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Xavier Magazine | April 27, 2017

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Golf Goes Inside

July 1, 2012 |

Hours after a spring cloudburst, Doug Steiner walks over to a puddle in the parking lot of the Maketewah Country Club, plants his feet in the water and looks up.

“The front door is going to be right…here,” he says.

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Ironman, Iron Mind

July 1, 2012 |

If exercise is an addiction, then swimming was Bryan Krabbe’s gateway drug. Krabbe’s mother, a nurse, is responsible.

She instilled healthy eating and fitness habits in her kids from an early age, and enrolled Krabbe and his sisters in swimming … Read More

Shoots and Scores

July 1, 2012 |

In Chris Bergstrom’s universe, there’s no better place to unwind after a stressful day than at a hockey rink.

“You get on the ice,” he says, “and you don’t think about anything else.”Well, almost. It was on the ice three … Read More

Behind the Wall

July 1, 2012 |

Brandt Bernat took notice when he got an email in March 2010. It was forwarded from Xavier’s club volleyball president Mike Czopek. The return address: prison.

Neither student had received a letter from a prison before. The email was a … Read More

Making a Splash

April 1, 2012 |

Bethanie Griffin’s success isn’t singular among the Musketeers. Xavier swimming has been lapping up victories recently—thanks to solid training, talented new recruits and what head coach Brent MacDonald considers the right blend of individual attention and team spirit.

The team’s … Read More

Kicking and Cooking

April 1, 2012 |

When Bethanie Griffin joined her high school swim team in Nebraska, she set herself a brash goal—to beat her father’s best time for the 100-yard butterfly, 56.68 seconds. “I didn’t give it much thought,” she admits. “Guys’ times are fast.” … Read More

Sport Smart

October 1, 2011 |

The Xavier swim teams are cool in the pool and hot in the classroom. Both the men’s and women’s teams were named to the Scholar All America Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, the men earning a … Read More

On His Game

October 1, 2011 |

Tennis standout Doug Matthews has taken his tennis skills from the courts to the coaches’ corner, being hired as an assistant coach this year after graduating in 2009 with back-to-back honors as the Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Year. … Read More

In the Spotlinght

October 1, 2011 |

For one hour on one day, the sports world will have its eyes focused firmly on Xavier athletic director Mike Bobinski. The leader behind Xavier’s sports programs is becoming the leader behind what is arguably the most important, influential and … Read More

Amy’s Attitude

October 1, 2011 |

Amy Waugh is all about challenges. As a youngster, she would pick up her basketball, head outside to the driveway and take on her two older brothers, who found great pleasure in blocking her shots and pushing her around. Her … Read More

No Horsing Around

October 1, 2011 |

Alex Calvert, a junior nursing major from Piqua, Ohio, became the first Xavier student to qualify for the Collegiate National Championship Horse Show by winning her division in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone 6 Championships.

Calvert advanced further than … Read More

Selling Soccer

July 1, 2011 |

Russ Findlay walks around the hallways of his offices every day, a Sierra Mist held firmly in his grip. To him, the soft drink is more than a caffeine boost. It’s like a baby he’s brought into the world.

The … Read More

Taking Charge

July 1, 2011 |

She led Xavier’s women’s basketball team into uncharted territory as a player—its first two Elite Eight appearances—and now Amy Waugh is seeking to do the same as its head coach. The 2003 graduate was named head coach in March, replacing … Read More

Sports Quiz Answers

July 1, 2011 |

 

ANSWERS

University of Kentucky. Adolph Rupp, who was also known as “The Baron” and “The Man in the Brown Suit.” The Fabulous Five.

Cam Henderson. Marshall.

Don Shula, John Carroll University.

Steve Junker.

Sandy Koufax (UC) and Jim Bunning.

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Sports Quiz

July 1, 2011 |

Jim Brockhoff spent nearly 50 years as head coach of the tennis programs at Xavier. During that time he saw—and made—a lot of history. He offers this quiz to test your Xavier sports knowledge.

QUESTIONS

  1. Name the most famous … Read More
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