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AMY LI/THE HOYA | Georgetown Freshman Mac McClung

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Upset Goliath, Dominate No. 17 Villanova

In front of a packed home crowd, the Georgetown men’s basketball team ended its two-game losing streak and pulled off a season-altering upset over No. 17 Villanova on Wednesday. The victory marks Georgetown Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) first coaching win against a ranked opponent in his tenure on[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
ZANGWILL | Did I Hear That Right?

ZANGWILL | Did I Hear That Right?

The 2019 Super Bowl saw the New England Patriots capture their sixth title in a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams. As is the case with nearly every major sporting event, debates about legacies ensued. Perhaps no opinion was more outlandish than the praise ESPN’s Skip Bayless heaped on[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Outdated Rule Harms Europe’s Top Tournament

HAMPERS | Outdated Rule Harms Europe’s Top Tournament

Last week marked the beginning of the knockout stage of the Champions League, the most prestigious annual soccer tournament contested by Europe’s top clubs. The competition will produce several high-quality games as the remaining 16 teams play each knockout round over two 90-minute legs — one at home and one[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
ELLIE STAAB FOR THE HOYA | Georgetown freshman Andrew Rozanow won his singles match against Longwood on Feb. 14, making his winning record 4-1 during his first season.

MEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Split Matches With Longwood, JMU

The Georgetown men’s tennis team competed in two matches over the long weekend, winning its first match over Longwood University and dropping the second against James Madison University. On Thursday, the Hoyas (3-4, 1-2 Big East) hosted the Lancers (4-2). After dropping the first three points in the match, Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Freshman midfielder Zachary Geddes moves by the defender to take the ball up the field.

MEN’S LACROSSE | GU Continues Strong Start to Season

The No. 16 Georgetown men’s lacrosse team continued its strong start to the season with a 14-11 win over Robert Morris University. Georgetown’s (2-0) offense was led by its usual stalwarts, junior attack Jake Carraway and senior attack Daniel Bucaro, who both put up a team-high six points. Senior midfielder[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS | Senior guard Greg Malinowk

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Defense Struggles Again, Hoyas Give Up 90 at Seton Hall

Coming off another last-minute loss at home, the Georgetown men’s basketball team had little luck stopping Seton Hall Wednesday night, losing 90-75. Senior center Jessie Govan led the Hoyas (15-10, 5-7 Big East) with 20 points and six rebounds. Playing a key role off the bench, senior guard Greg Malinowski[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS | JUNIOR JACK VAN SCOTER FINISHED IN FIFTH PLACE FOR THE HOYAS IN THE 3000-METER

TRACK AND FIELD | Distance Runners Prove Strong Again for Hoyas

The Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Ames, Iowa, and Boston on Saturday for the Iowa State Classic hosted by Iowa State University and the Valentine’s Day Invitational hosted by Boston University. The Hoyas ran well in both meets, but it was the distance runners again[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | A Georgetown goalie goes up for a save during warm-ups. Sophomore goalie Owen McElroy tallied 16 saves in win over Sacred Heart.

MEN’S LACROSSE | No. 18/19 Hoyas Start Season With Win Over Sacred Heart

The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team, ranked No. 18 in the nation, began its season strong with a 13-10 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday. With the win, the Hoyas came out on top in their second-straight nonconference season opener. Though the win didn’t come easy, Head Coach Kevin Warne anticipated[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
AMANDA VAN ORDEN/THE HOYA | Freshman midfielder Izzy Ross looks down the field to make a pass on Cooper Field.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | GU Opens Season With Hard-Fought Victory

The Georgetown University women’s lacrosse team touched the field for the first time last Saturday in a matchup against the St. Joseph’s University Hawks in Philadelphia. After a tough loss to Virginia Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last season, the Hoyas, who are ranked No. 22[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB/ FOR THE HOYA | SENIOR RISA NAKAGAWA RETURNS A SERVE IN HER DOUBLES MATCH

TENNIS | Underclassmen Take the Stage in Matches With GW, Xavier

This past weekend, the Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis teams hit the courts. Men’s tennis edged out two quality opponents, while the women’s team lost a difficult conference battle. The two wins for the men were the team’s first and second of the season and were crucial victories to right[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top