Post Tagged with: "soccer"

Hoyas Win 7th Straight With 6th Shutout

Wednesday night was far from a routine Georgetown win, but the men’s soccer team (9-4-1, 5-1 Big East) overcame unusually poor field conditions on the road against a competent Pittsburgh Panthers squad (6-6-2, 1-3-2 Big East) to stretch its win-streak to seven games and maintain its lead atop the Big[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Sports

Soccer: Around the Nation

MEN No. 1 Akron This year, anything short of a national title will be a disappointment for unanimous No. 1 Akron (12-0-1, 4-0-0 MAC). The Zips, who boast the nation’s highest winning percentage over the last five years, have come home empty-handed in each of their 24 NCAA tournament appearances.[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Sports

Surging Hoyas Reach Top of Division

Looking for the Big East Blue Division lead? Well, the Hoyas have it. It did not seem probable three weeks ago when Georgetown (8-4-1, 4-1-0 Big East) had gone winless in five consecutive games and been shutout in its conference opener at Cincinnati, but with a 3-1 victory over the[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

Soccer: Around the Nation

MEN No. 3 North Carolina Following a 2-0 victory over Liberty on Tuesday, Oct. 12 and dominating wins against Wake Forest and Radford last week, North Carolina (9-2, 5-0 ACC) jumped one spot in the rankings to No. 3 this week after falling from No. 2 a week earlier. The[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Sports

Idiosyncratic Traditions Give Beautiful Game Its Flair

When a soccer player goes on to his stage to perform, he has to be ready to put on a show. Knowing that millions of eyes are on him, he has only 90 minutes to impress and put on a great act. So the player needs to do more than[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Sports

Soccer: Around The Nation

MEN Akron No. 1 Akron (8-0-1, 2-0-0 MAC) continues to dominate opponents and the polls. After defeating Oakland University 5-0 on Oct. 6, the Zips gained all 24 first-place votes in the national rankings. The 2009 NCAA runner-up Zips are led by freshman forward Darren Mattocks, who leads the team[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Back in Big East Race

What a difference a week makes. Two Saturdays ago, the Georgetown men’s soccer team (4-4-1, 1-1 Big East) had just lost at Cincinnati to open its conference season and hadn’t won a game in 20 days. But after a hard-fought, 1-0 victory over Big East Blue Division rival No. 21[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

Conference Play More of the Same, Struggles Continue for Hoya Offense

Six goals in its first two games translated into a 2-0 record, but the men’s soccer team (2-4-1, 0-1-0 Big East) is winless and has been outscored 12-4 in the five games since that undefeated start. The Hoyas dropped their first conference match of the season on Saturday at Cincinnati[Read More…]

by September 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Greatest of Our Time

Every talented, promising young player dubbed the next Maradona, Pele or Zico when young, but only a few come close. As the Gemini duo, it is our job to debunk the impostors and discuss the true contenders for the greatest soccer player of our generation. Ronaldo Luís Nazario de Lima,[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Sports

Joga Bonito: The Beautiful Game Needs a Makeover

You can have the top stars to bring the attention. You can have the best stadium. You can have the best facilities. You can have the most beautiful project in terms of marketing and all this kind of thing. But if you don’t win … All the work these people[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Sports