The Colonials split weekend doubleheaders at Rhode Island and Massachusetts Saturday and Sunday, respectively. GW defeated the Rams in Kingston, R.I., 5-0 and 10-6 and then lost to the Minutewomen in Amherst, Mass., 4-2 and 9-1. Freshman Amanda Gabriel pitched a complete-game, three-hit shutout in the first game against Rhode Island. The series also included home runs by juniors Chrysanthi Halkiotis, Caroline Howe, Hillary King, Colleen Kegler and Jackie Yaniga. The Colonials (21-24, 8-10 Atlantic 10) next host Coppin State May 3.
The GW golf team finished last in a field of 17 teams at the FirstEnergy Intercollegiate in Akron, Ohio Sunday. Junior Tim Johnson was the Colonials’ low-scorer with a 13-over-par 229 over three rounds. He finished in a tie for 46th. Playing at the famed Firestone Country Club, which has hosted a PGA Championship, GW finished with a combined score of 932. The Colonials next play at the 54-hole Atlantic 10 Golf Championship May 4-6 at Orange County National Golf Club in Winter Garden, Fla.