More strong performances by men’s soccer

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Xavier men’s soccer has been hard at work wrapping up Big East play over the past two weeks. In the latest rankings, the Musketeers are listed at 14. Following a controversial tie versus Creighton, Andy Fleming’s squad returned to action in Milwaukee, Wis. just a week later to face the Marquette Golden Eagles, college soccer’s 15th ranked team to Xavier’s 16th at the time. Xavier’s only goal came off the foot of sophomore forward Jalen Brown. Brown was set up by a pass from senior midfielder Owen Steinwall, winning the game. Steinwall found Brown at … Continue reading More strong performances by men’s soccer

Mens soccer downs Bison

By: Andrew Utz ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s soccer team added another win after defeating the Bucknell Bison 1-0. The lone goal came from senior Garrett Halfhill in the 50th minute in the Sept. 20 victory. Halfhill recovered a rebound in the box and found the back of the net. The Xavier defense held Bucknell scoreless after its goal. Junior keeper Eric Osswald made five saves throughout the game. The first half of the game was marked by two chances from sophomore Jalen Brown. The Bison defense blocked one shot and another hit the post. There were multiple chances for … Continue reading Mens soccer downs Bison

Men’s soccer kicks off the season

Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s soccer team made a valiant effort to come back from a 2-0 deficit but ultimately fell to Lipscomb 3-2 on Friday at Xavier’s soccer complex. The Musketeers almost escaped the first half with no damage until the Bison were able to score in the 44th minute. A Xavier foul led to a free kick near midfield which resulted in a header that found the back of the net and a Lipscomb 1-0 lead at the end of the half. In the beginning of the second half, Lipscomb scored again on a breakaway, causing … Continue reading Men’s soccer kicks off the season