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GU Relying on Youth Movement

Rarely do teams nationally ranked 11th in the preseason polls go into their season with an underdog mentality. Yet that’s exactly the mindset the women’s cross country team has developed as the young squad travels to the Harry Groves Invitational at Penn State this weekend for their first meet of[Read More…]

by September 10, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Nets Golden Goal in Double OT

It was not easy, but the Georgetown women’s soccer team improved to 6-0 on the year after eking out a 2-1 overtime victory in the 100th minute against Fairfield University (3-1) this Monday. This game was the first real test for the Hoyas, who have never won six straight to[Read More…]

by September 10, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Off to Rough Start With Third Loss

Although they may have stumbled out of the gates, the Hoyas (1-3) have a chance to be one of the best teams Head Coach Arlisa Williams has ever coached. “This is the best team I have had in my years based on their skill level, playing experience and attitude,” Williams[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

Stadium Funding Pushes Sports into Political Circles

Since President Obama took office 21 months ago, the country’s political class has debated the appropriate role of government in American society. As has been seen in recent political squabbles over the stimulus package, health care reform and other contentious legislation, Democrats and Republicans offer competing visions for how much[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Enjoying Best Start in 10 Seasons

One decade. That’s how long it’s been since the Hoyas last began a season 2-0. As remarkable a feat as that is, consider then that Georgetown has compiled just two wins combined over the last two seasons, in which the Blue and Gray went a startling 2-35. “It’s pretty rewarding,”[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

Queens of the East Top ‘Nova in Philly

The Georgetown women’s soccer team, notched its first conference win on the road Wednesday, defeating Villanova, 3-1. There is a longstanding rivalry between the two squads, which Head Coach Dave Nolan acknowledged: “We have the edge now, but for a while they did.” The 22nd-ranked Hoyas (4-0, 1-0 Big East)[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

Champions League Preview

The Special One, Jose Mourinho, declared that only Real Madrid, Barcelona, Inter, AC Milan, Chelsea, Manchester United and Bayern Munich have a chance of winning the Champions League, but here is a preview of all the groups to help you decide for yourself and note the games that can’t be[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Prepare for First Exam

After a long training camp, the Georgetown Hoyas are ready to escape D.C. and head to North Carolina to open their season against Davidson College. Up until late last week, many questions still remained about the starting lineup for the Hoyas. Offensive coordinator David Patenaude established the most important of[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

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…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments Sports