XU swimming concludes regular season, prepares for Big East championship

By: Robbie Dzierzanowski, Staff Writer Xavier men’s and women’s swimming wrapped up a weekend tri-meet with Indiana State and Missouri State at the Vigo County Aquatic Center, grabbing 11 event wins over the two-day meet. The wins were notably capped with a pair of school records from sophomore Andrew Martin.  To open the meet on the women’s side, the 200-yard medley relay — composed of freshman Kali Fischer, sophomore Brooke Atkins and seniors Alison Herman and Taylor Hogan — dropped an early lead and eventually finished in third place with a time of 1:46.44.  Just after the 200-yard medley relay … Continue reading XU swimming concludes regular season, prepares for Big East championship

Volleyball loses second match against Marshall

The team drops to 2-3 on the season, will open Big East play this weekend BY ROBBIE DZIERZANOWSKI, staff writer Xavier women’s volleyball took to the road and traveled to Huntington, W. Va for their second game this season against Marshall University women’s volleyball team on Feb.  14. The Musketeers dropped a five-set match (19-25, 25-14, 30-28, 14-25, 10-15) behind a strong game from Marshall freshman Anna Calcagno, who posted season highs in kills, assists, points, aces and digs in her opening year.   The opening set of the game had seven total ties between the Musketeers and the Thundering Herd … Continue reading Volleyball loses second match against Marshall

XU swim drops dual meet on road

Kali Fischer, Andrew Martin star in the pool for Musketeers against Miami BY ROBBIE DZIERZANOWSKI, staff writer Xavier men’s and women ‘s swim teams picked up five individual event wins but were ultimately swept for losses against the Miami RedHawks in their dual meet. To open the meet, Xavier women’s 400 medley relay of Kali Fischer, Alison Herman, Taylor Hogan and Clara Keiser took third place with a time of 3:52.85.  Later in the meet, freshman Kali Fischer swept the backstroke events with a pair of double first place finishes with a 56.72 in the 100-yard backstroke and a 2:03.51 … Continue reading XU swim drops dual meet on road