Fan's Choice Awards: Best Team Accomplishment

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Fan's Choice Awards is a weekly feature in the Social Summer Series

Today's category is: 2011-12 Best Team Accomplishment

And the nominees are...

Women's Soccer Wins Third-Consecutive BIG EAST Championship
Recap & Team Highlight Video | Photo Gallery 

Head Coach Markus Roeders led Marquette to its 16th consecutive winning season and a program-best ranking of No. 5 (NSCAA) for two weeks (Oct. 17 and Oct. 25) en route to a 10-1-0 conference record and a share of its third-straight BIG EAST American Division title. The championship is the seventh in Marquette history and the Golden Eagles now boast a 28-3-2 record in BIG EAST play since 2009.

Men's Soccer Claims BIG EAST Championship
Recap & Video | Photo Gallery

With a 1-0 defeat of Pittsburgh on October 29, Marquette clinched its first ever BIG EAST Blue Division championship in men's soccer. Calum Mallace scored the match's only goal in the 59th minute, as he led his team to victory on senior night. It marked MU's third NCAA Division I regular season conference title, and first since 2002 (Conference USA).


Volleyball Earns First NCAA Tournament Invitation, Advances to Second Round
Recap & Team Highlight Video

The Golden Eagles had a record-setting season, finishing the 2011 campaign with a 24-11 mark and earned an at-large selection to the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship for the first time in program history. MU defeated Western Kentucky in the opening round, before falling to eventual national runner-up, Illinois, in the second round. 

Men's Basketball Advances to Second-Straight Sweet 16
Records & Accomplishments  

The 2011-12 men's basketball season, which began with a championship at the Paradise Jam, and continued with a second place finish in the BIG EAST and a seventh consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, culminated with a thrilling victory over Murray State to return to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1977.


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