The Colonials picked up 30 points in the final 20 minutes of play after being held to 18 points in the first half but could not complete the comeback.
The Colonials’ 195.325 team score marks GW’s third consecutive meet finishing with at least 195 points.
The Colonials, who are 0-3 on the year, had strong showings on the mound but have room to grow at the plate and on defense.
Freshman center Kayla Mokwuah led the Colonials with 16 points on 7-for-9 shooting from the field while grabbing six rebounds in her first career start.
The Colonials posted an all-around total of 195.400 – a season-high – on the night to beat New Hampshire, Yale and William and Mary Friday night at the Smith Center at the Pink Meet.
GW won just two games in the first half of the season but GW has found itself in the top half of the A-10 standings nine games into conference play.
Women’s basketball will head to Chaifetz Arena Sunday to face the Billikens, looking to improve its 3–4 road record.
Davidson leads the league with 67.6 points per game, while the Colonials sit in last place in the Atlantic 10 averaging 52.1 points per game.
The Patriots erased a seven-point halftime deficit in the third quarter in which they outscored the Colonials 18–6 and never looked back.
Senior duo guard Mei-Lyn Bautista and forward Kelsi Mahoney are the only Colonials to have started every match this season.