Marquette Wire

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

Christopher Chavez

October 11, 2012

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Editors' Picks, Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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...

Marquette Cross-Country: Johnson claims top spot at Crusader Open

A. W. Herndon

September 6, 2011

Filed under Sports

With one kilometer left in Valparaiso’s Crusader Open, a Marquette coach informed senior captain Blake Johnson that he had a sizable lead on the competition and could cruise into the finish line.  With the win, Johnson garnered...

Marquette Cross Country: Senior latent team

A. W. Herndon

August 29, 2011

Filed under Sports

The time is 6 a.m., the sun is still sleeping, and the only decision on the minds of most Marquette students is which side of the pillow is cooler. Senior Kate Horan is not a normal Marquette student. A leader of this year’s...

The end of an up-and-down season

Mike Nelson

November 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

In what became their last race of the season the Marquette women's and men's cross country teams finished 11th and 12th, respectively, at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Saturday in Bloomington, Ind. Junior Brice Cleland...