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Xavier Magazine | November 25, 2015

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Fox Sports 1: LA Native Sports TV Career

November 3, 2015 | | One Comment

Charles Dickson is right where he’s always wanted to be—working in sports broadcasting as a broadcast associate for Fox Sports 1. He credits the broad base of knowledge he gained as an Electronic Media major at Xavier for getting him there. Read More

VB Coach

April 15, 2015 |

With the departure of volleyball coach Mike Johnson for the greener courts of Notre Dame, Athletic Director Greg Christopher announced that associate head coach Christy Pfeffenberger would take his place as the new head coach.

“It became clear during our … Read More

Sweet Victory

April 14, 2015 |

Men’s Soccer Scores Big with First-Ever NCAA Tournament Home Game In the cold November evening, the fans are on their feet and, on this Thursday, Nov. 20, Matt Vasquenza is ready to make history.

After hundreds of hours of training … Read More

Double Dip

April 14, 2015 |

Head coach Brent MacDonald led men’s swimming to back-to-back victories as Big East Conference champions this year after clinching the title last year during Xavier’s first season in the new conference. The wins mark not just Big East firsts for … Read More

In the Clubhouse

April 14, 2015 |

Sr. Rose Ann Fleming’s special—sometimes loud—bond with men’s basketball: An excerpt from her book, Out of Habit

Out of Habit, My Life as Xavier University’s Unlikely Point Guard, explores Fleming’s powerful role with the men’s basketball team and its extraordinary … Read More

Game Changer

July 2, 2013 |

The official announcement of the worst-kept secret in college sports happened March 20: Xavier is leaving the Atlantic 10 Conference and joining a newly restructured Big East. Talk of the change was a shadow story throughout much of the past year, and making … Read More

Old Man and the Pep Band

January 1, 2013 |

At first glance, Paul Denning’s close-cropped hair, well-proportioned physique and enthusiastic nature portray a man who lives a fairly typical life. But only if one considers it typical to return to college at 46, join the rowing team at age … Read More

Student Success

January 1, 2013 |

In the fall, the NCAA listed the top Division I athletic programs based on its Graduation Success Rate. Xavier’s 97-percent rate placed it 11th in the nation, with 14 of the University’s 18 teams posting a rate of 100 percent. … Read More

Gone Fishin’

January 1, 2013 |

When Tyler Styons and Ian Goddard came to Xavier three years ago, they couldn’t find a club sports team that fit their interests. Hockey? No. Lacrosse? Nah. Rowing? Pass. So they got together and created their own—the Xavier Bass Fishing … Read More

Crosstown Cooperation

January 1, 2013 |

The intense and often-heated Crosstown Shootout, which has drawn the nation’s attention for its fierceness and upsets, has taken on a more sportsmanlike – albeit still intense – air.

The game has been rebranded as the Skyline Chili Crosstown Classic, … Read More

Basketball Success

January 1, 2013 |

A study by Basketball Times ranked the men’s basketball program 21st best in the country based on winning percentage, number of NBA players, graduation rate, the University’s U.S. News & World Report academic reputation, the program’s history with NCAA rules … Read More

Sister Act

January 1, 2013 |

Aubree Smith remembers the day her family got the frightening news about her older sister Alex. The sophomore volleyball player at Xavier was suffering extreme pain from a severe back injury, and the family feared the worst—that an old spinal … Read More

Where Are They Now?

October 1, 2012 |

Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the end of Xavier football.

It was a turning point in the history of the University. Agree with it or not, one thing can’t be argued: Xavier produced some quality players—and people. We … Read More

Sweet 16 Sounds

July 1, 2012 |

Some things never get old, like making it to the Sweet 16. Each trip offers its own unique sights and sounds, and this year we recorded a few things we overheard.

“He just kind of wilted, like a flower.” —Joe … Read More

Golfers Gone Wild

July 1, 2012 |

Xavier’s golf program has garnered national attention in the last few years with the success of two of its graduates. Jason Kokrak won five college tournaments for Xavier and qualified for the U.S. Open as a 22-year-old in 2007.

After … Read More