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Marquette Track and Field: Last call for Big East qualifiers

Christopher Chavez

February 7, 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Marquette Track and Field: Saindon Surpasses Former World Record Holder

Christopher Chavez

January 22, 2013

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Around this time of the year, Marquette usually squares off with UW-Milwaukee in a dual meet to decide which school has the more well-rounded team on the track. Due to scheduling conflicts, the face-off will not happen until spring at Valley Fi...

Marquette Track and Field: Illini Classic Preview

Christopher Chavez

January 17, 2013

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Marquette track and field hopes to continue its early season success with some wins this weekend as Coach Bert Rogers and his squad hit the road to Champaign, Illinois for the the Illini Classic. As the season progresses, the schedule g...

Marquette Track and Field: Team ready to open the season at Notre Dame

Christopher Chavez

December 6, 2012

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The Marquette track and field team’s sprinters and jumpers will open their season at Notre Dame’s Blue and Gold Invite on Friday. “The December meets are always a good opportunity to test how our fall training ha...

Marquette Track and Field: Sprinters moving forward without O’Brien

Christopher Chavez

December 4, 2012

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For the first time since 2008, the Marquette track and field team will be without Tyler O’Brien as part of the its sprinting squad. Senior Kyle Winter returns as the most experienced sprinter and hopes to fill O’Brien's shoes...

Marquette Track and Field: Brace yourselves, Winter is coming

Christopher Chavez

October 23, 2012

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The cross-country season has less than a month of life left until the calendar turns to indoor track for most runners. Senior long sprinter Kyle Winter has spent the last few months training for the 2012-2013 campaign with his...

Marquette Track and Field: Expectations high this weekend

Christopher Chavez

May 3, 2012

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The forecast is calling for 70-degree days in Milwaukee this weekend, but the Marquette track and field team will be bringing the heat as they compete in the 2012 Outdoor Big East Conference Championship in Tampa, Fla. The bar...

Marquette Track and Field: Koecks have athleticism in their DNA

Christopher Chavez

April 26, 2012

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For Will and Kathryn Koeck, throwing has been in their family’s bloodlines for a few generations. Their father and his brothers were throwers and their sisters threw discus and shot put. The decision to attend Marquette and...