Unlike last year, the Colonials now have a strong core of 15 returning players, including eight starters from last year. Last season, several freshmen were forced to step up, perhaps before they were ready, because of injuries to veteran players.
The men’s tennis team entered the final match of the Atlantic 10 Championship in an unfamiliar position: the underdog.
When Danil Zelenkov lost his singles match at UC Santa Barbara five weeks ago, the promising freshman saw his record slump.
The Colonials’ final regular season match was just as tense as anticipated. GW squared off against VCU, a new member of the Atlantic 10 and the highest-ranked opponent on the Colonials’ schedule. Both teams entered the match undefeated in conference play, ensuring that one squad would leave Tuesday’s match with a blemish on an otherwise-perfect […]
The Colonials picked up a non-conference victory during their final home match of the season Saturday, in a final tune-up before the team hits the road for five straight games and then the Atlantic 10 championship. No. 68 GW (12-5, 3-0 A-10) prevailed 5-2 against St. John’s to finish undefeated in home matches this season. […]
The women’s basketball team strung together moments of superior offensive and defensive performances Wednesday night, including a closing first-half run that pulled the team within five points. Ultimately, though, the Colonials couldn’t pull out a victory in Ohio. GW scored efficiently and forced Xavier into difficult shot attempts, but struggled to prevent the Musketeers from […]
GW thrives in games dictated by strong defensive play leading to easy fast-break baskets, executing its best play when it can control in transition. But when opponents disrupt that gameplan, learning to attack inside to disrupt the Colonials’ comfort zone, it can spell an entirely different outcome for the team. Despite holding Charlotte to 23 […]
Despite a dominant second half, ending the game on a furious 16-3 run, GW couldn’t overcome a stagnant first half Wednesday afternoon. The Colonials fell at Fordham 66-56, snapping a three-game win streak. Head coach Jonathan Tsipis blamed the team’s slow-moving offense, saying that it put the team in a hole before the break that […]
GW ended a its five-game losing streak Sunday by reversing a pattern, turning its season-long struggles on offense into an efficient and methodical attack.
The Colonials dominated Morgan State on both sides of the ball and won comfortably, 75-40, Wednesday night. The Colonials (4-2) entered the game boasting the best scoring defense in the Atlantic 10 Conference but a struggling offense. GW jumped out to an early lead by focusing on good shot selection and close looks at the […]