November 2012 Archives

Men's Track and Field Volunteered Sunday at Estabrook Park

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Men's track and field spent three hours clearing invasive species in Estabrook Park on Sunday, Nov. 11 (photo credit: Bert Rogers, Marquette track and field).

MILWAUKEE - Roughly 40 members of the Marquette University men's track and field team gathered Sunday morning at Estabrook Park to help eliminate invasive plant species. Senior Kyle Winter, the defending BIG EAST Conference champion in the indoor 800-meter run, organized the effort through the Volunteer Center of Milwaukee and the squad worked for three hours to clear buckthorn and honeysuckle, two invasive plants threatening the park.

"The men's team really enjoys these types of activities," Marquette head coach Bert Rogers sad. "Not only did we spend some quality time bonding as a team, we also helped out the Milwaukee County Parks. With about 40 men all working hard together, we made a significant visual difference in the area that we were working."

Estabrook Park is common training ground for Marquette's distance runners and is located on the eastern bank of the Milwaukee River, just north of E. Capitol Dr. 

'We Are Marquette' Weekend Student Challenge

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Marquette Students, check out this weekend's "We Are Marquette" Challenge. It's a busy three days at Marquette, and we need you. Attend all four Marquette athletics events this weekend and get a FREE Buzz Williams autographed ball. Pick up your official game card at the women's soccer game on Friday, Nov. 9th. Turn in your completed card at the men's basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 11. Just stop by the Marketing & Promotions table at each game to get the challenge questions. Answer all four questions at each game and WIN! It's as easy as that.

Volleyball hosts a match with potential BIG EAST championship implications, Women's Soccer hosts the NCAA Tournament and Men's & Women's Basketball open the new seasons in a weekend highlighted by four important events.

Upcoming Home Schedule & Student Promotions

FRIDAY - Women's Soccer vs. Illinois State - 7 p.m.
Valley Fields
First Round of the NCAA D-I Women's Soccer Championship. Free admission for students.

SATURDAY - Women's Basketball vs. Butler - 7 p.m.
Al McGuire Center
Join the women's basketball team for their Home Opener with Free Pizza! Also be sure to stick around during halftime to watch a youth acrobatic team perform. Follow @MarquetteWBB during the game for a chance to win great prizes. Free admission for MU Students

SUNDAY - Women's Volleyball vs. Notre Dame - 1 p.m.
Free Pizza Hut Pizza. Going to the Men's Basketball game too? A shuttle will depart from the McGuire Center to Bradley Center immediately after match. Listen for updates at the game.

SUNDAY - Men's Basketball vs. Colgate - 3:30 p.m.
Fanatics tickets still available for just $99! Get to the game early to take part in Marquette Nation's Countdown to Tip Off.

Marquette Basketball Hour - Nov. 6 Podcast

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Listen to a podcast of The Marquette Basketball Hour by clicking on the link provided or the graphic below.

Head coach Buzz Williams previews the season in the first episode, including Friday's matchup with Ohio State in the Carrier Classic.

Marquette's Carrier Classic Uniforms

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Marquette senior Trent Lockett took time to model the team's specially designed Carrier Classic uniforms for Friday's matchup with Ohio State.

Check out the team's official Facebook page for a full photo gallery.
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