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Musketeers prove successful in multiple sports

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer ~ Another year of incredible athletic achievements is in the books for Xavier athletics, so it’s time to take a look back at some of the notable performances. No sooner had students returned to campus for the fall semester than the men’s soccer team begam its season. Expectations were high for … Continue reading

Cross Country runs through meets in Ohio and Pennsylvania

By: Donald Menke ~Guest Writer~ Xavier Cross Country continued to get ready for the Big East Conference Championships with the All-Ohio Invitational and the Paul Short Run, both on Oct. 2. At the All-Ohio Invitational, Xavier freshman Ryan Nephew led the Xavier men’s runners with a time of 26:01 in the men’s 8K event, placing … Continue reading

Cross country keeps running

By: Paul Fritschner ~Guest Writer~ Xavier’s men’s and women’s cross country teams started down the long road on Sept. 5 as they competed in the 31st annual Queen City Invitational. The event, hosted this year by the Musketeers, took place in nearby Mason, Ohio, at Kingswood Park. Freshman Caroline Gosser christened her Xavier career by … Continue reading

Cross country teams compete in conference championships

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ On Oct. 31, the Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the Big East Championships, which were held in Carmel, Ind. Among the 10 Big East schools, the women’s team finished in sixth place and the men’s team finished in seventh. The runners competed in an eight-kilometer race, … Continue reading

Cross country races in South Bend

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to South Bend, Ind., where they competed in the National Catholic Invitational at University of Notre Dame. The Musketeers faced off against Notre Dame, St. Louis University, University of Dayton, Marquette University and DePaul University, among other competitive schools. The women … Continue reading

Cross Country season begins

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Queen City Invitational this past Friday, finishing fifth and second respectively. The race took place at Kingswood Park in Mason, Ohio, and was hosted by Northern Kentucky University. As the season was beginning both teams were looking for strong … Continue reading

Cross country looks for a fast start at this season’s opening meet

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ Xavier men’s and women’s cross country looks to improve from last year after losing a big senior class including NCAA National Championship qualifier Clare Fischer. Also, the men’s team lost Tom Ohlman, who earned NCAA All-Region honors his junior year before missing his senior year due to injury. The men’s … Continue reading

Fischer’s last race

By: Tim Wilmes Senior cross country standout Clare Fischer competed in the NCAA Championship meet held in Terre Haute, Ind. on Nov. 23. Fischer finished 203rd overall with a time of 22:06.3 against a group of the nation’s top runners. The four-year Xavier star recently recorded her personal best time of 20:47 at the Great … Continue reading

Fischer twins lead XUXC

By: Chris Behler This past weekend the Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the Great Lakes Regional meet in Madison, Wisc. The men finished 26th overall with junior Corey Zielinski leading the way, finishing 119th in 33:19. Junior Connor Buchholz (133rd, 33:32), senior Spencer Liechty (137th, 33:35) and freshmen Carter Macey (150th, … Continue reading

XUXC runs well in Big East race

By: Chris Behler The Xavier men and women’s cross country teams have shown adaptability this season. With a conference consisting of new teams to compete with in the newly formed Big East, these two squads have had to adjust to some inevitable adversity with a higher set of expectations going forward. They have not disappointed. … Continue reading

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