Through the first nine games of the season, sophomore forward MacKenzie Cowley has paced the women’s soccer team in scoring and already surpassed her goal total from her freshman season.
After a year of training, former GW varsity swimmer Bill Shipp (‘82) can add swimming the English Channel to his list of accomplishments, which has already included surviving cancer.
On paper, the Colonials are undoubtedly a threat for post-season play. But on the floor, GW still has a few adjustments to make.
Timmer participated in a training program with an Olympic setter during the offseason, and has used what she learned to boost her confidence and reclaim the starting spot she lost to sophomore Emily Clemens last year after eight games.
In the wake of more changes in college sports, A-10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade talked about her work, the future of the NCAA and her relationship with GW Athletic director Patrick Nero.
The team is playing more time in a 4-4-2 offensive formation that puts more players further up the field and in an attack-focused mindset compared to last season’s 4-5-1 formation.
After the team’s best start in program history, women’s soccer suffered its first loss of the season in sudden death overtime, falling 1-0 to Georgetown (4-2-2) on the road Sunday.
Head coach Sarah Barnes said the difference between last year’s 2-2 start to the season and this year’s success is not just the backline.
When Brian Mojica arrived at Foggy Bottom as a freshman water polo recruit, he said he didn’t quite feel like he belonged on the team.
With the amateur model of college sports under siege, Athletic Director Patrick Nero is confident GW is strongly positioned to enter "the new generation of college athletics.”
One of college basketball’s trusted barometers has pointed to GW as a team to watch for the first time in eight years.
Last year, the men’s water polo team scored more than 11 goals per game on the way to its most successful season since 2006. But GW will now have to change its philosophy after losing four key seniors who scored 41 percent of the team’s goals.
The story of the 2014 men’s soccer season really began last November, when a single loss kept the Colonials out of the postseason.
After the volleyball team spent most of last season searching for its identity as a team, GW is looking to hit the ground running this fall as a more mature squad with more ambitious goals.
After a 1-1 draw against American last week and a 1-0 win against Delaware in exhibition play Saturday, confidence is radiating from the team as it looks to build on the success of last year’s 7-5-5 season.
While teams went home and took a break from competition over the summer, GW sports still generated plenty of buzz. Here are the top storylines you may have missed.
Here are five freshman to watch this year, ranging from exceptional players with the talent and experience to rise quickly as stars to athletes with specific skills that could improve their teams by meeting a need or tending to a weakness.
While some focus on rehabilitation and others look to fit new roles, the team is beginning to mentally prepare for a new season with heightened expectations.
Nero, who recently started his tenure as chair of the A-10 athletics director council, plans to stay just as active during the summer as he did during the academic year, working incessantly to capitalize on last season’s triumphs.
After 12,000 collective meters of racing Sunday, men’s rowing finished right where they started at the Eastern Sprints in Worcester, Mass.
The lanky 23-year-old is taking the weeks leading up to the NBA draft and Summer League to train, fly across the country to work out for teams and play in highly-scouted showcases to promote himself as a player worthy of a professional contract.
It's deja vu all over again for the baseball team, who gave credence to the old baseball adage in a three-game series sweep over Rhode Island this weekend, capped off by a complete game Sunday by sophomore pitcher Bobby LeWarne.
Thomsen and Svensson’s contributions helped the Colonials win their second-ever conference championship and qualify for a first-ever appearance at the NCAA Championship Tournament.
You can call it a "Nero-recruited class." They are the second group of freshmen recruited by coaching staffs who were either retained or hired under third-year athletic director Patrick Nero. At the third-annual Georgey Awards, the best rookies displayed the new era in GW athletics.
Athletes this season hauled in conference honors and set program records, and many teams made giant leaps from just last year.
Elana Meyers Taylor has her sights set on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
A series sweep by the Spiders spun the Colonials’ postseason hopes down to the last thread.
With four players shooting their best rounds of the championship on the final day, GW posted its fourth-best round of the season and earned a third-place finish out of 11 teams.
GW secured a first-round bye in the tournament and will begin play on Friday, facing the winner of No. 6-seeded Saint Joseph’s and No. 11-seeded George Mason.
Fomin's match point sealed the tournament victory over VCU and earned the Colonials an automatic bid to the NCAA Regional Tournament.