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Men’s Soccer | GU Pushes Winning Streak to Four, Remains Undefeated

Georgetown men’s soccer team posted a perfect weekend in California with a 3-1 win against California Polytechnic State University on Friday coupled with their fourth straight win of the season against UCLA on Monday.   The Hoyas did not waste much time getting started. In the sixth minute against Cal[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Track & Field, Cross Country | Hoyas Launch 2017 Season

After finishing the 2016 season with top-three finishes at both the Big East and NCAA tournaments, the Georgetown cross-country teams look to build on their momentum at Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational at State College, Pa. on Friday.   According to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches[Read More…]

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Feature | Assad’s Atrocities Stain Syrian Soccer Team

Amid a brutal civil war, FIFA has banned Syria from playing in its home country for seven years. During trying national events, sports can be used as a way to unite divided communities. In Syria, however, soccer has been used to burn rather than build bridges.   The Syrian national[Read More…]

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CRAIGE, SANTAMARIA| Stars’ Moves Rattle Respective Teams

No championship team remains intact forever. Kyrie Irving and Neymar Jr., both inextricably tied to championship-winning teams, are no longer with the very teams that yielded them fame and success.  Similarly, they are now emblematic of the age-old narrative of wanting to step out of legendary teammates’ shadows: LeBron James[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Volleyball | GU Ties for First in DC Challenge

The Georgetown women’s volleyball team hit the ground running by splitting the D.C. Challenge Title tournament championship with UC Santa Clara. The Hoyas went 2-1 on the weekend with a 2-3 loss to UCSC, a 3-2 win over American University and a victory against Howard University. In the first matchup[Read More…]

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Men’s Soccer | Hoyas Dominate Chanticleers, Win 2nd Straight Game

The Georgetown men’s soccer team defeated No. 19 Coastal Carolina on Monday in its home opener. With strong defense, the Hoyas have yet to give up a goal in their first two matchups. The Hoyas (2-0, Big East) took control early against the Chanticleers (0-2, Big South) as senior midfielder[Read More…]

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Field Hockey | Freshman Class Leads Team to 2-0 Season Start

Over the weekend, the Georgetown field hockey team (2-0, 0-0 Big East) hit the ground running with two victories in its season openers. The Hoyas secured a close 2-1 win against Davidson College (0-2, 0-0 Atlantic 10), with a game-winning goal in the 69th minute. Georgetown finished its opening weekend[Read More…]

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COMMENTARY| Concerns Mar Pre- Season Excitement

When Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) took the reins as the new head coach of the Georgetown men’s basketball team, he inherited a program in flux. The roster had lost four players to graduation, two of whom went to the NBA and one to injury. More importantly, the program was moving[Read More…]

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FEATURE | Men’s Basketball Donates Gear To Hurricane Victims

This past Wednesday, Georgetown students and faculty gathered at the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, praying for and remembering those affected by the destruction in Houston caused by Hurricane Harvey over the last week. Thoughts and prayers are not everything being sent from the Hilltop to Houston, however, as[Read More…]

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Women’s Soccer | Hoyas Extend Winning Streak to Three

The Georgetown women’s soccer team dominated its fourth match of the season Sunday, overwhelming a Loyola Maryland squad en route to their 5-0 sweep. The No. 11 Hoyas (3-1-0, Big East) scored three goals in the first half to take control of the game. By the game’s end, Georgetown outshot[Read More…]

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