Weekend sports recap: More like Austin THREEman
It was a bittersweet weekend for Georgetown Athletics this past weekend, including euphoric highs and painful lows. Both basketball teams took the court and the women’s soccer team looked to continue their improbable postseason run.
In the Verizon Center, the men’s basketball team sunk UNC-Asheville 87-72 with a barrage of three pointers from senior Austin Freeman, who tied the Georgetown record for three’s (7) in a game. Freeman also had his third four-point play of the season. The Hoyas begin a tough stretch on Tuesday against No. 12 Missouri in Kansas City.
The women’s basketball team ended their weekend in the U.S. Virgin Islands with a victory against No. 4 Tennessee during Saturday’s Paradise Jam finals. The Hoyas’ (5-1) took home the hardware after leading the entire game on its way to a 69-58 win. It was the team’s second win over a ranked opponent this season. Looks like the men have competition for Georgetown’s basketball crown.
The women’s soccer team’s season ended in heartbreak on Friday after the squad lost 2-0 to Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. The Hoyas surprising run included wins over Siena, No. 38 Minnesota and No. 6 Maryland, the first postseason wins in program history.