Marquette Wire

WBB: Big East Notebook, Feb. 21

Kyle Doubrava

February 21, 2013

Player of the Week Skylar Diggins - Sr - G - Notre Dame Diggins continues to help the Fighting Irish maintain their perfect Big East record at 12-0. The senior scored 23 points and dished out seven assists at Marquette ...

Catholic 7: Track and field/cross-country fate sits in hands of other sports

Christopher Chavez

February 21, 2013

Back in December, Marquette decided to withdraw its athletic program from the Big East Conference along with six other Catholic schools (DePaul, Georgetown, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John’s and Villanova) to form the Catholic...

Big East Notebook: Men’s basketball

Trey Killian

February 5, 2013

Orange falls far from tree Syracuse played its first game since it was knocked off by Villanova Saturday in Pittsburgh, and the Panthers were ready. Led by Tray Woodall’s 13 points, Pittsburgh upset the Orange, 65-55....

Marquette Track and Field: More tickets to Geneva look to be punched at Meyo

Christopher Chavez

January 31, 2013

This weekend, Marquette’s track and field team will be running at the 26th annual Meyo Invitational hosted by Notre Dame. After a record-setting weekend at Iowa State, this weekend is aimed at getting a few more Big East qualifiers for ...

Big East women’s notebook

Kyle Doubrava

January 24, 2013

Notre Dame, Villanova fighting for first The Fighting Irish entered Wednesday 5-0 in the Big East - good for first place. Villanova, a dark horse team that was picked to finish 10th in the preseason by Big East coaches, is cha...

Manti Te’o debacle highlights online love

Catelyn Roth-Johnson

January 22, 2013

Media outlets nationwide flooded the news this weekend with stories about Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and his fake online girlfriend. According to a Chadwick Martin Bailey study conducted in April 2010, Te'o is not alone....

EDITORIAL: MU can learn from Notre Dame’s crisis mismanagement

January 22, 2013

The hoax surrounding Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman Trophy finalist Manti Te’o’s nonexistent girlfriend has dominated headlines this past week. The story, originally broken by Gawker Media’s sports blog Deadspin, can...

LOCICERO: Enough with the Fighting Irish allegiances

Michael LoCicero

November 27, 2012

Dear Marquette fans, There is a growing, unpleasant epidemic circulating campus that seems to have reached a pinnacle in the last few days. Ever since that team from South Bend beat USC Saturday night to clinch a berth in the national championship game, my newsfeeds on Fac...

Marquette Women’s Soccer: First Big East tournament title still surreal for Golden Eagles

Michael LoCicero

November 6, 2012

Coach Markus Roeders said it was tough to put into words how it felt to win a Big East Tournament championship. It’s hard to blame him. For the first time since joining the Big East in 2005, Marquette can call itself regu...

Marquette Women’s Soccer: Tournament nemesis Notre Dame on tap for Friday’s semifinal

Michael LoCicero

November 1, 2012

A spot in the Big East Tournament championship will be on the line when Marquette takes on Notre Dame Friday at 11 a.m. in East Hartford, Conn. The Golden Eagles are trying to advance to the championship for the first t...

Marquette Men’s Soccer: Home-and-Home with Notre Dame

Matt Trebby

October 23, 2012

If coach Louis Bennett had been told in August that his team would have the chance to win the Blue Division of the Big East in the last week of the season, he would've taken it. Tied for the lead in the division, playing top-10 Notre Dame twice this week — on both Wednesday night in South Bend a...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Mertens leads Volleyball to two road Big East wins

Patrick Leary

October 2, 2012

The Marquette women’s volleyball team won two Big East matches on the road this weekend, defeating Notre Dame (12-25, 26-24, 13-25, 27-25, 15-7) Saturday and DePaul (25-19, 25-20, 25-23) Sunday. The Golden Eagles improved to 12-...