Post Tagged with: "Football"

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Argentina captain and FC Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi drew supporters of all ages to Georgetown last week, where the Argentinian national team prepared for a friendly.

From Camp Nou to Shaw: Messi at GU

Shaw Field, home of the Georgetown men’s and women’s soccer teams, got a taste of the international spotlight last week when it hosted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina national soccer team. For a still undisclosed fee, the team used Georgetown’s facilities Tuesday through Thursday generally during the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
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Students participating in the silent demonstration in Red Square on Tuesday.

Photos of the Week: Nov. 22

Photos of the Week: Nov. 22 – 28 Photos of the week of Nov. 22 – 28 include the Ferguson Protests around D.C. and Georgetown’s campus, a new volleyball court in-the-making, various sports games, and the 20th annual Rangila at the Kennedy Center.   View More Galleries

by November 29, 2014 0 comments Photography
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Senior defensive end Alec May broke the single-season sack record of 16 sacks on a four-yard sack during the second quarter.

Football | Six-Game Losing Streak Snapped on Senior Day

On a brisk sunny day on at MultiSport Field, Georgetown’s football team (3-8, 1-5 Patriot League) earned its first conference win against the Holy Cross Crusaders (4-8, 2-4 Patriot League). The game marked the Hoyas’ first win since Sept. 20 and ended a six-game skid for the Hoyas on the[Read More…]

by November 27, 2014 0 comments Sports
Alum’s Rehab Facility Struggles

Alum’s Rehab Facility Struggles

After overcoming paralysis despite doctors predicting recovery to be impossible, Janne Kouri (GSB ’97), celebrated ex-Georgetown football defensive tackle, not only triumphed over his affliction but is now working to help others with his nonprofit progressive rehab center, NextStep. Offering services to anyone with paralysis as well as victims of[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Senior defensive lineman Alec May leads the Patriot League with 15.5 sacks this season. He is second on the team with 80 tackles.

Football | Disappointing Season Comes to Close

After suffering a 52-7 defeat to the Patriot League-champion Fordham Rams (10-1, 6-0 Patriot League) last week, the Georgetown football team (2-8, 1-5 Patriot League) hosts the Holy Cross Crusaders (4-7, 2-5 Patriot League) on Senior Day on Saturday, Nov. 22, in the last Georgetown football game of the 2014[Read More…]

by November 20, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Bill Decries ‘Redskins’ Name

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) introduced legislation Nov. 12 that would strip the National Football League of its tax-exempt status if it continues to support the official team name of the Washington Redskins. Norton proposed the bill after a perceived lack of action by the NFL, Federal Communications Commission and[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Football | GU Defense Decimated by Fordham in 52-7 Loss

After a 2-2 start to the season, the Georgetown University football team (2-8, 0-5 Patriot League) looked poised to break its recent struggles. But in the ensuing two months, not much went right for the Georgetown football team. It has lost six consecutive games, including all five Patriot League games.[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized

Football | Conference Leaders Await GU

After five straight losses, Head Coach Rob Sgarlata and the Georgetown football team (2-7, 0-4 Patriot League) travel to the Bronx, N.Y., this Saturday to take on the newly crowned Patriot League champion Fordham (9-1, 5-0 Patriot League). The Hoyas hope that they will benefit from a bye week and[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Sports
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Senior defensive lineman Alec May has 13.5 sacks in eight games, 2.5 sacks short of the Georgetown single-season record.

Football | GU Aims for 1st Lehigh Win

Following a tough loss at home to Bucknell (6-1, 2-0 Patriot League), the Georgetown football team is set to face Lehigh University at home this Saturday. In a battle of teams that have yet to win a conference game, the Hoyas (2-6, 0-3 Patriot League) hope to beat the Mountain[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Sophomore tight end Mattew Buckman had four catches for 83 yards and caught on 67 yard touchdown pass in the first quarter.

Football | Bison Rumble to 22-17 Win

The Georgetown football team lost yet another close game this weekend in its Homecoming game against Bucknell University with a final score of 22-17. The Hoyas (2-6, 0-3 Patriot League) traded leads with the Bison (6-2, 2-0 Patriot League) all game, but they gave up the lead for good on[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top