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After 16 Straight Wins, GU’s Streak Ends in Milwaukee

As the Georgetown women’s basketball team entered Wednesday night’s matchup, they had achieved yet another feat of greatness for the first time in program history. The Hoyas were voted to the No. 15 and No. 17 spots in the ESPN/USA Today Poll and AP Poll, respectively. It was the first-ever[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

After 19 Seasons, 40-Year-Old Favre’s Legacy Incomplete

Why couldn’t you have just scrambled for a few yards and let your old pal Ryan Longwell seal the deal, Brett? I mean, come on, even Troy Aikman saw all that room you had down the sideline! Didn’t your Pop Warner coach tell you never to throw across your body[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Freshman Duo Breathes Fresh Air Into Program

The Georgetown tennis team is receiving national attention, but Head Coach Gordie Ernst has never had a program-changing recruiting class – until this year. On the women’s side, Ernst brought in five freshmen.┬áThe highlight of the class is Canadian recruit Victoria Sekely, an Ontario native, who currently plays in the[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas No. 3 in Big East Preseason Poll

The first Big East men’s lacrosse poll of the 2010 season is out, and Georgetown has been awarded the third-place ranking before its first season in the league even gets started. The conference’s seven head coaches voted but were not allowed to vote for their own programs. Syracuse, the two-time[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Little Three Emerges as Vital Force

Following junior guard Austin Freeman’s 33-point explosion against Connecticut, Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson III said that if it wasn’t Freeman, it would have been someone else. The sixth-year head coach began spouting off numbers like four (Chris Wright) and 10 (Greg Monroe). Then, after a moment’s pause, he threw[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Cyclists Pedal Away to Success

The Georgetown club cycling team has enjoyed a remarkable resurgence over the past few years, but team president Alex Siegel (SFS ’10) is quick to deflect the credit for the team’s renaissance to a few of his predecessors, Chris Pickett (MED ’07) and A.J. Sikes (COL ’09). “Without Chris Pickett,[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Ready for Early Stages of Spring Season

Head Coach Gordie Ernst is quickly creating a nationally recognized tennis program at Georgetown.After a solid recruiting year, Ernst brought in a freshman class that included Charlie Caris, part of Georgetown’s first-ranked doubles team, along with senior Dave Tillem. That class also welcomed Victoria Sekely, who has played strong in[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports
Hoyas Burn Out After Hot Start in ‘Cuse

Hoyas Burn Out After Hot Start in ‘Cuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Touting its highest ranking since February of 2008, Georgetown burst into Syracuse like it was shot out of a cannon. After 40 minutes of sloppy basketball, the Hoyas stumbled out of the Carrier Dome with their worst loss of the year. Despite a 14-0 start from No.[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Leaders Trip, GU Stumbles and Falls

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – All season long, Georgetown has lived and died by the play of its Big Three. Greg Monroe, the future lottery pick, Austin Freeman, the Dematha Miracle Man, and Chris Wright, the feisty, hard-nosed point guard, have combined for 45.9 points per game for the Hoyas. While they[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Lady Hoyas Overcome Controversy, Continue Climb With 16th Straight Win

The Hoyas have won 16 straight games since just before Thanksgiving, setting a new school record.Yet that winning trend comes with a caveat: The Hoyas win, but they tend to make things interesting.   For the third time in four games, Georgetown (17-2, 6-0) let a large, double-digit lead dwindle[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports