Kelly Cassetori

Soccer stays strong in Nebraska

Senior Lindsay Bruno knew the GW women’s soccer team’s journey to Omaha, Neb. this weekend would be well worth the trip. The Colonials beat the South Dakota State Jack Rabbits 1-0 Friday night before tying Creighton 2-2 Sunday at the annual Diadora Classic held at Creighton University. “We went into the games ready to work,” […]

Softball team earns first win

The GW softball team hosted the GW Invitational this weekend at Mount Vernon field, winning its first game of the season while dropping three. The Colonials (1-5-1), who were battling several unspecified injuries, opened the tournament by beating Manhattan College (2-3) 4-0. Freshman Gabby Culp pitched her first collegiate shutout in the victory, allowing three […]

Softball ties Norfolk

The GW softball team played Norfolk State at Mount Vernon Field Tuesday night, but nothing was decided, as the game ended in a 4-4 tie due to darkness after nine innings. Freshman pitcher Gabby Culp said the game was “a good effort both offensively and defensively. We did a good job coming back to tie […]

Water polo raises expectations

To GW men’s water polo head coach Scott Reed, last year’s fifth-place finish at the Collegiate Water Polo Southern Championships left a bittersweet taste in the Colonials’ mouth, as they missed qualifying for Conference Championship play by one spot. “This year, simply put, we want to set ourselves up for a Southern Championship title and […]

Deep, experienced volleyball squad has title within reach

For sophomore volleyball player Shannon Parks, the team goals for this season are simple after last year’s second place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship. “We want to defeat Temple, our rival, and take the A-10 Title.” With that goal in mind, the Colonials started the season impressively, winning their first three matches to finish […]

Title IX upheld by courts, administration

The U.S. Department of Education ended its reconsideration of Title IX in July without making any changes to the 30-year old legislation, signaling a major victory for women’s rights advocates on the controversial issue. The decision came after a federal judge in Washington rejected the claims of a lawsuit filed against Title IX, issuing a […]

Rising star Shanley mixes talent, character

When junior shortstop Jake Wald left the GW baseball team for the minor leagues last June, head coach Tom Walter had cause for concern about who would fill the important infield position. Then came Tom Shanley. At 5-foot-10, 180 pounds, the freshman began his collegiate career with a 15-game hitting streak, earning him two Atlantic […]

In defense of their Title

Title IX, a law designed to enforce gender equality in athletics, has come under much scrutiny since its creation in 1972. But with its 30th birthday last year, the legislation now faces perhaps its toughest examination ever – a law suit brought by the National Wrestling Coaches Association saying 355 men’s college teams were cut […]

Spirit teams place high at nationals

The GW dance and cheerleading squads took home top 10 finishes last week at the Chick-Fil-A College Cheer & Dance Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla. The cheerleading team finished in fifth place in the final round while the dance squad took ninth. The cheerleading and dance teams are known by students for their performances at […]

Rugby bonds over games, parties

The GW men’s rugby team knows how to have a good time. And they should – in the rugby world, partying is almost as important as playing. Often extending invitations to the teams they just battled on the field, the rugby team throws parties in apartments, houses and has social events in Froggy Bottom Pub […]