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MORROW:  Falcons Equipped for Super Bowl Upset

MORROW: Falcons Equipped for Super Bowl Upset

Is The Wait Over? The Atlanta Falcons have enjoyed moderate success since drafting quarterback Matt Ryan in 2008, but that success has not translated to deep postseason runs. When the Falcons take the field for Super Bowl LI this Sunday night, they will be playing for the Vince Lombardi Trophy[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Keenum Starting Is Diminishing Goff’s Early Career

CHRISTOVICH: Keenum Starting Is Diminishing Goff’s Early Career

Late Monday night, as most Hoyas were drifting off to sleep with visions of Antonio Brown dancing in their heads, West Coasters indulged in a second installment of Week 1 Monday Night Football. At 10:20 p.m. EST, the San Francisco 49ers took on the new L.A. Rams in a game[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Concussions Impact MLB

CHRISTOVICH: Concussions Impact MLB

Released last year, the film “Concussion” chronicles the story of Bennet Omalu, the man who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a progressive brain disease, and linked it to playing football. The film brought a decades-long battle about the health risks of America’s favorite sport to the mainstream stage and began a[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Olympic Soccer Tournament Preview

CRAIGE: Olympic Soccer Tournament Preview

In just three days, one of the world’s greatest sporting events is set to get underway. The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has already been shrouded in controversy, from the inadequacies of the Olympic village to the hazardous waste floating in Guanabara Bay to the Zika virus that has caused[Read More…]

by August 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Senior midfielder Kristen Bandos scored five goals in Georgetown’s 12-9 loss to Loyola on March 22. She has 18 goals this season.

Women’s Lacrosse | GU Opens Big East Schedule

The Georgetown women’s lacrosse team (2-7) will play its first conference game against Vanderbilt (4-6, 0-1 Big East) on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. After beating George Mason (5-2) 15-12 on March 16, Georgetown has lost its past two games against No. 19 John Hopkins (8-4) and Loyola (6-5, 3-0 Patriot[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Swimming & Diving | Rescheduled Dual Meet Ends in Split Results

The Georgetown swimming and diving team hosted Drexel on Thursday night at McCarthy Pool in a dual meet. The women’s team toppled Drexel by a score of 168-127, while the men’s team ended up falling 177-122. Georgetown was originally scheduled to compete against Rider on Friday afternoon and Drexel on[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Sports
2015-2016 Basketball Preview

2015-2016 Basketball Preview

The Hoya’s Basketball Preview has everything you need to know before the 2015-2016 season. Men’s Basketball Smith-Rivera Returns for Final Season The rumor broke just before lunchtime on March 31. “Hearing not-so-great things about D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera being back at Georgetown next season,” Casual Hoya, a popular SB Nation site, tweeted.[Read More…]

The Hoya Breaks Down the 2015 NBA Draft

As the 2015 NBA Draft rapidly approaches, 30 NBA teams are preparing to choose which players they will select to improve their futures. The Hoya’s sports writers have broken down the most intriguing prospects that are in the draft class, and all the information you need to follow tonight’s picks. Towns,[Read More…]

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
COURTESY GEORGETOWN  SPORTS INFORMATION
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
CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Senior attack Bo Stafford was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week after scoring four goals in two games last week.

Men’s Lacrosse | Unranked GU Upsets Marquette

Unpredictable results have defined 2015 in Division I men’s lacrosse. As nonconference play draws to a close, nearly every team has seen its share of surprises, including exhilarating upsets and heartbreaking losses. Up until a few days ago, only three teams in Division I boasted an unblemished record: No. 1[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top