Women’s swimming speeds past Bulldogs

By: Nikjil Jelaji The Xavier women’s swim team won its second meet in two days, taking down the Butler University Bulldogs 74-52 at O’Connor Sports Center on Saturday afternoon. The Musketeers’ 200 medley relay started the afternoon with a small margin of victory. Junior Jacquelyn Misanik, sophomore Haley Dresner, senior Lynn Brotherton and junior Carly Davis won by a narrow four-tenths of a second. Sophomore Molly Kroeger and freshman Mikaela Saugsted won the 2×500 free relay. The two Musketeers teamed up for a time of 10:41.98. Freshman Taylor Jach won the 200 free against the Bulldogs after winning the 1000 … Continue reading Women’s swimming speeds past Bulldogs

Men’s soccer falls short

By: Kyle Isaacs The Musketeers fell to rival Butler University on Friday night by a final score of 2-1, then lost last night to the Bulldogs 1-0 at home in the first round of the Big East Tournament. The Friday night loss pushed the Musketeers’ record to 10-6-2 overall with a 6-3 record in the Big East. The defeat also caused Xavier to fall in the conference standings, the team with the third seed in the Big East Tournament. Fortunately for Xavier, their opening matchup in the conference tournament gave Xavier the opportunity to avenge its last regular season loss. … Continue reading Men’s soccer falls short

Big East prediction: what to expect from XU’s new conference

By: Kyle Isaacs The inaugural season of the new Big East promises surprising results, intriguing new rivalries and a plethora of exciting intra-conference matchups. This new basketball- centric conference will feature schools with impressive basketball resumes and universities with emerging basketball programs. The combination of these two types of teams will enhance the league’s reputation and provide excellent competition during the conference season. Led by head coach Buzz Williams, Marquette University is the early favorite to secure the league title by experts across the nation. The Golden Eagles return one of the biggest space-eaters in the league in Davante Gardner, … Continue reading Big East prediction: what to expect from XU’s new conference