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COMMENTARY: Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short Once Again

COMMENTARY: Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short Once Again

For the second season in a row, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team (6-11, 4-3 Big East) has failed to meet expectations. Though the team managed to bounce back from the opening stretch of its schedule, which saw the Hoyas lose four straight games and seven of its first nine, its[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Mixed Results in 2015-16 Shift Expectations

Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team (16-2-3, 9-0-0 Big East) got off to a slow start this season, failing to win any of its first three games. However, as the season progressed, the Hoyas’ stout defense led them to a dominant run through Big East play. Georgetown won each of[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Year in Review 2015-2016
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Senior attack and co-captain Corinne Etchison scored two goals in Georgetown’s 13-12 win over Marquette on Saturday. She has 20 goals and 11 assists this season.

Women’s Lacrosse | GU Closes Regular Season With Must-Win Game

The Georgetown women’s lacrosse team (6-9, 4-2 Big East) will travel this Saturday to take on Temple (11-5, 3-3 Big East) in a matchup that will determine both teams’ postseason fates. Georgetown’s success in conference play is good for third place in the current Big East standings, and Temple currently[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Swimming & Diving | Holder Accepts NH Job

After six seasons coaching the Georgetown men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, Head Coach Jamie Holder will leave to coach at Dartmouth beginning next academic year, announced by Dartmouth Director of Athletics and Recreation Harry Sheehy on Tuesday. Holder joined the Georgetown coaching staff in July 2010 after swimming[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 0 comments Sports
Men’s Lacrosse | Nova Stifles GU in Shutout Second Half

Men’s Lacrosse | Nova Stifles GU in Shutout Second Half

The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team (2-10, 1-3 Big East) imploded in the second half of its contest against Villanova (7-4, 1-2 Big East), falling 16-4 after finding itself shut out in the second half. Georgetown started strong, taking a 4-4 tie game into halftime, but Villanova’s high-powered offense blitzed Georgetown’s[Read More…]

COURTESY GEORGETOWN CLUB BOXING
Junior Sinead Schenk, right, won a national boxing title after moving up a weight class to defeat her opponent in the 132-novice bracket. Schenk has now earned two national titles.

Club Boxing Claims Five Titles

Last weekend, club boxing saw five of the eight athletes it sent to the United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association National Championships at California State University-Northridge take home national titles: freshman Hana Burkly, junior Sinead Schenk, freshman Aaron Vanya and senior co-captains Jeff Wong and DK Yun. Two years ago, the[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Commentary | Wambach Owns Mistake at Summit

Commentary | Wambach Owns Mistake at Summit

Standing at 5 feet 11 inches with a long stride and a muscular frame, retired U.S. soccer star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach has an immediate presence in any room she enters. But as she walked across the stage at the 2016 OWN IT Summit on Saturday morning,[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Junior defender Charlie Ford picked up two ground balls in Georgetown’s 17-4 home loss to No. 4 Denver. Ford has tallied 20 ground balls and has caused five turnovers so far this season.

Men’s Lacrosse | Early Deficit Dooms Hoyas

A five-goal first-quarter deficit set the tone for the entirety of the Georgetown men’s lacrosse team’s (1-9, 0-2 Big East) Saturday home contest against No. 4 Denver (8 -1, 1-0 Big East), which ultimately ended in a 17-4 loss for the Hoyas — the team’s sixth consecutive loss. The last[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
STANLEY DAI/THE HOYA
Senior defender and co-captain Nic Mahaney has two ground balls this season and has taken two shots, including one in Georgetown’s loss to Duke on Saturday. Mahaney finished the 2015 season with seven ground balls and two caused turnovers.

Men’s Lacrosse | Scoring Droughts Plague GU in Loss

The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team (1-6) slipped into its second three-game skid of the season after falling to No. 11 Duke (6-3) in a 20-6 decision Saturday. The Blue Devils built up several unanswered scoring runs during the game — including a four-goal streak from the beginning of the first[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
STEPHANIE YUAN/THE HOYA
Freshman Risa Nakagawa won both her No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles matches in Georgetown's 5-2 loss to St. John's last Friday.

Women’s Tennis | Hoyas Drop Sole Home Match

Last Friday, the Georgetown women’s tennis team (2-3, 0-2 Big East) dropped its sole home match of the season to St. John’s (6-2, 2-0 Big East) in a 5-2 decision. The Hoyas battled against the Red Storm, snagging a key 6-3 victory in the No. 1 doubles slot from junior[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top