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CREW | Women Succeed at Knecht Cup; Men Struggle at Home

CREW | Women Succeed at Knecht Cup; Men Struggle at Home

The women’s crew team travelled to Cherry Hill, N.J., last weekend for the larger Knecht Cup, where they found plenty of success. Meanwhile, the men’s heavyweight and lightweight crew teams hit the Potomac to compete in The George Washington Invitational and the J.J. Forster Cup, respectively. The heavyweights competed against[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COMMENTARY | Men’s Basketball Shows Promising Improvements

COMMENTARY | Men’s Basketball Shows Promising Improvements

In Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) second year coaching on the Hilltop, the Georgetown men’s basketball program took a promising turn, but ultimately has more improvements to make before next season. The Hoyas finished the 2018-19 season with an overall record of 19-14, including a 9-9 mark in Big[Read More…]

by April 16, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
UNDER REVIEW | Harden, Antetokounmpo in 2-Man Race for MVP

UNDER REVIEW | Harden, Antetokounmpo in 2-Man Race for MVP

The 2018-19 NBA season featured truly spectacular performances from some of the biggest stars in the game. A number of pages in the NBA record book were rewritten this season, but now comes the challenge of determining which player deserves to capture the MVP award. The voters are poised to[Read More…]

by April 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
FREE KICK | Racism Is Not Absent in Professional Soccer World

FREE KICK | Racism Is Not Absent in Professional Soccer World

In Italian club Juventus’ game against Cagliari last Tuesday, the sports world was reminded that racism is not simply a stain on the histories of many once-segregated leagues, but an ongoing issue that continues to affect athletes of minority descent. Nineteen-year-old Juventus forward Moise Kean, who was born to West[Read More…]

by April 9, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS | Junior Jack Salisbury helped the Hoyas claim another medal after finishing first in the 1500m run at the Sam Howell Invitational on April 6.

TRACK | Hoyas Pick Up 3 1st-Place Finishes at Sam Howell Invitational

The Georgetown track and field teams split up Saturday, with one group travelling to Princeton, N.J., for the Sam Howell Invitational hosted by Princeton University, while another travelled to Tempe, Ariz., for Arizona State University’s Sun Angel Classic. The team came away with three first place finishes in Princeton, while[Read More…]

by April 9, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA | Junior midfielder Natalia Lynch takes the ball down field during the matchup against Denver on Cooper Field. Lynch contributed one assist and two shots on goal in the loss.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas Fall to Pioneers in Conference Battle

The Georgetown women’s lacrosse team returned to Cooper Field on Saturday in a conference matchup against the No. 14 Denver Pioneers. The No. 19 Hoyas looked to build on two consecutive blowout wins but ultimately could not handle the challenges of their first difficult test in conference play, falling 12-9.[Read More…]

by April 9, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
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SACHS & HAGGERTY | Duke, Michigan State Make for Historic NCAA East Regional

Georgetown University shined in hosting the March Madness Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight games on March 29 and 31. From the opening press conference to the final buzzer, the NCAA East regional in Washington D.C. left writers and fans in awe and amazement. The setting felt too good to be[Read More…]

by April 8, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
SUD | Understanding the NBA MVP Award and Who Should Win It

SUD | Understanding the NBA MVP Award and Who Should Win It

This NBA season’s battle for the most valuable player award has been a two-horse race between Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and reigning MVP James Harden of the Houston Rockets. Although Harden is the favorite, the award could go to either worthy candidate based on changing criteria in the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHoyas | The Hoyas are now 9-24 overall and 2-3 in the Big East following the weekend road trip to St. John's

SOFTBALL | Georgetown Loses Doubleheader Against St. John’s

The Georgetown softball team suffered two losses against St. John’s this past weekend in a doubleheader at the Red Storm Softball Field in Queens, N.Y. The team’s Big East record is now 2-3, while their overall record has fallen to 9-24. The Hoyas lost the first game 12-4 to the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS | The Georgetown coed sailing team earned a record of 6-4 and placed fifth out of eighth of Admiral Moore team race

SAILING | Hoyas Place 5th in 2 Regattas

The Georgetown sailing teams competed in two different regattas March 23 and 24, earning a fifth place finish in both. In the Admiral Moore team race, hosted by SUNY Maritime College, the Hoyas coed team earned a record of 6-4, putting them in fifth out of a field of eight.[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top