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
By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Heading into Big East conference play, the Musketeer women’s soccer team has compiled a 5-3-1 record, going 3-1-1 in its last five games. The team finished off its non-conference schedule against two in-state opponents, falling 2-1 to the Ohio Bobcats and playing to a two overtime draw in its crosstown matchup against the UC Bearcats. The first game versus Ohio on Sept. 18 saw the Musketeers trail early on a 33rd minute goal by the Bobcat’s redshirt junior forward Holly Harris. A 59th minute goal by freshman forward Samantha Rowland saw Xavier go down by … Continue reading Women’s soccer plays to draw against Cincinnati
By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The men’s soccer team returned to the field Friday, Sept. 11 following a loss to Virginia Tech at the start of the week. The Musketeers competed against crosstown rival, Cincinnati, at Gettler Stadium. Xavier defeated the Bearcats 2-1, to remain unbeaten by Cincinnati since 2010. With the win, Xavier’s record improved to 3-2 overall. The road game against the Bearcats showcased senior midfielder Alex Risdale’s skills with his opening goal in the first half. Sophomore defender Cory Brown aided with the assist to put the first point on the board in the 17th minute. Risdale … Continue reading Just like basketball season Men’s soccer follows up win over Cincinnati with win over no. 2 Notre Dame
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