Patty Thornton

GW gymnastics tumble end over end

The Colonials had a disappointing performance on the balance beam in their final rotation to place third in Saturday’s quad meet at West Virginia University. Host West Virginia won the meet with 195.125, its second-highest total of the season. The Mountaineers were followed by Kentucky (193.925), GW (193.225) and Massachusetts (189.600). West Virginia’s Teshawne Jackson […]

Gymnastics Preview:Mix of ages could position gymnastics for success

Fourth straight Atlantic 10 Championships, a ranking of 17th in the country, three A-10 All-Conference performers and the conference Coach of the Year. Only one team on campus can boast these statistics, and that team is hungry for more. After all its success last season, the GW gymnastics team wants one more accomplishment this season: […]

Gymnastics improves despite loss to Maryland

The University of Maryland gymnastics team had a record-setting night Friday in its home opener to defeat the Colonials 194.550 to 193.850. Despite GW’s team loss, Devin McCalla won the all-around title, her second-straight of the season. Maryland senior Lisa Mealey scored a career high 39.400 in the all-around, good for second place behind McCalla. […]

Gymnasts exercise late comeback

The GW gymnastics team, led by senior Devin McCalla, opened the 2002 season with a thrilling come-from-behind victory to win the GW Invitational. The Colonials were in third place heading into the final rotation when they posted their highest score of the meet on the floor exercise to win the six-team competition. McCalla (9.875), Lindsay […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Colonials exercise a comeback

The GW gymnastics team, led by senior Devin McCalla, opened the 2002 season with a thrilling come-from-behind victory to win the GW Invitational. The Colonials were in third place heading into the final rotation when they posted their highest score of the meet on the floor exercise to win the six-team competition. McCalla (9.875), Lindsay […]

Class of 2002 elected to Hall of Fame

Current women’s head coach Tanya Vogel leads a class of seven former athletes elected Jan 8 into the GW Athletic Hall of Fame. Vogel, a four-year soccer standout (’93-96), is the first women’s soccer player chosen for the Hall of Fame, now entering its 42nd year. She ranks fifth among all-time school scorers with 52 […]

GW rows second to UMass

For the sixth-straight year the GW women’s crew team placed second behind Massachusetts in the Atlantic 10 Rowing Championship Saturday on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J. The competitive Colonials won the gold in the women’s varsity eight event, and GW women’s head coach Steve Peterson was named the A-10 Coach of the Year for […]

GU wins Crew Classic; Colonials place fourth

Cross-town rival Georgetown soundly defeated GW’s men’s and women’s crew teams and every other crew team at the GW Invitational Crew Classic on the Potomac River Saturday afternoon. The Hoya men won the Gilbert H. Hood Jr. Trophy for compiling 73 team points, two points more than second-place United States Naval Academy. GW’s men finished […]

GW hosts top crews at Invitational Classic

The GW men’s varsity crew team is 11-0 and has head coach Gene Kininmonth predicting a great season after an overwhelmingly successful weekend of racing April 7-8. “When this crew is in form they are absolutely on fire,” Kininmonth said. “It is still early but I think this crew could be one of the special […]

GW drops races to top crews

The GW women’s crew team started its season losing its first two races to nationally ranked opponents. GW competed in Boston University’s Playfair Cup Saturday against the host No. 11 Terriers, No. 15 University of Iowa and the United States Naval Academy. The varsity crews lost both of their races on the Charles River, while […]