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Colonials climb to 2-0 in Atlantic 10 with win

PHILADELPHIA – As his team prepared to face Saint Joseph’s on the road in its second Atlantic 10 game of the season, men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs made sure that his team knew exactly what it would be like walking into Saturday afternoon at Hagan Arena. In his decade of coaching the Colonials, Hobbs […]

Sports in Brief

Winter Break Recap Men’s Basketball at Oregon State Dec. 18 W, 87-79 vs. East Carolina Dec. 22 W, 82-80 at Alabama-Birmingham Dec. 27 L, 79-44 vs. Holy Cross Dec. 31 W, 58-57 at Howard Jan. 2 W, 85-50 vs. La Salle Jan. 5 W, 72-67 Women’s Basketball at American University Dec. 18 L, 64-60 at […]

Navy out-guns Colonials in BB&T Classic

Men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs could be forgiven if he got a feeling of déj? vu watching his team in its 64-57 loss Sunday evening against Navy in the BB&T Classic at the Verizon Center. It was his team’s shooting, or lack thereof, that once again left Hobbs shaking his head after the game […]

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Four Colonial swimmers finish first at Old Dominion Both the men’s and women’s swimming teams fell on the road at Old Dominion Saturday, but four Colonials had first-place finishes in the meet. Freshman Caroline Myers continued her strong rookie campaign with wins in the 200-yard freestyle, the 200-yard individual medley and the 500-yard freestyle. Sydney […]

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Women’s Basketball at Marshall Huntington, W.Va. Thursday, 7 p.m. vs. George Mason Smith Center Sunday, 1 p.m. Men’s Squash Wesleyan Round Robin vs. Colby Middletown, Conn. Saturday, 8 a.m. Wesleyan Round Robin vs. Wesleyan Middletown, Conn. Saturday, 2 p.m. vs. Bowdoin hosted by Trinity Hartford, Conn. Sunday, 8 a.m. at Trinity Hartford, Conn. Sunday, 3 […]

GW falls to Orange Line rival

FAIRFAX, Va. – With the game over and the teams in the locker rooms after GW’s 60-46 loss at George Mason Wednesday night, the sounds of a heated exchange in the Colonials locker room was audible through the green and white walls of the Patriot Center and over the post-game comments from Patriots head coach […]

Varsity Roundup

W. squash splits Saturday double-header After opening its season with three nine-game sweeps in its first three matches, the women’s squash team dropped its first contest of the season, a 6-3 defeat at the hands of Columbia. The Colonials took the first two games against the 20th-ranked Lions, but proceeded to drop the next six […]

Colonials topple Coppin State, N. Texas

Of the four halves the women’s basketball team played Thursday against Coppin State and Sunday against North Texas, head coach Mike Bozeman was really only happy with two of them. Thursday night in the Colonials’ home opener, GW dominated Coppin State from the opening tip and led 41-17 at halftime. In the second half, though, […]

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Hogan to compete at NCAA Championships Monday Senior women’s cross-country runner Megan Hogan will compete in the NCAA Cross-Country National Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., Monday. Hogan qualified for the race by finishing third at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships in State College, Pa., Nov. 13. The senior finished the 6k course in 19:58 seconds, 38 […]

Colonials bounce back with Marist win

VILLANOVA, Pa. – Coming off of his team’s loss Tuesday night to Boston University in the NIT Season Tip-Off, men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs seemed relieved while sitting at the podium for his postgame press conference after GW’s 79-59 win over Marist. Against the Terriers, the Colonials (1-1) struggled from the start, allowing BU […]