Daniel Wright

Women’s basketball rallies in overtime to net second straight win

With one minute and 36 seconds remaining in overtime of the Colonials match against Old Dominion, senior forward Tara Booker spotted up for a three pointer with her team trailing by one point. Booker, who finished 4-for-8 from behind the arc, hadn’t hit a field goal in over 24 minutes. “I heard my coach telling […]

Penalty kicks halt Colonials’ dream run

For 77 minutes Sunday, the Colonials looked as if they were going to be crowned the A-10 conference tournament champions. After leading for the majority of the match, GW ceded only its third goal in seven games with just over 12 minutes to play in the second half against defending champion Xavier. The No. 2 […]

GW departs in search of championship

Earning one of the six spots in the A-10 conference tournament seemed unlikely for the Colonials at the beginning of the 2011 season. After a disappointing campaign marked by injuries relegated the team to a 3-15 record a season ago, the Colonials were picked in preseason polls to finish this season in 13th place of […]

Men’s soccer nabs season’s first A-10 road wins

Entering the weekend, GW had yet to win an A-10 game on the road – and the Colonials needed a win to ensure they’d be in contention for the league tournament. After failing to score in their last three away matches, the Colonials’ offense finally found its form on the road. GW scored five goals […]

Using backline brawn to challenge foes

Sophomore Alex Sandland isn’t the sort of defender who goes unnoticed. Rushing to headers and sliding through tackles before the opposing offense can reach the goal box, it’s common to see Sandland throwing his body around the field to stop an oncoming attacker at all costs. “He wants to win the ball,” head coach George […]