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National Power Virginia Fells Hoyas

National Power Virginia Fells Hoyas

The Hoyas traveled to Charlottesville, Va., this week, hoping to pull off a monster upset against the University of Virginia Cavaliers, the No. 1 team in the nation. Unfortunately, the Cinderella Hoyas did not find their glass slipper as Georgetown was manhandled by the Cavs, falling by a score of[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Sports

Club Team Overcomes Growing Pains, Nabs Title

Every year, as the snow melts, the cherry blossoms bloom, and the spring weather returns, it is a reminder to us all that it is baseball season. Men and women of all ages and skill levels dust off their gloves and head out to their local baseball diamond. Whether they[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Sports

College Basketball Heavyweights Slated to Stay on Top Next Season

1. Duke and Butler aren’t going anywhere. In the run-up to this year’s tourney, pundits liked to note how poorly last year’s #1 seeds were faring. Perennial powerhouses North Carolina and Connecticut missed the NCAA tournament altogether after having atrocious seasons, and Louisville needed a late-season surge just to make[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

Junior Goalkeeper Earns Academic All-America Honors

“Hey, Wilber, you going to the library tonight?” That is the sort of friendly jab that junior Georgetown goalkeeper Mark Wilber said he hears a lot after men’s soccer practices. “I’m sort of the nerd of the team,” he says. “I get a little smack for it sometimes, but it’s[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Offense Produces Too Little, Too Late in Weekend Loss

On Sunday, the Georgetown women’s softball team (16-26, 5-6 Big East) finally ended its scoring funk by scoring more than two runs. Unfortunately for the Hoyas, their streak of consistently solid pitching also ended in a 6-4 loss to the Longwood University Lancers (35-15) in Farmville, Virginia. The Blue and[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Sports
Records Fall at Historic Penn Relays

Records Fall at Historic Penn Relays

One of the largest and most exciting meets of the year took place this past week at Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa. Collegiate athletes, high-school runners and world-class competitors such as Usain Bolt and his Jamaican team competed at Franklin Field, where over 100,000 fans were in attendance. Penn Relays[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas NCAA Hopes Dwindling

Saturday’s neutral-site contest against then-No. 16 UMass was billed as an opportunity for then-No. 13 Georgetown to bolster its tournament résumé, which lacked a victory over a top-20 team. A three-goal UMass run in the game’s final five minutes gave the Minutemen (8-4) a narrow 13-12 victory and significantly weakened[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Clipped in Agonizing Fashion

So close, yet so far. That seems to be the mantra for the Hoyas as of late. This weekend, Georgetown lost three consecutive games to the St. John’s Red Storm, two of which were decided by a one-run margin. With these two narrow defeats, the Hoyas have now lost eight[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

Thompson III’s Hoyas in the NBA

Projected NBA draft picks are generally told what to expect once they hear their names called by Commissioner David Stern, walk across the stage at Madison Square Garden and begin their lives as professional athletes.   The pace of play is said to be faster, the game more physical, and[Read More…]

by April 26, 2010 0 comments Sports

Fresh Faces Arrive on the Scene

After a year that saw highly touted recruits Greg Monroe, Henry Sims and Jason Clark come to the Hilltop to play for Head Coach John Thompson III, this season’s crop of freshmen will have a tough act to follow. Make no mistake – Monroe, Sims and Clark did not turn[Read More…]

by April 26, 2010 0 comments Sports