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Junior quarterback Gunther Johnson passed for 369 yards and four touchdowns in the Hoyas' win over Marist.

FOOTBALL | Offense Sizzles in Season Opener

The Georgetown football team gained over 400 yards of total offense en route to a 39-14 road win over the Marist Red Foxes on Sept. 1. For the third consecutive season, the Hoyas have won their opening contest. Junior quarterback Gunther Johnson completed 26 of 37 passes for 369 yards[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Women’s Soccer | GU Shuts Out Rival WVU

Women’s Soccer | GU Shuts Out Rival WVU

Facing its longtime rival Sunday Sept. 2, the Georgetown women’s soccer team shut out West Virginia University on the road 2-0. “There’s not too many teams that go up to West Virginia and win up there,” Head Coach Dave Nolan said in an interview with The Hoya. “I don’t think[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
HAMPERS | Fans Should Respect Players’ Retirement From National Teams

HAMPERS | Fans Should Respect Players’ Retirement From National Teams

When France faced Croatia in the World Cup final this July, an estimated 1 billion people — over 13 percent of the world’s population — tuned into the event. This viewership figure dwarfs that of the all-time most-watched American sporting event, Super Bowl XLIX, by a factor of 10 to one.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
Volleyball | Team Splits 4 Home Matches

Volleyball | Team Splits 4 Home Matches

The Georgetown volleyball team hosted its first tournament of the season last weekend at the Georgetown Classic, earning two victories in four matches. The Hoyas (4-5, 0-0 Big East) began the series on Friday against Norfolk State, winning comfortably in straight sets by scores of 25-13, 25-17 and 25-10 respectively.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Georgetown Sailing Team, ranked No. 4 at the end of last season, will welcome three all-Americans back to the Hilltop this fall.

SAILING | Perrenial Power Reloads for New Campaign

After another season as one of Georgetown’s most dominant sports teams, the coed sailing team will look to continue their success for the 2018 campaign in Annapolis, Md., on Sept. 8. This event will mark the Hoyas’first time competing in the water since their third place finish in the ICSA[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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With the new women's head coach and two returning U.S. Under 23 National Team rowers, the Georgetown men's and women's rowing teams will look to make noise in the Big East this season.

ROWING | Mulligan Steps In to Lead Women

Coach Kendall Mulligan comes to Georgetown following four seasons as the head rowing coach at Franklin & Marshall College, during which she led the men’s team to a fourth-place finish at the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference and vaulted the women’s team to a No. 15 ranking in the USRowing/Collegiate Rowing[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
WOMEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Defeat Bulldogs With 2 Second-Half Goals

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Defeat Bulldogs With 2 Second-Half Goals

After 110 minutes of scoreless soccer, the Georgetown women’s soccer team had a chance to advance past the first round of the 2017 NCAA tournament on the road against Wake Forest. Georgetown came into the match on the heels of its Big East Championship win, which marked the first time[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FOOTBALL | Struggling Program Looks to Right Ship

FOOTBALL | Struggling Program Looks to Right Ship

After finishing last season 1-10 following 10 straight losses, Georgetown’s football team is hoping their incoming freshmen players and wealth of experienced veterans can turn the program around and leave their defeats in the past. Under a new offensive coordinator, strong defense and returning corps of wide receivers, the Hoyas[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH | NFL Jeopardizing League’s Future With New Tackle Rule

CHRISTOVICH | NFL Jeopardizing League’s Future With New Tackle Rule

When it comes to player safety, the NFL just can’t win. This season, the league made several rule changes aimed at improving player safety, one being a modification to the tackle rule, which previously allowed players to lower their heads when attempting tackles. The new rule renders tackles where players[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Sophomore Jax Van Der Veen scored one of the Hoyas' two goals in their victory over Appalachian State.

FIELD HOCKEY | Georgetown Secures Shutout Victories Against Davidson, Appalachian State

The Georgetown field hockey team (2-0) marked a strong start to its season with a 1-0 win against Davidson (0-1) Friday, Aug. 24 and a 2-0 win over Appalachian State (1-1) last Sunday. In the away contest at Davidson, the Hoyas scored a first-half goal and held on to the[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top