Xavier women’s soccer opens up new season 2-0

Xavier picked up a road win over No. 21 St. Louis before beating Northwestern By Will Pembroke, Show Manager The Xavier women’s soccer team turned in a pair of excellent performances last weekend, showcasing the team’s potential for great success entering the season. Game One occurred in St. Louis versus the No. 21 ranked St. Louis University Billikens. The game, which was also streamed on ESPN+, was nothing short of a dominant outing for the Musketeers, specifically dominating defensively, as the defense only allowed six shots with just two on goal for the Billikens.  Xavier’s offense tripled that shot total, … Continue reading Xavier women’s soccer opens up new season 2-0

Athletics makes coaching changes

By: Ivan Reitman ~Concerned Friend~ After having so much success with the coaching staff of the men’s basketball team across the past two seasons, Xavier athletics is attempting to emulate that success in other sports. The women’s basketball team has hired Michael Aykroyd, son of Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd, as an assistant coach for the program. However, the hires didn’t stop there, with Sigourney Weavers’ daughter Michelle assisting the golf team, Harold Ramis’ son Eugene assisting the volleyball team and Rick Moranis’ daughter Lauren assisting the soccer team. “Luke Murray has done such an excellent job as an assistant coach … Continue reading Athletics makes coaching changes

Flooding creates chaos for soccer

By: Riley Head ~Guest Writer~ The turf of the soccer field was damaged beyond repair due to the extreme flooding on Aug. 28, forcing the men’s and women’s soccer teams to find new places to play until a new plan for the field is put in place. The team has been travelling to various high schools to utilize their fields, including Saint Ursula and Summit Country Day School. More than four inches of rain fell in a few hours, earning the event the nickname “The Norwood Flood of 2016,” according to The Enquirer. The damaging rain began in the afternoon … Continue reading Flooding creates chaos for soccer