The Colonials travel to Towson in search of their first win of the year at 7 p.m. Thursday night.
The Colonials lost to South Dakota State 97–88 in overtime Sunday afternoon after leading in the final seconds of regulation.
The Colonials will start their season on the road at Princeton, a team GW defeated by 11 points at the beginning of last season.
Head coach Jennifer Rizzotti said the shorter bench would not limit her substitutions, but instead she would count on each player to contribute.
Men’s basketball’s four-man freshman class expects to see action as soon as the season begins, especially at guard positions.
This year, seniors forward Kelli Prange and guards Brianna Cummings and Camila Tapias said the coach will rely on them to score, defend and lead.
As the No. 5 seed, the Colonials will take on Duquesne on the road Saturday afternoon in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament.
The Colonials (9-4-1, 4-2-0 A-10) were shutout by the Billikens, their first zero-goal game since August.
The Colonials defeated the Bonnies 2–0 with goals from freshmen Kelly Amador and Alexis Williams.
Former GW forward Jonquel Jones started her second season with the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun Saturday after being the highest-ever Colonials draft pick.