Men’s soccer kicks-off conference play with win

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ Following a victory over Cincinnati and loss to Louisville, the Xavier men’s soccer team kicked off its 2016 Big East campaign with a win over DePaul on Saturday. The 1-0 victory put the Musketeers at 3-2-2 on the season. Xavier’s win over the Bearcats saw the scoring come in bunches, as the Musketeers faced a 2-0 deficit before scoring four straight goals. 35 seconds after Cincinnati pushed its lead to 2-0, junior Matt Nance cut the Bearcat advantage to one with his first goal of the season. Senior Jalen Brown finished on his second goal … Continue reading Men’s soccer kicks-off conference play with win

Louisville defeats XU baseball

By: Nikhil Jelaji ~Staff Writer~   The 10th ranked Louisville Cardinals marked a six-run seventh inning to help close out the Xavier Musketeers by a score of 12-3 in Sunday’s game in Louisville. The Cardinals (21-6) scored two runs in the first and third in­nings to grab a four-run lead. Freshman infielder Andre Jernigan hit a single to left field and brought home junior Derek Hasenbeck, bringing the deficit to three with a score of 4-1. In the seventh inning, Louisville scored six runs on five hits. With Xavier trailing 11-1 and the bases loaded, the Musketeers had an opportunity … Continue reading Louisville defeats XU baseball