Marquette Athletics Weekly Report
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The Week in Review ...
Men?s Basketball (15-5, 3-4 C-USA)
? Marquette lost to no. 14 Louisville on Wednesday, 99-52. Todd Townsend had 17 points, and Marcus Jackson grabbed 12 rebounds for the Golden Eagles. Marquette played without senior point guard Travis Diener, who aggravated a left ankle sprain in the Eagles' 76-66 loss to Charlotte. On Saturday, Steve Novak scored a season-high 23 points and was 5-for-10 from 3-point range to help Marquette beat Saint Louis 55-51 in double overtime. Joe Chapman hit a key three-pointer with 13.3 seconds left in the second overtime and Marcus Jackson tied his career best with 16 rebounds.
Women?s Basketball (14-6, 5-2 C-USA)
? Marquette jumped out to an early lead against USF on Friday and held on to defeat the Bulls 67-41 at the Al McGuire Center. The Golden Eagles were led in scoring by Christina Quaye who finished with 20 points on 9-of-11 FG. Quaye also led Marquette in rebounding with six. Quaye scored at least 20 points for the second straight game to lead Marquette over UAB, 65-48, Sunday at the Al McGuire Center. Quaye finished the game with 21 points and eight rebounds. Lesley Juedes scored 12 points in 23 minutes off the bench.
Men?s Tennis (1-2)
? The Marquette men?s tennis team was defeated, 7-0, by 63rd ranked Western Michigan Saturday afternoon at Helfaer Tennis Stadium.
Women?s Tennis (1-1)
? All three Marquette duos started the day off with victories as Marquette defeated Northern Illinois, 5-2, on Saturday. In No. 2 singles, Maria Calbeto defeated Ivone Andrade, 7-5, 6-4. Elsemieke Dokter persevered through three sets, to beat Northern Illinois? Chrissy Svetlic, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.
Indoor Track and Field
? Irish eyes were smiling on the Marquette track and field team Saturday as a number of Marquette school records were set at the Notre Dame Invitational in South Bend, Ind. Joe Pierre set a freshman record in the 800m with a time of 1:51.86, good for third place in the race. Junior Jon Shaffer took sixth overall in the 800m with a time of 1:52.65. Pierre's time is fourth all-time at Marquette while Shaffer's is sixth all-time. Sophomore Kristen Stonieki's mark of 10-11 3/4 in the Pole Vault tied a school record. She tied for first in today's meet. The 4x400m relay team took 1st with the second fastest time all-time at Marquette--3:16.49. Shaffer recorded the fastest 400m split ever by a Marquette athlete of 47.1. In the 3,000m, Jodi Jakubek took second with a time of 9:53.45 -- a time that stands eighth on Marquette's all-time list. Susie Emond took fifth with a time of 10:08.30.
Games to Watch ...
Wednesday, Feb. 2
? The women?s tennis team kicks off a busy week in Marquette athletics with a 4 p.m. home match against UIC.
? Men?s basketball concludes the day with a home contest against UAB at 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 4
? Men?s tennis plays the first of three matches in three days, taking on Eastern Illinois at Helfaer Tennis Stadium at 4 p.m.
? The indoor track and field teams begin a two-day even at the Mayo Classic in South Bend, Ind.
Saturday, Feb. 5
? Women?s tennis begins a tennis double header at Helfaer, taking on Xavier at 9:30 a.m. The men host Southern Illinois at 2 p.m.
? Men?s basketball concludes its two-game home stretch hosting Southern Miss at noon.
? Women?s basketball hits the road taking on Cincinnati at 2 p.m. EST.
Sunday, Feb. 6
? The men?s tennis team kicks off Super Bowl Sunday with a match at 2 p.m. at Helfaer Tennis Stadium against Wright State.
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