Varsity Roundup


In their first meet since a mechanical glitch at the Smith Center pool caused a chemical imbalance, GW’s swim teams both lost to La Salle Saturday in Philadelphia. Freshmen David Harding and Isabel Tawney joined sophomore Sarah Beggs in winning individual races, but GW’s men’s team lost 200-98, while the women lost 202-91.

Women’s soccer

Despite being eliminated from Atlantic 10 tournament contention last week, GW’s women’s soccer team beat St. Joseph’s 3-2 Friday in Philadelphia. Senior Keara Mehlert scored once and had two assists in the win, which snapped a three-game losing streak for the Colonials (8-10-0, 4-6-0 A-10).

Cross country

GW redshirt sophomore Megan Hogan finished second with a time of 17:39.4 out of 139 runners in the A-10 Championships in Charlotte, N.C. Senior Colin Stevenson once again paced the men’s side for the Colonials, finishing 45th out of 138 runners with the time of 25:32.00. Hogan was named to the league’s All-Conference team for being one of the top 15 female runners in the conference.

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