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Track and field renews rivalry with Milwaukee on Friday

Christopher Chavez

April 4, 2013

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Marquette and Wisconsin-Milwaukee renew their rivalry on the track at Valley Fields as the Golden Eagles host a dual meet against the Panthers. While other weeks are focused on hitting personal bests or qualifying marks, competition...

Track and Field: Weekend round-up from Cali to Cincy

Christopher Chavez

April 2, 2013

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This weekend, Marquette runners raced San Francisco, Palo Alto and Cincinnati chasing Big East and NCAA Regional qualifying marks as the outdoor season gets underway. Oliver Nikoloff Invitational This meet featured the mo...

Track and Field: Team sends three to Cali, others to debut at Cincinnati

Christopher Chavez

March 26, 2013

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The Marquette track and field team will be scattered throughout the country as runners will wear blue and gold from California to Ohio. Most of the Golden Eagles will be competing at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in Cincinnati,...

Marquette Track and Field: Throwers Notch Big East Qualifiers in Season Opener, Leverington Makes Debut

Christopher Chavez

March 19, 2013

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Marquette's track and field team spent its spring break catching rays and throwing down Big East qualifiers in Tampa, Fla. at the USF Bulls Invitational. The meet marked the beginning of the outdoor season for the Golden Eagles. “We...

Track and Field: Chavez’s End of Season Honors

Christopher Chavez

March 7, 2013

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Last Saturday marked the end of the indoor track and field season for Marquette, so it is time to announce The Marquette Tribune’s season honors. Men’s MVP: Senior Kyle Winter made his Marquette debut by winning the men...

Marquette track and field: Hanson sets freshman mile record to end indoor campaign

Christopher Chavez

March 5, 2013

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Freshman distance runner Molly Hanson ended her first indoor season by setting the Marquette freshman record in the mile on Saturday at the Alex Wilson Invitational. Her time of 4:48.79 was good enough for 10th on the day. The...

Marquette Track and Field: Small Squad Out to Notre Dame with Big Goals

Christopher Chavez

February 28, 2013

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Marquette's track and field team will send four of its best athletes to South Bend this weekend to compete at Notre Dame’s Alex Wilson Invitational. Coach Bert Rogers decided to take a small group to Indiana, as most of the team’s focus shifts outdoors aft...

Marquette Track and Field: Dangers of football may increase track’s popularity

Christopher Chavez

February 26, 2013

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A UCLA study last month found signs of a protein linked to football-related brain damage in the brain scans of five former NFL players. About three weeks earlier, Mike Nelson, Marquette's cross country coach, tweeted about the...

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

Christopher Chavez

February 21, 2013

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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...

Women Headed in Right Direction After Best Finish Since ’08

Christopher Chavez

February 19, 2013

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The future is looking bright for Marquette track and field’s women’s side, as the team placed 13th, its best finish at the Big East Indoor Conference Championship since 2008. The men’s side placed 11th, with 22 points in the effort. ...

Marquette Track and Field: Cue Etta James, Winter gets 600-meter record at last

Christopher Chavez

February 12, 2013

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Marquette braved the elements Thursday on the bus ride to Allendale, Mich., for Grand Valley State's Big Meet and arrived ready for a weekend of competition. Coach Bert Rogers said the team was fortunate to get a good bus drive...