Women’s soccer wins, improves to 4-0

By Will Pembroke, Show Manager Xavier’s women’s soccer team moved to 4-0 on the season with two impressive victories last weekend over Murray State University and archrival University of Cincinnati. Last Thursday, the Musketeers outdueled UC 1-0 on their home turf. An impressive defensive performance led the way for Xavier, as they only allowed six shots with just three on goal for the Bearcats.  Senior goalie Olivia Jenkins added to her shutout total for the year, recording three saves to boot.  The lone goal of the game came from freshman forward Chloe Netzel on an assist by graduate student forward … Continue reading Women’s soccer wins, improves to 4-0

How Xavier stacks up in the BE

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ The third anniversary of Xavier joining the newly configured Big East will be here soon. On March 20, 2013, the school announced its acceptance of an invitation, along with Butler and Creighton, to join the separated Catholic 7 of the old Big East. Since the switch from the Atlantic 10, Xavier has started to form new rivalries and accumulate a track record against its new conference foes. As we make our way through February, the Musketeers are about to wrap up season number three as members of the Big East. It is interesting to see … Continue reading How Xavier stacks up in the BE

Interviewing Shannon Russell

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ Xavier men’s basketball is extensively covered by many online outlets, but there is only one newspaper beat writer for the Musketeers. Her name is Shannon Russell, and she is now in her eighth season covering the team for the Cincinnati Enquirer. Her primary roles are to cover Xavier athletics, especially the men’s basketball team, as well as the Western and Southern Financial tennis tournament held in the Cincinnati area during the summer. The Newswire conducted an email interview with Russell about her job and the team this year. “As the only newspaper beat writer for … Continue reading Interviewing Shannon Russell