Sports Briefs

GW wins one, drops three

The men’s water polo team opened its season Saturday and Sunday at the Navy Labor Day Tournament in Annapolis, a double-elimination 15-team invitational. The Colonials won its opener versus Boston College 7-3, but then dropped its next three, losing to Bucknell University 12-8, Salem-Teikyo 11-10, and the Massachusetts A Team 9-6.

GW to provide buses to games

The Student Activities Center is running buses to South Riding Field for several soccer matches this season.

Bus service will be provided for the following games: Sunday, Sept. 26 – men and women’s doubleheader vs. Virginia Tech (women at 1 p.m., men at 3:30 p.m., bus leaves at 12:15 p.m.); Sunday, Oct. 10 – women vs. Rhode Island (1 p.m., bus leaves at 12:15 p.m.); Friday, Oct. 15 – men vs. St. Bonaventure (3 p.m., bus leaves at 2:15 p.m.); Sunday, Oct. 17 – men vs. Duquesne (2 p.m., bus leaves at 1:15 p.m.); Sunday, Oct. 31 – men vs. Temple (1 p.m., bus leaves at 12:15 p.m.).

The buses will depart from the H Street Terrace at the Marvin Center. For more information contact Jill Kiah, spirit activities coordinator at the Student Activities Center at 994-6555.

New assistant coach named

Chris Burr, a former minor-leaguer in the Texas Rangers’ organization (1992-’96) was named an assistant baseball coach with the Colonials. Burr managed a local baseball team for the last three seasons, winning two All-American Amateur Baseball Association National Championships.

Novice team gets new assistant coach

Matthew Pascal, a 1996 graduate of Duquesne University, was named an assistant coach responsible for the freshman men’s novice team. Pascal replaces Matt Russell, who held the position for three years. – David Holt

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