Marquette Wire

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

Christopher Chavez

August 27, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Cross Country solid across the board

Mike Nelson

November 3, 2009

The Marquette men’s and women’s cross country teams finished 7th and 8th, respectively in their races Saturday at the Big East Championships. Senior Jayne Grebinski led the way for the women with her 39th place finish at...

Kenosha meet gives cross country edge

Mike Nelson

October 29, 2009

Home field advantage will be given to the Marquette men’s and women’s cross country teams for the first time this year when they host the Big East Cross Country Championships Saturday. The race will be held at the Wayne...

Cross country Pre-Nationals brings disappointment

Mike Nelson

October 20, 2009

Coach Mike Nelson wanted his men’s and women’s cross country teams to place better at this year's Pre-Nationals meet, held in Terre Haute, Ind., Saturday, than any other Marquette team in the past two years. However, neither...

Pre-Nationals up next for cross country

Mike Nelson

October 15, 2009

If the Marquette men’s and women’s cross country teams thought their meet at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational last weekend was big — in terms of the competition and sheer number of teams — this weekend will be a gigantic. The...

Wisconsin Inter-Regional Meet up next for cross country

Mike Nelson

October 1, 2009

This Saturday the Marquette men’s and women’s cross country teams will find out where they are as a team when they compete at the Wisconsin Inter-Regional Meet in Madison, Wis. Coach Mike Nelson said his runners will have...