Swim team shines

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ After a strong start, both the men’s and women’s teams are poised to assume their positions within the conference’s top-5 by season’s end. Last season, the women’s team found great success late in the year. Truly hitting their stride when it counted most, head coach Brent MacDonald’s girls proved their legitimacy by claiming third place in the conference at the Big East Championships. Also in impressive fashion, Xavier men’s swimming took home the title from the meet in Sewell, N.J., winning the school’s first ever Big East title. Lost in the midst of midterm stress … Continue reading Swim team shines

Looking back at a successful swimming campaign

By: Lauren J. Young~Staff Writer~   The Xavier men’s swim team captured the Big East Championship Title last month in Sewell, N.J. Due to the lack of a diving team, the Muskies started out the competition with an 88 point deficit to Seton Hall and 32 point deficit to Georgetown. “It’s one of those things where you just have to be confident in your abilities to swim better than them, by that margin,” head coach Brent MacDonald said, who also collected the Big East Men’s Coach of the Year Award. The men’s team fought back and was able to not … Continue reading Looking back at a successful swimming campaign