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SUBUL MALIK FOR THE HOYA 
Junior center Jessie Govan was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the second straight week, after scoring 23 points against Maryland-Eastern Shore.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Dominate Hawks, Improve to 3-0

The Georgetown men’s basketball team cruised to another lopsided victory Saturday, defeating the University of Marlyand-Eastern Shore Hawks 83-57 as Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) wrapped up his first full week as head coach. Despite the large margin of victory, Ewing said he realizes that bigger challenges lie ahead for his[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Junior center Jessie Govan tallied two 20-point performances in Georgetown’s first two games while averaging 14.5 rebounds per game. Govan’s efforts earned him a spot on the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. Govan currently leads the conference in rebounding.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Govan Powers Hoyas to 2nd Straight Win

When the AP Preseason Top-25 rankings were released in late October, Mount St. Mary’s received four votes to belong in the Top-25, while Georgetown received none. Yet the Hoyas’ performance against the Mountaineers on Wednesday night proved voters wrong. The Hoyas defeated the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (0-3) 102-68 in a one-sided affair.[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | White Leads GU to Coach Howard’s 1st Win

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | White Leads GU to Coach Howard’s 1st Win

The Georgetown women’s basketball team started its season on a high note Tuesday, beating the Howard Bison 93-41 in James Howard’s first win as head coach of the Hoyas. Georgetown put together two strong halves and cruised its way to the first victory of the 2017-18 season, more than doubling Howard’s[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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The coed sailing team finished eighth out of 18 teams at the Atlantic Coast Championships.

SAILING | Teams Shine Against Nation’s Best

The Georgetown coed sailing team sent four crews to the Atlantic Coast Championships in New York City, while the women headed to Connecticut College in New London, Conn. for the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championships. The coed team finished eighth out of 18 teams and the women’s team finished 10th out[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Freshman running back Jay Tolliver has rushed for 15 yards this season on eight carries.

FOOTBALL | Hoyas Suffer 2nd Straight Shutout

At the half of Georgetown football’s contest with Bucknell last Saturday, sophomore quarterback Gunther Johnson had individually outgained the entire Bison offense with 144 yards rushing to the Bucknell’s 96 total yards. Johnson’s remarkable first half was not enough, though, as Georgetown eventually fell to Bucknell 12-0. Johnson did most[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
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MEN’S SOCCER | McCabe Delivers Big East Championship in 2OT

In a thrilling championship match that lived up to the hype, the No. 18 Georgetown men’s soccer team defeated Xavier 2-1 at Shaw Field to win the Big East Championship this Sunday; it was the team’s second championship win since claiming the 2015 title. With the victory, the Hoyas have[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

“Forza Azzurri!” The echoes of that cheer lasted for 11 years of ups and downs for the Italian National Team, all in the aftermath of the most glorious moment in all of sports: winning the World Cup in 2006. Now, the sounds of Italian splendor and joy seem a distant[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
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VOLLEYBALL | Speech and Sinnette Reach 1,000 Kill Milestone

Junior middle blocker Symone Speech and junior outside hitter Alyssa Sinnette each reached 1,000 career kills for the Hoyas this weekend, joining the ranks of 13 other Georgetown players in history to have ever achieved the milestone. The juniors accomplished the feat as Georgetown University volleyball (8-21, 2-15 Big East)[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

Before the 2017 season, the New Orleans Saints were perceived as a fading team. After winning the franchise’s only Super Bowl in 2010, the Saints kept two key ingredients: quarterback Drew Brees and Head Coach Sean Payton. Together, Brees and Payton formed a prolific offense, consistently one of the league’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
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Graduate student Jonathan Green won the Mid-Atlantic Region title this past weekend, despite the men's team failing to qualify for the NCAA Tournament.

CROSS COUNTRY | Teams Fail to Qualify for NCAA Championships, Green and MacDonald Advance

Despite strong individual performances, Georgetown University’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams fell just short of qualifying for the 2017 NCAA Championships at the 2017 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Championships last weekend. The top two teams at the Mid-Atlantic Region Championships advance to the 2017 NCAA Cross-Country Championships, but Georgetown’s men’s and[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top