Volleyball aces road trip

By: Tim Wilmes The Xavier women’s volleyball team had a successful road trip this weekend after a 3-2 victory at Georgetown and a 3-0 win at Villanova, giving the squad an 18-9 (9-3 Big East) record overall. Freshman outside hitter Abbey Bessler was the difference for the Musketeers against the Hoyas, carrying the team through a five-set victory on Friday (17-25, 25-23, 24-26, 25-21, 17-15). Bessler finished the match in the nation’s capital with 25 kills and 12 digs, marking the 18th time this season that the young XU playmaker has recorded a double-double in a match. Junior setter Aubree … Continue reading Volleyball aces road trip

Men’s soccer keeps streaking with road win

By: Kyle Isaacs With only one game remaining before the Big East Tournament, the Xavier men’s soccer team is rolling through its conference schedule. The Musketeers netted their sixth consecutive win on Saturday night after traveling to Philadelphia, Pa. and coming away with a 1-0 victory over Villanova. The win moves the Musketeers’ record to 10-5-2 overall and 6-2 in the conference. The Musketeers walked away with a gritty win, despite being outshot 14-6 and allowing seven shots on goal to Xavier’s two After 87 minutes of play, senior midfielder Matt Walker took a pass from fellow senior midfielder Gino … Continue reading Men’s soccer keeps streaking with road win