Ian Humphrey

Lone senior honored

When the game ended Sunday afternoon, sounds of her name filled Smith Center. Senior Kenan Cole should be used to it by now since Joe McKeown, GW’s head coach, has been screeching it from the sidelines for four years. But this time, the chants came from the crowd. “Ke-nan Cole! Ke-nan Cole!” Before a six-point […]

Team eyes perfect conference run

GW women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown clearly recalls the last time his team went undefeated in the Atlantic 10 because the players on that team shaved it in the back of his head. A decade later, it could be time for another haircut. No. 9 GW (23-2, 12-0 A-10) will face a feisty Saint Joseph’s […]

GW visits 49ers for first time

Heading to Halton Arena for the first time Thursday night to play Charlotte, some might think that the No. 8/9 GW (AP, ESPN/USA Today) women’s basketball team should be fazed by the 49ers’ 22-game home winning streak. For junior Kim Beck, Charlotte is just another team on the schedule. “We’ve had some pretty tough road […]

Colonials win 14th straight

With his team down 42 points to the GW women’s basketball team Sunday, all St. Bonaventure head coach Jim Crowley could do was shake his head. Crowley watched his team give up 21 turnovers and shoot below 25 percent as No. 8/9 GW (AP, ESPN/USA Today) won its 14th straight game 75-41, the sixth-longest streak […]

Making moves

The gymnastics team sent three gymnasts to the NCAA Regional Championships last season, but this year, the Colonials are focused on sending a few more gymnasts to the meet. In fact, they are determined to qualify as a team. After placing second out of four squads at the GW/Lindsey Ferris Invitational to open the 2007 […]

Making a racquet

Like most teams at GW, the men’s squash team spent months practicing in preparation for the upcoming season. Yet, something was missing. A coach. Last season, the team was ranked 22nd in the country. But last season also brought the graduation of its five best players, and then there was the unexpected departure of coach […]

Adair shines in weekend tournament

COLLEGE PARK, Md.-When sophomore Jessica Adair posted her first career double-double in a tight 66-53 loss to Tennessee in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season, she demonstrated what type of impact she was capable of having. And with the Colonials’ need for a strong inside presence heading into the season, it appears […]

Depth needed in post players

While the GW women’s basketball team has received the strong play that it expected from its guards through the season’s first two games, the Colonials likely would not have made it look so easy last weekend without the balanced attack of its post players. The team’s innate need for solid efforts from forwards Chantelle John […]

Basketball Preview: A day with McKeown and Co.

The clock reads 10 a.m. on the Friday morning before Halloween, and the GW women’s basketball brownstone across from the Smith Center is nearly vacant. The glare from a solitary light protrudes from the office of first-year assistant coach Ali Jaques, who is chatting with a recruit on instant messenger. “Recruiting is like breathing,” she […]

A telling tune-up

The lone senior on the GW women’s basketball team, guard Kenan Cole, may occasionally get overlooked with Atlantic 10 preseason first-team members Kim Beck and Sarah-Jo Lawrence in the same backcourt. But last year’s Academic Excellence Award recipient made her presence known with a team-leading 23 points and 8 rebounds in Friday’s 70-63 preseason win […]