Joshua Meredith

Boys of spring try to become boys of summer

For the vast majority of GW baseball players, the conclusion of the Atlantic 10 tournament marks the end of their playing careers. A very select few are fortunate enough to get the opportunity to follow their dreams of playing professional baseball. In 2005, the GW baseball team’s roster boasted many of the elder statesmen of […]

WEB UPDATE: The boys of spring try to become the boys of summer

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. For the vast majority of GW baseball players, the conclusion of the Atlantic 10 tournament marks the end of their baseball playing careers. A very select few are fortunate enough to get the opportunity to follow their dreams of playing professional baseball. The most notable of the bunch is […]

WEB UPDATE: Struggling Orioles put alumnus in the hot seat

Posted Thursday, Aug. 4, 7:15 p.m. One-time GW baseball player Sam Perlozzo has been named interim manager of the Baltimore Orioles after owner Peter Angelos relieved skipper Lee Mazzilli of his duties Wednesday. Perlozzo is the first GW alumnus to manage a major league team. Perlozzo graduated from GW in 1973 and played for both […]

WEB UPDATE: Solomon out as women’s basketball assistant coach

Posted Friday, Aug. 19, 12:01 a.m. Jacob Solomon’s tenure as an assistant coach with the GW women’s basketball team is over. GW head coach Joe McKeown confirmed Wednesday that Solomon will not be returning to the program. “Things just didn’t work out,” McKeown said. Before coming to GW, Solomon spent time as an assistant coach […]

Professional sports fans revel in D.C.

Washington, D.C., professional sports went through its version of the Dark Ages from 1999 through 2004. The District had been devoid of a baseball team since 1971, and more recently, all the beltway teams struggled to even break .500 as the playoffs became a memory of years past. Professional sports in the nation’s capital was […]

WNBA waives Monta?ana

The Connecticut Sun waived former women’s basketball standout Anna Monta?ana May 16, four days before the WNBA official roster cut down. Monta?ana went unselected in last month’s WNBA draft, but was invited to attend Sun training camp. “I am not disappointed, I am proud of what I was able to do,” Monta?ana said May 17. […]

WEB UPDATE: McKeown signs extension through 2011

Posted Monday, June 20, 3:56 p.m. GW women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown will be with the Colonials through at least 2011 after signing a contract extension on June 17. McKeown is the all-time victory leader in GW basketball history (men’s or women’s) and sits just 19 wins from the esteemed 450-win mark. “I think I […]

Baseball readies for A-10s

In 1983, the Eastern Eight became the Atlantic 10 in baseball. In the subsequent 21 years, the conference has only been awarded one at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. So even though the Colonials (39-17, 17-7 A-10) are in the Top 20 in victories in all of Division I baseball, they might need an A-10 […]

WEB UPDATE: Richmond deals big blow to GW’s playoff hopes

Visit www.gwhatchet.com daily for updates on the baseball team’s run at the A-10 championship Posted Thursday. May 26, 10:36 p.m. The GW baseball team’s hope of winning the Atlantic 10 Championship took a severe hit Thursday as they were crushed 10-3 by rival Richmond. The Colonials will now have to survive the loser’s bracket and […]