Christine Blonski will be honored as the Hy Popuch Award winner on Dec. 27 as Marquette kicks off BIG EAST action.

General

Noteworthy: Dec. 21 look at Marquette Athletics

Dec. 21, 2017

A Look Ahead:

Thursday, Dec. 21
6 p.m. - MBB vs. American (BMO Harris Bradley Center)

Wednesday, Dec. 27
7:30 p.m. - MBB vs. Xavier (BMO Harris Bradley Center)
Marquette M Club Hy Popuch Award Ceremony (Christine Blonski)

Thursday, Dec. 28
7:30 p.m. - WBB vs. St. John's (Al McGuire Center)

Saturday, Dec. 30
3:30 p.m. - MBB vs. Georgetown (BMO Harris Bradley Center)
6:30 p.m. - WBB vs. Seton Hall (Al McGuire Center)

All times Central and subject to change

Christine Blonski to be given Hy Popuch Award

The Marquette University M Club has announced Christine (Kennedy) Blonski as the winner of the Hy Popuch Award, given to the student-athlete alumni organization's person of the year. She will be honored during the men's basketball game against Xavier on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center (friends can register for the reception here (game ticket required)).

In over 13 years serving on the M Club Board, Blonski was a two-term president and is credited for creating greater integration of former female student-athletes into various M Club events and activities. The former women's basketball player rarely misses a home game at the Al McGuire Center and has pushed the M Club Golf Outing to greater prominence.

MBB and WBB begin BIG EAST play next week

The men's basketball team begins its BIG EAST Conference regular season schedule against a top-10 foe in Xavier on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center at 7:30 p.m. The women will follow on Thursday with a tip at the same time against St. John's at the Al McGuire Center.

SAAC donates to Benedict Center - Sisters Program

Marquette's SAAC chapter donated over $1,400 in winter clothing items to Milwaukee's Benedict Center - Sisters Program on Thursday morning. SAAC raised over $700 during a penny wars competition among all teams on campus and that total was matched by women's basketball head coach Carolyn Kieger. Learn more about the Benedict Center by clicking here.

Blockton is BIG EAST's top player, WBB falls at No. 2 Irish

Junior Allazia Blockton was honored on Monday as the BIG EAST's Women's Basketball Player of the Week after posting 29 points at Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon. Blockton and the Golden Eagles faced No. 2 Notre Dame on Wednesday and fell just short in overtime after surrendering a four-point lead with just over 90 seconds remaining in regulation.

Numerous deals available through the Ticket Office

The Marquette Ticket Office is offering a number of deals making it easier to get in the door of the BMO Harris Bradley Center during the holiday season and BIG EAST Conference games.

Call the Ticket Office at (414) 288-GOMU (4668) for more information.

Plans include:
$25 - Holiday Hat Deal (2 tickets and 2 winter hats)
$10 - Be a Student (student section ticket for games over winter break)
$95 - Family Pack (4 tickets, 2 kids club memberships, $25 in concessions, 1 parking pass)

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