Cross country continues strong run

By: Donald Menke ~Staff Writer~ Both Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the National Catholic Invitational meet this past Friday, with the men’s team placing eighth and finishing four points behind DePaul. The women’s team placed sixth, finishing 11 points behind Loyola. St. Louis University won the men’s race, while Notre Dame won the women’s. The women’s team finished with five runners in the top 50 of the 5K, as redshirt sophomore Gina Genco led the way with an 11th place finish and a time of 18:11. Next was junior Allison Sinning with a time of 18:40, … Continue reading Cross country continues strong run

A Successful Start for FC Cincinnati

By: Donald Menke ~Staff Writer~ FC Cincinnati has only been in existence since Aug. 12, 2015, but it has been a very good year for the young franchise. The club plays at Nippert Stadium and has made substantial progress since it was founded. Currently, FC Cincy is in third place in the United Soccer League with 42 points. They are five points behind current leaders Louisville City FC and New York Red Bulls II, who each have 47. Even though it’s only been one year, FC Cincy has managed to develop a few rivalries. One is Louisville City FC, which … Continue reading A Successful Start for FC Cincinnati

Volleyball keeps killing it

By: Donald Menke ~Staff Writer~ The volleyball team continued its hot streak in conference play, downing Seton Hall three sets to none by scores of 25-17, 25-18 and 25-22 this past Friday. The first set was a close one with eight ties and five lead changes. However, Xavier managed to pull away with a 12-4 run to close the set. The second set was not nearly as close, with Xavier jumping out to a 7-3 lead and winning the set by seven. The third set was the closest, even after Seton Hall got out to a 7-1 lead. Xavier made … Continue reading Volleyball keeps killing it