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Offense Keeps Hoyas Undefeated to Start Season

“I’m lucky in that we have a very committed, deep group – probably the best team we have ever had here at Georgetown,” Head Coach Dave Nolan said. Coach Nolan has reason to be optimistic. Georgetown (3-0) has started off its season impressively, posting three commanding wins against American (0-4),[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments Sports

Athletes Playing Below Belt

The rise of social media has made athletes’ Twitter pages sources of valuable information. The world now knows that LeBron James takes mental notes and that Chad Ochocinco is about as insane as he seemed the entire time. Coupled with the power of Twitter in today’s sports world is another[Read More…]

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Rocket Running On Fumes

Frankly, I’m insulted. You should be, too. Roger Clemens thinks I’m an idiot. And he thinks you’re an idiot. And he thinks that the American public and our elected officials are idiots. In fact, he thinks that you and I and everyone else following his charade are so dumb that[Read More…]

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GU Ranked Second in Preseason Polls

Georgetown dug itself too big of an early hole at May’s team racing championship, finishing third, and a lack of wind killed the Hoyas’ comeback chance bid at the fleet racing national championship in June. But a roster loaded with returning All-Americans places No. 2 Georgetown squarely among the early[Read More…]

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Errors Doom GU Against D.C. Rivals

The Georgetown women’s volleyball team (1-2) dropped the first two matches of its season last weekend to George Washington (2-1) and George Mason (1-2) in the D.C. Challenge before salvaging its third and final contest of the tournament against American (2-1). In their match on Friday against the Colonials, the[Read More…]

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Hoyas Follow Seasoned Vets in ’10

It’s been just under 10 months since then-freshman midfielder Ian Christianson’s penalty kick sailed over the crossbar at North Kehoe Field to end the 2009 Georgetown men’s soccer season. But that Big East tournament shootout loss to the DePaul Blue Demons is now part of the past. “We haven’t harped[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

Coaching Changes Renew Hoyas’ Spirit

The Georgetown football team begins its season next week, returning to action with a road contest against Davidson College on Sept. 4. That will begin their first test away from home, as they continue their season with matchups against longtime rival Yale and conference foe Lafayette later in the fall.[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

Georgetown Lacrosse Builds International Tradition

Although the World Lacrosse Championships took place in Manchester, England, this year, the tournament still had its typical North American flavor, as the United States reclaimed the title from 2006 winners Canada in the title game. Between them, the two teams accounted for 10 of the 11 players on the[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

Swinging in the Spotlight

When the baseball season came to a close at the end of May, it was only the start of a new beginning for many players on the team. While most Georgetown students were packing up to go home for a few months of relaxation after their stressful finals, Dan Capeless,[Read More…]

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Former GU Pitcher Earns All-Star Honors in Orioles System

On June 8, 2010, the spotlight of the baseball world shone on Washington National Stephen Strasburg during his seven-inning, four-hit, 14-strikeout debut performance at Nationals Park. But pardon former Georgetown starting pitcher and 2010 graduate Tim Adleman for having other baseball thoughts on his mind that night. After all, it’s[Read More…]

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