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Swim shines at Big East Championships

By: Jack Dunn ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men and women’s swim teams finished third and fourth, respectively, in the Big East Championships at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in Long Island last week, winning seven events and setting 17 school records. The women’s team was returning a strong core group from its third place team … Continue reading

Swim team delivers at Ohio, Butler

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The swim teams had a steady weekend of competitions with the women in the Ohio, Duquesne tournament and both men and women in the Butler Invitational. In the double dual on Saturday, there were some stand out performers for the Musketeers. Sophomore Caroline Gaertner took third in the 50 free … Continue reading

Swim team delivers at Nationals

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ Members of the Xavier swim team competed in the AT&T Winter Nationals this past weekend in Atlanta, Ga. The team had several top performances throughout the four-day-long meet. This event is not a team competition but rather a chance for individual swimmers invited to the meet. The times recorded act … Continue reading

Swim teams place at CSU

By: Jack Dunn ~Staff Writer~ The swim team had a strong showing at the Cleveland State University (CSU) Magnus Cup on Nov. 20, with the men coming in second and the women placing third. A number of records were set during the three-day meet. The women’s third-place finish, out of the 14 participating teams, produced … Continue reading

Swim teams deliver mixed performances

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ Xavier swimming was back in action over the weekend, as the defending Big East champions saw the women go 2-1 and the men go 0-2 at the Big 12 vs. Big East Weekend in Morgantown, W. Va. The women were led by freshman Emily Conners, who took home first place … 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

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