Ben Siegel

The resurrection of Christie

Ron Christie’s GW baseball career got off to a promising start. As a freshman, the 6-3 right-hander went 2-1 and struck out 24 batters in 31 innings of work. As a sophomore, Christie started five games for the Colonials, compiling a record of 2-4 with 26 strikeouts. But after pitching in a game against Maryland […]

Club waits on deck as varsity sport

Rachel Meinecke was shocked last year when GW’s athletics department announced it would upgrade the women’s softball club to varsity status to ensure the University met NCAA standards and Title IX requirements. It was a surprise because only a year before GW softball didn’t exist. “When I first came here, I didn’t know whether GW […]

GW splits with local teams

The GW baseball team’s offense continued its onslaught of opposing pitchers, but the Colonials only split their two games this week. GW (18-14) pounded Mount Saint Mary’s College after putting up strong offensive numbers in an extra-innings loss to Georgetown University. “That’s going to happen,” sophomore Dan Rouhier said. “We were playing pretty well and […]

Colonials beat Patriots, lose to Navy on the road

The GW baseball team split its last two games, losing on the road to the U.S. Naval Academy Wednesday and defeating George Mason University Tuesday. The Colonials also picked up a win by forfeit when the College of William & Mary refused to play a game at Barcroft Field last Wednesday. According to NCAA rules, […]

Gamecocks sweep series with Colonials

The GW baseball team played its third series of the season this weekend against a southern university and ended up suffering its first sweep. GW was held to just two runs in the first two games against the University of South Carolina (8-3) at Sarge Frye Field in Columbia, S.C., before exploding for 10 runs […]