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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…]

by March 13, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
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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…]

by March 1, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
SUD | The Understated Value of Loyalty in the NBA

SUD | The Understated Value of Loyalty in the NBA

Today’s NBA players, especially stars, often maximize their flexibility and agency over contracts at the expense of the franchise they play for. This trend has been embodied by LeBron James, who signed several short-term contracts with the Cleveland Cavaliers before leaving this summer to join the Los Angeles Lakers. Kevin[Read More…]

by February 24, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS| Senior center fielder Kelly Amen runs to try to get on-base at the Boyd Gambling Rebel Classic.

SOFTBALL | GU Falls 2-7 After Losing 4 of 5 at 2019 Boyd Gambling Rebel Classic

This past weekend, the Georgetown women’s softball team played five games in the Boyd Gambling Rebel Classic, with doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday. The Hoyas (2-7) finished last in the tournament with an overall record of 1-4, losing two games by two runs or fewer and pulling out a narrow[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS| Winding up, junior pitcher Nick Morreale prepares to pitch at the Wake Forest Invitational.

BASEBALL | Georgetown Baseball Begins Season With 3-Game Losing Skid

The Georgetown baseball team travelled to Winston-Salem, N.C., last weekend to open its season at the Wake Forest Invitational, but lost all three of its contests. On Friday, Georgetown (0-3) faced the University of Illinois (3-0). The Fighting Illini handed the Hoyas their first loss in an 11-3 affair. Junior[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
JULIA GIGANTE/FOR THE HOYA| Cradling the ball, junior attack Emily Ehle moves upfield against Towson.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | Georgetown Beats Towson in Home Opening Rivalry Game

In their home debut for the 2019 season, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team pulled off a nail-biting 10-7 victory over regional rival Towson. The Hoyas (2-0) built on last week’s success in defeating the Tigers (0-2), who they had failed to beat over the past three seasons. The game got[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS| Fifth year Joe White races ahead of the pack at the JDL Fast Track Invitational.

TRACK AND FIELD | Distance Medley Relay Earns 4th Place at JDL Fast Track Invitational

Four members of the Georgetown men’s track and field team traveled to Winston-Salem, N.C., last Friday to compete in the JDL Fast Track Invitational. The Hoyas finished in fourth place overall in the men’s distance medley relay with a time of 9:36.938. Fifth-year Joe White started the relay for the[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA| Graduate guard Dorothy Adomako looks up for a shot in the paint against a Villanova defender.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Drops to 9th in Conference After Away Loss

Following back-to-back road losses, the Georgetown women’s basketball team looked to end a two-week losing streak and return to the team’s winning ways. However, this task would not come easily, as Georgetown faced another test on the road against conference rival Villanova. The Hoyas (11-14, 5-9 Big East) were outmatched[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top