September 2010 Archives

Marquette Cross Country Preps For Wisconsin Invitational

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The Marquette men's and women's cross country squads held their weekly "athlete day" Tuesday at the Melvin "Bus" Shimek Memorial Track and Field Facility in preparation for Saturday's Wisconsin adidas Invitational. In addition to strength training in the morning and a light run, the squad spent the afternoon at the track working on on hurdle mobility, dynamic stretching and did some core work.

Marquette Basketball: Revealed - Episode 5

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Epidsode 5 of Marquette Basketball: Revealed provides insight into the team's preparations before the official October 15 practice start date arrives.  Several players offer their thoughts.

Marquette University freshman Eric Pothast was ranked No. 25 in's most recent "College Players To Watch: Freshmen Top 100."

Pothast, a 6-foot-3 defender from Lake Zurich, Ill., has started all seven games for the Golden Eagles and is one of two MU players to play every minute of every match thus far.

Together, Pothast has teamed up with a backline and sophomore goalkeeper David Check to earn three shutouts on the season.

He was a three-time all-conference and all-area player at Lake Zurich High School where he was an NSCAA/adidas All-Midwest selection as a senior. Pothast played club soccer with Chicago Sockers FC.

Sports32 To Feature 1969 Marquette-Purdue NCAA Game

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The 1969 NCAA Tournament matchup between Marquette and Purdue will be featured on Sports32 Flashback this week, featuring video from the game and the original radio call.

The 90-minute show will debut on Sports32 at 7 p.m. CT on Sept. 23.  Former MU great George Thompson is also interviewed during the program and looks back at the game.  There are portions of the contest that were not filmed, including most of overtime.

Broadcast Schedule

Thursday, September 23: 7-8:30 p.m.
Friday, September 24: 2:30-4 p.m.
Saturday, September 25: 4:30-6 p.m.
Sunday, September 26: 5-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 28: 11:30am-1 p.m.
Wednesday, September 29: 8-9:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 3: 12-1:30 p.m.


Introduction To Student Gameday Experience

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"Thanks, all, for your great support of our program. We're really excited about this year's team and our guys are working extremly hard in preparation for the  upcoming season.

If you haven't been to a game before, this video will give you a taste of the excitement that's soon to come."

Thanks again,
Coach Buzz

Marquette Basketball: Revealed - Episode 4

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The latest edition of Marquette Basketball: Revealed addresses who will take the leadership role on the court for the Golden Eagles in 2010-11.

First-year head men's golf coach Steve Bailey will be a call-in guest to the "Gardenian on Golf" radio show this Sunday, Sept. 19. The show airs from 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. CT., on ESPN Milwaukee 540 AM. Coach Bailey will join host Chuck Garbedian at approximately 8:05 a.m. You can also listen online at

Bailey will join this Sunday's program from Louisville, Ky., where he'll be with the Golden Eagles as they prepare for the Cardinal Collegiate, Sept. 20-21.

Marquette Basketball: Revealed - Episode 3

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This week's episode of Marquette Basketball: Revealed provides an introduction to the 2010-11 newcomers who are eligible to see game action in 2010-11.


Golden Eagles Prep For 2010-11 With Annual Video Shoot

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The Marquette men's basketball team spent a total of almost 20 hours this past weekend preparing their contributions to the fan experience at Marquette Madness and all home games with the team's annual video shoot.

Thanks to a partnership with Tri-Marq Communications, the two-day shoot was able to capture all of the elements needed for the team intro video at Madness, along with all of the gameday elements necessary for the new Bradley Center jumbotron.  Fans will recognize a number of the familiar favorites, as well as the debut of new segments.


Golden Eagle Spotlight - Jae Crowder

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Junior college transfer Jae Crowder has had an eventful first two weeks on campus, receiving a crash course to the lifesyle of a Marquette men's basketball player.

Meet The 2010-11 Men's Tennis Newcomers

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The 2010-11 Marquette University men's tennis team features four freshmen: Logon Collins, Dan Mamalat, Robin Ravel and Thibault Troude.

The Marquette University women's volleyball team practiced Thursday prior to the Stanford Invitational at Maples Pavilion on the Stanford campus. Starting freshman defensive specialist Rachel Stier discussed the day's travel, MU's preparations for the tournament and the opportunity to play in front of her family and friends in the Bay Area.

The Golden Eagles will take on UC Irvine Friday at 8 p.m. CT before playing No. 3 Stanford at 4 p.m. CT.

How Does Last Night's Crowd at Valley Fields Stack Up?

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Thanks to the 2,089 fans who came to Valley Fields last night to watch the Marquette men's soccer team take on Milwaukee in the 2010 regular season opener. Also, thanks to Brian Bowsher, director of marketing and sales, who confirmed these attendance numbers for us. 

Here's a ranking of the top crowds to watch a MU men's soccer game at The Valley since attendance records started to be kept in 2000.






September 1, 2010




September 29, 2000




September 15, 2007

Notre Dame



October 3, 2001




October 31, 2007




October 29, 2003




September 1, 2009




September 25, 2005




September 28, 2007



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