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 team ended with two wins and three losses. The Musketeers’ first stop was in Washington, D.C., against Georgetown. Through 70 minutes of play, the Musketeers held the Hoyas to a single goal. It was netted early in the second half, and Georgetown continued to hammer … Continue reading Women’s season ends

Opinion: Shootout’s return brings excitement Staff Writer Andrew Utz explains why he and other students are anxious for the game in Cintas

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ I never heard of Xavier before I applied in high school. Even while I was filling out my first March Madness bracket my senior year, I still knew little about the basketball culture surrounding the Jesuit university in Cincinnati. Don’t get me wrong. When I stepped on campus for my first campus tour, I absolutely fell in love with it. Hence, I have been here for four years. But in 2011, I received an email from Father Graham apologizing for the unbecoming actions of the basketball team. I wasn’t a basketball fan then, so I … Continue reading Opinion: Shootout’s return brings excitement Staff Writer Andrew Utz explains why he and other students are anxious for the game in Cintas

Our writers’ predictions for the upcoming season

We asked our sports writers to give their bold predictions for the upcoming season. Here’s what they said: Donnie Menke: Xavier makes a run in March and wins the Big East tournament, but ultimately falls in the Sweet 16 for the second straight season. Paul Fristchner: Pending the point guard and defensive issues being resolved, this could be quite the year for Xavier basketball. There is so much potential on this roster, especially with the addition of redshirt freshmen Edmund Sumner and Makinde London. Assuming nobody goes into a drastic decline but rather improves from last year, this could be … Continue reading Our writers’ predictions for the upcoming season