Jill Ersner

Softball splits with Rhody

After a plethora of cancellations, the GW softball team was finally able to hit the field Saturday, splitting a home doubleheader against Rhode Island. GW was able to squeak one out against the Rams 4-3 in the first game but lost 13-12 in extra innings in the nightcap. The Colonials (6-16, 1-1 A-10) had four […]

Tennis teams knock off Hoyas

The GW men and women’s tennis teams both defeated cross-town rival Georgetown on Friday. The men defeated the Hoyas for the third year in a row, 5-2, gaining all five points in singles competition. Senior Matt Hane and junior Matt Treadgold continued an undefeated fall season in doubles play. Despite windy weather conditions, the men […]

Varsity Roundup: Wise hired to coach women’s tennis and squash

The University named Megan Wise the new head coach for women’s tennis and women’s squash last month, replacing Helen Andrews in tennis and Sarah West in squash. Wise comes to GW after serving as an assistant coach for men’s and women’s tennis at the University of Connecticut. She has also coached at the high school […]

Tennis finishes sixth at A-10s

The GW men’s tennis team wrapped up its season with a sixth-place finish in the Atlantic 10 Championships Sunday, losing to Saint Joseph’s in the fifth-place match at the Oxford Athletic Club in Monroeville, Pa. Second-seeded St. Bonaventure beat No. 1 seed Richmond to take the title and the accompanying automatic NCAA tournament berth. Duquesne […]

Men’s tennis sweeps Maryland

The GW men’s tennis team swept its second match of the weekend, beating University of Maryland- Baltimore County 7-0 Saturday at Mount Vernon. Friday the Colonials swept Temple with five-straight set victories. The Colonial men’s record is now over .500 at 5-4. Junior Matt Hane defeated UMBC’s Josef Novotny, the No. 8 player in the […]

BBall Preview: Sophomores connect for success

Women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown does not have to work very hard to integrate his new recruits into his team this season, because there are none. With only one senior graduating from last year’s squad, McKeown said he will concentrate on developing the young talent he has rather than adding new recruits. The absence […]

Volleyball scores back-to-back wins

The GW volleyball team finished off a successful road trip with a 3-2 win over host Fordham Sunday. The win was the Colonials’ second consecutive five-game victory and came on the heels of a 3-2 win at Rhode Island Saturday, giving the Colonials their first back-to-back victories since they beat Dayton and La Salle three […]

Volleyball splits weekend at home

Despite a fourth-game rally, the GW volleyball team lost to Temple for the seventh-straight time in three seasons Saturday at the Smith Center. Prior to Saturday’s loss, the Colonials swept La Salle 3-0 Friday in their home conference opener. “We’ll be in good shape this year if we could only beat Temple,” sophomore Britta Stroman, […]

Paintball club heads to World Cup

For most GW students, going to a nearby field with some friends and shooting everyone in sight would land them in prison. But for the players on the GW club paintball team, it has given them a chance to compete in a World Cup game. The Colonial Fury, GW’s club paintball team, is one of […]

Women rowers gain experience

The GW women’s crew team kicked off its season at the annual Head of the Potomac Regatta on a sunny Saturday at Thompson Boat Center. Other area colleges and club crews from the metropolitan area joined the Colonials in this women’s-only endurance regatta. The three-mile race began near Fletcher’s Cove, at a pile of rocks […]