Marquette Athletics' September 28 Notebook
Sept. 28, 2017
The Weekend Ahead (all times Central):
Thursday, Sept. 28
Saturday, Sept. 30
Sunday, Oct. 1
Single-game tickets on sale for season ticket members
Pre-sale begins Thursday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m. through each member’s My Marquette Account. The date and time tickets are made available is determined by one’s priority point total.
In hopes of accommodating as many accounts as possible, season ticket members will be limited to purchasing twelve (12) additional tickets for conference games as well as Purdue and Georgia.
If you require accessible seating, please contact the Marquette Ticket Office directly at 414-288-4668 after your scheduled time. Other questions can also be directed to the ticket office, regular business hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Help President Lovell’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ Food Drive at MU athletic events
Non-perishable food donations will be accepted at Marquette athletic events through the end of MU Homecoming weekend, beginning with Thursday’s women’s soccer match at Valley Fields. Bins will be easily identifiable upon entrance at Valley Fields and the Al McGuire Center.
Golf’s hot start continues; Marquette Intercollegiate at Erin Hills begins Sunday
The men’s golf team is starting to make national noise thanks to its hot start to the 2017-18 campaign, which continued this past weekend with a school-record performance in a victory at the Northern Intercollegiate at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Junior Oliver Farrell claimed co-medalist honors at 14-under-par as MU defeated Virginia by 13 strokes.
The Golden Eagles are set to host the Marquette Intercollegiate at Erin Hills, site of the 117th US Open, on Sunday through Tuesday. Eleven of the 15 teams competing qualified for NCAA Regional play in 2017 and the field includes the reigning NCAA individual champion Braden Thornberry of Ole Miss and Texas A&M’s Cameron Champ, who tied for 32nd at the US Open in June.
Women’s basketball juniors participate in BIG EAST’s ‘Transition Game’
Women’s basketball’s seven juniors participated in the second annual BIG EAST Women’s Basketball Transition Game program, which concluded on Sunday in Midtown Manhattan. More than 30 student-athletes from across the conference’s 10 member schools enjoyed an interactive educational and professional development weekend, which included Q&A sessions with such industry leaders as Doris Burke, the New York Liberty’s Sugar Rodgers, the New York Knicks’ Kristin Bernert, human resources specialist Cheryl Gelzer Alexis, JD, and BIG EAST Commissioner Val Ackerman.
Help Butch Lee’s Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico
With much of Puerto Rico’s buildings and infrastructure devastated from the effects of Hurricane Maria, former men’s basketball player Butch Lee has started a GoFundMe campaign to assist fellow American citizens thorough is business location in San Juan.
Lee is MU’s only Naismith Award winner in program history and competed on the Puerto Rican national team in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, nearly single-handedly defeating the United States squad with a 35-point effort.
Men’s basketball players beat staff in inaugural softball game
The entire men’s basketball program enjoyed some competitive softball on Monday afternoon at Miller Park’s Helfaer Field. The players edged the staff in the opening game, but it was just the first of a seven-game series.
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