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Junior quarterback Gunther Johnson passed for 369 yards and four touchdowns in the Hoyas' win over Marist.

FOOTBALL | Offense Sizzles in Season Opener

The Georgetown football team gained over 400 yards of total offense en route to a 39-14 road win over the Marist Red Foxes on Sept. 1. For the third consecutive season, the Hoyas have won their opening contest. Junior quarterback Gunther Johnson completed 26 of 37 passes for 369 yards[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Fans Should Respect Players’ Retirement From National Teams

HAMPERS | Fans Should Respect Players’ Retirement From National Teams

When France faced Croatia in the World Cup final this July, an estimated 1 billion people — over 13 percent of the world’s population — tuned into the event. This viewership figure dwarfs that of the all-time most-watched American sporting event, Super Bowl XLIX, by a factor of 10 to one.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
Georgetown's Athletic Hall of Fame Inducted seven new members on Feb. 9. From left to right: Stephen Iorio, Daniel Martin, Ebiho Ahokhai, Melissa Tytko, Paul Tagliabue, Matthew Rienzo and Janne Kouri, front.

Georgetown Inducts 7 Alumni Into Athletics Hall of Fame

Seven former Georgetown student-athletes were elected to the Georgetown Hall of Fame by the Georgetown University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics on Feb. 9. The seven inductees were Daniel Martin (COL ’97), Janne Kouri (MSB ’97), Ebiho Ahonkhai (SFS ’97), Stephen Iorio (GSB ’98), Melissa Tytko (MSB ’99), Matthew Rienzo (COL[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Tom Brady will play in his eighth Super Bowl on February 3rd. He is 5-2 in his previous seven Super Bowl appearances. Brady threw for 4,577 yards, 32 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

SUPER BOWL PREVIEW | Patriots, Eagles Set for Rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX

All 32 NFL teams end their season each year in defeat except for one. One team hoists the Lombardi Trophy up in front of millions. One team hangs a banner that reads: “World Champions.”  One team will earn these awards in Super Bowl LII, a game between the defending champions,[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

FOOTBALL | GU Falls to Colgate in Final Game of Season

Saturday’s Senior Day football game against Colgate was a microcosm of the season. Georgetown started the game strong with an early 10-0 lead, but the team lost control of the game, allowing 35 consecutive points to lose 35-10. Similarly, the Hoyas started their season strong by winning the first game,[Read More…]

by November 19, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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
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

FOOTBALL | Second-Half Comeback Falls Short

For the Georgetown offense on Saturday, it was too little, too late as fifth-year quarterback Tim Barnes and his teammates ran out of time to engineer a comeback, falling 14-12 to the Marist Red Foxes. With 1:06 remaining on the clock after a Marist (2-1, Pioneer League) punt and no[Read More…]

by September 18, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

FOOTBALL | Hoyas Seek Consecutive Wins

After a victory in its season opener, the Georgetown football team prepares for a home matchup Saturday against Marist College, which is coming off its first win of the season. Georgetown (1-0, Patriot League) grabbed a nail-biting win over Campbell University (1-1, Pioneer) this past weekend, a game which ended[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Sophomore wide receiver Michael Dereus had a team-high 114 receiving yards on six catches in Georgetown's 16-10 victory over Marist on Saturday.

FOOTBALL | Late Touchdown Sparks Victory in Season Opener

Aidan Curran is a staff writer for The Hoya The Georgetown football team secured a 16-10 victory on the road against Campbell University on Saturday. The win came after senior cornerback Jelani Williamson returned a fumble recovery for the game-winning touchdown. “Jelani Williamson, year in and year out, comes up[Read More…]

by September 14, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top