Men’s soccer goes 3-0 on the week, moves to 6-1

Senior Felix Boe-Tangen picked up his first assist and first goal of the season By Jake Geiger Xavier men’s soccer continued their early season success with two wins last weekend against Chicago State and Northwestern. Both games were nail-biters, as the Musketeers were able to score late goals in the contests and move to 5-1 on the season. The Musketeers began their weekend at Corcoran Field on Friday against the Chicago State Cougars.  An overtime goal in the 93rd minute by junior forward Karsen Henderlong gave Xavier a much-needed win after dropping their first game to the then-No. 1 ranked … Continue reading Men’s soccer goes 3-0 on the week, moves to 6-1

Men’s soccer sets optimistic goals for 2021

By Jake Geiger, Staff Writer Despite a 3-7-1 record in a pandemic-necessitated spring season, Xavier men’s soccer Head Coach Andy Fleming said the team still had a good year considering all the challenges brought on by COVID-19.  With last year’s spring season in the rearview, Xavier is looking forward to getting back out there in the fall. “Our performances were good, our metrics were positive, we were disciplined and stayed the course, but our scores weren’t good,” Fleming said about the team last spring.  A couple of overtime losses for the Musketeers and a few positive COVID-19 cases were additional … Continue reading Men’s soccer sets optimistic goals for 2021

Flooding creates chaos for soccer

By: Riley Head ~Guest Writer~ The turf of the soccer field was damaged beyond repair due to the extreme flooding on Aug. 28, forcing the men’s and women’s soccer teams to find new places to play until a new plan for the field is put in place. The team has been travelling to various high schools to utilize their fields, including Saint Ursula and Summit Country Day School. More than four inches of rain fell in a few hours, earning the event the nickname “The Norwood Flood of 2016,” according to The Enquirer. The damaging rain began in the afternoon … Continue reading Flooding creates chaos for soccer