Men’s Soccer

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Xavier soccer splits conference openers

By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ The men’s and women’s soccer teams kicked off conference play last weekend, as the teams split their opening games against DePaul. Men’s soccer was victorious, with senior forward Calum Latham’s golden goal breaking a scoreless 105 minutes of play. The women’s team was less successful, falling 4-0 to the defending … Continue reading

Just like basketball season Men’s soccer follows up win over Cincinnati with win over no. 2 Notre Dame

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The men’s soccer team returned to the field Friday, Sept. 11 following a loss to Virginia Tech at the start of the week. The Musketeers competed against crosstown rival, Cincinnati, at Gettler Stadium. Xavier defeated the Bearcats 2-1, to remain unbeaten by Cincinnati since 2010. With the win, Xavier’s record … Continue reading

Men’s soccer drops two

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s men’s soccer team came off its overwhelming victory over Eastern Illinois University (8-0) to play three games in the past week. The Musketeers traveled to Madison, Wisc., to compete against the Badgers on Aug. 30, before heading down to Nashville on Sept. 3 to face off against the Lipscomb … Continue reading

Xavier soccer helps to bring awareness

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Men’s Soccer team wrapped up the 2014-15 year when they hosted Northwestern in the fourth annual Devin’s Game on April 25. The cold and rain did not stop Xavier fans from watching their team battle through the night in a 2-1 loss. Freshman forward Matt Vasquenza gave the … Continue reading

Xavier celebrates its most successful soccer season

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ 2014 was clearly a banner year for Xavier men’s soccer. The Musketeers performed well both on and off the field. The team’s notable athletic performance began with an exhibition game against the Indiana Hoosiers, the 2013 Big Ten champions, to precede the fall season. XU found a win with a … Continue reading

Postseason awards handed out

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association (OCSA) honored Xavier men’s soccer head coach Andy Fleming as the Coach of the Year. Fleming joined four Xavier student-athletes to be recognized with postseason honors. The OCSA compiles All-Ohio teams consisting of the best athletes among represented soccer programs in the state. Senior goalkeeper … Continue reading

Soccer season ends after historic run

By: Brent Raines ~Staff Writers~ The men’s soccer team finished off the winningest season in the program’s history with its deepest run ever into the NCAA Tournament. The Musketeers’ tournament run was highlighted by their home NCAA Tournament win against Monmouth in the first round and their 2-1 upset of the No. 5 seed, Indiana … Continue reading

Soccer plays in Big East final, will host NCAA game

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ Despite a loss in the final round of the Big East tournament, Xavier will host the program’s first home game in an NCAA tournament against the Monmouth University Hawks on Nov. 20. The No. 11 Muskies (13-5-2) received an at-large bid for the NCAA tournament after falling to the Providence … Continue reading

Men’s season ends with senior night

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ Cheers rang across the Xavier Soccer Complex as the starting lineups were announced for the soccer match-up on Nov. 7. As part of events for the final home game of the season. Five Musketeers were honored at senior night. The game marked the final home game for seniors Garrett Halfhill, … Continue reading

More strong performances by men’s soccer

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Xavier men’s soccer has been hard at work wrapping up Big East play over the past two weeks. In the latest rankings, the Musketeers are listed at 14. Following a controversial tie versus Creighton, Andy Fleming’s squad returned to action in Milwaukee, Wis. just a week later to face the … Continue reading

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