Louis Nelson

Mother: GW barring Allums from media

The University’s Office of Media Relations drew scrutiny this week, after the mother of women’s basketball player Kye Allums alleged GW stifled opportunities for Allums to speak out about his role as the first transgender basketball player in NCAA Division I history. Allums’ mother, Rolanda Delamartinez, said that since Allums’ initial announcement and subsequent press […]

Kvancz stepping down from post as AD

After 17 years as the head of the athletic department for GW, Jack Kvancz announced his retirement Thursday, saying he would assume a role as special adviser to the University. Kvancz said he had been considering retirement for a few years, but said he had no immediate plans to step down until the Board of […]

University to launch broad review of GW Athletics

The University’s highest governing body is preparing a comprehensive review of GW Athletics – one that will assess the direction of the department and the varsity, intramural and club sports it houses. The Board of Trustees appointed New York Yankees Team President and alumnus Randy Levine to oversee the review that comes on the heels […]

Kromah adjusting to life on the sideline

Lasan Kromah didn’t feel it when he injured his foot back in mid-November. He was on the court with his teammates that day, playing in a closed-door scrimmage against N.C. State when the ball swung his way. He caught it, took a jab step and heard a pop. He didn’t feel a thing, and he […]

Colonials adjusting to short bench

When the injury bug bit the women’s basketball team early in the season, the Colonials weren’t quite ready for it. With as many as five players sitting on the bench in sweats, other players were forced to play through nagging injuries that they otherwise would have been able to keep off of, while the few […]

Colonials fall in heartbreaker to Richmond

For the first 39 minutes of its game Wednesday night, the men’s basketball team and its opponent, Richmond, seemed perfectly matched. The two teams had matched each other shot for shot and run for run and had played almost an entire game of dead-even basketball, but over the final minute and 2 seconds of the […]

Colonials hold off 49ers in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It had been just three days since the men’s basketball team’s 84-59 loss to Duquesne last week when GW took the court Saturday afternoon on the road against Charlotte. Sixty-seven hours was all that separated the Colonials from one of their worst performances of the season, a sloppy game that featured a […]

Colonials crumble in blowout loss to Dukes

PITTSBURGH – The box score of the men’s basketball team’s contest Wednesday night against Duquesne will say the game ended in an 84-59 loss for the Colonials, but for most of the game, it didn’t even feel that close. The stats will say the Dukes shot 8 percentage points better from the floor than the […]

GW tops Billikens to snap skid

Offense has been a problem for the men’s basketball team this season, especially in the second half. The Colonials came into Saturday afternoon’s game against Saint Louis riding a four-game losing streak during which the team hadn’t once outscored its opponent in the second half. But things changed for the Colonials in Saturday’s game against […]

Sports In Brief

Terrapins top men’s tennis handily on the road The men’s tennis team fell to Maryland Saturday, losing 6-1 in College Park, Md. The Terrapins dominated the doubles matches, sweeping the Colonials to earn the doubles point. Senior Richard Blumenfeld and Viktor Svensson fought hard against Maryland, but ultimately fell 8-5 as Svensson battled through an […]