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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

Women’s basketball finishes season

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ While many of us were catching rays, traveling on AB trips or just trying to catch up on our sleep in order to get ready for the struggle that is the end of the semester, the women’s basketball team ended their season in the Big East Tournament on Mar. 5, the … Continue reading

Women’s basketball honors seniors

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ The women’s basketball team is having an up-and-down season as it fights its way to a current 17-10 record. It is currently 8-8 in the Big East and has dropped four tough games since winning three straight. Two of those four losses came over this past weekend. The St. John’s … Continue reading

Two for the road: Women’s basketball drops a pair

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ It was a tough week for women’s basketball, dropping both of their games, losing 82-52 on the road against DePaul and losing on the road at Marquette 74-69. Xavier went into the game against DePaul with a three-game winning streak in the Big East. Xavier moved to 17-7 (8-5) on … Continue reading

Crittendon hits buzzer-beater to beat Creighton

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ After last week’s play, the women’s basketball team is on a threegame win streak and tied with St. John’s for second place in the conference at 8-4. This past week the Musketeers went up against Providence on Feb. 5 and Creighton on Sunday while taking away two more home victories, … Continue reading

Women’s basketball bounces back against Butler

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ After a three game skid, a string of games that saw the Musketeers succumb to consecutive losses for the first time all season, a bounce back performance was important to keep any hope of a top finish in the Big East alive. The three game losing streak began Jan. 17 … Continue reading

Opinion: Too early to panic for women’s basketball

By: Kyle Tooley ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team looks to get back on track this Friday versus Butler, a team it has already found success against this season. Coach Brian Neal’s team is coming off a rough three-game stretch with losses at home to No. 25 DePaul and on the road to Seton … Continue reading

DePaul knocks off Xavier to remain in first place

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ The Musketeers women’s basketball team capped off its third week in Big East conference play with a 1-1 split in the two games it played during the week. Xavier outlasted the Marquette Golden Eagles (7-11, 2-5 Big East) last Friday night by a score of 71-66. Four Xavier players went … Continue reading

Women’s basketball quietly continues strong play

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ While much of the buzz around campus surrounding basketball has to do with the men’s team and its top-10 rankings, Xavier’s women’s basketball team has been having a solid, quiet season with a current 13-3 record and a 4-1 start in conference play. This record, combined with the men’s team, … Continue reading

Women’s basketball splits a pair of non-conference games

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ Xavier women’s basketball continued its strong start to the season by defeating Tennessee Tech at Cintas Center, with a score of 64-47. The win improved Xavier’s record to 5-1 while the loss dropped Tennessee Tech to 2-4. The first half was not very close, as Xavier led by one at … Continue reading

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