Athletics

$327,833
Donated
327% of $100,000 goal
714
Donors
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An Anonymous DonorJim Stollberg, Eng '88 & Leslie Stollberg matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Cheer and Dance Current Use Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorGreg Hill & Mary Hill matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $380Just for Women's Soccer Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorMary Tobin, Grad '99 & John Healy, Arts '73 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Women's Basketball Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAndy Harwood, Comm '02 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500Just for Men's Golf Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous Men’s Soccer matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500Just for Men's Soccer Excellence Fund

Kathy Beykirch Hanley photoKathy Beykirch Hanley & Mark Hanley matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,500Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorTravis Diener, Comm '05 & Ro Diener, Bus Ad '05 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $6,000Just for Blue & Gold Athletic Scholarship

An Anonymous DonorMarc Viale, Arts ’90 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $6,000

An Anonymous DonorBrothers David Trautschold, Eng ’06 & Matt Trautschold, Eng ’04 matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Students

An Anonymous DonorNathan Colson, Bus Ad ’06 & Beth Colson, Bus Ad ’07, Grad ’08 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Men's Golf Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorJuana Droessler, Arts ’68 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000

An Anonymous DonorTed Mahoney, Arts ’77 & Lei Mahoney matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Men's and Women's Cross Country, Track & Field Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous lacrosse supporters matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for Women's Lacrosse Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous donor matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $13,676Just for Men's Lacrosse Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorKevin Frisinger, Bus Ad ’85, Sheila Frisinger, Jim Meier, Bus Ad ’84, Joe Pavletich, Dent ’87 & Bob Schneider, Bus Ad ’73, and Mary Schneider matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $20,000Just for Women’s Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorJim Dupree, Arts '65, & Cheryl Dupree matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Athletics

An Anonymous DonorJim Meier, Bus Ad ’84, Bob Wright, Sp ’77, Law ’80, & a group of anonymous lacrosse supporters matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $25,000Just for Men's Lacrosse Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorAn anonymous couple matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $100,000Just for Parents

An Anonymous DonorChuck Swoboda, Eng ’89 & Karen Swoboda, Eng ’90 (National Campaign Co-chairs) matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100,000Just for Athletics
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An Anonymous DonorBarbara Burja gave $120 because 10 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorLisa (LaMore) Nelson, Arts ’93 & Eric Nelson, Comm ’92 gave $1,000 because 100 donors gaveJust for Women’s Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund

An Anonymous DonorMembers of the Young Alumni Campaign Committee & Young Alumni Leadership Council gave $25,000 because 1250 donors gaveJust for Classes between 2003 & 2023

An Anonymous DonorMarianne Palen, Arts ’71, Grad ’72 & Chris Palen, Bus Ad ’71 gave $105,000 because 300 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous gave $1,000,000 because 1881 donors gave
Gifts to Athletics contribute to...
Give Marquette Day 2024
5,082 Donors - $3,967,405 Donated
About

Rise up for Marquette student-athletes on #GiveMUDay! 

When you support an athletics fund on Give Marquette Day, you are truly transforming the lives of Marquette student-athletes. Every gift helps Marquette Athletics rise together and take a step forward in reaching our goal of making a Marquette education accessible to deserving student-athletes.

Updates
Men's Golf Match

Exciting Men's Golf Update! 

✅ MATCH MET: We have successfully met our first Men's Golf Excellence Fund match of the day! Andy Harwood, Comm '02, will match additional gifts to the Men’s Golf Excellence Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,500. 


✅ MATCH MET: Nathan Colson, Bus Ad ’06, and Beth Colson, Bus Ad ’07, Grad ’08, will match gifts to the Men’s Golf Excellence Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000. The Colsons’ gift will fund one student-athlete’s international trip to Scotland. Help us double the impact and support another player’s trip!

137 days ago by Amanda Lang
Men's Lacrosse Match

Exciting Men's Lacrosse Update! 

📣 Thank you for stepping up to successfully complete our first Men's Lacrosse Excellence Fund match of the day for $25,000. An anonymous donor was so inspired by your generosity, they will be matching additional gifts made to the Men’s Lacrosse Excellence Fund, $2 for every $1, up to $20,000.

