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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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…]

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SWANSON | Nats: Better Without Bryce?

SWANSON | Nats: Better Without Bryce?

On Feb. 28, the Philadelphia Phillies acquired 26-year-old superstar outfielder Bryce Harper in a $330 million deal that spans 13 years. Harper was first drafted by the Washington Nationals in 2010 and has been with the team ever since. For Washington, this departure marks the loss of a tremendous homegrown[Read More…]

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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Pull Off Pivotal Upset Against No. 16 Marquette

Finishing the regular season on a high note, the Georgetown men’s basketball team upset No. 16 Marquette Saturday night in a nail-biting 86-84 game. Freshman guards James Akinjo and Mac McClung carried the Hoyas to secure the win, scoring 25 and 23 points, respectively. Akinjo scored 20 of his points[Read More…]

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GUHOYAS | THE MEN AND WOMEN FINISHED SECOND AND THIRD OUT OF SIX SCHOOLS THAT COMPETED AT THE BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIPS

SWIMMING | Hoyas Post 17 School Records at Big East Championships

The Georgetown swimming and diving team broke records and earned gold medals at the Big East Championships in East Meadow, N.Y., that took place Feb. 20 through Feb. 23. The men’s and women’s teams finished second and third out of the six schools that competed in the championships. Over the[Read More…]

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MEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas Suffer 1st Loss Against Towson

Last Saturday, Cooper Field was the battle ground for a match up between two top 20 teams. The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team came in as underdogs after a strong start to the season against the No. 7 Towson Tigers. Towson ended the Hoyas’ undefeated season with a 14-8 road victory.[Read More…]

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