Women’s soccer is in the middle of a breakthrough year, mounting a 10-win campaign so far this season with two regular season games left to play.
After posting the best season start in program history (5-0), women’s soccer has the second-best record in the Atlantic 10 at 7-2 and is a worthy contender entering conference play.
Head coach Sarah Barnes said the difference between last year’s 2-2 start to the season and this year’s success is not just the backline.
After a 1-1 draw against American last week and a 1-0 win against Delaware in exhibition play Saturday, confidence is radiating from the team as it looks to build on the success of last year’s 7-5-5 season.
Against unprecedented competition, GW struggled. However, certain individuals shone and earned individual recognition throughout the weekend.
After two years competing in community college, he’s relishing the moment that now awaits him at the Division 1 level.
Both teams showed noticeable improvement at the Patriot Invitational, having had a short break since their last meet against Towson two weeks ago. The program will trek to Puerto Rico for its annual winter break trip, undergoing some intensive training as the swimmers look towards Atlantic 10 Championships in February.
Racing in their home opener against Bucknell on Saturday, the men’s and women’s swimming teams were a little slow to get off the blocks.