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The Winding Road to Malta

The Winding Road to Malta

The journey started about two months ago. Sitting in my hometown of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania at a trendy coffee shop called Juice and Java, I completed the payment for a combine — a kind of tryout — in Washington, D.C. It was held by Pro Soccer Consulting, an agency in the[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CRAIGE: Soccer Provides Unique Appeal Internationally

CRAIGE: Soccer Provides Unique Appeal Internationally

Football. To those of us living in the good old United States, it represents our passion for watching guys try to beat the living snot out of each other while chasing around a weird leather ball. We live, breathe and spend our Thanksgivings with this glorious sport. But to the[Read More…]

by August 31, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
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Sophomore center back Joshua Yaro was an All-American in 2014.

Men’s, Women’s Soccer Programs Ranked in Preseason Polls

Although both teams’ seasons ended in disappointment in the NCAA tournament, the Georgetown men’s and women’s soccer teams are showing promise as they prepare for the upcoming season. Recently, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) recognized that promise, ranking the Hoyas’ men’s team No. 3 in the nation[Read More…]

by August 4, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FOOTE: USWNT’s Triumph Bodes Well for American Soccer

FOOTE: USWNT’s Triumph Bodes Well for American Soccer

A few weeks back, I wrote a piece about the progress of soccer in the United States of America (“American Soccer is on the Rise,” The Hoya, June 18, 2015, online). In the article, I touched on the recent success of the men’s national team, both on the youth and[Read More…]

FOOTE: American Soccer is On the Rise

FOOTE: American Soccer is On the Rise

Soccer may just be the next big thing in the United States. You would hardly know it, based on limited media coverage, but United States Soccer arguably just had the best four-week stretch in its history. The ball got rolling with the fall of FIFA, soccer’s governing body. In the[Read More…]

by June 18, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
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Georgetown’s men’s soccer team had a 14-4-5 record in 2014, earneing NCAA tournament wins over Old Dominion and Syracuse before falling to Virginia in penalty kicks in the Elite 8.

Best of Athletics 2014-15

Team of the Year | Grit, Leadership Contribute to Highly Successful Season Even after battling through a series of difficult opponents, the Georgetown men’s soccer team’s combination of talent and grit earned it consistent success and national recognition, and it has thus been chosen as The Hoya’s 2014-2015 Team of the[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Argentina captain and FC Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi drew supporters of all ages to Georgetown last week, where the Argentinian national team prepared for a friendly.

From Camp Nou to Shaw: Messi at GU

Shaw Field, home of the Georgetown men’s and women’s soccer teams, got a taste of the international spotlight last week when it hosted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina national soccer team. For a still undisclosed fee, the team used Georgetown’s facilities Tuesday through Thursday generally during the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
The Day I Almost Played Nationally

The Day I Almost Played Nationally

I never thought I would be sitting in class instead of training with Lionel Messi. But then again, I never thought I would ever have the opportunity to play with a man who has been honored multiple times as the world’s best player. When the Georgetown men’s soccer team received[Read More…]

by March 30, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Truth About Being a Georgetown Student Athlete

My cleats are not an indicator of my intelligence. The shin guards in my bag do not stop me from understanding a lecture. The sweats I wear do not lower my IQ. Being a student athlete does not make me a dumb jock. Nevertheless, when I wear my navy Nike[Read More…]

by March 11, 2015 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students participating in the silent demonstration in Red Square on Tuesday.

Photos of the Week: Nov. 22

Photos of the Week: Nov. 22 – 28 Photos of the week of Nov. 22 – 28 include the Ferguson Protests around D.C. and Georgetown’s campus, a new volleyball court in-the-making, various sports games, and the 20th annual Rangila at the Kennedy Center.   View More Galleries

by November 29, 2014 0 comments Photography