Women’s Soccer

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Athletics makes coaching changes

By: Ivan Reitman ~Concerned Friend~ After having so much success with the coaching staff of the men’s basketball team across the past two seasons, Xavier athletics is attempting to emulate that success in other sports. The women’s basketball team has hired Michael Aykroyd, son of Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd, as an assistant coach for the … Continue reading

WSOC hires Kacey White as new coach

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Xavier University Athletic Director Greg Christopher announced Kacey White as the new women’s soccer head coach in December. White replaces former head coach Woody Sherwood, who stepped down following the 2016 season after six years at the helm. White brings an impressive resume to the job, as she is a … 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

Women’s soccer season finishes earlier than desired

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The women’s soccer team ended the season with three consecutive losses after beating Villanova. They lost to St. John’s 3-1, Creighton 6-1 and Butler 3-0 on senior night. This was a disappointing end to the season as the team was looking to build on the win against the Wildcats. Against … Continue reading

Women’s soccer ends skid

By: Jack Dunn ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Women’s soccer team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over Villanova on Oct. 15, bringing its record to 7-8-1 overall and 1-5 in conference play. It had previously fallen to conference teams Providence, No. 6 Georgetown, Marquette and Seton Hall. The Musketeers lost 2-1 against … Continue reading

WSOC drops opener with Blue Demons

By: Jack Dunn ~Guest Writer~ The women’s soccer team dropped its conference opener to the DePaul Blue Demons after finishing up non-conference play with a win and a loss against Ohio University and Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), respectively. The team is now 6-4-1 on the season and 0-1 in Big East Play. The … Continue reading

Women’s soccer picks up fifth win

By: Luke Feliciano ~Guest Writer~ The women’s soccer team had a strong performance in match play last week, collecting two wins and a loss. The victories included a thrilling last- second victory against Northern Kentucky and a close game against Youngstown State, improving the team’s record to 5-2-1. The Musketeers trailed the Norse 1-0 at halftime … 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

Women’s soccer tops Purple Aces

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s soccer team opened the new season last week with a 2-0 win over Evansville. The victory was the second straight win for Xavier, which defeated the Purple Aces last year 3-2 in overtime. Senior defender Courtney Kobashigawa scored in the 29th minute. It was the first goal … Continue reading

Women’s season ends

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ In the final weeks of its season, the women’s soccer team ended with its highest winning season since joining the Big East. Its overall record was eight wins, nine losses and one tie, while its conference season ended with three wins and six losses. Over its last five games, the … Continue reading