Jason Lipschultz

Preview: Leaders who show and tell

No matter how high the recruiting class is ranked (6th in the nation, according to U.S. News), or how high a team is ranked in the polls (20th in the Associated Press, 22nd in USA Today) a team needs leaders to succeed. Last year, GW lost its top two leaders to graduation, floor general Kristeena […]

Water polo drops a pair, gains confidence

Jamie Saettele scored a game-wining goal with less than two minutes remaining to give Bucknell University a 6-5 win over the GW men’s water polo team in Lewisburg, Pa. Sunday. It was a tough weekend for the Colonials who were also defeated by No. 14 Princeton University at the Smith Center on Saturday. The weekend […]

Fall Sports Preview: Team tests water in early contest

With a disappointing loss to the University of Puerto Rico to start the season, the GW water polo team showed promise by bouncing back and sweeping their remaining three matches, finishing ninth overall in the Navy Open. With the season opener out of the way, head coach Scott Reed and his team can begin to […]

Water polo faces Navy first

A season-opening tournament is a coach’s first opportunity to analyze his team in a competitive format. The team’s performance at these tournaments is more important than the scores. For the GW men’s water polo team, which competes in this weekend’s Navy Open, the tournament is about erasing the memories of a lackluster performance which landed […]

Alvaro Fortuny’s stroke of success

Even with last season’s impressive third-place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championships, the GW men’s swimming and diving team has been overshadowed of more spectator-orientated sports. Senior Alvaro Fortuny looks to change that, and he is well on his way. With Fortuny’s record-breaking performance in the A-10 championships two weeks ago, his vision for GW […]

GW’s A-10 success no surprise under Joe McKeown

When Joe McKeown joined on as GW’s women’s basketball coach in September 1989, it was his job to revamp a program that just finished 9-19 the year before. Fourteen months later, McKeown defied the odds and turned a below-.500 program into a 14-4 team. He took teams to the NCAA Tournament in seven of 11 […]

BBall preview: Seniors lead the way

As the GW men’s and women’s basketball teams continue to prepare for their upcoming seasons, the teams’ seniors have played integral leadership roles. The men’s team has been transformed from last year’s young squad, featuring a veteran group of eight upper classmen this year. This is a team I’m more comfortable with, head coach Tom […]

Soccer sets sights on Owls

With non-conference matches out of the way, the GW women’s soccer team looks to start off fresh as they begin the most significant portion of the season Friday at Temple and Sunday at St. Joseph’s. The team’s first eight matches have caused the players and coaching staff considerable frustration and disappointment. The team, however, plans […]

Fall preview – Men’s soccer starts strong

Having already matched the number of wins for last year’s entire season, the GW men’s soccer team shows few signs of apprehension on the soccer field. The Colonials have already faced some tough competition including the Virginia Military Institute and Georgetown, and stand at ???. The strong start to the season marks a big turnaround […]

GW opens home season with a win

Any critics claiming that the current loss of GW captain Michael Goldman will hamper the men’s soccer team were proven wrong Tuesday when the Colonials opened their home season with a 1-0 victory over St. Francis College (N.Y.) at South Riding Field. GW’s victory improved its record to 3-1, while the visiting Terriers fell to […]