Marquette Wire

Women’s tennis falls behind and can’t overcome Minnesota

Erin Caughey

February 8, 2011

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After the grunts from tiresome rallies throughout a hard fought battle with Minnesota faded away, the frustration on players' faces of the Marquette women's tennis team was evident after a 4-3 loss to No. 71 Minnesota Sunday morni...

Utting leads MU at the Wolverine Invitational

Andrei Greska

October 5, 2010

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Freshman Chelsea Utting led the Marquette women’s tennis team this weekend at the Wolverine Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich., going the farthest of any singles player by reaching the quarterfinals of the Blue Draw. Utting...

Tennis opens with Milwaukee Tennis Classic

September 21, 2010

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Christina Ruiz and Rachael Hush claimed the women’s doubles runner-up spot for Marquette in the seven team Milwaukee Tennis Classic last weekend. The Golden Ealges were swept in doubles play by the eventual champion South...

SCHMIDT: Hey freshmen, get your wings

Erik Schmidt

September 2, 2010

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So you’re a freshman and you think you know Marquette athletics. You’ve seen pictures of the Bradley and Al McGuire Centers, the stands looking like a can of sardines, sprawling rows crammed full of fans wearing blue and...

Women’s tennis has season drowned out

Sara J. Martinez

April 29, 2010

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There’s some unfinished business in the Big East. The season ended abruptly and on a disappointing note for the Marquette women’s tennis team last weekend. After topping Connecticut, 4-0, and advancing to face Syracuse, the...

Women’s tennis set for UConn in Big East Tourney

Sara J. Martinez

April 22, 2010

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Today the women’s tennis team heads to its ultimate test: the 2010 Big East Tournament in South Bend, Ind. The women return to South Bend after two 6-1 losses last weekend to Big East opponents No. 22 DePaul and No. 5 Notre...

Seniors walk off in impressive fashion

Sara J. Martinez

April 13, 2010

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It couldn’t have been more perfect. At the Helfaer Tennis Stadium on Saturday, two walk-ons walked off the courts knowing they had made a difference in their last match at home. Maggie Wilson and Elly Strother earned well-deserved...

Hush, Ruiz earn Big East Tennis Player of the Week awards

Sara J. Martinez

March 24, 2010

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Ending the week one-for-three in San Francisco wasn’t enough to keep sophomore Gillian Hush and junior Christina Ruiz out of the spotlight over spring break. The women are the latest to be named Big East Tennis Players of...

Another win, another loss for women’s tennis

Sara J. Martinez

February 27, 2010

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The women’s tennis team went one-up, one-down today, now at 8-6 on the season. Marquette’s first loss at home came from Wisconsin this afternoon in a series of close battles, the Badgers finally reigning 5-2. Later in the...

Hush sisters leave mark on tennis team

Sara J. Martinez

February 25, 2010

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Sister acts are almost cliché in tennis. Venus and Serena Williams even made a Doublemint Gum commercial together, playing off of their sibling rivalry in the sport. Marquette’s women’s tennis program is no stranger to...

Calderon breaks out of funk

Sara J. Martinez

February 16, 2010

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Sophomore Paola Calderon opened her season at No. 1 singles with a tough comeback win over conference foe Louisville on Jan. 24. Calderon lost the first set 4-6 but came back and took the next two sets, 6-2, 6-0, respectively,...

Women’s tennis defeat ISU 6-1, UW-Green Bay 7-0

Sara J. Martinez

February 14, 2010

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Marquette’s women’s tennis team took a tough loss from rival Western Michigan on Friday, losing 5-2 after a good start to the match. Each doubles pair was on their mark but fought close battles. At No. 2, Paola Calderon/Olga...