Marquette Wire

Marquette Cross-Country: Future laid out for returning runners

Christopher Chavez

November 15, 2012

Upperclassmen had their eyes set on an NCAA Championship berth, but they fell short of their goal as their season ended after the NCAA Great Lakes Regional last Friday. The men placed 15th and the women came in 14th. Running...

Marquette Cross-Country: Greenwood’s Positive Attitude Key in Road to Recovery

Christopher Chavez

November 8, 2012

Just days before the Big East Cross-Country Championship, Marquette cross-country freshman Kellie Greenwood was walking around with a boot on her foot due to achilles tendonitis. She posted the second fastest time for the Golden...

Marquette Cross-Country: Alumni making the most of their Marquette education

Christopher Chavez

November 6, 2012

The achievements of Marquette cross-country runners go beyond winning medals from races. Over the last three years, 15 runners have gone on to further their studies in graduate school and beyond. Some student-athletes have...

Marquette Cross-Country: Connor Callahan in “Med-School Mode” since sophomore year

Christopher Chavez

November 6, 2012

Marquette cross-country coach Mike Nelson still remembers Connor Callahan showing up to the first team practice with a broken arm. He was a freshman coming from DeSmet Jesuit High School in Missouri with an open mind and room...

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

Christopher Chavez

October 30, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...