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Baseball | GU Sweeps Series, Wins 6th Straight

Baseball | GU Sweeps Series, Wins 6th Straight

April 11, 2017 at 4:25 am 0 comments

This weekend, the Georgetown baseball team swept its home series, extending the team’s winning streak to six games and building momentum as it prepares for Big East play. Coincidentally, yet appropriately scheduled right after Patrick Ewing’s (COL ’85) return to the Hilltop to coach the men’s basketball program, the BlueRead More

SACHS: Federer Continues Ageless Success

April 7, 2017 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

This past Sunday, Roger Federer captured his third title on this year’s ATP World Tour, winning the Miami Open by defeating his biggest rival, Rafael Nadal, 6-3, 6-4. This is the third time Federer has knocked off Nadal this year. To put Federer’s win in perspective, he is the oldestRead More

Women’s Lacrosse | Hoyas Prevent Wildcats’ Comeback

Women’s Lacrosse | Hoyas Prevent Wildcats’ Comeback

April 7, 2017 at 3:46 am 0 comments

After battling back from a three-goal deficit, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team notched its third Big East win by defeating the Villanova Wildcats 14-13 on Wednesday. Sophomore midfielder Francesca Whitehurst, freshman attack Michaela Bruno and freshman midfielder Natalie Lynch each scored a hat trick in the victory. Sophomore Haelle ChomoRead More

COUTURE: Westbrook Hits Historic Mark

COUTURE: Westbrook Hits Historic Mark

April 7, 2017 at 3:43 am 0 comments

On Wednesday night, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook recorded his 41st triple-double of the season, tying guard Oscar Robertson’s all-time record.  On the season, Westbrook averages 31.8 points, 10.4 assists and 10.7 rebounds per game, while shooting 42.6 percent from the floor and 34.7 percent from deep. Even withRead More

Track and Field | Individuals Achieve Personal Bests

April 7, 2017 at 3:39 am 0 comments

The Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams brought home an array of individual achievements from their three different competitions last weekend. The Hoyas dispersed across the country to compete in the Colonial Relays, the Stanford Invitational and the Pepsi Florida Relays. The majority of runners competed in theRead More

Softball | Hoyas Suffer Late-Game Collapse

Softball | Hoyas Suffer Late-Game Collapse

April 7, 2017 at 3:33 am 0 comments

Despite a four-run comeback effort in the third inning to cut Towson’s lead to one, the Georgetown softball team failed to erase the deficit, falling to the Tigers 12-4 in six innings. The Hoyas (10-20, 3-3 Big East) fell behind early when the Tigers (13-17, 2-3 Colonial Athletic) jumped outRead More

Baseball | Leonard Leads GU Past Cornell

Baseball | Leonard Leads GU Past Cornell

April 7, 2017 at 3:30 am 0 comments

  Senior starting pitcher Nick Leonard dazzled on the mound this Wednesday, striking out a career-high 10 batters and leading Georgetown to its third consecutive victory with a 3-1 win over Cornell. Leonard baffled the Cornell (10-9, 1-3 Ivy League) offense, throwing for seven dominant innings, allowing five hits, twoRead More

Tennis | Men’s Squad Hosts Surging Owls

Tennis | Men’s Squad Hosts Surging Owls

April 7, 2017 at 3:24 am 0 comments

After picking up back-to-back wins in last Sunday’s double header, the Georgetown men’s tennis team looks to continue its momentum Friday against Temple. The Hoyas (6-10, 0-2 Big East) defeated Navy (16-17, 1-1 AAC) 4-0 before claiming a 4-3 victory against The Citadel (10-27, 1-3 Southern Conference). The victory-filled SundayRead More

CHRISTOVICH: Opening Day Emotions Outweigh Statistics

CHRISTOVICH: Opening Day Emotions Outweigh Statistics

April 7, 2017 at 3:18 am 0 comments

On this year’s opening day, excitement washed over many ballparks, as a multitude of home runs arced as gracefully into the abyss as Tony Romo’s career. It was neither lights-out pitching nor acrobatic fielding that made headlines during each team’s opening day this week, but rather a slew of homeRead More

Men’s Basketball | Ewing Officially Introduced as 18th Coach

Men’s Basketball | Ewing Officially Introduced as 18th Coach

April 7, 2017 at 3:13 am 0 comments

Thirty-six years ago, an 18-year-old Patrick Ewing raised a Georgetown pennant above his head, affirming his commitment to play basketball at the nation’s oldest Jesuit university. Immediately after Ewing’s announcement, the disgruntled Bostonians at the Satch Sanders restaurant filed out, resentful that the seven-footer chose Georgetown over nearby rival BostonRead More