After summer of 'nonstop basketball,' Jorgensen showing development

by Nora Princiotti | Sports Editor

Though he’s retained his freshman flair, sophomore guard Paul Jorgensen looks like he has made a leap in the beginning of his second season.

Preview: Men's basketball vs. Gardner-Webb

by Mark Eisenhauer | Assistant Sports Editor

After taking down Army 92-81 Sunday night, GW will wrap up its Barclays Center Classic homestand against NCAA Division I’s other GWU-- Gardner-Webb.

A-10 Tournament preview: Volleyball must peak late to win it all

by Nora Princiotti | Sports Editor

Friday afternoon, when volleyball takes on No. 5 VCU as a No. 4 seed at 5 p.m. in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament, the team will have the ideal chance to make a run at the championship, hosting the event on their home floor.

Three keys to GW's upset over No. 6 Virginia

by Mark Eisenhauer | Assistant Sports Editor

Here's a closer look at some of the key statistics that propelled the program to one of its biggest wins in 20 years.

Club field hockey vies for varsity status

by Nora Princiotti | Sports Editor

Over the last few years club field hockey has gone from a team struggling due to high attrition rates to one with about 40 members, too many to use in a game. Now, a few members are trying to make sure that they get the nod next time GW decides to add a varsity program, even though they likely would never get to play for it.

Curry makes impact as a men's soccer walk-on

by Jonathan Greenspoon | Hatchet Reporter

Sophomore Oliver Curry collected six points on two goals and two assists throughout the season, not the first time he’s overcome long odds.

Big production by veterans, help from bench sets tone for offensive success

by Mark Eisenhauer | Assistant Sports Editor

Heading into the men’s basketball 2015-2016 campaign, it’s clear that the team’s success will hinge upon two main components: the performance of its veterans and its bench’s ability to put up points.

Osei-Wusu brings experience on the Ghanian national team to men's soccer

by Nate Pasko | Hatchet Reporter

Midfielder Koby Osei-Wusu traveled to Ghana to give the U-20 team a shot last year, staying there from the last week of December until January 19.

A-10 Championship preview: Men's soccer could continue its dramatic regular season run

by Mark Eisenhauer | Assistant Sports Editor

After three years of coming up short, the Colonials are finally headed back to the Atlantic 10 Championships Thursday for the first time during head coach Craig Jones’ tenure.

Exhibit A: What we learned watching men's basketball against Gannon

by Nora Princiotti | Sports Editor

Here are five takeaways from the Colonials’ 92-47 win over Gannon Saturday in exhibition play.

A-10 Championship Preview: Women's soccer looks for title to cap undefeated season

by Nora Princiotti | Sports Editor

The Atlantic 10 Championship begins Thursday morning at Davidson for women’s soccer when the top-seeded Colonials take on eighth-seeded George Mason at 11 a.m.

The Hatchet's Basketball Guide

Over the last four years, basketball at GW has been rejuvenated, and this year’s senior class is most responsible for having led both programs back to the postseason.

Colonials anticipate efficient offense despite loss of Savage

by Mark Eisenhauer | Assistant Sports Editor

With Kethan Savage's departure, the team loses a clutch ball handler and its second-highest scorer of 2014-2015.

After NCAA heartbreak, women's basketball begins season with something to prove

by Alex Kist | Hatchet Senior Staff Writer

After an Atlantic 10 championship last season, the final score of GW’s loss in the first round of the NCAA tournament still stings for women's basketball.

History in the making: The Class of 2016 begins its last chapter

by Nora Princiotti and Mark Eisenhauer | Sports Editors

The Class of 2016 has one more season to cement its legacy for GW basketball, and they all want the last chapter to be written in March.

Spacers and distributors, women's basketball guards as much of a threat as post players

by Matt Cullen | Hatchet Reporter

The dominance of preseason All-Americans Jonquel Jones and Caira Washington gets much of the recognition for the team’s success, but the spacing and ball distribution that has been key to creating it starts with Chase, Cranshaw and Schaible.

Garino set to lead Colonials after sharing court with national heroes this summer

by Mark Eisenhauer | Assistant Sports Editor

At the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship this summer, Garino, now entering his final season at GW, helped the Argentinian national team qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Rules changes get mixed reviews from men's basketball coaches

by Nora Princiotti | Sports Editor

Games will be played with a 30-second shot clock instead of a 35-second one, the charge circle has been expanded from three feet to four feet out from the basket and coaches can no longer call live-ball timeouts.

From a losing season to a national ranking, four-year seniors have changed women's basketball

by Marty Fenn | Hatchet Reporter

Since such immense success arrived so quickly for the Colonials, it is easy to forget that the program was not always this successful.

Sharpshooters Mitola, Hart provide outside threat off the bench

by Mark Eisenhauer | Assistant Sports Editor

With sharpshooters Alex Mitola and Matt Hart coming off the bench, GW could quietly become one of the best outside shooting teams in the A-10.

Hatchet picks: A-10 men's basketball preseason rankings

by Hatchet Sports Staff

Coaches and media members around the league made their picks for where they think the 14 men's basketball teams in the Atlantic 10 Conference will finish, but these are ours.

After a long road to GW, Cavanaugh finally ready to play

by Nora Princiotti | Sports Editor

But now he can play. It has taken five years, but Cavanaugh finally has a spot on a team that can compete for an NCAA tournament berth.

Her star on the rise, Jones continues to discover herself

by Josh Solomon | Senior Staff Writer

Jones is a preseason All-American and is projected to be a top-five pick in April’s WNBA draft.

Hatchet picks: A-10 women's basketball preseason rankings

by Hatchet Sports Staff

After a 29-win season and a trip to the NCAA tournament, the Colonials are far and away the favorite to repeat as Atlantic 10 Champions.

Osuchukwu working on array of sets to vary game

by Nora Princiotti | Sports Editor

Osuchukwu has had to make her game more versatile and practice getting kills from different locations on the court and along the net.

Atlantic 10 preview: Cross country looks to make championship strides

by Josh Solomon | Senior Staff Writer

In a season of firsts, the men's and women's cross country teams will gun for their first-ever conference championship this Halloween in Richmond. The question for the program is: Will they come in ahead of schedule this year?

The making of Colonials Invasion: A look behind the scenes

by Joseph Politano and Nora Princiotti | Hatchet Reporters

Before the lights dimmed in the Smith Center, organizers, athletes and student groups of all kinds had to put it all together. Here’s how it all happened.

Rookie Pavon quick to contribute for women's soccer

by Marty Fenn | Hatchet Reporter

In her first year as a Colonial, Pavon has again been thrown into the mix with more senior teammates. She has started 12 games, tied with classmate Dani Frese for the most of any freshman player, all but the Colonials’ first two contests.

More experienced Heine becoming finisher men's soccer needs

by Peter Hoegler | Hatchet Reporter

Since the season got underway in late August, Garrett Heine has been the most dangerous player on the pitch, game in and game out.

Men's soccer hits stride, remains undefeated in A-10 play

by Mark Eisenhauer | Assistant Sports Editor

After winning two of three heading into their A-10 season-opener, the Colonials have a perfect 3–0 record against conference foes.