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).
Playing in their first NCAA Championship match, the Golden Eagles picked up their first tournament victory and knocked off their first ranked opponent in program history, No. 24 Western Kentucky University, 25-21, 22-25, 26-24, 25-23.
December 6, 2011
Jae Crowder Sinks Washington
Trailing by one with less than 10 seconds left at Madison Square Garden, Vander Blue found Jae Crowder open in the corner, who coolly drained a game-winning three-pointer to top Washington, 79-77.
January 10, 2012
Katie Young Beats the Buzzer to top Villanova
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Down by 2 with time expiring, Katie Young heaved a 40-footer that found the bottom of the net with time expiring, and Marquette pulled out an improbable 51-50 comeback victory over Villanova. The shot was later featured as ESPN's "Top Play" on Sportscenter that evening.
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