Seven freshmen make up the first recruiting class under head coach Barry King and secured 36 percent of the team’s goals.
Welch and Bowman attended the same high school and played for the same club before taking the court as Colonials.
The Colonials have scored seven more goals through three games this season compared to the same time last season.
The Colonials were unable to find the back of the net despite making consistently solid plays throughout the match.
The Mystics ended the night shooting 36.1 percent from the field, much lower than their regular season average of 44.8 percent.
Players said the off-court chemistry between them has never been better since Bernson took the helm last season.
Former gymnast and 2017 graduate Chelsea Raineri will be an assistant coach for the 2018-19 season.
Kiana Quolas and Laina Holmgren will join softball’s staff as assistant coaches for the 2019 season.
Women’s soccer has netted seven more goals through the first four games compared to this time last season.
Sophomore center Chris Sodom is leaving the men’s basketball program after committing to GW in May.