Women’s Soccer

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Season comes to a close

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ As the regular season came to a close for the Xavier women’s soccer team, it played its last few games with this year’s seniors. On Oct. 25 the Muskies headed to Chicago to face DePaul where they fell 1-0. The Blue Demons entered the game undefeated and as the top … Continue reading

Men earn top-25 ranking

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ As the men’s and women’s soccer season nears its end, both teams have faced tough opponents and are looking to finish the season strong heading into the Big East tournament. On Oct. 18, the men’s team took on the Creighton Blue Jays, who are ranked No. 6 in the nation. … Continue reading

Big East soccer season begins

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Staff Writer~ Both Xavier men’s and women’s soccer teams competed this weekend in Big East play. In front of the home crowd, the men’s team won 1-0 against St. Johns in the Big East opener. Freshman Matt Vasquenza broke free in the 85th minute and scored the lone goal of the game. … Continue reading

Women’s soccer draws Morehead State

By: Adam Purvis ~Guest Writer~ Xavier’s women’s soccer team played a drawn-out match that ended in a 0-0 tie after double-overtime against a senior-heavy team from Morehead State. The Muskies’ defense held the Morehead State Eagles to zero, even with the Eagles getting off 16 shots. Senior goalkeeper Katie Markesbury blocked a penalty save during … Continue reading

Women’s soccer toppled by Pepperdine, Cincinnati

By: Ray Humienny ~Copy Editor~ Coming off a tie with Northern Kentucky University and a three-game winning streak, the Xavier women’s soccer team faced off against the no. 13 Pepperdine Waves at home in its eighth game of the regular season. This past Thursday’s match-up tested the Musketeers’ defense, with Pepperdine taking 13 shots throughout … Continue reading

Tough blow dealt to soccer team

By: Adam Tortelli~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s soccer team continued to suffer this past weekend with a 1-0 loss to the University of Toledo Rockets. Excellent play from the defense and senior goalkeeper Katie Markesberry once again kept the Musketeers within arm’s reach of the team’s first tie or win, but the offense simply could … Continue reading

Season under way for women’s soccer

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Already two games into its season, the women’s soccer team has shown signs of promise during its rough start as it begins anew in this fall. Two tough losses came as part of the James Madison Invitational in Harrisonburg, Virginia to kick-off the new season. The season’s less-than-ideal start began … 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

XU women’s soccer clinches winning record

By: Danny O’Malley The Xavier women’s soccer team ended its season this past Saturday with a 2-0 win at Creighton, officially completing the year with a winning record of 9-8-1 and a low conference record of 2-7. The Senior Day win at the end of the season allowed the Xavier women’s soccer team to produce … Continue reading

XU women’s soccer sees mixed results

By: Danny O’Malley The Xavier women’s soccer record fell to 8-5-1 after losing 2-1 to Villanova and 3-0 against Marquette, then beating Seton Hall 2-1 last week. The team’s conference record now stands at 1-4 with four more conference games before the season ends. In the first game against Villanova, Xavier’s only goal of the … Continue reading

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