The Colonials dropped a 7-6 decision to No. 12 Bucknell in Lenisburg, Pa., Sept. 16 in the CWPA Southern Division league opener. Senior John Jennings, junior David Zenk and sophomore Jean-Claude Wright each had two goals, and goalie Chris Whittam had 14 saves and kept the Bison (8-1, 1-0), who have averaged 12 goals per game this season, to a season-low seven. The Colonials (5-4, 0-1) next face No. 15 Princeton Sept. 23 in Princeton, N.J.
The men’s soccer team lost 3-2 at Loyola Maryland in Baltimore Sept. 15. Sophomore Andy Stadler scored two goals in the second half for the Colonials (3-2) but the Colonials, who were 2-0 in one-goal games in 2007, allowed the winner with less than three minutes remaining in the game. The Greyhounds moved to 5-0 on the season. GW next hosts Rider at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex Sept. 22.
Sept. 14, ECU, L, 3-0
Sept. 15, Hartford, W, 3-1
Sept. 15, Howard, W, 3-0
Sept. 16, No. 12 Bucknell, L, 7-6
Sept. 14, Loyola Maryland, L, 3-2
Number Crunch: 4
(The number of GW volleyball players who had double-digits in points against the University of Hartford Saturday at Smith Center.)