Four Colonials reached double-digits, with redshirt senior guard Armel Potter and junior guard Maceo Jack leading the charge with 17 points apiece.
Demko said the three female coaches she played under at Maryland set an example of women who could achieve leadership spots in college sports.
Bernson said she tries to stay in tune with the greater volleyball and sports communities to increase female representation.
In the final five minutes of the half, the Colonials’ only points came from the charity stripe. The team went 6-of-8 to close the half with a 14-point deficit.
Team veterans led the squad, with redshirt senior guard Armel Potter and senior forward Arnaldo Toro notching double-doubles.
Redshirt senior guard Potter, who missed three games with a lower body injury, led the floor with 20 points and eight assists.
The final buzzer sounded on the Colonials’ largest loss since Vermont on Dec. 31 and its second 20-point loss in A-10 play.
Junior guard Maceo Jack and freshman forward Jamison Battle lead the squad from deep but fell short against Richmond Saturday.
Officials said GW’s plans to replace the Smith Center pool with additional basketball courts with align with rising Atlantic 10 standards.
Eric Gehrke, a Washington, D.C.-native, last served as the varsity girls coach at the Saratoga Rowing Association.