Marquette Wire

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 ...

Women serve up payback against Minnesota

Nick Bullock

September 13, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s soccer team stayed undefeated at home, with a 1-0 victory over its new nemesis Minnesota. At the end of the first frame a victory seemed improbable for the Golden Eagles as they struggled to maintain...

Women drop UW-GB; eye rematch with Minnesota

Nick Bullock

September 10, 2009

Filed under Sports

With the Minnesota Gophers in the stands watching, the Marquette women’s soccer team put on a show against Wisconsin-Green Bay tonight at Valley Fields, dropping the Phoenix, 3-0. The Golden Eagles fell to the Golden Gophers...

Golden Eagles are making themselves at home

Tim Kraft

September 10, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

After snapping Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s 24-game home win streak and taking the nation’s top team to the brink of defeat three days later, Marquette women’s soccer coach Markus Roeders had only positive things to say about his...

The art of a soccer set piece

Nick Bullock

September 8, 2009

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The set piece in soccer—free and corner kicks—is hard to equate to any other situation in sports. It is kind of like an inbounds pass in basketball in that it always follows a stoppage in play and often results in a scoring...

Women’s soccer stuns Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Tim Kraft

September 4, 2009

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The Marquette women’s soccer team improved its record to 3-1 after stunning the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers 2-0 Thursday night. It had been three years since the Golden Eagles had won the in-state matchup and this time they...

Women’s soccer ‘hungry’ for a shot at Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Nick Bullock

September 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

There is a reason sports teams have starting lineups. These players are typically the best on the team and therefore warrant the most playing time. Some coaches see value in having a reserve of starter quality that can step up...

Women’s soccer gets back-line overhaul

Tim Kraft

August 31, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Just 15 minutes into its opening round NCAA Tournament game last season, the Marquette women’s soccer team found itself in a huge hole. The No. 22 Minnesota Golden Gophers jumped on top of the Golden Eagles with two early...