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Losses Pile Up as Georgetown Offense Continues to Sputter

April is known for rain, and it has been that kind of dreary month for Georgetown women’s softball (15-25, 6-8 Big East). Since April 3, the Hoyas have lost nine of their last ten games including their last five. Since that date, the Hoyas have also been unable to score[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Swept by UConn, Continues to Struggle in Conference Play

This weekend was a rollercoaster ride for the Georgetown baseball team. Unfortunately for the Hoya faithful, the ride was bumpy, unpleasant and full of free falls. Despite jumping out to early leads in two of three contests, the Blue and Gray were swept by No. 25 Connecticut over the weekend.[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Loyola Loss Jeopardizes Hoyas’ NCAA Hopes

Outplayed at the faceoff, outworked on groundballs and stymied by a top-class goalie, No. 8 Georgetown (7-4) had no answers for No. 9 Loyola (Md.) (8-2) in the second half of Saturday’s matchup. Tied 4-4 at halftime, the Greyhounds took advantage of a four-goal run in the third quarter to[Read More…]

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Hoyas Knock Off Knights, Prep for Top Competition

Their opponents might be changing, but the results are not for the suddenly scorching-hot women’s lacrosse team (8-5, 6-0 Big East). Rutgers (9-4, 2-3 Big East) was Georgetown’s latest victim on Saturday afternoon. The Scarlet Knights scored just four second-half goals en route to a 19-12 victory for the Hoyas[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Life After Greg: Focus Shifts to Little Three

Georgetown’s Big Three has transformed into the Dynamic Duo and Company, following the departure of Greg Monroe to the draft, and speculation about next season can finally begin. No, the Hoyas will not be one of the preseason favorites for the national title, and they will probably be projected as[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Media Critics Should Re-Examine Purpose

Sports media – like everything else in life – is constantly changing. Not too long ago, perhaps some 60 or 70 years ago, all of our sports information came from newspaper accounts. Then came the advent of television, which brought the biggest games into our living rooms. Cable television allowed[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Monroe Makes Wise Choice, Cashes in by Entering NBA Draft

Greg Monroe will end his college career without a single NCAA tournament win. His Hoyas never finished higher than eighth in the Big East, and he did not cement his place as a legendary Georgetown big man. Yet to characterize Monroe’s two years on the Hilltop as anything but a[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Battle Weather as Relay Team Breaks School Record

The Hoyas split meets this past weekend between the Mt. SAC Relays in California and the Larry Ellis Invitational meet at Princeton University. With the season winding down, the Hoyas have begun to ease into their comfort zones and are responding with faster times. The sprinters and distance runners both[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports
Monroe Announces He Will Declare for Draft

Monroe Announces He Will Declare for Draft

After weeks of speculation, Georgetown has announced sophomore center Greg Monroe has decided to forgo his final two years of college and enter the NBA draft, according to a press release. Monroe plans to sign with an agent. Monroe, who was named a first team all-Big East selection and a[Read More…]

by April 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Falls Short of Upsets at Notre Dame

The Georgetown softball team’s (15-22, 5-6 Big East) difficulties at the plate continued on its trip to South Bend, Ind., to face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (31-6, 10-0). The Hoyas lost both games of their doubleheader, 5-0 and 3-2 respectively. A silver lining for the Hoyas was that they[Read More…]

by April 15, 2010 0 comments Sports