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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

Different strokes: Xavier swims into another year

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier swim team began its spring schedule on Jan. 8 following a hiatus at the conclusion of the fall season. Both teams last competed at the Cleveland State University Magnus Cup in November. The women’s squad finished third of 10 teams, while the men’s team took second of six … Continue reading

Swimming teams forge ahead: Two go to Nationals

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ Entering their holiday hiatus, the Xavier men’s swimming team surged ahead while the women’s team struggled through a rough invitational. On the weekend of Nov. 6, both teams traveled to Denison University to face off in a dual meet. The men snagged 13 first-place finishes to top the hosts, while … Continue reading

Men’s swimming claims title

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Xavier swimming concluded another successful Big East Championship meet this past weekend when they traveled to Ithaca, N. Y. For a second consecutive season, the men’s team brought back a conference championship to Victory Parkway. The team has won the championships both times since joining the conference last fall. Junior … Continue reading

Swimming season underway

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The second half of the Xavier men’s and women’s swimming teams’ seasons are set to begin as it prepare for the Big East Championships in two months in Ithaca, N.Y. The start of the season was successful for both the men’s and women’s teams. The season for both teams started in September, … Continue reading

Swim team shines

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ After a strong start, both the men’s and women’s teams are poised to assume their positions within the conference’s top-5 by season’s end. Last season, the women’s team found great success late in the year. Truly hitting their stride when it counted most, head coach Brent MacDonald’s girls proved their … Continue reading

Looking back at a successful swimming campaign

By: Lauren J. Young~Staff Writer~   The Xavier men’s swim team captured the Big East Championship Title last month in Sewell, N.J. Due to the lack of a diving team, the Muskies started out the competition with an 88 point deficit to Seton Hall and 32 point deficit to Georgetown. “It’s one of those things … Continue reading

XU swimming success in Big East Championship: Men’s team takes first-ever title, women’s grabs third place late

By: Nikhil Jelaji ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s swim team brought home the school’s first Big East Championship this past weekend since joining the league last July. This also marks the first time in school history either the men’s or women’s swimming team has won a conference championship. Senior Chad Thompson brought home six gold … Continue reading

Swimming takes third place at Cleveland State

By: Kyle Isaacs Prior to heading home for Thanksgiving break, the Xavier men’s and women’s swimming teams headed north to Cleveland to compete in the Cleveland State Magnus Cup. Both teams finished third place in the two-day event with a field of six teams. The men’s team tallied 1,052.5 points while the women’s side finished … Continue reading

Women’s swimming speeds past Bulldogs

By: Nikjil Jelaji The Xavier women’s swim team won its second meet in two days, taking down the Butler University Bulldogs 74-52 at O’Connor Sports Center on Saturday afternoon. The Musketeers’ 200 medley relay started the afternoon with a small margin of victory. Junior Jacquelyn Misanik, sophomore Haley Dresner, senior Lynn Brotherton and junior Carly … Continue reading

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