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: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ Men’s soccer wrapped up the preseason this week, falling to No. 4 Maryland 3-1. The Musketeers open up the regular season on Friday, August 26, hosting Evansville at XU Soccer Complex, with first touch set for 7 p.m. With the start of the season right around the corner, it is time to preview the upcoming season. Building off of a strong season last year, in which it defeated No. 1 Creighton and No. 2 Notre Dame on the road, Xavier appears to be in position for another successful year. The schedule this season includes, as … Continue reading Men’s soccer to open with Evansville
By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer ~ Another year of incredible athletic achievements is in the books for Xavier athletics, so it’s time to take a look back at some of the notable performances. No sooner had students returned to campus for the fall semester than the men’s soccer team begam its season. Expectations were high for the Musketeers, entering the season ranked in the Top 25 and coming off a Sweet 16 run in the NCAA tournament. While the season did not pan out as many hoped, there were several significant highlights. Alex Ridsdale’s bicycle kick checked in on SportsCenter’s Top … Continue reading Musketeers prove successful in multiple sports
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