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Freshman running back Jay Tolliver has rushed for 15 yards this season on eight carries.

FOOTBALL | Hoyas Suffer 2nd Straight Shutout

At the half of Georgetown football’s contest with Bucknell last Saturday, sophomore quarterback Gunther Johnson had individually outgained the entire Bison offense with 144 yards rushing to the Bucknell’s 96 total yards. Johnson’s remarkable first half was not enough, though, as Georgetown eventually fell to Bucknell 12-0. Johnson did most[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Senior forward Declan McCabe secured Georgetown men’s soccer’s second Big East Championship over the past three years when he scored off a free kick in double overtime against Xavier.

MEN’S SOCCER | McCabe Delivers Big East Championship in 2OT

In a thrilling championship match that lived up to the hype, the No. 18 Georgetown men’s soccer team defeated Xavier 2-1 at Shaw Field to win the Big East Championship this Sunday; it was the team’s second championship win since claiming the 2015 title. With the victory, the Hoyas have[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

“Forza Azzurri!” The echoes of that cheer lasted for 11 years of ups and downs for the Italian National Team, all in the aftermath of the most glorious moment in all of sports: winning the World Cup in 2006. Now, the sounds of Italian splendor and joy seem a distant[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA
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VOLLEYBALL | Speech and Sinnette Reach 1,000 Kill Milestone

Junior middle blocker Symone Speech and junior outside hitter Alyssa Sinnette each reached 1,000 career kills for the Hoyas this weekend, joining the ranks of 13 other Georgetown players in history to have ever achieved the milestone. The juniors accomplished the feat as Georgetown University volleyball (8-21, 2-15 Big East)[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

Before the 2017 season, the New Orleans Saints were perceived as a fading team. After winning the franchise’s only Super Bowl in 2010, the Saints kept two key ingredients: quarterback Drew Brees and Head Coach Sean Payton. Together, Brees and Payton formed a prolific offense, consistently one of the league’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
GUHOYAS
Graduate student Jonathan Green won the Mid-Atlantic Region title this past weekend, despite the men's team failing to qualify for the NCAA Tournament.

CROSS COUNTRY | Teams Fail to Qualify for NCAA Championships, Green and MacDonald Advance

Despite strong individual performances, Georgetown University’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams fell just short of qualifying for the 2017 NCAA Championships at the 2017 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Championships last weekend. The top two teams at the Mid-Atlantic Region Championships advance to the 2017 NCAA Cross-Country Championships, but Georgetown’s men’s and[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
KARLA LEYJA FOR THE HOYA
Junior forward Marcus Derrickson helped lead the Hoyas to their first win of the 2017-18 season by tallying 20 points and 8 rebounds.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Score 1st Victory With New Coach Ewing

Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) won 120 basketball games during his playing days on the Hilltop, yet Sunday’s victory over the Jacksonville Dolphins marked the first win for Ewing as head coach of Georgetown’s men’s basketball. The Hoyas (1-0) defeated the Dolphins (0-2) at the Capital One Arena 73-57 in a[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Sophomore forward Paula Germino-Watnick was one of four Hoyas to put a shot on goal, but the team failed to ever break its scoreless tie with the Demon Deacons.

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Season Ends With NCAA Tournament 1st-Round Exit

At the onset of NCAA postseason play against Wake Forest on Friday, the Georgetown women’s soccer team hoped the adage, “offense wins games, defense wins championships,” would carry it deep into the NCAA tournament.  However, it was a lack of offense that ultimately doomed the Hoyas as they fell to[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
2017-2018 BASKETBALL PREVIEW

2017-2018 BASKETBALL PREVIEW

  Dismal 2016-17 Season Capped by JTIII Firing An inconsistent season full of ups and downs eventually ended with another postseason absence for the Hoyas, as the team ended 14-18 any while losing 13 games in the Big East.  Georgetown was led by graduate student guard Rodney Pryor and senior[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Basketball Preview 2017-18, Sports
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Captain senior midfielder Christopher Lema, left, has four goals, and sophomore defender Mason Deeds has two shots this year.

MEN’S SOCCER | Victorious Hoyas Bound for Title Game

The Georgetown men’s soccer team advanced to the Big East Championship on Wednesday with a 2-1 victory over St. John’s on goals from sophomore forward Achara and freshman forward Derek Dodson. Following a 1-0 loss to the Red Storm (9-7-3, 5-2-2 Big East) two weeks prior, the Hoyas (13-3-2, 6-2-1[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top