Post Tagged with: "record"

COLIN OBRADY | Colin O'Brady completed the first unassisted, unsupported solo crossing of Antarctica in December 2018.

Endurance Athlete Describes Journey to Record-Breaking Antarctica Trek

From struggling to take his first step after an accident in 2008 to completing the first unassisted, unsupported solo crossing of Antarctica, Colin O’Brady described the unexpected events that changed the trajectory of his life Monday. O’Brady’s transcontinental trek spanned 932 miles and took nearly two months to complete. O’Brady[Read More…]

by April 11, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MICHELLE LUBERTO FOR THE HOYA
Sophomore diver Jared Cooper-Vespa earned a record-setting score of 300.30 in the first meet of the season against Delaware.

Swimming & Diving | Cooper-Vespa Makes History

Last Saturday, Hoya history was made when sophomore diver Jared Cooper-Vespa set a record in the men’s 3-meter dive during the first meet of the season against the University of Delaware. The team lost the meet 176-117, but Cooper-Vespa’s record-breaking success, which earned a score of 300.30, was the silver[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Sports
The Year of the No-Hitter

The Year of the No-Hitter

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett threw the first no-hitter of the season last Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies, the 21st in Dodgers history and the 283rd in baseball history, but as one of the most rare and unpredictable achievements in baseball, many would not have thought Beckett would be[Read More…]

Seniors Celebrate With Record Gift

Seniors Celebrate With Record Gift

This year’s graduation festivities started with a bang Thursday afternoon as the Class of 2012 presented a record-high gift to the university during the convocation ceremony. The $126,052.50 check, which was presented by newly elected 2012 Alumni Class Chairs Chris Butterfield (MSB ’12) and Katie Eisenstein (COL ’12), included funds[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

FIELD HOCKEY | Hoyas Could Reach .500 Mark

After a rough start to the season, and then a thrilling overtime win, the Georgetown field hockey team (1-2) will have the chance to get their record to the .500 mark before conference play starts when they head north to take on Bryant (0-3) today and Holy Cross (1-3) tomorrow.[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments Sports
Applications to Class of 2015 Hit Record High

Applications to Class of 2015 Hit Record High

A record high of 19,300 students have applied for admission to Georgetown’s Class of 2015, signaling a 6.8 percent jump from last year’s 18,070 applicants, according to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon. Deacon said in an interview with The Hoya that the increase largely reflects a higher number of[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Marathon Kidney Exchange Saves 13 Lives at GU Medical Center

Georgetown University Medical Center conducted a record-breaking kidney exchange on Dec. 2 during which 26 different surgeries gave 13 patients with severe kidney disease life-saving organ replacements. “Those people literally needed a needle in a haystack,” Keith Melancon, director of the Kidney Pancreas Transplant program at Georgetown University Hospital, said[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments City News, News