Tennis in Hawaii

October 1, 2001 |

Tennis has a language all its own, and the University’s tennis teams are learning a new word: Aloha. Last year the teams made their first trip to Hawaii, and plan to return to the islands this spring thanks to the … Read More

Filling Big Shoes

October 1, 2001 |

The men’s basketball team will offer a new look this year—most notably from the socks down. New coach Thad Matta signed a contract with Nike to supply the team with shoes and jerseys, a switch from the Reeboks the team … Read More

New Brochure Makes Sure Boosters Know the No-no’s

October 1, 2001 |

Each year the news comes floating out of the National Collegiate Athletic Association headquarters like a black cloud: some university’s athletic program is being punished because of the extraneous efforts of an excitable fan. Last year, for instance, the University … Read More

Spring Awards

July 1, 2001 |

Xavier’s student-athletes were showered with awards this spring for their outstanding efforts, including senior men’s golfer John Streibich who was named the nation’s collegiate player of the week by Golf World magazine after carding a career-best seven-under par 63 and … Read More

Seasons in the Sun

July 1, 2001 |

The University’s 15-team athletic program moved into a new home (Cintas Center) and scaled new heights during the past year—on the playing fields and in the classroom.

Athletic Accomplishments


      • XU record five NCAA Tournament teams: Women’s basketball, … Read More


July 1, 2001 |

Sub-Par Performance

The men’s golf team won its second Atlantic 10 Conference championship and made its first NCAA appearance. The team finished 19th in the NCAA East Regional in Williamsburg, Va. Senior Tim Donovan was medalist in the Atlantic 10 … Read More

Thad Hopes to Win When it Matters Most: In March

July 1, 2001 |

Conduct an autopsy on the Skip Prosser era and you’ll find the remains of a hale and hearty program. During his seven years as coach of the men’s basketball team, the Musketeers won 20 or more games six times, beat … Read More