Freshman Crop Highlights 2007 Tournament Full of Talent

Skip your classes on Thursday. Call in sick to work on Friday. For the next few weeks, park yourself in front of the nearest TV and don’t leave until the nets have come down in Atlanta. You won’t want to miss a single game of the 2007 NCAA Tournament –[Read More…]

by March 16, 2007 0 comments Sports

Will the Sixth Time Be the Charm for Georgetown

After five consecutive losses in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament, the Hoyas will try to make 2007 the year that they break into the Final Four for the first time since 1999. “The whole issue of getting to that final four has always been a goal here and one[Read More…]

by February 13, 2007 0 comments Sports

No Luck Involved: Hoyas Pummel Irish

News and Notes – Georgetown’s dominant play early featured some up tempo basketball, not often a feature of the more deliberate Princeton offense. As the post-game press conference came to a close, Thompson asked his father, who was standing in the back of the room, if he had anything to[Read More…]

by December 5, 2006 0 comments Sports

GU Improves After Weekend Regattas Against Local Foes

Georgetown crew competed in two races over the weekend, the Navy Day Regatta in Philadelphia on Saturday and the Occoquan Chase in Sandy Run, Va. on Sunday. In Philadelphia, the men’s lightweight four team was one of three first-place Georgetown teams. The team overwhelmed its competition, beating out second-place Delaware[Read More…]

by October 17, 2006 0 comments Sports

Georgetown Finishes Second in Penultimate Event of Autumn

When the going gets tough, Georgetown starts winning. Despite adverse playing conditions, three Hoyas placed in the top 20 at the Big Five Invitational, earning the team a tie for second place in Philadelphia this past weekend. “The Philadelphia Cricket Club is a very tough course,” Head Coach Tommy Hunter[Read More…]

by October 17, 2006 0 comments Sports

GU Gains Experience and Respect in Weekend Tournaments

After the men trotted out their `A’ team at the Bollettieri Collegiate Challenge, and the women leaned on upperclassmen for a 4-3 win over Delaware last weekend, this weekend was all about experience for the Hoyas, as they competed at the Hampton Roads Invitational Tournament with players from 18 schools.[Read More…]

by October 17, 2006 0 comments Sports

Padre of the Pigskin

As the football team explodes into the action of a scrimmage play, the joyful voice of Rev. Alvaro Ribeiro, S.J., can be heard across the field. “It’s just like an organized chaos,” Ribeiro, unofficial chaplain to the football team, says in his authoritative but friendly chuckle. Ribeiro has served as[Read More…]

by September 23, 2005 0 comments Sports

No. 7 Hoyas Light Up the Knights

Without the possibility of an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament, Georgetown knows it can take nothing for granted in the final weeks of the season. Saturday, the No. 7 Hoyas showed that they are playing well at the right time as they rolled to a 14-7 victory over ECAC[Read More…]

by May 3, 2005 0 comments Sports

Search for Replacements Ruins NCAAs

As the NCAA basketball season comes to a close with the Final Four, we should be analyzing the player and team matchups and celebrating the fact that they made it this far. Instead, with the opening of two high-profile college basketball coaching jobs at this juncture, there are unnecessary distractions[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Sports

Stormed: Hoyas’ Final Effort Falls Short

NEW YORK – Georgetown’s season ended the way so many of its games did, with a thrilling, heartbreaking finish that saw the Hoyas on the losing end of the NIT Championship game. Standout forward Mike Sweetney’s 25 points, nine rebounds and six blocked shots were not enough to propel the[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Sports