Records set by XU T&F

By: Nick McGill ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to New York City to compete in the Big East Indoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend. The weekend was filled with athletes and relay teams setting personal bests and breaking school records, while a handful of individuals and teams placed high in their events. Headlining the men’s side of the competition was senior Craig Krcal who won the Big East title in the pole vault, jumping a height of 4.70 meters. Krcal narrowly won the title edging Villanova’s Chris Daughtery by a height … Continue reading Records set by XU T&F

Cross country excels in Queen City Invitational

By: Chris Behler The men’s and women’s cross country teams had high expectations for the 32nd annual Queen City Invitational this past weekend. The teams exceeded their goals at the meet as the Xavier women, led by senior individual titlist Abby Fischer, took first place as a team. The men also placed sixth on the day collectively and fourth amid the Division I schools. While Abby Fischer finished first with a time of 17:32.16, her sister Clare was only 12 seconds behind, finishing third in 17:44.79. Additionally, finishing fourth and fifth for the women were junior Audrey Ramos and sophomore … Continue reading Cross country excels in Queen City Invitational

Sports Opinion: XU sports outside the box

By: Kyle Isaacs The reasons college students partake in physical activities on a daily basis vary greatly. While some students seek a physical release from their loaded schedules, others simply look to stay in shape and avoid the dreaded weight gain that often comes with being at college. Regardless of motive, remaining active and participating in sports can prove to be very beneficial for all students, from first-years to seniors. However, one major difficulty is finding a sport that multiple people can enjoy and be relatively good at, notwithstanding skill level or expertise. Alas, this guide to the ‘nonconventional sports’ … Continue reading Sports Opinion: XU sports outside the box