Marquette Wire

2011 recruiting class has international flavor

Mike Nelson

February 15, 2011

The Marquette men’s soccer team announced it signed four players to its recruiting class for the 2011 season, including three international players. The recruit with the best chance to see significant playing time, according...

Season a ‘brick’ in the wall

Mike Nelson

November 11, 2010

The 2010 season for the Marquette men’s soccer program went down as the best season since coach Louis Bennett took over as coach in 2005. Marquette had its best overall record (7-8-4) and Big East record (3-4-2) in Bennett...

Back to back postseason berths

Mike Nelson

November 2, 2010

For the second straight season, and the second time in coach Louis Bennett’s time at Marquette, the men’s soccer team will participate in the Big East Championship tournament. The men secured their position in the confere...

Keeping opponents in ‘Check’

Mike Nelson

October 12, 2010

Athletic? Check. Stable? Check. A winner? David Check. At the heart of Marquette’s six game unbeaten streak has been a “crazy kid” between the pipes, as redshirt sophomore David Check referred to his childhood self. In 10 starts this season, Check has posted five...

Men’s soccer gets it ‘Wright” against Raiders

Mike Nelson

October 7, 2010

In a 2-0 victory over Wright State (4-7-1) Wednesday night at Valley Fields, Marquette (4-3-3) extended its unbeaten streak to five games – the team's longest since 2002. The offense clicked for Marquette against the Horizon League foe. The Golde...

Defense earns historic draw

Mike Nelson

October 5, 2010

It was an opportunity Marquette had never had before, and to succeed, all it had to do was stick to the game plan. Facing the highest-ranked opponent ever to come to Valley Fields, the Marquette men’s soccer team (3-3-3) di...

Mallace goal lifts MU over Badgers 1-0

Mike Nelson

September 30, 2010

For the first time in eight years, the Golden Eagles (3-3-2, 1-0 Big East) defeated the Wisconsin Badgers (1-6-1) , 1-0 Tuesday night at Valley Fields. “Definitely a good win to have, especially since we were coming ...

Dark knight shines on the soccer field

Mike Nelson

September 28, 2010

Batman is a superhero who has no real special super power, but is blessed with an enormous amount of financial resources. When freshman midfielder Eric Pothast was a child, that was his favorite superhero. His Batman ambitions...

Marquette men picked to finish seventh in Big East soccer preseason poll

Mike Nelson

September 23, 2010

In the Big East Preseason Coaches’ Poll, Marquette was selected to finish seventh out of eight teams in the Blue Division after the 2009 season in which the team finished sixth. “They can put us wherever they want,” senior...

Check ‘superb’ in first college start

Andrei Greska

September 7, 2010

On a warm and windy Sunday afternoon in Macomb, Ill., change was more than a mere promise thrown around every presidential election, it nearly propelled the Marquette men's soccer team to victory. With only 15 available players,...

Offensive Woes Slow Men’s Soccer

Mike Nelson

September 15, 2009

After losing 4-0 to Buffalo Friday night and 1-0 to California-Irvine Sunday, the Marquette men’s soccer team lost its last three games and has been outscored 7-0 in those games. For coach Louis Bennett the lack of offense is ...

Men’s Soccer Suffers Third Straight Shutout Loss

Mike Nelson

September 13, 2009

The Marquette men’s soccer team fell to No. 9 UC Irvine Anteaters 1-0 Sunday afternoon at Valley Fields in what coach Louis Bennett called a “great college game." “This was a great college game that we are upset about...