Men’s Soccer

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Xavier, FC Cincy faceoff in friendly

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s soccer team is set to face hometown United Soccer League (USL) team FC Cincinnati in a friendly match as a part of both teams’ preparation for their upcoming seasons. The game will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Xavier Soccer Complex. For the Musketeers, … Continue reading

Jalen Brown drafted by New York City FC

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Clutch crunch-time goals have marked many of the men’s soccer teams’ games over the past few seasons. Now, Brown will take that playmaking ability and eye for the net to the pros. Brown was drafted in the second round (38th overall) in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 13 by … Continue reading

Men’s soccer halted in Big East tourney

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The men’s soccer team capped off its 2016 fall season in the Big East Quarterfinals. The Musketeers fell to No. 24 Creighton 3-1 on the road at Morrison Stadium. Xavier tried to gain control at the start of the matchup. Junior forward Matt Vasquenza assisted in a goal by redshirt … Continue reading

Soccer field reopens after flooding

By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ After more than four inches of rain swamped the Norwood area and Xavier campus, the soccer field was flooded with contaminated water and closed. Flash flooding hit the Cincinnati area in late August and was named “The Norwood Flood of 2016.” The storm was categorized by the Metropolitan Sewer … Continue reading

Men’s soccer tops Cleveland State, St. John’s

By: Jack Dunn ~Guest Writer~ The men’s soccer team dropped a close game to the Providence Friars while picking up two victories against the Cleveland State Vikings and St. John’s Red Storm, improving to 3-1 in Big East Play and 6-3-2 overall. The Musketeers were defeated 2-1 by Providence on Oct. 1 in a tight … Continue reading

Men’s soccer kicks-off conference play with win

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ Following a victory over Cincinnati and loss to Louisville, the Xavier men’s soccer team kicked off its 2016 Big East campaign with a win over DePaul on Saturday. The 1-0 victory put the Musketeers at 3-2-2 on the season. Xavier’s win over the Bearcats saw the scoring come in bunches, … Continue reading

Men’s Soccer draws twice

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ The Xavier men’s soccer team tied in both of its games over the long weekend, playing double- overtime contests against No. 12 Virginia and No. 16/24 Dartmouth. Both games finished with 1-1 final scores, pushing the Musketeers to 1-1-2 on the year. The contest in Blacksburg, Va. found all the … Continue reading

Flooding creates chaos for soccer

By: Riley Head ~Guest Writer~ The turf of the soccer field was damaged beyond repair due to the extreme flooding on Aug. 28, forcing the men’s and women’s soccer teams to find new places to play until a new plan for the field is put in place. The team has been travelling to various high … Continue reading

Soccer splits over weekend

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The beginning of the season for the Xavier men’s soccer team has been anything but quiet, with the opening two games offering plenty of excitement and much to look forward to for the rest of the season. The Musketeers opened up their season at home on Aug. 26 against the … Continue reading

Men’s soccer to open with Evansville

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ Men’s soccer wrapped up the preseason this week, falling to No. 4 Maryland 3-1. The Musketeers open up the regular season on Friday, August 26, hosting Evansville at XU Soccer Complex, with first touch set for 7 p.m. With the start of the season right around the corner, it is … Continue reading