Men’s Soccer

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Sports Staff Writers’ Favorites from 2013-14

Staff Writer Favorite Basketball Game Favorite Moment in Sports Favorite Student Athlete Favorite Sport to Cover Favorite Article Written Favorite Game Time Snack Robert Jaimeson  Georgetown Basketball Senior Night  Justin Martin (Basketball)   Volleyball  Interview with Mike Johnson  Carmel Sodas Nikhil Jelaji  Creighton Peton Manning Performances   James Farr (Basketball)  Soccer  Student section feature  Basketball Games Adam … Continue reading

XU soccer’s Walker and Hagglund headed to MLS

By: Tim Wilmes ~Sports Editor~ Xavier men’s soccer has made national news in the past few weeks with the signing of senior midfielder Matt Walker to the Columbus Crew on Jan. 8 and Toronto FC’s 10th overall selection of senior defender Nick Hagglund on Jan. 16 in the Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft. The pair … Continue reading

XU sports’ first semester of triumphs and struggles

By: Kyle Isaacs The inaugural season for the Xavier Musketeers in the newly formed Big East Conference has offered both glimpses of greatness coupled alongside inadequate performances. Regardless of the sport, the Musketeers have yet to develop their identity thus far in the new conference, unlike their previous home in the Atlantic 10, which usually … Continue reading

Men’s soccer falls short

By: Kyle Isaacs The Musketeers fell to rival Butler University on Friday night by a final score of 2-1, then lost last night to the Bulldogs 1-0 at home in the first round of the Big East Tournament. The Friday night loss pushed the Musketeers’ record to 10-6-2 overall with a 6-3 record in the … Continue reading

Men’s soccer keeps streaking with road win

By: Kyle Isaacs With only one game remaining before the Big East Tournament, the Xavier men’s soccer team is rolling through its conference schedule. The Musketeers netted their sixth consecutive win on Saturday night after traveling to Philadelphia, Pa. and coming away with a 1-0 victory over Villanova. The win moves the Musketeers’ record to … Continue reading

XU men’s soccer overthrows No. 9 Georgetown

By: Adam Tortelli Xavier men’s soccer recorded its biggest win as a new member of the Big East at home on Saturday. Redshirt junior midfielder Will Walker was able to sneak in two goals against the Georgetown Hoyas squad that entered the Saturday game ranked as No. 9 in the country. Georgetown opened the game … Continue reading

Men’s soccer falls short in first conference test

By: Nikhil Jelaji The Xavier men’s soccer team dropped its Big East opener 1-0 on Saturday against the Marquette Golden Eagles at the Xavier Soccer Complex. This ended the Musketeers’ five-match unbeaten streak (3-4-2, 0-1 Big East). Marquette scored in the 31st minute, proving to be the difference in Saturday night’s match. Redshirt sophomore forward … Continue reading

handMen’s soccer draws tough test in Central Missouriful

By: Nikhil Jelaji The Xavier men’s soccer team (2-3-2) tied the Missouri State Bears (4-1-1) in double overtime on the road on Saturday afternoon at Plaster Field. The draw was the second overtime game for the Musketeers, both ending in a tie. “This was a solid effort by us and we did well to get … Continue reading

Men’s soccer scores big against Kentucky Cats

By: Kyle Isaacs The Xavier men’s soccer team revisited history by defeating last year’s first round NCAA Tournament foe the University of Kentucky 2-1 on Saturday night. In the process of beating the Wildcats and securing their second straight home victory, the Musketeers improved to 2-3 on the season. The win also marked Xavier’s first … Continue reading

Men’s soccer drops ranked matchup

By: Nikhil Jelaji The Xavier men’s soccer team surrendered two first-half goals to Northwestern University (NU) on Saturday and lost 0-2 against the Wildcats. The first goal came just a minute into the game when Grant Wilson found sophomore forward Joey Calistri, who beat the Musketeer defense to the ball and struck the ball in … Continue reading


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