Volleyball team knocks off Hoyas

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Musketeers volleyball team continued Big East action this past weekend with matches against the Georgetown Hoyas on Oct. 16 and the Creighton Bluejays on Oct. 17. The Georgetown match marked the beginning of four consecutive matches at Cintas Center for Xavier. The Musketeers entered the match with a 9-8 overall record and standing third in the Big East with a 5-2 conference record, while the Hoyas were 7-12 overall and 1-5 in the Big East. Following a close first set and falling 23-25, Xavier turned its performance around and won in successive sets 25-22, 25-17 … Continue reading Volleyball team knocks off Hoyas

Women’s soccer tiptoes through Big East

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Six games into the Big East season, the women’s soccer team has compiled a 7-7-1 record and is 2-4-0 in its conference. It currently sits in eighth place in a tough Big East Conference led by DePaul and Georgetown. Most recently, the team took to the road for tough conference matchups versus the Georgetown Hoyas and Villanova Wildcats. Georgetown, currently one of the top-scoring teams in the conference, clearly felt comfortable at home and defeated the Musketeers 3-0, scoring two in the second half. The Musketeers held off the potent offense for most of the … Continue reading Women’s soccer tiptoes through Big East

XU men’s soccer overthrows No. 9 Georgetown

By: Adam Tortelli Xavier men’s soccer recorded its biggest win as a new member of the Big East at home on Saturday. Redshirt junior midfielder Will Walker was able to sneak in two goals against the Georgetown Hoyas squad that entered the Saturday game ranked as No. 9 in the country. Georgetown opened the game netting a lower corner shot in the 31st minute. With seconds remaining in the first half, the Muskies answered when junior defenseman Garrett Halfhill delivered his booming pass downfield on a dime to be met by the outside of pursuing Will Walker’s left foot. The … Continue reading XU men’s soccer overthrows No. 9 Georgetown