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VOLLEYBALL | Rens Introduced as New Head Coach

With 19 seasons of head coaching experience at the college level and six NCAA appearances under his belt, Toby Rens is ready to bring his expertise to the Hilltop. On Jan. 15, Rens began as the head coach of the Georgetown women’s volleyball team following the resignation of former head[Read More…]

by January 19, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Junior center Jessie Govan will be critical to Georgetown's success against Villanova on both ends of the court as the Hoyas try and stop National Player of the Year candidate, junior point guard Jalen Brunson.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Faces No. 1 Villanova in Season’s Toughest Test

Following his team’s more than 20-point loss to Villanova on Jan. 10, Xavier Head Coach Chris Mack had nothing but praise for one of the nation’s top-floor generals, Villanova’s junior point guard Jalen Brunson. “If you peel his face off, it probably would have wires coming out of it,” Mack[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COMMENTARY | Ewing’s Nonconference Schedule Breeds Complacency

COMMENTARY | Ewing’s Nonconference Schedule Breeds Complacency

It was a risk — there were always going to be critics and naysayers, but Head Coach Patrick Ewing did not care. When Ewing pulled the Georgetown men’s basketball team out of the inaugural Phil Knight Invitational, a 16-team tournament held in Portland, Ore., many professional analysts claimed  that the[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FEATURE | Williams Resigns as Women’s Volleyball Coach

FEATURE | Williams Resigns as Women’s Volleyball Coach

Georgetown women’s volleyball Head Coach Arlisa Williams resigned from her position Sunday, one day after finishing the 2017 season with a five-set loss to Creighton in McDonough Arena. It was the second time this season Georgetown was topped by the Creighton Bluejays after a four-set loss Sept. 22; similarly, on[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Volleyball | Hoyas Split Pair of Big East Matchups at McDonough

Georgetown volleyball (6-14, 2-5 Big East) split matches against the Providence Friars (12-10, 0-6 Big East) and the Big East–leading Creighton Blue Jays (12-6, 6-0 Big East) this past weekend. The Hoyas beat the Friars 3-1 this past Friday and fell to the Blue Jays 3-0 on Saturday in McDonough[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Field Hockey | GU Looks to Bounce Back

After defeating the Longwood Lancers (6-7, 0-3 Mid-American) last Saturday, Georgetown field hockey (4-9, 0-4 Big East) lost 8-0 on the road against the Liberty Eagles (5-6, 3-1 Big East) on Friday, marking the greatest margin the Hoyas have suffered so far this season. Liberty got ahead early in the[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Uncategorized
FILE PHOTO: KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA
Senior defender and co-captain Molly Thompson earned her second assist of the season Sunday. Thompson also has one goal this season.

Field Hockey | Hoyas Energized for Big East Matchup

On the heels of a key victory against nonconference opponent Longwood University (6-5, 0-1 Mid-American) last Sunday, the Georgetown field hockey team (4-8, 0-2 Big East) aims for its first Big East win of the season against Liberty (4-6, 2-1 Big East). Liberty is a newcomer to the conference, and[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Tennis | Squads Seek Consistency

As the Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis teams prepare for the upcoming seasons, both teams believe that this will be the year it achieves one of the program’s primary goals: capturing a conference championship. “I think it is a lot more doable to win the Big East,” junior Sara Swift[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FEATURE: Thompson Athletic Center Dedicated

FEATURE: Thompson Athletic Center Dedicated

Two years after breaking ground on the $62-million Thompson Athletic Center, the Georgetown community gathered to dedicate the campus’ new five-floor athletic facility. The facility serves as a marked improvement for more than 800 of the school’s athletes, giving them access to luxurious locker rooms, theatre-style film rooms and a[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Sports
FILE PHOTO: ELIZA MINEAUX/THE HOYA
Junior midfielder Chloe Knott, number 14, grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. She was the captain of her high school soccer team from 2010 to 2013. At Georgetown, she has appeared in 44 games and has seven career assists.

FEATURE: A World From Home, Knott Thrives

It was only after travelling halfway around the world from New Zealand to play for the Georgetown women’s soccer team, that junior midfielder Chloe Knott — then a freshman — realized her homesickness. “It was really cool. It was a lot,” Knott said about her first few days in the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top