Marquette Nickname Chosen

By: NBC 15
By: NBC 15

Hilltoppers fail to come out ahead of Golden Eagles as Marquette University announces its decision to return to its former school nickname.

After more than 23,000 votes, the University announced today alumni, students, faculty and staff picked Golden Eagles as their school's sports name. Golden Eagles had 54 percent of the final vote.

Online votes in May narrowed the field of name choices from 10 down to two.

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