Women’s soccer wins, improves to 4-0

By Will Pembroke, Show Manager Xavier’s women’s soccer team moved to 4-0 on the season with two impressive victories last weekend over Murray State University and archrival University of Cincinnati. Last Thursday, the Musketeers outdueled UC 1-0 on their home turf. An impressive defensive performance led the way for Xavier, as they only allowed six shots with just three on goal for the Bearcats.  Senior goalie Olivia Jenkins added to her shutout total for the year, recording three saves to boot.  The lone goal of the game came from freshman forward Chloe Netzel on an assist by graduate student forward … Continue reading Women’s soccer wins, improves to 4-0

Double standards: politicians and athletes

By: Josh Bozzick ~Guest Writer~ Ryan Lochte’s story about being robbed at gunpoint with three other U.S. swimmers at the Rio Olympics made worldwide news. An investigation ensued, and Rio de Janeiro police found evidence that showed Lochte as a liar. However, last week, USA Today looked into the matter and found that the Rio police exaggerated and fabricated details of the story. USA Today found no evidence the swimmers ever went near the bathroom they reportedly vandalized and no vandalizing seemed to occur in the bathroom at all, aside from Lochte removing a loosely attached advertising sign from a … Continue reading Double standards: politicians and athletes

Transfer athletes look to make a quick impact

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Cintas Center will be featuring an assortment of new faces in the 2014-15 basketball season. Both the men’s and women’s teams went through off-season facelifts, which included tough goodbyes for key players and cheerful welcomes to talented newcomers. While Chris Mack and Brian Neal were able to bring in recruiting classes that ranked in the nation’s top-50, possibly the biggest additions will come from the experience of the newest transfers. Xavier women’s basketball has been fortunate enough to bring in the leadership of senior point guard Maleeka Kynard. After graduating with a criminal justice degree … Continue reading Transfer athletes look to make a quick impact