Swimming teams jump in water

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ As students dove into their coursework this new school year, the Xavier swim team plunged into the pool to begin competing. First up for both the men and women was a visit to Butler to compete against the Bulldogs, as well as St. Louis, Evansville and Wright State. The meet went particularly well for the women, who took home first place among the five teams. Strong individual performances by seniors Mackenna Rife, Molly Kroeger and Clare Brolsma, juniors Emily Wagner and Taylor Jach, along with freshman Katie Kerr, propelled the team to the top spot. … Continue reading Swimming teams jump in water

Swimming season underway

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The second half of the Xavier men’s and women’s swimming teams’ seasons are set to begin as it prepare for the Big East Championships in two months in Ithaca, N.Y. The start of the season was successful for both the men’s and women’s teams. The season for both teams started in September, where they participated in the Butler Fall Invitational. Right off the bat, the teams’ newest swimmers, notably freshmen Paxtyn Drew and Alex Wolfred, made an impact. Drew finished first in the 200-meter medley relay while Wolfred took home second. After the first half of the … Continue reading Swimming season underway