Marquette Wire

Strength starts at the back

Michael LoCicero

September 1, 2011

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Despite the loss of four starters, including All-Big East forward Ashley Bares, the expectations for this year’s Marquette women’s soccer team remain extremely high. Bares, defender Lauren Thut, and midfielders Julia Vi...

Undefeated spring season is the goal

Trey Killian

April 28, 2011

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The Marquette women’s soccer team picked up this spring where it left off last fall with a current spring record of 4-0-1, especially in its most recent win over defending 2010 national champion Notre Dame 3-2 on April 19...

MU earns win, draw against Big Ten opponents

Erin Caughey

April 19, 2011

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The kicks soaring at Valley Fields Sunday often stalled and dropped short of their intended destinations — all due to the wind. Yet Mother Nature couldn’t stop Marquette from walking away with a 2-1 win against Illinois...

Women’s soccer gears up for Big East three-peat

Erin Caughey

March 31, 2011

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Finishing the fall season at No. 12/9 Marquette women’s soccer certainly didn’t disappoint. The postseason in the Big East and NCAA tournaments may not have played out the way the Golden Eagles had planned, but they now h...

A run to remember

Michael LoCicero

November 30, 2010

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Rarely does a team fully live up to its preseason hype. Rarely has Marquette seen a team as dominant as the 2010 version of the women’s soccer team. The Golden Eagles were picked to finish first in the American Division of the Big East conference after finishing in that position a year...

Not so Sweet 16

Michael LoCicero

November 23, 2010

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While a Sweet 16 berth and an unblemished Big East conference record is nothing to feel sorry about, it’s easy to wonder what could have been for the No. 12/9 Marquette Golden Eagles after their season ended Saturday. Marquett...

Seeman: This just in, these gals can play

Tim Seeman

November 9, 2010

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Amid the hardwood floor and the 70s posters celebrating Marquette’s golden basketball age in the Union Sports Annex, the women’s soccer team occupied three tables yesterday afternoon, downing wings, pizza and soda. All...

Back-to-back champs

Michael LoCicero

October 26, 2010

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With a 2-0 win over St. John’s (6-10-2, 3-7-1 Big East) Sunday afternoon, the Marquette women’s soccer team finished an undefeated and untied season in Big East play for the first time in team history and became the third program...

SCHMIDT: Karma kick starts Marquette soccer

Erik Schmidt

October 14, 2010

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Karma: The Bigfoot of religious concepts. Despite the overwhelming evidence that it’s nothing but a myth, some people still believe in the hairy little bugger. In this rare case, consider me a believer. A few weeks ago ...

Road warriors return to Valley Fields on 7 game winning streak

Trey Killian

October 14, 2010

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Marquette women’s soccer welcomes two Big East opponents to Valley Fields this weekend as it looks to tally two more wins and stay unbeaten in Big East play. The Cincinnati Bearcats (8-6-1 overall, 2-5-0 Big East) come knocking...

Seven and counting

Michael LoCicero

October 12, 2010

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Seniors are given the difficult task of being team leaders, both on the field and off it. This past weekend, seniors Ashley Bares and Julia Victor each scored game-winning goals against Connecticut and Providence, respectively. Talk...

Mountaineers seek revenge after MU ended its Big East title hopes last year

Michael LoCicero

September 23, 2010

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Preseason polls, in essence, mean nothing. If you simply take what the Big East coaches said, the Marquette-West Virginia women’s soccer game tonight at Valley Fields will crown the champion of the American Division, and the...