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Sophomore forward Alex Muyl will look to fill Neumann’s second forward position next to Brandon Allen. As a freshman, Muyl tallied four goals and nine assists on the season.

Men’s Soccer | Indiana Rematch Looms

August 29, 2014 at 3:46 am 0 comments

In a rematch of the NCAA 2012 College Cup final match, the Georgetown men’s soccer team will open its season Friday against the Indiana Hoosiers in Bloomington, Ind. The game will mark the beginning of the 2014 regular season and follows two preseason exhibition games. In their 2012 encounter, IndianaRead More

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Senior midfielder Daphne Corboz scored one goal and added two assists in a 3-1 victory over the University of San Diego. Corboz is a nominee for the MAC Hermann Trophy Award.

Women’s Soccer | Hoyas Finish California Trip, Prepare for Home Opener

August 29, 2014 at 3:35 am 0 comments

Fresh off of a West Coast trip to begin the season, the No. 20 Georgetown women’s soccer team will play in its home opener today at 3 p.m. against N.C. State on Shaw Field. The Blue and Gray (1-0-1) opened their season with the Torero Classic, first beating San DiegoRead More

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Senior linebacker Patrick Boyle, who led the team in tackles in 2013 with 98, will anchor the defense along with fellow senior linebacker Nick Alfieri.

Football | New Coach Prepares for Wagner

August 29, 2014 at 3:25 am 0 comments

The Georgetown football team will open up its season this Saturday against the Wagner College Seahawks. The Hoyas struggled last season, finishing with a 2-9 record, but ended on a high note with an impressive win against the College of the Holy Cross. In response to the overall disappointing campaign,Read More

Track and Field | Summer Meets Prepare Team

August 29, 2014 at 3:21 am 0 comments

The Georgetown track and field team’s campaign still had plenty to go, even after the academic year ended in May. The team took advantage of late-season opportunities to add a series of accomplishments and accolades to its season, capping off a successful run through the Big East with individual successesRead More

SANTAMARIA: USMNT Stars Return to MLS

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August 29, 2014 at 3:15 am 0 comments

It’s no secret that Major League Soccer is one of the least-watched leagues in professional sports. It had an extremely low attendance of about 6 million people in 2012, which stands out when compared to the next lowest in attendance, the NFL, which had about 17 million people. However, theRead More

LITKE: Caps’ Ovechkin on Thin Ice

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August 29, 2014 at 3:00 am 0 comments

Alexander Ovechkin’s goal-scoring prowess has made the Russian forward the definitive face of the Washington Capitals franchise. Often lauded as the National Hockey League’s best pure goalscorer, Ovechkin has amassed 422 goals in 678 career games. Last season, his 51 goals were good enough to win the Maurice “Rocket” RichardRead More

Field Hockey | Retooled Team Heads To North Carolina

August 29, 2014 at 2:10 am 0 comments

Last season, the Georgetown field hockey team struggled on its way to its 10th consecutive losing season. In the offseason, a coaching overhaul and a move to the MultiSport Facility will hopefully bring success to the listless program. While the Hoyas had been forced to play miles to the northRead More

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Green (COL ’12) received his degree in English with a minor in theology from Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia.

Green Birthday Gift: $1M to IAC

August 29, 2014 at 1:59 am 0 comments

On the occasion of his 28th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 28, former men’s basketball star forward Jeff Green (COL ’12), contributed a $1 million donation to aid in the construction process of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center. “We are extremely grateful to Jeff. If you look atRead More

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Former Georgetown center Patrick Ewing and long-time agent for John Thompson Jr., David Falk, honored the coach with a joint donation.

Ewing, Falk Donate $3.3M to TAC

Patrick Ewing and Falk family contribute to Thompson Athletic Center

August 26, 2014 at 1:50 am 1 comment

Former Hoyas All-American center Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) and veteran sports agent David Falk, along with his wife, Rhonda, made a joint $3.3 million donation to aid in the construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center, announced Monday afternoon. Hall of Fame Men’s Basketball Coach John ThompsonRead More

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Reigning Big East Midfielder of the Year, senior Daphne Corboz was a unanimous all-Big East First team selection. Corboz and the women’s soccer team were voted 20th in the NCAA preseason poll. The Hoyas will play their first home game this Friday against NC State.

Soccer | Teams Selected to Preseason Top 25

August 26, 2014 at 1:49 am 0 comments

The men’s soccer team has had six players drafted by Major League Soccer clubs in the last two seasons alone. The women’s team lost just three regular-season games last year. Men’s basketball may capture most Georgetown sports headlines, but two of the most impressive sports programs on the Hilltop lastRead More