Marquette Lands 30 on BIG EAST Outdoor Squad
May 12, 2015
NEW YORK -- The Marquette University men's and women's track and field teams were honored with 30 student-athletes being named to the 2015 All-BIG EAST Conference squad, the league office announced Tuesday, May 12.
Thanks to seven individual champions, the Golden Eagles placed 30 on the All-BIG EAST Outdoor squad with 17 women and 13 men being recognized following outstanding performances at the BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held May 8-9 at Villanova University.
Marquette swept the hammer throw competition with senior sibling combo Kathryn and William Koeck claiming gold medal honors. Additionally on the women's side, Maya Marion won the shot put, while junior Tatyana Pashibin took first in the high jump. For the men, junior Wally Ellenson made it a clean sweep of indoor and outdoor titles in the high jump, while sophomore John Krzyszkowski won the javelin and senior Marcell KirkmanBey triumphed in the 110-meter hurdles.
Freshman Cassy Goodrich led the Golden Eagles by claiming all-conference honors in three events, while freshman Terica Harris and sophomore sisters Anna and Arra Strong each earned accolades in two events. On the men's side, freshman Alex Halloway and sophomore Joel Swanberg each claimed all-conference honors in two events as well.
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