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

Christopher Chavez

September 27, 2012

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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

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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: Leverington Providing Leadership Early Into Sixth Year As NCAA Athlete

Christopher Chavez

September 18, 2012

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Tyler Leverington was sitting in class at Marquette’s law school Friday when he started to receive text messages from his teammates on the cross-country team about a bomb scare at North Dakota State. For the next hour, Leverington...

Marquette Cross-Country: Men Head to National Catholic Championship Shorthanded

Christopher Chavez

September 13, 2012

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Marquette’s cross-country team will be heading to South Bend, Ind., short-handed on the men’s side as coach Mike Nelson said that senior captains Jack Senefeld and Patrick Maag will not be racing at the National Catholic Championship...

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

Christopher Chavez

September 11, 2012

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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

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

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

Christopher Chavez

September 6, 2012

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4p-ojbtzzw&feature=share&list=UULfIE8aOOqie_hiLzZ4W8sA 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: Seniors set on NCAA Cross-Country Championship as 2012 Mission

Christopher Chavez

August 27, 2012

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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: Teams peaked at the right time

A. W. Herndon

November 17, 2011

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Both Marquette cross-country teams counted this season as a success due to their constant improvement, impressive performances at post-season meets and team continuity, according to coach Mike Nelson. He said the highlight of th...

Marquette Cross-Country: Big East presents biggest challenge

A. W. Herndon

October 27, 2011

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The Marquette cross-country teams return to the E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky., for the Big East Championships Saturday, looking to use an earlier race at the same course to their competitive advantage. On...

Marquette Cross-Country: Johnson claims top spot at Crusader Open

A. W. Herndon

September 6, 2011

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With one kilometer left in Valparaiso’s Crusader Open, a Marquette coach informed senior captain Blake Johnson that he had a sizable lead on the competition and could cruise into the finish line.  With the win, Johnson garnered...

Track team shapes up for Pre-Nationals

Joe Kvartunas

October 14, 2010

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The Marquette cross country teams will compete in their largest meet of the year this Saturday when Indiana State University hosts the NCAA Pre-National Invitational. The meet will feature some of the best teams from across...