Smith makes history

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Conference play continued for the Xavier women’s volleyball team. In the past week, the team hosted two Big East rivals, the DePaul University Blue Demons and the Butler University Bulldogs, at Cintas Center. Senior Aubree Smith once again has shown dominating performances. The match against DePaul was a part of Xavier’s “Dig Pink Night.” The event honors those who battled or are currently battling breast cancer. The team put in an impressive effort and came out on top against the Blue Demons (3-1). DePaul started out strong with a win in the first set, 25-20. … Continue reading Smith makes history

Xavier Atheltics’ “Pink Week” raises awareness

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Any student on campus may have noticed the display in Hoff Dining Commons this month or seen NFL acnkowledge that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. These 31 days are geared toward educating the world about one of the most fatal diseases for women over the past 40 years and fundraising for research that will hopefully develop a cure. Xavier Athletics has partnered with a Cincinnati-based non-profit organization, the Pink Ribbon Girls (PRG), to promote the fight against breast cancer at sporting events during “Pink Week,” spanning Oct. 13-17. This promotion is an example of … Continue reading Xavier Atheltics’ “Pink Week” raises awareness

Women’s soccer toppled by Pepperdine, Cincinnati

By: Ray Humienny ~Copy Editor~ Coming off a tie with Northern Kentucky University and a three-game winning streak, the Xavier women’s soccer team faced off against the no. 13 Pepperdine Waves at home in its eighth game of the regular season. This past Thursday’s match-up tested the Musketeers’ defense, with Pepperdine taking 13 shots throughout the first half. The defense held the Waves to a scoreless game at halftime as senior goalkeeper Katie Markesbery recorded seven first half saves against Pepperdine’s relentless offense. “Our goal going into the game tonight was to be in the game at halftime with one … Continue reading Women’s soccer toppled by Pepperdine, Cincinnati