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Bottom of the Order Helps GU Crush Hornets

Bottom of the Order Helps GU Crush Hornets

When it rains, it pours. So it went for Georgetown on Wednesday afternoon, as the Hoyas opened up the offensive floodgates en route to a 12-1 victory over the Delaware State Hornets amid drizzly, dreary conditions. Freshman Corbin Blakey led the charge with four RBIs, and sophomore pitcher Bobby Kirby[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

11-Seed Hoyas Win Big East Title

As Vincenzo Salina strode up to the 18th tee on Tuesday, Head Coach Tommy Hunter walked with his senior co-captain, keeping with a Georgetown golf tradition. The discussion was as it always goes: a coach and a player reflecting on the past four years. But this time the prize at[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

Strong Pitching Bails Out Slow Hoya Offense in Win Against GWU

Even though it was not on their home field, the District was a comforting place for the Georgetown women’s softball team (16-25, 5-9 Big East) on Tuesday evening. After playing five games on the road in Indiana and Notre Dame, Georgetown returned to Washington on Tuesday and was able to[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

Final Dinner Closes Curtain on 2009-10 Season

The last image Greg Monroe left as a Georgetown basketball player was not a thunderous dunk, a silky-smooth pass or his trademark gator clap after a big play. Weeks before the center will complete his sophomore year and head to the NBA, a teary-eyed Monroe delivered a heartfelt thank you[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

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…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

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