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Hoyas Finish Fifth Despite Record Round

With Georgetown students enjoying the day off from class, the men’s golf team took to the course this Columbus Day to compete in the Richmond Intercollegiate Tournament held at the Independence Golf Club in Richmond, Va. Georgetown came away from the tournament with a solid fifth-place performance, posting a final[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Finishes Seventh at Invitational

The Lady Hoyas headed to Daytona Beach, Fla., from Oct. 8 to 10 to compete in the Xavier Invitational at the LPGA International Course. The Blue and Gray’s final score of 934 tied them for seventh place with Florida Atlantic University. Daytona State College finished in first place 40 strokes[Read More…]

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Incoming Freshman Class Ready To Rule Basketball

In the last three years, the National Player of the Year award has been won by upperclassmen Tyler Hansbrough, Blake Griffin and Evan Turner. The last freshman to be so honored was Kevin Durant in 2007. But this year’s crop of returning stars is awfully weak. Players like James “Jimmer”[Read More…]

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Hoyas Obliterate Pirates in Shutout

After defeating American last Wednesday, the Georgetown men’s soccer team (7-4-1, 3-1 Big East) continued its mid-season dominance with conference wins on the road at Providence (5-5-1, 0-4 Big East) and home against Seton Hall (3-8-1, 1-3 Big East). The Hoyas escaped Saturday’s contest in Rhode Island with a 1-0[Read More…]

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Slumping Teams Collide

The clash on MultiSport Facility this Saturday features two teams that will be looking to turn the tide in their respective seasons. Fortunately for the Hoyas, the Bison are on a winless skid reminiscent of the Blue and Gray’s fruitless season last year, as they have yet to win a[Read More…]

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Top-Ranked Women Prepare for Big Meet

While the women’s cross country team came into this season sporting an underdog mentality, having jumped six spots from their No. 11 preseason ranking to No. 5 after their dominating early season performances, the Hoyas find themselves entering this weekend’s Pre-National Invitational as the top-ranked team in the 6K White[Read More…]

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Soccer: Around the Nation

MEN No. 3 North Carolina Following a 2-0 victory over Liberty on Tuesday, Oct. 12 and dominating wins against Wake Forest and Radford last week, North Carolina (9-2, 5-0 ACC) jumped one spot in the rankings to No. 3 this week after falling from No. 2 a week earlier. The[Read More…]

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Hoyas Win Three Flights

In their second tournament of the season, the Georgetown men’s tennis team claimed three flight championships at the Navy Gold Invitational in Annapolis, Md. Junior Brian Ward and freshman Casey Distaso won the No. 3 doubles title. In singles, senior Tim Walsh and freshman Alex Friedlich both won championships. The[Read More…]

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GU Notches Pair of 3-1 Wins on Road

Georgetown women’s soccer (11-4, 5-2 Big East) took care of business on the road this weekend, securing wins against Cincinnati (8-6-1, 2-5 Big East) and Louisville (9-5, 3-4 Big East). Although they suffered a few losses in a middle stretch of the season, the Hoyas have put themselves in position[Read More…]

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MLB Might Be Right to Refuse Replay

Last fall, I wrote an article arguing that the time had come for Major League Baseball to expand its use of video replay to review incorrect calls. I pointed out that umpires had made three painfully obvious incorrect calls during last year’s postseason and that replay easily could have reversed[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Sports