Men’s soccer sets optimistic goals for 2021

By Jake Geiger, Staff Writer Despite a 3-7-1 record in a pandemic-necessitated spring season, Xavier men’s soccer Head Coach Andy Fleming said the team still had a good year considering all the challenges brought on by COVID-19.  With last year’s spring season in the rearview, Xavier is looking forward to getting back out there in the fall. “Our performances were good, our metrics were positive, we were disciplined and stayed the course, but our scores weren’t good,” Fleming said about the team last spring.  A couple of overtime losses for the Musketeers and a few positive COVID-19 cases were additional … Continue reading Men’s soccer sets optimistic goals for 2021

Xavier soccer helps to bring awareness

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Men’s Soccer team wrapped up the 2014-15 year when they hosted Northwestern in the fourth annual Devin’s Game on April 25. The cold and rain did not stop Xavier fans from watching their team battle through the night in a 2-1 loss. Freshman forward Matt Vasquenza gave the Musketeers a leg up before the end of the half. His half-field run gave Xavier the 1-0 lead after 36 minutes. The second half tipped in favor of the visitors. The Wildcats tied the game after a loose ball in the box came to the … Continue reading Xavier soccer helps to bring awareness

Postseason awards handed out

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association (OCSA) honored Xavier men’s soccer head coach Andy Fleming as the Coach of the Year. Fleming joined four Xavier student-athletes to be recognized with postseason honors. The OCSA compiles All-Ohio teams consisting of the best athletes among represented soccer programs in the state. Senior goalkeeper Eric Osswald, senior midfielder Will Walker and freshman Cory Brown were selected to the All-Ohio first team, and senior midfielder Garrett Halfhill was voted to the second team. Fleming led his team to its best season in school history after reaching the Sweet 16 of … Continue reading Postseason awards handed out