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Xavier Magazine | November 1, 2014

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Back on the Pitch

September 15, 2014 |

After his first day of practice with Xavier’s men’s soccer team, Mike Mossel called his mom back home in The Netherlands. “I don’t think I can compete,” he said. “All of these guys are a lot bigger and stronger.”

Baseball Grabs Big East Title

September 14, 2014 |

It didn’t matter that it was May and the temperature of the Atlantic Ocean along the New York shore was somewhere between cold and frigid. It didn’t matter that people were walking along the Coney Island Boardwalk. It didn’t matter that … Read More

Together Again

September 12, 2014 |

Romain Sato and Justin Doellman were teammates on the men’s basketball team for just one season, 2003-2004. Sato was a senior, Doellman a freshman. But together they led Xavier to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. Ten years later, … Read More

Strategic Planning

September 5, 2014 |

One year into his tenure as athletic director, Greg Christopher published a road map for Xavier athletics for the next five years. And it’s a rather ambitious map, as well. The strategic plan ties athletics goals with the University’s goals, … Read More

Beasts of the Big East

April 26, 2014 |

No one knew what moving to the Big East Conference would mean for Xavier’s athletic teams. Could the teams—especially some of the non-spotlight teams—compete at this higher level? Or would they be overwhelmed and become an anchor at the bottom … Read More

Off the Field: Students of Service

April 26, 2014 |

Fans are still filing out of the Cintas Center after watching Xavier beat Providence as Landyn rolls his wheelchair out onto the court. His brother and sister grab basketballs and start tossing them wildly toward the basket that towers … Read More

Brian Grant

October 2, 2013 |

The four boys are spread out along the end of an otherwise empty football field, running around and sweating in the heat of a summer Portland sun.

“Cut and change direction,” Matt James yells at them. “Good. Slide, slide, don’t … Read More

Main Musketeer

July 2, 2013 |

Greg Christopher was hired as athletic director in March. We asked him about himself and his vision for Xavier sports as the University enters the Big East.

Q: What attracted you to Xavier? A: Really three things. First and foremost … Read More

How to Stay in Shape this Summer

July 1, 2013 |

With summer days ahead, there’s no better time to finally get around to that New Year’s resolution to get in shape. But how? We consulted with a fitness expert—head strength and conditioning coach Matt Jennings—who offered this advice.

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Out of the Pool: A Swim School for Starters

July 1, 2013 |

Kathleen Keating Hubbard spent a lot of time treading water during her first years at Xavier—alone. She was the only woman in classrooms of men, the only woman swimming laps in the pool, the only woman on the swim team. … Read More

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