Matthew Curry

From a video game and a dream, ice hockey thrives at GW

Four years ago, the GW hockey club arose from the chaos of dozens of pizzas and 2 a.m. study sessions in Thurston Hall. Freshmen Carl Hurwitz and Jeff Butler, playing ice hockey on a Sega video game system, wished that GW had a hockey team of its own. That dream became a reality when Butler’s […]

Colonial women fall to UMass at home

Massachusetts got to exact a bit of revenge Saturday against the GW women’s gymnastics team, which edged out the Minutewomen for the Atlantic 10 Championship last season. GW lost its second straight meet at the Smith Center, falling to UMass 191.000 to 190.425. Despite having the top finisher in all four of the meets’ events, […]

Youth leads Colonial gymnastics in 1999

The 1999 GW women’s gymnastics team could be summed up with one word – youth. Never have the team’s prospects rested so heavily on such young shoulders. Overall, five of the team’s 13 gymnasts are freshmen and six are sophomores. However, GW gymnastics head coach Margie Foster-Cunningham does not foresee the lack of experience causing […]

Gymnasts tumble at GW Invitational, place fourth out of six

The GW women’s gymnastics team came in fourth out of six teams at the GW Invitational at the Smith Center Saturday. The Colonial women finished with a total score of 186.15, well behind the first-place University of Maryland’s score of 189.825. The Terrapins were followed closely by the University of North Carolina (189.475). The Colonial […]

GW suffers in tough meet at Penn State

The GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were blown away by the competition at the Pennsylvania State University Invitational Dec. 3-5. The men’s team came in fourth out of six teams with a total of 307 points, more than 600 points behind Penn State’s first-place total of 958 points. The Nittany Lions men’s […]

GW women take first, men place second at Potomac Classic

The GW men’s and women’s swimming teams continued their successful fall season last weekend at the Potomac Valley Classic at American University with a first and a second-place finish The women’s team took first place in the seven-team field, with 933 points, almost 400 more than second-place American. The men’s team came in second with […]

GW women win despite injuries

As impressive as the GW women’s basketball team’s 72-54 victory over Georgetown University was Monday, even more amazing is that GW registered a double-digit victory without four of its top players in the rotation. Center Khadija Deas, forward Noelia Gomez, and guards Kristeena Alexander and Marlo Egleston all missed the first game of the season. […]

Colonial men and women win at La Salle

The GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had an easy time in their meets Saturday, convincingly beating La Salle. The men won 134-102, and the women won 138-102. The women’s team won nine of the 13 total events. The team was led by junior Jessica Skinner, who took first in the 200-yard (1 […]

Colonials finish second out of 10 teams in fall finale

The GW golf team ended its fall season on a high note, finishing second in a field of 10 teams last weekend at the Caves Valley Collegiate Invitational in Owing Mills, Md. The Colonials took second in the 36-hole, par-71 tournament with an overall score of 639 (71-over). Temple placed first with an overall score […]

Sole newcomer for Colonial women is far from a rookie

If the GW women’s basketball team could be captured in one word, it might be “experience.” The Colonial women do not have one freshman this season. All the players have been through the regular-season war and the postseason. They have played in big games and crucial situations. And the one new player on this year’s […]