✅ MATCH MET: Jim Meier, Bus Ad ’84, Bob Wright, Sp ’77, Law ’80, and a group of anonymous lacrosse supporters will match gifts made to the Men’s Lacrosse Excellence Fund, $2 for every $1, up to $25,000.

137 days ago by Amanda Lang
Overarching Athletics Match

Exciting Athletics Update! 

✅ MATCH MET: We have met our first overarching Athletics match of the day! With so much momentum, it has inspired Jim, Arts '65, and Cheryl Dupree, to match additional gifts to any athletics fund, $1 for $1, up to $25,000. 

Jim and Cheryl will support AHPRC Phase II with their gift. 

✅ MATCH MET: Chuck, Eng ’89, and Karen, Eng ’90, Swoboda, National Campaign Co-chairs, will match $2 for every $1 of gifts directed to any Marquette Athletics fund, up to $100,000. 

Chuck and Karen will support the Men’s Basketball Excellence Fund, which provides the program with critical resources for leadership development and team building programming, upgrading analytics and more. 

In addition to this excellence fund, other Athletics funds that provide transformational impact for student-athletes include:
• Blue & Gold Scholarship Fund
• Elevating Women’s Athletics Fund
• Women’s Basketball Excellence Fund
• Track & Field/Cross Country Excellence Fund
• Men’s Golf Excellence Fund
• Men’s Lacrosse Excellence Fund
• Women’s Lacrosse Excellence Fund
• Men’s Soccer Excellence Fund
• Women’s Soccer Excellence Fund
• Men’s Tennis Excellence Fund
• Women’s Tennis Excellence Fund
• Women’s Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund
• Cheer and Dance Excellence Fund

138 days ago by Amanda Lang
Blue & Gold Fund Match

✅ MATCH MET: Travis Diener, Comm '05, and Ro Diener, Bus Ad '05, will match gifts to the Blue & Gold Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $6,000.

138 days ago by Amanda Lang
Women's Basketball Match

✅ MATCH MET: Mary Tobin, Grad '99, and John Healy, Arts '73, will match gifts to the Women's Basketball Excellence Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000.

142 days ago by Amanda Lang
Women's Soccer Challenge

Greg and Mary Hill will give $10 for every donor who makes a gift to the Women's Soccer Excellence Fund, up to $1,000.

143 days ago by Amanda Lang
Women's Volleyball Participation Challenge

✅ CHALLENGE MET: Lisa (LaMore) Nelson, Arts ’93, and Eric Nelson, Comm ’92, will give $1,000 to the Women’s Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund when 100 donors support the fund on Give Marquette Day.

143 days ago by Amanda Lang
Track and Field/Cross Country Challenge

Ted Mahoney, Arts ’77, and Lei Mahoney will give $100 toward the Track & Field/Cross Country Excellence Fund for every donor who supports the fund, up to $10,000. 

Each donor who supports the fund with a gift of $100 or more will receive a Track & Field 100th anniversary hat.

143 days ago by Amanda Lang
Cheer & Dance Match

✅ MATCH MET: Jim Stollberg, Eng '88, and Leslie Stollberg will match gifts to the Cheer & Dance Excellence Fund dollar for dollar, up to $1,000.

147 days ago by Amanda Lang
Women's Lacrosse Match

Anonymous lacrosse supporters will match gifts to the Women’s Lacrosse Excellence Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000.

147 days ago by Amanda Lang
Women's Volleyball Match

Kevin Frisinger, Bus Ad ’85, Sheila Frisinger, Jim Meier, Bus Ad ’84, Joe Pavletich, Dent ’87, Bob Schneider, Bus Ad ’73, and Mary Schneider are matching gifts to the Women's Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund, dollar-for-dollar, up to $20,000.

149 days ago by Amanda Lang
Tennis Match

Gifts to support men’s and women’s tennis will be matched, $2 for every $1, up to $5,000 by Ross Sprovieri, Bus Ad '90, and Sue Sprovieri.

