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REID | What Makes Jude Bellingham So Good? Football’s Unquantifiable Nature

REID | What Makes Jude Bellingham So Good? Football’s Unquantifiable Nature

By Owen Reid February 5, 2024

My two favorite sports are undeniably European football and baseball.  I appreciate baseball for how easy it is to explain why good players are good players: The best baseball players will always have...

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LONERGAN | Soccer Hooligan Soldiers, the Russo-Ukrainian War’s Strangest Battalions

By Jack Lonergan January 30, 2024

Foot-ball hoo-li-gan      noun, BRITISH A violent troublemaker whose behavior is associated with or motivated by their support of a soccer team. The groups of young men —...

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Dogged Defense Secures Season Success

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Dogged Defense Secures Season Success

By Oliver Ni December 1, 2023

The 2023 Georgetown University women’s soccer team proved the age-old adage of “offense wins games, defense wins championship” after capturing its fourth consecutive Big East tournament championship...

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Dominate the Regular Season Once Again

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Dominate the Regular Season Once Again

By Ben Bliss December 1, 2023

Regardless of postseason shortcomings, the Georgetown University men’s soccer team exhibited talent and grit throughout a dominant 2023 season. An impressive 6-1-1 record in conference play crowned...

MEN’S SOCCER | Georgetown Stumbles in Penalties to Xavier in Big East Championship

MEN’S SOCCER | Georgetown Stumbles in Penalties to Xavier in Big East Championship

By Christian Baldari November 20, 2023

It took more than 110 minutes of play to decide the winner in the men’s soccer Big East Championship match between Georgetown and Xavier. Unfortunately for the Hoyas (13-2-3, 6-1-1 Big East), it was...

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Overcome Old Dominion in Overtime Thriller to Advance in NCAA Tournament

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Overcome Old Dominion in Overtime Thriller to Advance in NCAA Tournament

By John Ehrmann November 20, 2023

After capping off its dominant, 1-loss regular season with a Big East tournament title, the Georgetown women’s soccer team entered the NCAA Tournament full of confidence in its ability to make a run...

LONERGAN | It’s (Not) Just a Game: The Psychology of Being a Sports Fan

LONERGAN | It’s (Not) Just a Game: The Psychology of Being a Sports Fan

By Jack Lonergan November 20, 2023

On the evening of Nov. 8, I sat alone in Car Barn, dejected. My team, Manchester United, had lost once again. I stared blankly at the windowless wall, feeling physically ill. It was not meant to be...

REID | Lionel Messi Represents the Pattern, not the Exception: The Problem with the MLS

REID | Lionel Messi Represents the Pattern, not the Exception: The Problem with the MLS

By Owen Reid November 11, 2023

Lionel Messi’s signing with Inter Miami CF this past summer was undoubtedly the most notable Major League Soccer (MLS) signing ever made. The winner of eight Ballon d’Ors, four Champions Leagues and...

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Georgetown Wins Fourth Consecutive Big East Championship with Win over Xavier

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Georgetown Wins Fourth Consecutive Big East Championship with Win over Xavier

By Christian Baldari November 11, 2023

Following a dominant, one-loss regular season, the Hoya’s succeeded in their initial postseason goal to capture the Big East tournament championship before making a deep run in the 2023 NCAA tournament.  With...

Spirit Miss Out on Postseason With Finale Loss to NC Courage

Spirit Miss Out on Postseason With Finale Loss to NC Courage

By Carrie McDonald November 6, 2023

With 12 teams vying for six playoff spots, the Washington Spirit was in control of its postseason fate on National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Decision Day Oct. 15. Win, and the squad would have been...

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Solve Tough Defense with Second Half Scoring

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Solve Tough Defense with Second Half Scoring

By Abbey Schiller October 24, 2023

In a very physical and high-stakes game, the Georgetown University men’s soccer team defeated the Villanova Wildcats 2-0 at home on Wednesday afternoon.  The Hoyas (9-2-1, 5-1 Big East) earned...

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Take First Conference Loss, Fall 1-0 to Providence

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Take First Conference Loss, Fall 1-0 to Providence

By John Ehrmann October 24, 2023

Coming off a strong victory at home, the nationally ranked Georgetown Hoyas (9-2-1, 5-1-0 Big East) had every intention of extending their six-game win streak as they took on the Providence Friars (6-4-3,...

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