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Xavier Magazine | November 15, 2018

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Honoring Eiser

July 1, 2011 |

Twenty-five years is a long time to do anything. But for Tom Eiser, Xavier’s sports information director and associate athletic director for media relations, two and a half decades hasn’t been long at all. Eiser celebrated his silver anniversary at … Read More


July 1, 2011 |

Pete Gillen had his quips. Skip Prosser has his quotes. Now, in the growing line of media amusements by Xavier basketball coaches, Chris Mack is becoming known for his tweets—the 140-character sound bites posted on the social media site Twitter. … Read More

Slice of Life

July 1, 2011 |

Dan Wenstrup knows his way around a golf course. Exactly 100 of them. Wenstrup long ago promised himself that he was going to play every single course on Golf Digest magazine’s list of “The 100 Greatest Golf Courses” in America. … Read More

Brian Grant

April 1, 2011 |

The memories of Brian Grant during his 12-year NBA career are legendary—dreadlocks flopping as he drove to the basket on the court; smile beaming as he visited children in the hospital off the court. What made the memories especially gratifying … Read More

A Common Goal

April 1, 2011 |

Call them the Dynamic Duo. Two athletic gents—one fresh from the fields of Indiana, the other from Illinois—are busy changing the face of Xavier soccer, scoring dramatic turnarounds for a couple of sometimes moribund soccer programs.

Woody Sherwood, in his … Read More

Xavier: Turf and Time Upgrades

January 1, 2011 |

Xavier’s boys of summer were off for the fall, so the Department of Athletics brought in the sod squad in October to do some major renovations to Hayden Field. The crew ripped up the old baseball field and recrowned it for … Read More

New Coaches

October 1, 2010 |

This season Xavier volleyball will have a new face net-side. Hawaii-native Mike Johnson starts his first season at Xavier this fall.

Last year Johnson led the Austin Peay State University volleyball team to a 22-9 record in his first season … Read More

Field of Dreams

October 1, 2010 |

Chalk up another victory for Xavier pitcher Tommy Shirley, who was drafted by the Houston Astros as the 273rd pick in the ninth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. Shirley’s selection is the second-highest draft pick in Xavier … Read More

Home Sweet Home

October 1, 2010 |

Former men’s basketball coach Skip Prosser used to tell the story about trying to recruit players to Xavier before the Cintas Center was built. The Cincinnati Gardens was the team’s home court at the time, so he’d drive them over … Read More

Jesuit Hoops

January 1, 2010 |

Recognizing the success that many Jesuit colleges are having on the basketball court, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities is capitalizing on that success to promote the values of Jesuit education in the classroom. Read more about it.

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Good Reading

January 1, 2010 |

Looking to keep your kids occupied while you sink into your La-Z-Boy and follow March Madness? Former Cincinnati Enquirer sports reporter Michael Perry created a Xavier Activities Book that offers young Musketeers a primer on Xavier hoops, its coaches, best … Read More

Crosstown Kings

January 1, 2010 |

Dante Jackson celebrates Xavier’s 83-79 double overtime win over UC, which was ranked No. 19 nationally, in the annual Crosstown Shootout–a huge early season win for the Musketeers. Xavier has won six of the last eight Shootouts, including the last … Read More

Foreign Territory

January 1, 2010 |

When college coaches talk about changes in recruiting, that can mean many things. There is dealing with NCAA rules, emerging social media tools and an increase in foreign athletes securing scholarships at American universities. Just this season, for instance, Xavier … Read More

New Coaches

January 1, 2010 |

Woody Sherwood, who earned four letters as a Xavier soccer player and spent three seasons as an assistant coach on the women’s soccer team in the 1990s, was named the new head coach of the women’s soccer program in December. … Read More

NCAA Tickets

January 1, 2010 |

Xavier is gearing up for March Madness to hit campus—specifically the first and second rounds of the women’s NCAA Tournament, which are being played at the Cintas Center. Alumni can purchase tickets online at or call 513-745-3411. All-session tickets … Read More