Marquette Wire

Marquette Cross-Country: New year brings new conference, new faces

Christopher Chavez

August 29, 2013

A new look for the Big East conference and the loss of several runners to graduation and transfers are just two components driving intrigue around the 2013 season for Marquette’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams. ...

Catholic 7: Track and field/cross-country fate sits in hands of other sports

Christopher Chavez

February 21, 2013

Back in December, Marquette decided to withdraw its athletic program from the Big East Conference along with six other Catholic schools (DePaul, Georgetown, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John’s and Villanova) to form the Catholic...

Where Are They Now? Nick Szczech

Christopher Chavez

November 20, 2012

Nick Szczech graduated from Marquette in December 2011 having run the second fastest time in school history for the 10,000-meter run. Upon graduation, he continued running and made his way to Austin to pursue his Ph.D. in sociology...

Marquette Cross-Country: Future laid out for returning runners

Christopher Chavez

November 15, 2012

Upperclassmen had their eyes set on an NCAA Championship berth, but they fell short of their goal as their season ended after the NCAA Great Lakes Regional last Friday. The men placed 15th and the women came in 14th. Running...

Marquette Cross-Country: Greenwood’s Positive Attitude Key in Road to Recovery

Christopher Chavez

November 8, 2012

Just days before the Big East Cross-Country Championship, Marquette cross-country freshman Kellie Greenwood was walking around with a boot on her foot due to achilles tendonitis. She posted the second fastest time for the Golden...

Marquette Cross-Country: Alumni making the most of their Marquette education

Christopher Chavez

November 6, 2012

The achievements of Marquette cross-country runners go beyond winning medals from races. Over the last three years, 15 runners have gone on to further their studies in graduate school and beyond. Some student-athletes have...

Marquette Cross-Country: Connor Callahan in “Med-School Mode” since sophomore year

Christopher Chavez

November 6, 2012

Marquette cross-country coach Mike Nelson still remembers Connor Callahan showing up to the first team practice with a broken arm. He was a freshman coming from DeSmet Jesuit High School in Missouri with an open mind and room...

Marquette Cross-Country: Greenwood and Pachuta break out as women put together best finish since 2008

Christopher Chavez

October 30, 2012

Last Friday was a perfect day for running in the Bronx as Marquette’s cross country team lined up for the Big East Cross-Country Championship at Van Cortlandt Park. The women’s side notched its highest finish in the standings...

Marquette Cross-Country: Team set to wake up in city that never sleeps for Big East Championships

Christopher Chavez

October 25, 2012

Marquette cross-country coach Mike Nelson will head to New York with 20 of his best runners this weekend to compete at the Big East Cross-Country Championships. This year’s conference championship marks the sixth with Nelson...

Marquette Cross-Country brief: Hackett sees an eight-second improvement; Hanson impresses in first 6K

Christopher Chavez

October 16, 2012

Marquette’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in Peoria, Ill., on Friday afternoon at the Bradley Classic and finished second and fifth, respectively. Marquette's men's team was listed as third on the meet's...

Marquette Cross-Country: Men and women ready for final tune up before Big East Championship

Christopher Chavez

October 11, 2012

Marquette’s cross-country team will be taking both the men’s and women’s sides to the Bradley Classic this weekend for the last meet before heading to New York for the Big East Cross-Country Championship. The men were...

Marquette Cross-Country: Women Rise In Rankings After Solid Finish In Louisville

Christopher Chavez

October 2, 2012

The 11th Annual Greater Louisville Classic featured some of the most talented runners in the country, as Marquette’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams toed the line against some of the nation’s best. Though this...