Also this weekend, the volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season, losing a five-game set to Central Michigan University in the final round of the Mike Castrucci Automotive Xavier Invitational. The team now stands at 5-1 on the season after winning its first two games of the tournament, beating Appalachian State, 3-1, on Friday night and Stetson University, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon.
The womens golf team finished 12th out of 36 teams in the rain shortened Unlimited Potential/Bay Tree Classic. The tournament is billed as the largest womens collegiate golf tournament in the world. Freshman Kara Manis led the Musketeers, finishing tied for 22nd overall with a score of 154. As a team, the Musketeers shot a 318 on Sunday, coupled with a 313 on Friday for the 631 team score. The Musketeer womens golf team is idle until playing in the Notre Dame Invitational on September 27 and 28.
And, the mens soccer team suffered a pair of losses, being shut out, 2-0, by Western Kentucky University on Friday and being shut out again, 2-0, by the University of Louisville on Sunday in the Western Kentucky University Invitational. Despite the setbacks, seniors Jared McCarthy and Nick Thompson were named to the All-Tournament Team. The Musketeers have now suffered four consecutive shutouts and fall to 0-4 on the season.