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ZANGWILL | Did I Hear That Right?

ZANGWILL | Did I Hear That Right?

In the beginning of the NFL’s offseason, every day has seemingly sent a star player to a new team. Le’Veon Bell’s signing with the New York Jets and the Cleveland Browns acquisition of  Odell Beckham Jr. may have provided the most headlines, but shifting pieces in Baltimore caught the eye[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MARGARET FOUBERG/ THE HOYA | Junior attack Jake Carraway fires a shot against Drexel on March 16. Carraway tallied 4 goals in the win.

MEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas Edge Drexel For Fifth Consecutive Win

The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team continued a five-game winning streak last Saturday against Drexel, winning 13-10 and holding steady at No. 14 in the polls. A strong offensive performance for the Hoyas (7-1) gave them the edge over Drexel (3-4) who was coming off an upset victory over No. 11[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
HAMPERS | FIFA Motivated by Revenue in 2022 World Cup Controversy

HAMPERS | FIFA Motivated by Revenue in 2022 World Cup Controversy

When FIFA announced that the World Cup, an athletic event with a level of global importance and requisite infrastructure second only to the Olympic games, would be hosted in Qatar in 2022, a wave of confusion ensued. At first, most could not understand the selection based on soccer logistics. There[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MARGARET FOUBERG/ THE HOYA |

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas to Face Harvard in NIT Opening Round

Georgetown’s hopes of making its first NCAA Tournament in five years were crushed when they lost to Seton Hall 73-57 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament March 14. Despite failing to make the NCAA tournament, Georgetown earned a bid to play in the National Invitation tournament.   The Hoyas[Read More…]

by March 18, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS| Junior pitcher Brent Killam winds up to pitch. Georgetown pitchers only gave up five hits against Campbell.

BASEBALL | GU Baseball Can’t Find Answers vs Campbell; Fall to 0-6

After opening the season with three losses at the Wake Forest Invitational, the Georgetown baseball team dropped all three contests in their series against Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C. on Feb. 22 through Feb. 24. This marks the second year in a row that Georgetown has opened its season[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS| Senior Nick Wareham runs the last leg of the distance relay at the 2019 NCAA indoor track and field championships. The Hoyas finished third overall in the event.

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TRACK | Leake Leads Hoyas to 3rd-Place Finish at Big East Championships

The Georgetown men’s and women’s track teams travelled to Geneva, Ohio, on Feb. 22, competing in the two-day Big East indoor track and field championships. The men’s team fared better than the women’s with 114 points and a third place finish. The women came in sixth with 54 points. On[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA| Senior guard Donna White drives down the court, dribbling past a St. John’s defender. In Georgetown’s final two games in the Big East tournament, White contributed 27 against Villanova and 16 against Marquette.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Beats Villanova but Falls to Marquette in Big East Tournament

After earning a first-round bye in the Big East Tournament, the No. 4 seeded Georgetown women’s basketball team squared off against rival Villanova and defeated the Wildcats 76-67 on March 10. The win comes just weeks after Villanova handed Georgetown its worst loss of the season, 91-43. The next day[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Senior attack Taylor Gebhardt comes from behind the goal to try to find an open teammate.

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S LACROSSE | No. 18/16 Men Dominate Fairfield, No. 17 Women Fall Short at No. 8 Penn

The Georgetown men’s and women’s lacrosse teams found mixed results over the past week. The men’s team stayed undefeated in road matchups as they dominated Fairfield 19-6 on March 9, but the No. 17 women’s team fell just short in a tight 8-7 loss against No. 8 Penn. The men[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS | Leah McCullough (COL '18, GRD '20) led the women's varsity soccer team as captain during a historic run to the national College Cup semifinals.

Varsity Captains Navigate Team Challenges

For Leah McCullough (COL ’18, GRD ’20),  leading the Georgetown women’s varsity soccer team during a historic winning streak was all about maintaining the right attitude. “When we did get on that streak, it was important to make sure we took every game seriously,” McCullough said. “We had a target[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments Features, Sports
SUD | The NBA’s Focus on Analytics

SUD | The NBA’s Focus on Analytics

One of the most significant changes in the NBA recently has been the increased scrutiny on analytics by basketball coaches, front offices and experts. This attention has influenced the way offense is played, as the long two-pointer and midrange shots have been deemed less valuable shots. These shot attempts typically[Read More…]

by March 13, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top