Marquette Wire

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

Christopher Chavez

March 5, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Marquette Track and Field: Last call for Big East qualifiers

Christopher Chavez

February 7, 2013

Marquette’s track and field team heads to Grand Valley State for the 2013 Big Meet as a final tune-up before the Big East Indoor Championship next weekend. The meet also serves as a final opportunity for personal bests. After ...

Marquette Track and Field: Fast Times Continue at Notre Dame

Christopher Chavez

February 5, 2013

Marquette's track and field teams expanded their list of Big East qualifiers this weekend at Notre Dame’s Meyo Invitational. While most in attendance focused on the afternoon’s Meyo Mile and men’s 3,000-meter run featuring NCAA cross-country ch...

Marquette Track and Field: More tickets to Geneva look to be punched at Meyo

Christopher Chavez

January 31, 2013

This weekend, Marquette’s track and field team will be running at the 26th annual Meyo Invitational hosted by Notre Dame. After a record-setting weekend at Iowa State, this weekend is aimed at getting a few more Big East qualifiers for ...

Marquette Track and Field: Records and Big East Qualifiers Go Down in Ames

Christopher Chavez

January 29, 2013

Across the country on Saturday, 11 collegiate athletes broke four minutes for the mile, a 16-year-old girl set a new record for the high school mile and Olympians set new records or came close on the track. Marquette was part o...