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Volleyball defeated in title game

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Xavier volleyball ended an impressive season in Indianapolis at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Nov. 26 in the Big East Championship final match. The Musketeers fell to No. 21 Creighton in three sets (19-25, 15-25, 25-27). Xavier was seeded third and Creighton first heading into the match. With the win, the Bluejays … Continue reading

Volleyball grabs two more wins

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The last two weeks for the volleyball team saw an even 2-2 record in Big East play. On Sept. 30, the Musketeers dropped a match to Creighton at Cintas, losing 3-0 and dropping to 7-9 (1-2). They lost the first set 25- 18, the second set 25-23 and the third … Continue reading

Volleyball opens Big East play

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Xavier volleyball kicked off Big East conference play on Sept. 23 and 24 on the road against St. John’s and Seton Hall. The Musketeers captured the opener at St. John’s in a four set win and fell short against Seton Hall in a four set loss. Xavier won its Big … Continue reading

Volleyball ready for Big East play

By: Julia Haber ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier women’s volleyball team is currently prepping for its Big East opener against St. John’s, which will take place on Sept. 23 in New York. The Musketeers are led by a variety of players and will need to be on top of their game against a competitive Red Storm … Continue reading

Volleyball tops Northwestern

By: Luke Feliciano ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier women’s volleyball team dropped the first two games of the Dayton Invitational to Dayton and Chattanooga, respectively, but capped off the weekend by sweeping the Northwestern Wildcats three sets to none. In the opening game of the invitational, the Musketeers had a tough matchup against an undefeated Dayton … Continue reading

Volleyball finds success at Illini Classic

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier volleyball team opened its season at the Illini Classic in Champaign, Ill., at Huff Hall. The team moved to 2-1 following wins over Arkansas and Missouri State and a loss against the home team, No. 14 Illinois. Xavier started play at the Illini Classic with a match against … 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

Volleyball’s season ends in Big East Tourney

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving Break, but while we were stuffing our faces with turkey and football, the volleyball team ended its season last Friday during the Big East tournament against No. 2 seed Villanova. Leading up to the Big East tournament, Xavier continued its three win streak by … Continue reading

Volleyball seeks to finish Big East play strong

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The volleyball team split its latest road trip, losing to Creighton on Friday and beating Georgetown on Sunday. The match against Creighton ended a five-match winning streak, as the team lost three sets to zero by scores of 25-20, 25-22 and 25-15. The first set was close, with nine ties … Continue reading

Volleyball keeps killing it

By: Donald Menke ~Staff Writer~ The volleyball team continued its hot streak in conference play, downing Seton Hall three sets to none by scores of 25-17, 25-18 and 25-22 this past Friday. The first set was a close one with eight ties and five lead changes. However, Xavier managed to pull away with a 12-4 … Continue reading