Women’s volleyball aims for Big East title

By: Robert Jamieson Xavier completed its home schedule over the weekend at Cintas Center with a pair of wins over Villanova and Georgetown. The two wins kept Xavier in the hunt for a possible share of the Big East regular season title with Marquette. The Musketeers will need to hope for some losses from the Golden Eagles for a tie for first place, however, as XU is still two games back in the Big East standings. Xavier started off the weekend with a four-set win over Villanova (25-19, 24-26, 25-12, 25-19). Outside hitters freshman Abbey Bessler, senior Sarah Brown and … Continue reading Women’s volleyball aims for Big East title

Women’s volleyball falls in four sets to Marquette

By: Robert Jamieson Xavier opened up the weekend homestand against a struggling DePaul team with a three-set win (25-19, 25-9, 25-19), giving head coach Mike Johnson his 100th career victory and 78th at Xavier. This was one of Xavier’s best matches of the year with three nearly flawless sets. XU had an errorless first set, recording 17 kills and an impressive .654 hitting percentage en route to a 25-19 victory in the frame. XU followed with a 25-9 blowout in the second set, putting down another 15 kills and registering just two errors. DePaul kept the first set close early, … Continue reading Women’s volleyball falls in four sets to Marquette