Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Athlete Profile: Outside Hitter Kate Bontrager

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The 2017 Women’s Volleyball has had a thriller of a season.  This has been one of their best seasons to date.  Their fearless leader, in his twenty-ninth season as head coach, is Bob Heersema. He has coached the team to play competitive volleyball, and their performance in the CCAC Tournament…
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Women Win CCAC Tournament Advance to NAIA Tournament

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

It’s been a good week to be a Cougar. More specifically, it’s been a great week for fans of the Saint Xavier women’s volleyball team. Over the course of the week, the team competed in, and won, all three of their tournament matchups, making them the tournament champs. After their…
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Athlete Profile: Guard Chanel Fanter

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Believe it or not, basketball season is fast approaching.  It felt like it was only yesterday when the weather reached 80 degrees, and it was still acceptable to run outside. After these last couple of weeks, winter is definitely here.  Before you get too worried about the cold, I have…
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Men’s Basketball Getting Acclimated Early in 2017-18

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Following an 84-69 defeat to York College and a 105-84 victory over East-West University, the Saint Xavier men’s basketball team now boasts a 2-2 record on the 2017-18 season. Still adjusting to its new roster, the Cougars continue to learn where its deficiencies lie, as well as its strengths. “Our…
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5 Runners Compete for Nationals

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Saturday, November 4- CCAC Championships This was a big tournament for the Cross-Country team as it was the CCAC Championship. This means that all of the best runners in the CCAC conference amongst both men and women were competing for a spot to qualify for the NAIA nationals. Women It…
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Volleyball Team Earn 2nd Seed in CCAC Tournament

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Tuesday, October 31 vs. Cardinal Stitch University It was a big night for the Saint Xavier University women’s volleyball team as they competed at home for their annual senior night. Unfortunately, the team was unable to bring their winning streak home with them, but one thing they were able to…
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Men’s Soccer Falls to Saint Francis in CCAC Quarter-Finals

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Saint Xavier’s men’s soccer fell in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) quarter-finals to the University of Saint Francis (Ill.) by a score of 1-0. After winning four games in a row, including two on the road, Coach Vucinic and his team headed into Saturday’s game riding a wave of…
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Cougars Erase Two Score Deficit and Complete Dramatic Double OT Win

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Trailing 23-9 at halftime, the Cougars managed fourteen unanswered points over the final 30 minutes of regulation to narrowly escape Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field with a 30-29 double overtime victory over Olivet Nazarene University on Saturday. With the win, Saint Xavier was crowned MSFA Midwest conference champions and earned…
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SXU Men’s Soccer Finish Season On Four-Game Winning Streak

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

After beating Trinity International University, the Saint Xavier men’s soccer team strung three consecutive wins against Saint Ambrose University, Roosevelt University, and Trinity Christian College. The win against Saint Ambrose was at home and the final two were on the road, where Saint Xavier usually struggled. In their 2-0 win…
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Volleyball Team Suffers First Lost in Tournament Play

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Volleyball Team Suffers First Loss in Tournament Play It was a long week for the Cougars as they had to compete in 4 games over the course of 5 days. As grueling a schedule it was for them, this was sure to test them and their illustrious 15 game winning…
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