The game was postponed due to concerns from GW about traveling to Richmond on Inauguration Day.
After transitioning from high school to college, the freshmen said they needed to adjust to the speed and strength of college play.
The athletic department harbors a strong international presence, but the men’s soccer program has developed recruiting ties around the European continent.
GW’s loss marks the first time the squad fell to Howard since 1983.
Sunday came and went without a game, leaving the team with eight days between its last contest and its next game against James Madison.
Players voted sophomore forward Faith Blethen, redshirt junior forward Neila Luma and graduate student guard Jasmine Whitney as captains.
Four players from Vanderbilt, Mount St. Mary’s, LSU and Maryland joined the program this season as transfers.
Christian said he hopes the program launches 48 percent of its total shots from three-point territory to be effective.
Among non-football schools, the Colonials cracked SkullSparks’ top-130 athletic department social media interactions list only once at No. 112 in August.
The 2015 women’s soccer program went on a historic 13-game winning streak to clinch the Atlantic 10 regular season title for the first time since 1995.