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Marquette Cross-Country: Greenwood and Pachuta break out as women put together best finish since 2008

Christopher Chavez

October 30, 2012

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Last Friday was a perfect day for running in the Bronx as Marquette’s cross country team lined up for the Big East Cross-Country Championship at Van Cortlandt Park. The women’s side notched its highest finish in the standings...

Marquette Cross-Country: Team set to wake up in city that never sleeps for Big East Championships

Christopher Chavez

October 25, 2012

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Marquette cross-country coach Mike Nelson will head to New York with 20 of his best runners this weekend to compete at the Big East Cross-Country Championships. This year’s conference championship marks the sixth with Nelson...

Marquette Cross-Country brief: Hackett sees an eight-second improvement; Hanson impresses in first 6K

Christopher Chavez

October 16, 2012

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Marquette’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in Peoria, Ill., on Friday afternoon at the Bradley Classic and finished second and fifth, respectively. Marquette's men's team was listed as third on the meet's...

Marquette Cross-Country: Men and women ready for final tune up before Big East Championship

Christopher Chavez

October 11, 2012

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Marquette’s cross-country team will be taking both the men’s and women’s sides to the Bradley Classic this weekend for the last meet before heading to New York for the Big East Cross-Country Championship. The men were...

Marquette Cross-Country: Women Rise In Rankings After Solid Finish In Louisville

Christopher Chavez

October 2, 2012

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The 11th Annual Greater Louisville Classic featured some of the most talented runners in the country, as Marquette’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams toed the line against some of the nation’s best. Though this...

Marquette Cross-Country: Leverington Providing Leadership Early Into Sixth Year As NCAA Athlete

Christopher Chavez

September 18, 2012

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Tyler Leverington was sitting in class at Marquette’s law school Friday when he started to receive text messages from his teammates on the cross-country team about a bomb scare at North Dakota State. For the next hour, Leverington...

Marquette Cross-Country: Men Head to National Catholic Championship Shorthanded

Christopher Chavez

September 13, 2012

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Marquette’s cross-country team will be heading to South Bend, Ind., short-handed on the men’s side as coach Mike Nelson said that senior captains Jack Senefeld and Patrick Maag will not be racing at the National Catholic Championship...

Marquette Cross Country: Seniors set on NCAA Cross-Country Championship as 2012 Mission

Christopher Chavez

August 27, 2012

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After a summer of running 80 to 90 miles a week, the men’s cross-country team has its sights set on making the NCAA Cross Country Championship for the first time in school history this year. Entering the first week of the...

Marquette Cross-Country: Teams peaked at the right time

A. W. Herndon

November 17, 2011

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Both Marquette cross-country teams counted this season as a success due to their constant improvement, impressive performances at post-season meets and team continuity, according to coach Mike Nelson. He said the highlight of th...

Marquette Cross-Country: Big East presents biggest challenge

A. W. Herndon

October 27, 2011

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The Marquette cross-country teams return to the E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky., for the Big East Championships Saturday, looking to use an earlier race at the same course to their competitive advantage. On...

Marquette Cross-Country: Teams have chance to prove their worth

A. W. Herndon

October 13, 2011

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As the final competition before the Big East Championships on Oct. 29, the Marquette men’s cross-country team wants to use Friday's Adidas Invitational, hosted by Wisconsin-Madison, to see where it ranks among the country’s...