Marquette Wire

Marquette Track and Field: Saindon Surpasses Former World Record Holder

Christopher Chavez

January 22, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Marquette Track and Field: Tyler O’Brien – ‘The Little Red-Headed Kid That Was Really Fast’

Christopher Chavez

April 12, 2012

When senior Tyler O’Brien arrived on Marquette’s campus as a freshman in the fall of 2007, he looked to make a statement about his potential as a runner early on. Five years later, O’Brien has cemented a legacy with his...

Marquette Track and Field: Winter claims first Big East title

Christopher Chavez

February 21, 2012

This weekend, junior Kyle Winter did something no Marquette runner has ever done before: win the 800-meter dash at the Big East Indoor Championships. Winter captured Marquette's first-ever conference title with a time of 1:52.99....

Marquette Track & Field: Koeck, Kusowski hit personal bests in Ind.

Christopher Chavez

February 14, 2012

With a week left until the Big East Conference Indoor Championships in New York, the Marquette track and field team traveled to Bloomington, Ind., for the Hoosier Hills Invitational. While some athletes rested, for those that...

Marquette Track & Field sets 30 personal bests in 2012 debut

Christopher Chavez

January 17, 2012

On Saturday, the Marquette track and field team kicked off its 2012 campaign by setting 30 personal bests at the Badger Classic at the University of Wisconsin. Junior sprinter Kyle Winter and redshirt senior sprinter Tyler O'Brie...

Male sprinters dominate sprint medley relay

Joe Kvartunas

April 14, 2011

At the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational last weekend, the Marquette men’s sprinters took first in the sprint medley relay. They left the second place finisher three seconds behind. The sprinters,  junior Tyler O’Brien,...