Men's Basketball

Todd Mayo is the Student-Athlete of the Week

Dec. 19, 2011

AudiMILWAUKEE - Freshman guard Todd Mayo scored 22 points to lead the Golden Eagles to a 93-72 victory over Northern Colorado Saturday afternoon, and for his effort earns Student-Athlete of the Week honors, presented by Audi.

Mayo was named to the BIG EAST Conference Men's Basketball Weekly Honor Roll Monday for his 22-point outburst against Northern Colorado in his first career starting assignment at the Bradley Center.

The freshman is fourth on MU with an 11.0 points per game scoring average in just 19.8 minutes per contest.

The Golden Eagles return to action 8 p.m. Monday at LSU. The game can be seen live locally on FSN Wisconsin.

2011-12 Student-Athlete of the Week

DateStudent-AthleteSportWeekly Accomplishments
Dec. 19Todd MayoMen's BasketballMayo was named to the BIG EAST Conference Men's Basketball Weekly Honor Roll Monday for his 22-point outburst in Marquette's 93-72 victory over Northern Colorado on Saturday, Dec.17 at the Bradley Center.
Dec. 12Jae CrowderMen's BasketballCrowder began the week by hitting the game-winning 3-pointer with 6.3 seconds to play Tuesday against Washington in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden and ended it with a team-high 21 points in Saturday's win over Green Bay.
Dec. 5Ciara JonesWomen's Volleyball

Jones helped Marquette to a 3-1 victory over No. 24 Western Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA tournament with a match-high 17 kills. The Orlando, Fla., native also notched 10 kills in the Golden Eagles' second round loss at No. 7 Illinois. Jones ends her career with 1,140 kills, tying her for sixth place on Marquette's all-time list, while her hitting percentage of .234 ties her for ninth in program history.

Nov. 28Chelsea HeierWomen's VolleyballHeier was named the 2011 BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Year and helped the women's volleyball team to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. She led the conference and finished seventh in the NCAA with 11.90 assists per set as a first-year player.
Nov. 21Sarina SimmonsWomen's BasketballSimmons notched a career-high 23 points in Tuesday's 54-52 win over the Badgers and 22 points, the second-highest of her career, in Saturday's loss to Georgia Tech at the Bradley Center.
Nov. 14Taylor MadiganWomen's SoccerMadigan notched her sixth game-winning goal of the season to send Marquette past Toledo in the first round of the NCAA Championship. It was her eighth tally of the season and second overtime game winner as MU moves on to face Penn State in the NCAA Second Round on Friday.
Nov. 7Kerry McBrideWomen's SoccerMcBride earned repeat BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year honors and was named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 First Team. She anchored an MU back line that limited the opposition to just 2.5 shots on goal per game and is a civil engineering major with a 3.52 GPA.
Oct. 31Chelsea HeierWomen's VolleyballHeier averaged 12.83 assists per set in 3-0 sweeps at Pittsburgh and West Virginia, while helping the Golden Eagles hit a season-high .396 against the Panthers. The San Clemente, Calif., native earned her fourth BIG EAST Freshman of the Week honor Monday afternoon for her role in the perfect weekend.
Oct. 24C. NorteyMen's SoccerNortey recorded his first collegiate hat trick in MU's 3-0 victory at Seton Hall on Oct. 22. Nortey leads the team in goals scored and has helped the team to first place in the BIG EAST Blue Division standings, with 18 points in league play.
Oct. 17Sebastian JanssonMen's SoccerJansson scored both game-winning goals in Marquette's back-to-back wins over nationally ranked opponents this week as the Golden Eagles improved to 5-0-0 in the BIG EAST, MU's best start in league play in 47 years of men's soccer.
Oct. 10Michael MotzMen's GolfMotz finished tied for second place after shooting a 1-under-par 71 Sunday in the final round of the John Dallio Memorial in Lemont, Ill. Motz opened with rounds of 74 and 72, respectively. The sophomore then made five birdies Sunday to finish at 217 for the tourney and posted his best finish in 11 collegiate events.
Oct. 3Danielle CarlsonWomen's VolleyballCarlson hit .508 over the weekend to improve her BIG EAST-leading hitting percentage to .412 on the season. She also helped MU improve to 3-0 in the BIG EAST for the first time in program history. The Golden Eagles are 13-4 overall and winners of 10 of their last 11 matches.
Sept. 26C. NorteyMen's SoccerNortey scored two goals in men's soccer's 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Syracuse, including the game winner in the 87th minute, Saturday evening. Nortey has notched five goals on the season with three coming in the last two wins over Michigan and Syracuse.
Sept. 19David CheckMen's SoccerCheck helped the Marquette University men's soccer team to a 1-0-1 record over the weekend. He made nine saves and assisted on the game-winning goal with 51 seconds remaining in double-overtime in a 2-1 come-from-behind victory Sunday at Michigan.
Sept. 12Ashley BeyerWomen's VolleyballBeyer averaged 4.22 kills and 2.33 digs per set in sweeps of Southern Miss, Akron and Milwaukee on her way to claiming Marquette/Milwaukee Invitational MVP honors. The Bloomington, Ill., native also notched her second double-double of the season against Southern Miss with 10 kills and 13 digs.
Sept. 5Maegan KellyWomen's SoccerKelly notched four goals and two assists in Marquette's 9-0 victory over North Dakota on Sunday, Sept. 4. The Kansas City native's 10 points and four goals both tied program records and she is the seventh Marquette player to record a hat trick.
Aug. 29Ally MillerWomen's Soccer

