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Smith makes history

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Conference play continued for the Xavier women’s volleyball team. In the past week, the team hosted two Big East rivals, the DePaul University Blue Demons and the Butler University Bulldogs, at Cintas Center. Senior Aubree Smith once again has shown dominating performances. The match against DePaul was a part of … Continue reading

Volleyball team succeeds

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The second half of Xavier volleyball’s season is in full swing. The Musketeers have opened the conference schedule with a 4-3 record with wins over Georgetown, Villanova, Providence and St. John’s. The team’s Big East home opener against the Villanova Wildcats was an impressive 3-0 sweep on Oct. 3 (25-11, … Continue reading

Volleyball team faces first Big East foe

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ One week into Big East play Xavier women’s volleyball is still on pace for head coach Mike Johnson’s sixth straight season of at least 20 wins, currently holding a record of 8-6. The Musketeers opened conference play this past Friday in the nation’s capital with a victory against the Georgetown … Continue reading

Volleyball team continues improving

By: Isabel Smith ~Guest Writer~ Following a tough loss to the Dayton Flyers on Sept. 16, the Xavier women’s volleyball team concluded non-conference action. The Musketeers played the Lipscomb Bison on Sept. 19 at Cintas Center. The team defeated the Bison in four sets with a season-high 20 blocks. The Musketeers’ win keeps Xavier in … Continue reading

Volleyball closes Invitational

By: Adam Purvis ~Guest Writer~ Coming back home to host the third invitational of its season, the Xavier’s women’s volleyball team hosted the Millennium Hotel Invitational, which brought Ohio, Syracuse and Ohio State to Cincinnati last weekend. Its first game on Sept. 12 was against the Ohio Bobcats, with a tough loss 3-0 to begin … Continue reading

Volleyball team shows success in Missouri

By: Adam Purvis ~Guest Writer~ After sweeping its first invitational, Xavier women’s volleyball headed to the University of Missouri last weekend for the 2014 Mizzou Tiger Invitational with hopes of taking another three game sweep. The Musketeers first faced the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies on Sept. 5 and won 3-0. While taking every set, the … Continue reading

Volleyball team off to explosive start

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s volleyball team is off to a roaring start. The team opened the season at home with the Queen City Invitational, sweeping the competition and earning a glowing 3-0 record to begin the year. Xavier’s first opponent, UC Irvine, did not make things easy. The Anteaters nabbed the … Continue reading

Volleyball team looks for fresh start

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ Xavier women’s volleyball is ready to get things started. After a disappointing loss to Creighton in the Big East championship, the team is looking toward an even better 2014 season. Xavier was picked to finish third in the Big East by conference head coaches in the preseason poll, with three … 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

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