Men take gold, women take bronze in Big East Swimming

By: Jake Geiger, Staff Writer Xavier Swimming had outstanding performances this weekend at the Big East Championship, as the women finished third and the men won the team title for the third straight year, the sixth overall win in Xavier men’s swimming history. The women’s team capped the weekend with two third place finishes in the championship finals. Freshman Kali Fischer received three bronze medals and senior Taylor Hogan received two bronze medals.  The women also closed out the tournament by receiving a bronze medal in the 400 freestyle relay from Fischer, senior Maureen Cummins and underclassmen Clara Keiser and … Continue reading Men take gold, women take bronze in Big East Swimming

Swim team delivers at Ohio, Butler

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The swim teams had a steady weekend of competitions with the women in the Ohio, Duquesne tournament and both men and women in the Butler Invitational. In the double dual on Saturday, there were some stand out performers for the Musketeers. Sophomore Caroline Gaertner took third in the 50 free and second in the 200 back. Sophomore Katie Kerr finished second in the 500 free with a time of 5:10. Xavier’s 400 free relay team finished in second place overall with a time of 3:55. The team’s overall score was 596.1, finishing third. On Sunday, … Continue reading Swim team delivers at Ohio, Butler

Different strokes: Xavier swims into another year

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier swim team began its spring schedule on Jan. 8 following a hiatus at the conclusion of the fall season. Both teams last competed at the Cleveland State University Magnus Cup in November. The women’s squad finished third of 10 teams, while the men’s team took second of six teams. Two Musketeers, seniors Rob Van Kirk and Luke Johanns, represented the men’s team at the AT&T Winter Nationals. The Musketeers returned to action in a three-team meet against host IUPUI and Ball State. The women’s team defeated both of their competitors, while the men’s … Continue reading Different strokes: Xavier swims into another year