September 2011 Archives

MU Golf Team Volunteers at Hawthorn Glen

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On Saturday, Sept. 17, The Marquette golf team traveled to Hawthorn Glen Outdoor Education Center located in Wauwatosa, Wis. Head coach Steve Bailey assigned his players to pick a service trip throughout the season and this week's was Matt Hasse's project. 

Over the course of the day, the team was involved with a number of tasks that included eradicating the buckthorn shrub from the grounds of the facility and the removal of an old drainage line that is no longer in use.

Podcast: WMUR Marquette vs. Wisconsin Men's Soccer Match

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WMUR Marquette Radio's Matt Trebby, play-by-play voice of the Golden Eagles men's soccer team previews Wednesday's match at in-state rival Wisconsin in this special podcast. The match can be heard via live streaming audio on WMUR (broadcast schedule)


Part Two: Marquette Tribune Profile on C. Nortey

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Read the second of a two-part series on Marquette University freshman men's soccer player C. Nortey and his journey to Milwaukee from Ghana, via the Right to Dream program, written by Marquette Tribune sports editor Mike E. Nelson.

Read part two of the series here:

FOX6 Milwaukee Profiles Start of Men's Lax Program at MU

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Check out this feature on the Marquette University men's lacrosse team by Jen Lada of FOX6 Milwaukee, who has some questions about this emerging sport

C. Nortey featured in The Marquette Tribune

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Read the Marquette Tribune's first of a two-part series following freshman soccer player C. Nortey's journey being born and raised in Ghana, the challenges he faced growing up, starting at The Right to Dream Academy, receiving a scholarship to attend and play at Hotchkiss School in Connecticut, and now, attending and playing at Marquette.

Here's the link to the online article:

Magoline Finishes Eighth At UW-Parkside Invitational

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Pleasant Prarie, Wisc. - Freshman Jared Magoline shot a 7-over 152 for the Marquette University men's golf team at the UW Parkside Fall Invitational on Sept. 19 - 20. The exhibition tournament was hosted at The Club at Strawberry Creek.

Magoline finished tied for eighth, while junior Ryan Prickette shot 161 to finish tied for 31st, and Wilson was just one shot behind Prickette, to finish 34th with a 162.

The Golden Eagles head to Louisville, Ky. on Sept. 26 for the Cardinal Invitational, hosted by the University of Louisville, at the Cardinal Club Golf Course.

Marquette Runners Litter Al's Run Leaderboard

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MILWAUKEE - Current and former Marquette distance runners littered the leaderboard Saturday afternoon at the Briggs and Al's Run for Children's Hospital with Nick Szczech claiming the men's title with a time of 24:50.

Szczech, currently working on requirements to finish his bachelor's degree, concluded his Marquette career second in program history in the outdoor 10,000-meter run and earned Captial One Academic All-District V First Team honors last year.

The Cudahy, Wis., native was followed in the top 25 by senior Keith Schueller (fourth, 25:49), freshmen David Sajdak (10th, 26:55) and Brendan Franz (22nd, 28:08), sophomore Zack Young (11th, 27:00) and cross country head coach Mike Nelson (25th, 28:29).

Volunteer assistant coach Cassie Nelson was third on the women's side in 29:31, while Olivia Johnson, a 2011 Capital One First Team Academic All-American was the highest placing member (4th, 29:49) of the current track and field squad. Sophomore Claire Guidinger finished 10th in 32:43.

For the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's recap, including comments from Szczech, please click here.

Ashley Bares Has Success In Iceland

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Former Marquette women's soccer player and 2010 Marquette graduate, Ashley Bares, capped her first professional season in Iceland with a championship for Stjarnan. It was the club's first Urvalsdeild championship and qualifies Stjarnan for the 2012-2013 UEFA Women's Champions League.

The Belgium, Wis. native tallied 21 goals in 18 matches and was the recipient of the Golden Boot, given to the league leader in goals at the end of the season. Bares was also named the league's top player for the first half of the season.  

Kane County Chronicle Features Redshirt Freshman

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The Kane County Chronicle recently ran an article on Marquette goalkeeper Charlie Lyon, highlighting his road to recovery from a season-ending injury that he suffered a year ago. Check out the article here. 

Marquette Athletics Continues Support Of Briggs & Al's Run

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Marquette Athletics will be well represented once again at the Briggs & Al's Run & Walk, hosted on the University's campus on Saturday, Sept. 17.

The men's and women's basketball teams will meet with the Children's Champions prior to the race and then move to the starting line to encourage all of the participants as they begin.  The men's and women's lacrosse programs, both student-athletes and staffs, will all be competing in the 8K event.  

