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Swim team shines

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ After a strong start, both the men’s and women’s teams are poised to assume their positions within the conference’s top-5 by season’s end. Last season, the women’s team found great success late in the year. Truly hitting their stride when it counted most, head coach Brent MacDonald’s girls proved their … Continue reading

Looking back at a successful swimming campaign

By: Lauren J. Young~Staff Writer~   The Xavier men’s swim team captured the Big East Championship Title last month in Sewell, N.J. Due to the lack of a diving team, the Muskies started out the competition with an 88 point deficit to Seton Hall and 32 point deficit to Georgetown. “It’s one of those things … Continue reading

XU swimming success in Big East Championship: Men’s team takes first-ever title, women’s grabs third place late

By: Nikhil Jelaji ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s swim team brought home the school’s first Big East Championship this past weekend since joining the league last July. This also marks the first time in school history either the men’s or women’s swimming team has won a conference championship. Senior Chad Thompson brought home six gold … Continue reading

Swimming takes third place at Cleveland State

By: Kyle Isaacs Prior to heading home for Thanksgiving break, the Xavier men’s and women’s swimming teams headed north to Cleveland to compete in the Cleveland State Magnus Cup. Both teams finished third place in the two-day event with a field of six teams. The men’s team tallied 1,052.5 points while the women’s side finished … Continue reading

Women’s swimming speeds past Bulldogs

By: Nikjil Jelaji The Xavier women’s swim team won its second meet in two days, taking down the Butler University Bulldogs 74-52 at O’Connor Sports Center on Saturday afternoon. The Musketeers’ 200 medley relay started the afternoon with a small margin of victory. Junior Jacquelyn Misanik, sophomore Haley Dresner, senior Lynn Brotherton and junior Carly … Continue reading

Good start for XU swimming

By: Kyle Isaacs Despite the calendar just turning to October, the Xavier men’s and women’s swimming teams kicked off their seasons this week at the Butler Fall Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind. The Musketeers competed in their first meet nearly two weeks earlier than they have in previous years, but this early start may help Xavier … Continue reading

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