149 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Women’s Volleyball

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Women's Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund when 25 former Women's Volleyball student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Cheer & Dance

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Cheer & Dance Excellence Fund when 20 former Cheer & Dance student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Men's Golf

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Men’s Golf Excellence Fund when 50 former Men’s Golf student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Track & Field/Cross Country


The M Club will contribute $500 to the Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Excellence Fund and $500 to the Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country Excellence Fund when 45 former track & field/cross country student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Men's Tennis

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Men’s Tennis Excellence Fund when 23 former Men’s Tennis student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Women's Tennis

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Women's Tennis Excellence Fund when 16 former Women's Tennis student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Women’s Soccer

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Men’s Soccer Excellence Fund when 15 former Men’s Soccer student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Men's Lacrosse

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Men’s Lacrosse Excellence Fund when 25 former Men’s Lacrosse student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Women's Lacrosse


The M Club will contribute $500 to the Women's Lacrosse Excellence Fund when 35 former Women's Lacrosse student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Women’s Soccer

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Women’s Soccer Excellence Fund when 25 former Women's Soccer student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Men’s Basketball

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Men’s Basketball Excellence Fund when 10 former Men’s Basketball student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
M Club Challenge - Women's Basketball

The M Club will contribute $500 to the Women's Basketball Excellence Fund when 20 former Women's Basketball student-athletes participate in Give Marquette Day.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang
Men's Soccer Match

An anonymous Men’s Soccer alum will match gifts $2 for $1 donated to the Men’s Soccer Excellence Fund up to $1,500.

152 days ago by Amanda Lang

M-Club ChallengeThis opportunity is an excellent way for former student-athletes and Marquette fans to advocate and donate to their respective Sport Excellence Fund to compete for a matched gift to all of our programs courtesy of the M-Club.
SportDonorsRaised ($)
Men's Lacrosse Excellence Fund70$70,900
Men's Golf Excellence Fund79$45,135
Cheer and Dance Current Use Excellence Fund99$7,400
Women’s Volleyball Travel Excellence Fund129$41,500
Women's Tennis Excellence Fund11$750
Men's Soccer Excellence Fund15$2,362
Women's Soccer Excellence Fund40$6,060
Men's Basketball Excellence Fund18$101,585
Women's Basketball Excellence Fund27$3,592
Men's and Women's Cross Country, Track & Field Excellence Fund52$9,501
Blue & Gold Athletic Scholarship50$12,435
Men's Tennis Excellence Fund5$675
Women's Lacrosse Excellence Fund98$20,000
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon30%Alumni
Parent icon19%Parents
Friends icon8%Friends
Gradhat icon7%College or School
Suitcase icon7%Faculty/Staff
Book icon5%Students
Most Recent Donors
Ian Clyne
Ian Clyne
John, Beth, Jack and Grace Elardo
John, Beth, Jack and Grace Elardo
Alivia Sobon
Alivia Sobon
Christine Baranoucky
Christine Baranoucky
Catherine LeStrange
Catherine LeStrange
Michele Schmid
Michele Schmid
Dan Pfeifer
Dan Pfeifer
Tony Amond
Tony Amond
Jim Packee
Jim Packee
Kim McElroy
Kim McElroy

Advocates

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Anonymous
Gave $1,000,000 because 1,881 gifts were made during a Challenge!
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The Wolohan Family Foundation.
Heart icon matched 148 gifts for a total of $150,000
Marianne Palen, Arts ’71, Grad ’72 photo
Marianne Palen, Arts ’71, Grad ’72
Gave $105,000 because 300 gifts were made during a Challenge!
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An anonymous couple
Heart icon matched 500 gifts for a total of $100,000
Jay, Bus Ad '84, and Sara Schwister photo
Jay, Bus Ad '84, and Sara Schwister
Heart icon matched a total of $100,000
Chuck Swoboda, Eng ’89 photo
Chuck Swoboda, Eng ’89
Heart icon matched 138 gifts for a total of $100,000
Jenna Santoianni, Comm ’06 photo
Jenna Santoianni, Comm ’06
Heart icon matched 196 gifts for a total of $86,625
Mark Naidicz, Sp ’84 photo
Mark Naidicz, Sp ’84
Heart icon matched 170 gifts for a total of $50,000
Dr. Paul Sackett, Arts ’75 photo
Dr. Paul Sackett, Arts ’75
Heart icon matched 11 gifts for a total of $50,000
Swati Joshi, Comm ’94 photo
Swati Joshi, Comm ’94
Heart icon matched 195 gifts for a total of $48,750