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Freshman guard James Akinko led the Hoyas with 19 points and 7 assists against Illinois, following his 13 point, 7 assist performance versus Central Connecticut State.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Freshmen Shine in Defeat of Illinois

Following two nonconference matchups in Capital One Arena to open the season, the Georgetown men’s basketball team went on the road to face the University of Illinois in State Farm Center, narrowly defeating the Fighting Illini 88-80. In a tightly contested game where the lead changed hands several times, three[Read More…]

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Junior forward Riley Strassner assisted on junior forward Achara's goal, which put the Hoyas up 2-0. Strassner has three goals and nine points so far this season.
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MEN’S SOCCER | Georgetown Wins 2nd Straight Big East Championship

The Georgetown men’s soccer team won its first back-to-back Big East tournament championships in program history on Sunday, recording a 2-0 shutout against Marquette. In front of a large home crowd at Shaw Field, Georgetown (12-4-3, 6-2-1 Big East) looked to respond to its 0-0 draw against Marquette (7-9-3, 5-3-1[Read More…]

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Junior forward Paula Germino-Watnick, third on the team in goals, assists, and points, equalized for the top-seeded Hoyas in the 70th minute against Central Connecticut State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Hurdle 1st NCAA Tournament Obstacle

After a 20th-minute goal by Central Connecticut State University on Sunday at Shaw Field, the No. 1-seeded Georgetown women’s soccer team trailed 1-0 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The goal marked the sixth allowed by senior goalkeeper Arielle Schechtman this season and the fourth time in 21[Read More…]

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Freshman running back Herman Moultrie III had 157  yards from scrimmage and 6.1 yards per rush in the win over Bucknell.
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FOOTBALL | Georgetown Picks Up 4th Conference Win

The Georgetown football team defeated Bucknell University 14-3 on Saturday to improve to 4-1 in Patriot League play. The Georgetown (5-5, 4-1 Patriot League) defense tallied a season-high seven sacks and held Bucknell (1-9, 1-4 Patriot League) to 13 total rushing yards. Sophomore linebackers Wes Bowers and Xavier Reddick led[Read More…]

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CHRISTOVICH | Le’Veon Bell Proves NFL Stars Need More Bargaining Power

CHRISTOVICH | Le’Veon Bell Proves NFL Stars Need More Bargaining Power

Every major sport has its yearly player saga. The National Basketball Association has shooting guard Jimmy Butler, who demanded a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves and was recently moved to the Philadelphia 76ers. Major League Baseball has outfielder Bryce Harper, who is entering free agency and is demanding a $400[Read More…]

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GUHOYAS | Junior Paige Hofstad recorded a time of 21:37 in the women's NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, finishing 16th overall.

CROSS COUNTRY | Teams Earn Top-7 Finishes at Mid-Atlantic Regional

The Georgetown men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in State College, Pa., last Friday in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, battling tough weather conditions and earning top-seven finishes. The men’s squad placed third overall out of 24 teams in the 10K race, finishing behind Princeton and Villanova. The Hoyas[Read More…]

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Graduate student guard Dorothy Adomako scored 18 points and 10 rebounds against Maryland Eastern Shore.
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Win 2nd Straight to Start Season

The Georgetown women’s basketball team won its home opener 74-55 against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday and earned a low-scoring 45-30 victory against Loyola on Tuesday. Georgetown battled with UMES throughout the first three quarters before outscoring the Hawks by nine in the fourth quarter. After graduate[Read More…]

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SWANSON | Harper, Machado Headline Historic Free Agency Class

SWANSON | Harper, Machado Headline Historic Free Agency Class

The narrative of the 2018 Major League Baseball offseason has been dominated by the pursuit of two free agent superstars, outfielder Bryce Harper and shortstop Manny Machado. Rarely are players of such high calibers available in free agency, especially such young ages. Machado and Harper, both 26, are set to[Read More…]

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VOLLEYBALL | Hoyas Fall to Blue Jays, Defeat Friars in 5 Sets

The Georgetown women’s volleyball team travelled to Omaha, Neb.,  and Providence, R.I., for two Big East matches last weekend, falling to Creighton and defeating Providence in five sets. The Hoyas (15-13, 8-8 Big East) struggled in Omaha as they fell to the Bluejays (24-4, 26-0 Big East) in three straight[Read More…]

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SAILING | McCann, Broussard Earn Top-5 Finishes at Individual Sailing National Championships

Two members of the Georgetown sailing team, sophomore Carly Broussard and freshman Ford McCann, advanced to the individual sailing national championships on Nov. 3, earning two top-five finishes. McCann placed third in the competition, while Broussard earned fifth place. McCann finished first in three of the 14 races in over[Read More…]

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