Miller earned 2011 MKE Cup MVP honors for her efforts in MU's two wins over Saint Louis and No. RV/23 Long Beach State. She was integral in the Golden Eagles' defensive effort in the two wins, as she helped limit the Billikens and the 49ers to seven shots and only three on goal. Miller was also named the BIG EAST Conference's Defensive Player of the Week for the second time of her career Monday.

Aug. 22Lindsey PageWomen's Soccer

Page notched the overtime winner in women's soccer's 1-0 triumph over Northwestern Sunday, Aug. 27 at Valley Fields. The Alsip, Ill., native scored the golden goal in the 94th minute of play on a 12-yard shot to beat the Wildcats' goalkeeper Anna Cassell to the far post.

Aug. 15Kate ReigleWomen's Soccer

Reigle scored one of Marquette's two goals in its preseason opener at the University of Wisconsin on Saturday, Aug. 13. Reigle gave Marquette a 2-0 advantage at the 66:42 mark on a header served up by freshman Haley Fritzlen.

Aug. 8Junior CadouganMen's BasketballCadougan earned most valuable player honors for the second-straight season at the Scion Dental Milwaukee Summer Pro-Am. He averaged 22.2 points, 11.4 assists and 7.3 rebounds per game, while leading his squad to a perfect 9-0 mark during the regular season. He notched two triple-doubles in league play, including a 14-point, 12-rebound and 39-assist performance on Friday, July 22 against MU teammates Vander Blue and Jamail Jones.
Aug. 1Katherine PlouffeWomen's BasketballPlouffe played an integral role in the Team Canada's fifth place finish at the U19 FIBA Women's World Championship as she averaged 8.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game while connecting on 46.2 percent of her attempts from the floor over the nine-game tournament. The Canadians finished 8-1 overall.
July 25Sam KennedyTrack & FieldKennedy placed sixth in the hammer throw at the 2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Miramar, Fla., on July 22. She recorded a top toss of 169 feet, 5 inches (51.65 meters) to earn three points for Team Canada.
July 18Maegan KellyWomen's SoccerKelly led all scorers with five goals at the U.S. Youth Soccer Region II U19 Championship while playing with her club team, Mallorca. Kelly scored both goals in a 2-1 win over CASA (Ohio) and in a 2-0 win over Iowa Rush in the preliminary round. She added a goal in a 2-2 draw with Eclipse Select before Mallorca won in penalty kicks, 3-2, in the semifinals to advance to the Region II Championship game. Mallorca fell in the title game, 2-0, to Minnesota's Woodbury Inferno.
July 11David CheckMen's SoccerCheck posted a clean sheet in a 5-0 win for Milwaukee Bavarian SC over Eau Claire Aris FC on Saturday, July 9, as the goalkeeper helped Bavarian clinch its first National Premier Soccer League Midwest Division Championship and earn a berth in the NPSL finals later this month.
July 5Olivia JohnsonTrack & Field/Cross CountryJohnson earned Captial One Academic All-America® First Team regognition on June 23, joining men's runner Peter Bolgert as the first Marquette student-athletes to earn first team honors since 1997. The Milford, Iowa native sports a perfect 4.0 grade point average in Marquette's nationally recognized accounting program.

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