Mike Lonergan is outspoken about his belief in the importance of recruiting locally, continually praising the level of basketball he has found in and around D.C. It shows on his roster, with three new Colonial faces calling the District and its surrounding areas home. But another aspect of GW’s lineup provides a shift almost 180 […]
After snapping their season-high four-match win steak during a game against VCU Friday, the Colonials bounced back with a tight, highly-contested victory Saturday over fellow A-10 foe Charlotte.
The emergence of freshman Alexis Huntey as a standout setter for the women’s volleyball team was born of what appeared, at first, to be a major setback.
The opportunity to carry momentum through a weekend of league competition was ripe for the Colonials. Heading into Saturday’s game against VCU, the Colonials were coming off a 3-0 win over A-10 foe Charlotte and had looked strong in their A-10 opener. Senior Lauren Whyte led all players with 13 kills, and redshirt freshman Jessica […]
The Colonials needed an injection of confidence.
Road competition is a unique challenge in itself, forcing teams to play their best in unfamiliar and hostile environments. Completing a seven-game road swing to open the season is an entirely different animal, as the Colonials learned over the past two weekends. The volleyball team, fresh off the Mortar Board Invitational in Lafayette, Ind., took […]
From strong pitching performances to an offensive onslaught, the Colonials dominated on both sides of the ball against St. Bonaventure Saturday. With the Atlantic 10 championship fast approaching, GW (21-27, 10-8 A-10) easily defeated St. Bonaventure (17-21, 6-10), 17-0 and 9-0 in the afternoon doubleheader. The team’s two commanding victories saw the entire roster step […]
Head coach Scott Reed knows his team is driven.
As the shot clock ticked down on the play Sunday, redshirt junior forward Brooke Wilson launched a long jump shot and watched it fall through the net. The basket broke through three minutes of play without a GW score, and pulled the Colonials within one point with a minute and 16 seconds left in the […]
Head coach Mike Bozeman is known for his candid quotes. It was ironic, then, that he chose to borrow a phrase from arguably one of the least quotable figures in sports to describe the challenges his team faces with its depleted roster. “I learned something from the head coach in New England: ‘Everybody’s good,’ ” […]