Marquette Wire

Marquette vie for solid playoff seeds in weekend matches

October 24, 2013

Filed under Sports

Volleyball: Marquette vs. Creighton, Friday, Oct. 25, 6:00 p.m., Al McGuire Center Here we go again. Rivalries certainly don’t litter the new Big East after the realignment, but if there’s one clear conference feud in volleyba...

Marquette Volleyball: Loss to Creighton ends Golden Eagles’ season

Patrick Leary

December 4, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, Sports

The 2012 season came to an end for the Marquette volleyball team on Friday as it fell to Creighton in the first round of the NCAA tournament in a game played in Minneapolis. The Bluejays swept the Golden Eagles, 25-22, 25-23, 28-26, for Marquette’s second three-set loss of the year. Even though it didn...

Marquette Volleyball: Team gets back on track with wins over Villanova, Georgetown; faces Milwaukee Tuesday

Patrick Leary

October 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s volleyball team got its Big East title hopes back on track last weekend with two road wins. On Friday, Marquette won a close four-set match at Georgetown (26-24, 23-25, 31-29, 25-18) before sweeping...

Marquette Volleyball: Freshman Lehman still searching for more consistency

Patrick Leary

October 11, 2012

Filed under Sports

Coach Bond Shymansky always recruits in the hopes that the player he brings in will take the program forward. Eighteen matches into her collegiate career, freshman outside hitter Erin Lehman has advanced the program with her consistent play. “She’s super steady out there,” ...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Volleyball wins a pair of Big East matches, faces WMU Tuesday

Patrick Leary

October 9, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s volleyball team battled for a pair of Big East victories over the weekend. On Friday night, Marquette knocked off Pittsburgh in four sets (25-22, 27-25, 23-25, 25-13). It followed that up with a Sunday...

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

Patrick Leary

October 2, 2012

Filed under Sports

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-...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Beyer continues MU’s success in the professional ranks

Michael Wottreng

April 26, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Al McGuire Center has had its fair share of spectacular athletes walk its halls, but there is one type that stands out above the rest. It’s the person wearing gold around their neck, not just on their shirts or pants. Marquette legend Dwyane Wade won a gold medal in the 2008 Ol...

Marquette Women’s Volleyball: Team hopes success in spring carries into the fall

Michael Wottreng

April 19, 2012

Filed under Sports

The women’s volleyball team’s spring season came to a conclusion Saturday with a first-place finish in the silver division of the 2012 Great Lakes Center Collegiate Challenge in Aurora, Ill. Last season, coach Bond Shymansky’s team was one set away from playing for the Big East T...

GRESKA: Who is the fairest of them all?

Andrei Greska

October 18, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Growing up, I never quite believed it when my parents, or parents in general, said they loved all their children the same. Imposssible. It’s human nature to pick favorites, and that includes kids. Lately though, my views...

Women’s Volleyball: Jones shines, yet women fall short in Marquette Challenge

A. W. Herndon

September 20, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Entering the fourth set with a 2-1 advantage, the ingredients were set for Marquette volleyball (9-4) to cook up a signature upset over 9th ranked Minnesota (7-2).  The women were rolling — feeding off the crowd’s energy, minimizing the...