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Marquette Golf: McKinney comes home

Trey Killian

October 29, 2012

Filed under Sports

For sophomore Jack McKinney, the 2012-13 golf season is a homecoming of sorts. McKinney graduated from Marquette University High School, where he helped the Hilltoppers capture three conference championships and three sectional...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Last place finish marks end of Prickette’s Marquette career

Trey Killian

October 25, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Marquette golf team had a bit of a relapse after winning its first tournament in four years two weeks ago. The Golden Eagles finished at the bottom of the team leaderboard, in 12th place, at the Pinetree Intercollegiate in Kennesaw, Ga., which ended Tuesday. Coach Steve Bailey...

Marquette Golf: Freshman goes from Friday night lights to links

Trey Killian

October 16, 2012

Filed under Sports

Golf is viewed by many as a sport that glorifies the individual athlete. Many successful players specialize in golf their entire lives, unfamiliar with the team aspect that permeates other sports. Freshman Zach Gaugert, however, was a member of one of Wisconsin’s most successful teams in high school and has...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Golden Eagles score first tournament win under Bailey

Trey Killian

October 9, 2012

Filed under Sports

It’s been a tough few years for the Marquette golf team. Before Sunday, the program had not won a tournament since the 2008 Big East Championship. Under third-year coach Steve Bailey, the Golden Eagles had finished anywhe...

Marquette Golf: Nelson passionate about his game

Trey Killian

September 27, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, Sports

Freshman Nick Nelson really likes golf. It sounds like an obvious statement, with Nelson entering his third week as a member of the Marquette golf team, but when his name is brought up to his coach and teammates, that simple sentence is the first thing they can think of to describe him. “I thi...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Golden Eagles finish 11th at Windon Memorial Classic

Trey Killian

September 25, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Marquette golf team finished 11th out of 15 teams this weekend at the Windon Memorial Classic. While youth power was the common theme last weekend for the Golden Eagles, this tournament was a reversion back to upperclassmen...

Marquette Golf: Sanchez already a leader as a freshman

Trey Killian

September 20, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, Sports

Freshman Patrick Sanchez joined coach Steve Bailey’s roster a few weeks ago along with three other newcomers. In that short amount of time, however, the Mazatlan, Mexico, native has established himself as a potential leader...

Marquette Golf: New faces set to tee off new season

Trey Killian

September 11, 2012

Filed under Sports

  The Marquette men’s golf team is trying to reverse its fortunes in 2012-13 after several years of low finishes and overall disappointment. With four new players joining the squad this season, the roster has a fr...

Marquette Golf: Swift hopes impressive summer gives him a boost this fall

Trey Killian

August 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

Summer is often looked at as a time of rest and relaxation before the trials of the school year return in the fall. But for sophomore golfer CJ Swift, it was a time for taking steps toward greatness. Swift competed amongst some of the best amateur golfers in the nation in several tournamen...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Disappointing season comes to a close in Orlando

Trey Killian

May 3, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Marquette men’s golf team ended its season with an eighth-place finish in the Big East Championships. The Golden Eagles finished above South Florida, DePaul, Rutgers and Cincinnati in the field of twelve teams with a...

Marquette Men’s Golf: MU hopes to finish season on a high note

Trey Killian

April 26, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Coach Steve Bailey has advertised the Big East Championships in Orlando, Fla. as the ultimate goal and biggest event for the men’s golf team all season. Bailey and his team have spent a lot of time preparing for the tournament...