Fordham made a massive second half charge that rained down 52 points on the the Colonials, who responded with only 33.
Men’s basketball took down the A-10-leading Dayton 76-69 in a heated matchup with solid interior defense and its elite trio of guards.
GW’s leading scorers and starting guards Adams and Bishop combined for less than 30 percent shooting from the field Saturday.
The Colonials (2-1) put 26 on the board in the first quarter on their way to the program’s highest-scoring game since 2017.
The final score marked the first regular season victory of Head Coach Chris Caputo’s tenure with the Colonials.
In the program’s 109th year, Caputo will take on the challenge of turning around a program that hasn’t seen an NCAA tournament berth since 2014.
Offensively, GW showcased its perimeter shooting, firing 31 shots from long range at a clip of 48.4 percent.
The program has taken advantage of newly recruited talent and experienced players to take on the Atlantic 10 crown for the first time since 2012.
Volleyball split a series with Fordham this weekend, capturing the first match 3-0 and falling 3–1 in the second after 4 sets.
Junior opposite Liv Womble has steered volleyball to an 11-9 record while exploiting the opposing team’s weaknesses in the court’s empty corners.