Annie Mercogliano

GW crews gain experience

GW crew teams competed in the 37th annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, Mass., last weekend. Both coaches said the elite racing fields in this international race provided much needed experience for their young teams. The men’s Varsity Eight finished 35th with a time of 14:09.4, and the men’s Championship Four placed 27th […]

Soccer notches first conference win

The GW men’s soccer team split its conference road trip this weekend, winning the first game against Xavier 3-2 Friday, then falling to Dayton 2-1 Sunday afternoon. A late header by Dayton’s Michael Nsien gave the Flyers the 2-1 edge in a hard-fought game Sunday afternoon at Baujan field in Ohio. Tied at one since […]

Fall Sports Preview: Title in tow, crew eyes Georgetown

With an Atlantic 10 title under its belt, the GW men’s crew team is focused on two things: defending its title and beating Georgetown. “We have no greater rival than Georgetown,” said coach Gene Kininmonth. “Last year they beat both our freshmen and varsity crews. I hated losing to Georgetown. This year we will do […]

GW remembers sophomore’s life

A shock rippled through a GW community scattered around the country July 28, when sophomore Jonathan Rizzo was reported missing in his small Massachusetts hometown. News of his violent death July 31 spread through a network of Kappa Sigma fraternity members and friends. Thousands gathered to mourn the loss and remember a man who had […]

Water polo advances to Eastern Championships

The GW women’s water polo team placed fourth at the Southern Championships in Grove City, Pa., Friday and Saturday, securing a spot at the Eastern Championships April 28 and 29 in Providence, RI. The winner of the tournament receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships. Princeton University won the Southern Championships ahead of second-place […]

Spiders end baseball win streak

The GW baseball team grabbed a share of first place in the Atlantic 10 with a three-game weekend sweep of Duquesne at Barcroft Park last weekend. Both Temple and GW (18-11) boast 5-1 conference records. The team dropped just one game for the week, a 10-5 loss to the University of Richmond at Barcroft Park […]

It’s bye-bye birdies for three GW golfers

Citing team differences and time commitment issues, junior Bobby Barnett and senior Mike Goldman quit the golf team before spring play. The team has also lost J.B. McCuskey, a fall walk-on who decided to pursue an internship. Goldman, a senior from Philadelphia, played on the team for three years before deciding to pack up his […]

GW hosts Wizards preseason scrimmage

The Washington Wizards visited the Smith Center Monday for a pre-season scrimmage before the regular season starts Oct. 31. Wizards Head of Basketball Operations Michael Jordan stopped in briefly for the event. Maureen Lewis-Nasser, head of press relations for the Wizards, said GW’s facilities and location made the decision to have a scrimmage at the […]