Women’s soccer draws Morehead State

By: Adam Purvis ~Guest Writer~ Xavier’s women’s soccer team played a drawn-out match that ended in a 0-0 tie after double-overtime against a senior-heavy team from Morehead State. The Muskies’ defense held the Morehead State Eagles to zero, even with the Eagles getting off 16 shots. Senior goalkeeper Katie Markesbury blocked a penalty save during the 79th minute, in order to keep the score tied while saving nine out of ten shots on goal. These impressive saves allowed Markesbury to surpass the previous record holder (Kelcey Ervick who played 1990 to 1993) for the most saves in a career with … Continue reading Women’s soccer draws Morehead State

Volleyball closes Invitational

By: Adam Purvis ~Guest Writer~ Coming back home to host the third invitational of its season, the Xavier’s women’s volleyball team hosted the Millennium Hotel Invitational, which brought Ohio, Syracuse and Ohio State to Cincinnati last weekend. Its first game on Sept. 12 was against the Ohio Bobcats, with a tough loss 3-0 to begin the invitational. The first set was close, with one team leading by no more than three points until they tied at 12. Ohio gained the lead and won the set 25-22, even with seven kills from the Muskies. Responding with four unanswered points in the … Continue reading Volleyball closes Invitational

Volleyball team shows success in Missouri

By: Adam Purvis ~Guest Writer~ After sweeping its first invitational, Xavier women’s volleyball headed to the University of Missouri last weekend for the 2014 Mizzou Tiger Invitational with hopes of taking another three game sweep. The Musketeers first faced the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies on Sept. 5 and won 3-0. While taking every set, the Musketeers broke ties multiple times in the first set and won after a 12 point breakaway 25-11. In the second set, Xavier was up 20-14 with hopes to put the Golden Grizzlies away when Oakland caught fire with five unanswered points. Xavier retaliated with five … Continue reading Volleyball team shows success in Missouri