’s soccer to begin Big East play

Tim Kraft

September 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

There are many similarities between this year's women’s soccer team and the 2008 squad. Seven games into the season, the team boasts a 5-2-0 record and has allowed just three goals. Last year, the team was 4-3-0 through its first seven ...

Women’s soccer gets revenge on Minnesota

Nick Bullock

September 15, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

There were many differences between the Marquette women’s soccer team’s season-ending loss to Minnesota in the 2008 NCAA Tournament and the rematch Sunday afternoon at Valley Fields. Yes, forward Ashley Bares was back ...