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Women’s golf finishes season

By: Jack Dunn ~Staff Writer~ After beating out three-time defending champion Seton Hall in the Big East Women’s Golf Championship on April 23, the Xavier women’s golf team finished fourth in the Big East. Before the tournament started, freshman Mikayla Fitzpatrick was named to the All-Big East first team. She has finished in the top-25 … Continue reading

Woods return to competitive golf, turns heads in outing

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ After what seemed like an eternity away from the game, Tiger Woods returned to competitive golf this past week at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Although the tournament had a more relaxed atmosphere than your typical PGA Tour event (only 18 player field, no cut), there were certainly … Continue reading

Opinion: tragedy strikes in Fernandez, Palmer deaths

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ Sports, in the grand scheme of the world, are a relatively small speck in relation to topics that garner importance. Politics, health concerns and violence come to mind as three specific areas that dwarf the importance of grown adults playing games meant for young people, yet the entire end goal … Continue reading

Golf tees off in Myrtle Beach

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s golf teams began their seasons on Sept. 11 as they participated in the Golfweek Program Challenge in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The women’s team finished in 12th place out of 16 teams after a final round combined score of 316 and an 80 over par for … Continue reading

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

Golf swings for success

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ As spring spreads in the Midwest, the men’s and women’s golf teams are off to a strong start in their seasons. Most recently, the women’s team took part in the Little Rock/ Arkansas State Women’s Golf Classic in Maumelle, Ark., finishing with a two-day team score of 955, eighth out of … Continue reading

Golf swings away in Fla.

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ As the winter hopefully begins to subside and warmer weather makes its way to the Midwest, Xavier’s men’s and women’s golf teams went off to Florida to compete in the first events of their spring season. The men traveled to Dade City, Fla., to play in the Earl Yestingsmeier Match … Continue reading

Women’s golf season ends after solid finish

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s golf team just completed their Big East Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla., finishing the tournament in third place out of six competing teams. The tournament, which took place over three rounds from April 16 to 18, was certainly a closely contested tournament. The team completed day one … Continue reading

Golf teams continue strong play

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ Men’s golf continued play this past weekend at the NYX Hoosier Invitational in Bloomington, Ind. The team tied for seventh place, and freshman Jose Montaño turned in an individual win for his second tournament victory. During the first day of the invitational, Montaño was tied for the lead in birdies … Continue reading

Many XU golfers off to hot start

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Staff Writer~ This weekend, the Xavier women’s golf team was in full swing, competing in the 2014 LPGA Xavier Invitational, in which it finished sixth overall with a team score of 931. Leading XU in Daytona Beach, Fla. was junior Shane Crutchfield, who shot an even-par in the final round of play. … Continue reading