Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Three Double-Headers for the Softball Team

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Standing at 17-20 on the season, the Cougars aren’t exactly enjoying the same success they achieved last campaign. Despite this, the Cougars are still having a killer season and only look forward to improving it through these 3 double-headers they had last week. Will the women bully the competition, or…

Offensive Outbursts and Reliable Pitching Propelling SXU Baseball

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Through 42 games this season, Saint Xavier baseball is establishing themselves as among the best in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC). The men boast a 12-5 conference record (21-21 overall) and sit just one game behind North division leading Judson. With the help of a reliable pitching staff and…

Playoffs and Double-Headers means Ken’s Sports Recap 4/3

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Sat, April 1 V.S. Sienna Heights University With the past couple run of games, SXU is sure to have some positive momentum that was ultimately crushed by Sienna as the took the game 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-23 respectively). Despite senior Sean Barry’s team-high 12 kills, SXU was unable to curb…

Cougar Baseball Following a Strikingly Familiar Path as Last Season

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

It was around this time last year that the Saint Xavier baseball team went on a late season run. With a record of 12-18, a second year head coach, and a relatively young club, the 2016 Cougars looked to be in the middle of a transition process. That certainly was…

Ken’s Sports Report 3/27

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Men’s Volleyball Tue, March 21 On this day, the Cougars hosted a game against conference rival Cardinal Stretch University. This was a big game for the Cougars, because Cardinal Stretch is at the top of the conference with a record of 21-7. So, if the 6-13 Cougars were to knock…

Ken’s Sports Recap 3/20

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Fri, March 17 Men’s Volleyball It’s been a difficult season for the men’s volleyball team. Wins are far and few between and their 5-13 record really exemplifies this. To add to their misfortune, the Cougars had to face up against 14-7 Lourdes University, a team who’s been killing it as…

Women’s Basketball Returns Home as National Runner-Up

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

  Sioux City, IA — The goal of winning a National Championship for the women’s basketball team fell one game short, as Saint Xavier (34-3) lost to reigning title holder Marian University (35-3), 66-52. The Cougars head home to Chicago from Sioux City, Iowa as this year’s NAIA National Runner-Up. After defeating…

SXU Goes 0-2 In Graceland Triangular

Monday, March 13th, 2017

  Men’s Volleyball It was a busy weekend for the volleyball team as they competed in the Graceland Triangular Tournament in Lamoni Iowa. The tournament saw SXU compete in back-to-back games against some of the toughest competition in the nation. Sat, March 11 Graceland University The Cougars started off the…

Saint Xavier Women’s Basketball Reaches Final Four in Historic Fashion

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Sioux City, IA — Saint Xavier women’s basketball is stamping its print on the 2017 NAIA National Tournament with record breaking performances. With a 69-53 win over College of the Ozarks, the Cougars are heading to the Final Four for the first time in program history. “It was a great accomplishment…

Saint Xavier Enters National Tournament as No. 1 Seed and CCAC Champions

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Sioux City, IA — The women of Saint Xavier are playing their best basketball of the year at the right time. After closing the regular season with nine straight victories and a CCAC North division crown, the Cougars entered the conference tournament as the No. 2 seed. Following a 100-52…