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Mens soccer downs Bison

By: Andrew Utz ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s soccer team added another win after defeating the Bucknell Bison 1-0. The lone goal came from senior Garrett Halfhill in the 50th minute in the Sept. 20 victory. Halfhill recovered a rebound in the box and found the back of the net. The Xavier defense held Bucknell … Continue reading

Men’s soccer dominates Cincinnati

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ The game had all the makings of a night to remember: a record crowd of 2,178 people were in attendance, the opposition was crosstown rival University of Cincinnati and the Xooligans were in full force wearing their togas. There was an incredible atmosphere as the stands were packed. As a … Continue reading

Soccer sweeps weekend games

By: Brendan Burris ~Guest Writer~ Xavier men’s soccer played two games this weekend and earned two wins. The Musketeers took a 4-2 road win versus Bradley University on Sept. 5 and a 1-0 overtime victory against Cornell at the Xavier University Soccer Complex on Sept 7. In the first game, the Musketeers jumped out to … Continue reading

Men’s soccer kicks off the season

Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s soccer team made a valiant effort to come back from a 2-0 deficit but ultimately fell to Lipscomb 3-2 on Friday at Xavier’s soccer complex. The Musketeers almost escaped the first half with no damage until the Bison were able to score in the 44th minute. A Xavier … Continue reading

Men’s soccer looks to build on last year’s success

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Replacing two current MLS-quality players isn’t easy, but that is the exact predicament that faces Xavier men’s soccer. After an extraordinary 10-6-2 record, Andy Fleming’s squad must attempt to fill the void left by Nick Hagglund and Matt Walker (two players from last season’s team that are now receiving significant … Continue reading

Hagglund and Christon move to professional leagues

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~   Just one year into his profes­sional career, former Xavier soc­cer standout Nick Hagglund is already making noise around the MLS for Toronto FC. Hagglund was selected 10th overall in the MLS’s 2014 SuperDraft after an astonishing four years in a Xavier jersey where he made 80 starts out of … Continue reading

Highlighted upcoming events

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~   It is time for another exciting year of Xavier athletics. Both the women’s and men’s soccer teams look to start their seasons off on the right foot. The new season brings new opportunities for both teams, which showed incredible promise and potential for the up­coming season. The women begin … Continue reading

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

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