Members of the women's soccer program and men's and women's track & field teams will also be competing.  A current MU team member or alumni is expected to compete for the overall title on both the men's and women's side.

Head men's basketball coach Buzz Williams will also address the participants immediately before the race begins.

Briggs & Al's Run & Walk has raised more than $12 million dollars with the help of outstanding community support. Corporate sponsorships and the pledge campaign are critically important components of the event. Your involvement makes it possible for us to provide medical care for more than 325,000 patient visits every year.

New Website Lets Fans Choose Their Own Tickets

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Marquette fans interested in 2011-12 men's basketball tickets can utilize a new and interactive website to purchase seats:

Season tickets, 5-game flex plans and a 3-game weekender plan is currently available. Single-game tickets will go on sale to the general public on October 22.

For more information or to speak with a ticket representative, call 414-288-4668.

3-Game Weekender Plan Now Available

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A brand-new 3-Game Weekender Plan is now on sale for as little as $60 and includes the following games:

Green Bay
Dec. 10

Jan. 14

Feb. 11

Click here to view seats or to buy now

The 3-Game Weekender Plan is available for $60 (400 Level Corner Sections) or $90 (400 Level Side Court).

Five-Game Flex Plans
are also on sale and give you the ability to customize your package...

STEP ONE: Pick TWO out of the following four games...

Jan. 1
Jan. 14
Jan. 16
March 3

STEP TWO: Pick ONE of the following three-game sets...

Vanderbilt - Thu, Dec. 29
St. John's - Wed, Jan. 11
USF -Tue, Jan. 24
Cincinnati - Sat, Feb. 11
Seton Hall - Tue, Jan. 31
Rutgers - Wed, Feb. 22

Click here to view seats or to buy now

Flex-Plans are available for as little as $100 (400 Level Corner Sections) or $150 (400 Level Side Court).

ALSO, every mini-plan purchaser will receive a 10% discount at any SURG Restaurant Group location.

Click here
if you would like to be contacted by a ticket representative for more information on Mini-Plans.

2011-12 Season Tickets Still Available
-Prices start as low as $125 for full 16-game home schedule
-Limited number of 200 level seats available

Season tickets for the 2011-12 Marquette Basketball season are still available for as little as $125 (less than 40 seats still available). A small quantity of 200 level seats are also on-sale on a full season basis.

Click here for more information or to purchase online

A season ticket package includes the same seat to all 16 home games plus additional benefits such as the ability to purchase extra single-game and postseason tickets before the general public. The complete schedule will be released at a later date.

In case you missed sophomore forward Maegan Kelly's game-winning goal to help the No. 12 Marquette University women's soccer team defeat No. 14 UWM Wednesday night, you can check it out here. It is this week's PNC Bank Highlight of the Week. 

2011-12 Neutral/Away Game Tickets

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Tickets are now on sale for Marquette men's and women's basketball neutral-site events: the Paradise Jam (men's and women's basketball) and Jimmy V Classic (men's basketball).

M. Basketball Paradise Jam (U.S. Virgin Islands) - November 18-21
MU vs. Winthrop (Nov. 18), Mississippi/Drake (Nov. 19/20), TBA (Nov. 21)
Tickets: $95 for all sessions. Seats are general admission.
Click here to purchase tickets | Additional tournament information

W. Basketball Paradise Jam (U.S. Virgin Islands) - November 24-26
MU vs. Washington St. (Nov. 24), Prairie View A&M (Nov. 25), Michigan (Nov. 26)
Tickets: $60 for all sessions. Seats are general admission.
Click here to purchase tickets | Additional tournament information

Jimmy V Classic (Madison Square Garden, New York) - December 6
MU vs. Washington
Tickets: $75 (Exact seat locations will be assigned later based on priority points and giving history)
Click here to purchase tickets | Additional tournament information

2011-12 Regular Season Away Games
The Marquette Ticket Office receives a very limited number of tickets to away games. Seats are allocated based on the priority points and giving history of the person requesting tickets. To submit an away game ticket request, call 414-288-4668 or email and include your name, phone number and number of tickets you would like to purchase. You will then be contacted approximately three weeks prior to the game to let you know if you can purchase the tickets.

Family. A word synonymous with Marquette women's soccer. Family is always there, especially when tragedy strikes.

Read about how MU goalkeeper Natalie Kulla leaned on her Marquette family after a tornado destroyed her childhood home in St. Louis, Mo., in a feature on

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