By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ The Xavier men’s soccer team tied in both of its games over the long weekend, playing double- overtime contests against No. 12 Virginia and No. 16/24 Dartmouth. Both games finished with 1-1 final scores, pushing the Musketeers to 1-1-2 on the year. The contest in Blacksburg, Va. found all the action packed in a short period of time, with both the Musketeers and the Cavaliers scoring second-half goals within four minutes of each other. Junior forward Matt Vasquenza tallied his first goal of the year in the 57th minute, striking from 12 yards out. Virginia … Continue reading Men’s Soccer draws twice
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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