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Senior Markel Starks

Great Expectations, Great Disappointments

Across sports, Hoyas fail to live up to preseason potential

April 25, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Countless all-conference mentions. Fifteen All-American honors. Five Big East Players of the Year. Two Hermann Trophy Semifinalists. One Big East Freshman of the Year. Zero Big East Championships. In the 2013 and 2014 seasons, while Georgetown athletes achieved much personal success, the university’s athletic programs lacked the team success GeorgetownRead More

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Adair Returns to Fill Head Coach Vacancy

April 15, 2014 at 1:32 am 0 comments

The Georgetown University Director of Athletics Lee Reed will introduce Natasha Adair as the new head coach of the women’s basketball team Tuesday. Adair will replace Interim Head Coach Jim Lewis, who was hired last fall after former Head Coach Keith Brown resigned. Adair, a former assistant coach for theRead More

SOFTBALL | Dominant DePaul Pitching Secures Series Sweep

April 15, 2014 at 1:30 am 0 comments

In a battle between the Big East’s top two teams this weekend, DePaul (29-8, 10-0 Big East) demonstrated its dominance within the conference, sweeping Georgetown (19-18, 7-5 Big East) in a three-game series. With the sweep, the Blue Demons maintain possession of first place, while Georgetown remains second even afterRead More

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WOMEN’S LACROSSE | Caputo Leads GU in 2 Wins

April 15, 2014 at 1:26 am 0 comments

Two weeks ago, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team was in trouble. An April 1 defeat to Pennsylvania marked the Hoyas’ sixth straight loss, and what had started out as a season full of promise seemed in danger of slipping away. However, a 12-5 victory over Marquette temporarily stopped the bleeding,Read More

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MEN’S LACROSSE | Scoring Drought Dooms Hoyas Against No. 19 Lehigh

April 15, 2014 at 1:20 am 0 comments

After it ended its four-game losing streak with a win against Providence, the Georgetown men’s lacrosse team had renewed hope for a strong season finish. But Georgetown (4-8, 1-3 Big East) was unable to build upon this success as it was thrashed by the No. 19 Lehigh Mountain Hawks (10-4,Read More

Spieth Impresses as Masters Debutant

April 15, 2014 at 1:15 am 0 comments

Bubba Watson won his second Masters Tournament in the last three years after an impressive showing Sunday, finishing the day three under par and the tournament at eight under par. But in many regards, the 20 year-old Jordan Spieth stole the show and gave a peek into what the futureRead More

NHL 1st-Round Predictions

April 15, 2014 at 1:14 am 0 comments

Tomorrow the “third half” — the Stanley Cup Playoffs — of the NHL season begins. The Stanley Cup Playoffs are a grueling two-month meat grinder of skill and endurance. With the first round getting underway we decided to share with you our picks. The first round is arguably the mostRead More

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TENNIS | Hoyas Outmatched in Trio of Weekend Losses

April 15, 2014 at 1:12 am 0 comments

The Georgetown tennis program dropped three matches this past weekend to a host of nonconference teams, including George Washington, Old Dominion and Norfolk State. Despite the trio of losses, the competition against fierce opponents provided considerable help for the Hoyas before the Big East tournament, according to Head Coach GordieRead More

TRACK & FIELD | Upperclassmen Excel at Meet

April 15, 2014 at 1:06 am 0 comments

The Georgetown track and field team competed at the George Mason Invitational this past weekend in Fairfax, Va. The women’s team placed fifth overall with 55 points, while the men took 12th with 15 points. Director of Track and Field and Cross-Country Patrick Henner was pleased with his athletes’ performances.Read More

BASEBALL | Pitching Thumped in Sweep

April 15, 2014 at 1:05 am 0 comments

The Georgetown baseball team (12-20, 0-6 Big East) travelled to Omaha, Neb., to take on the Creighton Bluejays (18-11-1, 3-0 Big East) on Friday and Saturday. The Hoyas struggled in the series, dropping all three games. In the opening game, runs were at a premium but ultimately the Bluejays walkedRead More