Dave Mann

Smith Center slated for backup ceremony

Prior to 1995, GW had no contingency plan for Commencement if the weather forced the ceremony off the Ellipse. “No one gave much thought to it,” said Director of University Special Events Lynn Shipway. “Our backup plan was to cancel Commencement.” So when a lightening storm descended on the District three years ago, the University […]

Women’s crew places second to UMass at A-10s

Before it traveled to Collingswood, N.J. for the Atlantic 10 Championships, the GW women’s crew team hoped to surprise league-power and fifth-ranked Massachusetts and win the title, Coach Steve Peterson said. “(UMass) had a couple of rough meets going in, and we were hoping to surprise them. We were up against a giant and in […]

Baseball team wins two more games

After completing a three-game sweep of La Salle Monday, the GW baseball team split two non-conference games this week and is preparing for an important weekend series with Xavier. GW (29-14) could ensure itself a spot in the Atlantic 10 Championship with two wins against Xavier at Barcroft Park. GW Coach Tom Walter said the […]

Tennis teams prepare for A-10s

After completing inconsistent regular seasons this week, the GW men’s and women’s tennis teams are preparing for the Atlantic 10 Championships, which begins Friday at Virginia Tech. The men’s team ended its regular season with a 6-1 loss at American University Saturday. The Colonials last scheduled match against Old Dominion University Tuesday was canceled. The […]

GW baseball team routs UMBC

The GW baseball team overwhelmed the University of Maryland-Baltimore County 11-3 Wednesday at Barcroft Park for its fifth-consecutive win. The Colonials decimated UMBC pitching with 19 hits in improving to 25-12 on the season. Senior Cassedy Smith delivered the big hit in the fourth inning as he knocked a grand slam over the centerfield fence […]

Baseball team splits games, Baginski honored

The GW baseball team split a pair of non-conference games this week as it lost to the University of Richmond Tuesday and won at James Madison University Wednesday. The Colonials’ matched their win total from last season with their 12-5 win at James Madison. GW is 21-12 on the season and will play Dayton in […]

Confusing GW sports lingo is not a `hit’

If you read the story about the GW gymnastics team in last Thursday’s edition of The Hatchet (God bless those who did), you may have noticed the many times the word “hit” was used. Nearly every member of the team quoted in the story talked about how they wanted to “hit” this weekend at the […]

Baseball team continues turnaround, wins three

A year ago, it took the GW baseball team an entire season to win 21 games. What a difference a year makes. With 17 games remaining this season, the Colonials have nearly matched their win total from last season. GW reached 20 wins by winning two out of three games at Duquesne this weekend. The […]

Baseball team wins four of five

Wins continued to pile up for the GW baseball team this week. The Colonials won two out of three games against Rhode Island last weekend, and then posted comeback wins over James Madison and Howard universities Tuesday and Wednesday. GW has won three games in a row and 13 of its last 15. The Colonials […]