Women’s Soccer

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Xavier soccer splits conference openers

By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ The men’s and women’s soccer teams kicked off conference play last weekend, as the teams split their opening games against DePaul. Men’s soccer was victorious, with senior forward Calum Latham’s golden goal breaking a scoreless 105 minutes of play. The women’s team was less successful, falling 4-0 to the defending … Continue reading

Women’s soccer wins Musketeers score four goals in shutout win

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ A 4-0 victory highlighted the weekend for the women’s soccer team, whose victory led it to a 5-2 record early on in the season. Taking on the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (0-7-0), the Musketeers scored four first half goals, then hung on to the clean sheet for the second half. The … Continue reading

Women’s soccer completes strong spring

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s soccer team capped off its spring season with 50-minute matches against the Wright State Raiders and the Capital University Crusaders. The Musketeers picked up wins against Capital and a tie against Wright State. The competition rounded off the short spring season to leave the Muskies with a … Continue reading

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

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