The petition calls on the University to open a “constructive dialogue” with alumni about the programs’ eliminations.
GW will play each team in the league once and Davidson, Duquesne and George Mason twice for home-and-home series.
Brayon Freeman is the second addition to the Class of 2025, playing his junior season for Huntington Prep.
Men’s rowing, sailing, men’s and women’s squash, men’s indoor track, men’s tennis and women’s water polo will be eliminated, affecting about 118 student-athletes.
Sarah Overcash and Ariel Stephenson will remain on the women’s basketball team as graduate assistants for the 2020-21 season.
Infielder Amber Lotz and outfielder Olivia Vinyard will join the Colonials after four seasons with Houston Baptist and Yale, respectively.
Volleyball, soccer, tennis, rowing, swimming and diving, golf and cross country are unable to compete this fall.
The Redskins are reevaluating the moniker as minority owners look to sell stakes and national retailers pull merchandise.
Men’s basketball head coach Jamion Christian thought of the idea for the tournament, and it is in the scheduling and planning process.
Leila Patel and Michelle Ojo of Texas and Virginia, respectively, are expected to hit the court for the 2021-22 season.