Baseball team off to slow start

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier baseball team has been busy over the past two weeks, playing 11 games in the beginning of March. The team has only won one game since starting the eleven-game run. On Feb. 28, Xavier traveled to the University of Louisville for a doubleheader. Xavier won the first game 2-1, with sophomore Brad Kirschner pitching a shutout through the first six innings. Xavier held on to win despite Louisville loading the bases in the ninth. In the second game, Xavier fell 6-3. The Musketeers sacrificed two early runs but held a one-run lead into … Continue reading Baseball team off to slow start

Women’s team reaches postseason

By: Brent Raines ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier women’s basketball team earned a trip to the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI), after second-seed DePaul knocked them out of the Big East Tournament. The Musketeers enter the WBI tournament with a 17-14 record(9-9 Big East) in head coach Brian Neal’s second season. They were the seventh-seed in the Big East Tournament, where they beat tenth-seed Georgetown (4-27, 2-16) before falling to DePaul (26-7, 15-3) in the quarterfinals. The 70-67 victory over the Hoyas was a minor milestone forthe program, which had not won a conference tournament game since 2011. There wasn’t a strong … Continue reading Women’s team reaches postseason

Xavier dominant as season is underway

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ With the teasingly warm weather that blew through Cincinnati this past weekend, baseball enthusiasts are excited for another season at Xavier. The Musketeers began their 2015 tournament season on Feb. 13 and will begin regular season play on Feb. 27 at the University of Louisville. For the Xavier faithful, this season brings high expectations after the team won last season’s Big East championship and made the school’s second appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The team caught fire in conference play only before confronting future national champions Vanderbilt in the first round of the national tournament. … Continue reading Xavier dominant as season is underway