XU Women’s basketball reaches Tournament for first time

By: Tim Wilmes The Xavier women’s basketball team is set to play its first-ever NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament game today against Clemson University. The Musketeers achieved the historic feat after winning the Midwestern Collegiate Conference (MCC) Championship and earning an automatic bid to the tournament as a No. 12 seed. The Xavier women’s team went 21-8 (11-5 MCC) in the 1992-93 season, the highest winning percentage of any women’s basketball team at XU since the 1975-76 team went 13-2 under head coach Tony Brueneman. Current head coach Mark Ehlen tasted redemption earlier this month when the team won the MCC … Continue reading XU Women’s basketball reaches Tournament for first time

Mack adds 12-year-old Couch to roster

By: TIm Wilmes Xavier University made history on Tuesday when it announced the signing of the youngest prospect in school history as the latest addition to the men’s basketball team. Trey Couch, a 12-year-old from Liberty Township, Ohio, signed a National Letter of Intent for the Musketeers as his parents sat next to him at a live press conference held by Xavier. Couch joined the Musketeers as a part of Team IMPACT, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children who are facing chronic illnesses by pairing them with athletic teams. Couch, who was diagnosed with Cerebellar Degeneration … Continue reading Mack adds 12-year-old Couch to roster

To first-year students beginning a new chapter

By: Tim Wilmes As far as sports are concerned, this is an incredibly unique time to be here. Right now, superb students and athletes alike are marching into an unknown and yet incredibly promising future together. Now, with Xavier’s inaugural year in the Big East underway, the potential for excellence at this university stretches further than ever before. The men’s soccer team, finishing last season with a 14-3-5 record, looks to take the Big East by storm and claim a fourth straight NCAA Tournament berth. Coach Andy Fleming, now in his fourth season at Xavier, certainly knows a thing or … Continue reading To first-year students beginning a new chapter