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Rising Program Prepares for Nationals

Rising Program Prepares for Nationals

“Down! Down! Down! Down!” Shouts from the field can be heard past the Southwest Quad, as one of Georgetown’s nationally ranked athletic teams is practicing late into the evening. It’s a Tuesday night, nearly 11 p.m., and hardly any students are outdoors. But a small group of women sprints up[Read More…]

by April 15, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Hires Offensive Coordinator From Hofstra

On Thursday, Kevin Kelly, head coach of the Georgetown football team, announced the hiring of a new offensive coordinator, months after completing a winless 2009 season in which the program finished 0-11. David Patenaude, formerly the offensive coordinator at Hofstra University in New York for the past two seasons, will[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

UConn Women’s Moment in Spotlight Unjustly Short-Lived

My beef this week is with the little amount of fanfare and publicity that the UConn women’s basketball team is getting. With men’s college basketball just ending, Major League Baseball and the Masters underway, and the NHL and NBA playoffs just around the bend, UConn women’s basketball has essentially been[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Georgetown Steamrolls Toward Rutgers Series

The Hoyas are hitting their stride at the right time. As conference play draws near, Georgetown has caught fire, as the Hoyas coasted to easy victories against Delaware State and Navy to improve their overall record to a solid 12-8. Georgetown has now won six of their past eight contests.[Read More…]

by March 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas’ Historic Season Ends With Rout in Second Round

The 2010 season had been one full of highlights and records for the Georgetown women’s basketball team. Unfortunately for the Lady Hoyas, their season ended with another record: a 16.9 shooting percentage, one of their worst offensive performances under Head Coach Terri Williams-Flournoy, as the Blue and Gray fell 49-33[Read More…]

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

NCAA Neurosis

I’d like to begin this column with an apology on behalf of my hometown of Providence, R.I. It’s not as if we need any more bad press – although Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D) might argue that bad press is better than no press. We’re now known as the place where[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Criticism of Big Hits Threatens an Integral Part of Hockey

My beef this week is with the critics of the big hits that have taken place the last week in the NHL. Although there has been an epidemic of rough hits over the past week, people have to remember that hockey is a rough sport, which is exactly what a[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Fall To Duke, Maryland On the Road

The Georgetown women’s lacrosse team has not been able to put together a solid 60-minute effort on both sides of the ball yet this year, and their recent two-game skid reflects that.┬áThe Hoyas (2-3) have dropped two road games in the past week – on Saturday to the No. 5/6-ranked[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

No. 9 Hoyas Notch Victory Over Blue Hens Under Lights

The steady march of Georgetown seniors into the trainer’s room shows no signs of ending any time soon. Already playing without three defensive starters, the Hoyas’┬ádepth was tested further on Wednesday when senior attack Rickey Mirabito was carried off on a stretcher shortly before halftime. But the underclassmen stepped up[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

Sunshine State Heats Up Hoyas

Like many college students during spring break, the members of the Georgetown baseball team ventured south to escape the brutal winter. Yet, unlike those same students, the Georgetown baseball squad spent most of its week hard at work. Last week, the Hoyas traveled to Winter Park, Fla., to participate in[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Sports