Sean Lee

Hobbs moves from one former team to the next

Now that GW rookie head coach Karl Hobbs has defeated one of his former teams, he prepares for another: the University of Connecticut. The match-up, coming in the first-round game of this weekend’s BB&T Classic at the MCI Center, has been circled in red since the 2001-02 schedule was published. “You never want to go […]

Sports: Colonials win respect, lose NABC

The Colonials didn’t win the NABC Classic, but they came closer than anybody thought. Heading into Kentucky’s Rupp Arena with just eight scholarship players and a banged-up Chris Monroe, the Colonials erased a 19-point deficit and handed Marshall University a stunning 69-64 defeat Thursday evening to advance to the finals. After getting blown out 73-49 […]

Colonials lose title game, win respect

The Colonials didn’t win the NABC Classic, but they came closer than anybody thought. Heading into Kentucky’s Rupp Arena with just eight scholarship players and a banged-up Chris Monroe, the Colonials erased a 19-point deficit and handed Marshall University a stunning 69-64 defeat Thursday evening to advance to the finals. After getting blown out 73-49 […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Sports: GW looks to rebounds for big win

If the Colonials are going to be successful against a bigger, slower Marshall University team, Karl Hobbs said his team must grab six more rebounds and tire the Thundering Herd by using their speed to out run them. Heading into this weekend with just eight scholarship players, Hobbs now faces another setback. Junior Chris Monroe […]

Preview: Colonials forced to draw from fountain of youth

At the far end of the court, Terrance Ealey, a senior forward, is shooting short-range jumpers and kissing light lay-ups off the glass. At the other end, T.J. Thompson, a freshman point guard praised for quick moves and tough defense, is dribbling, squaring up, dribbling, and squaring up again. Players are beginning to sprinkle in […]

Williams earns A-10 honor

Senior women’s soccer player Tiffany Williams earned co-Player of the Week, the Atlantic 10 announced Tuesday. Williams scored four goals in her final two games and netted all three in Sunday’s 3-0 victory over St. Bonaventure. She finishes her career with 32 points, tying her for 20th on GW’s all-time points list. The Colonials (8-10, […]

Blankvoort earns Performer of the Week

Thomas Blankvoort was named Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week after his two-over-par 146 (70-76) at last weekend’s Old Dominion Seascape Collegiate. Blankvoort, who tied for 16th place at Seascape, has been GW’s low scorer in six consecutive tournaments. Blankvoort leads the Colonials with a 72.3 stroke average. He has five top 20 finishes in […]

Monroe, Forchion picked in pre-season polls

Chris Monroe was named second-team All Conference and freshman Tamal Forchion was named to the All-Rookie team in a pre-season poll conducted Monday by Atlantic 10 coaches and media. St. Joseph’s and Xavier were selected to win the A-10 East and West, respectively. GW was picked to finish fifth in the West.

Tennessee tickets available Monday-Friday

Students can pick up free tickets for the GW women’s basketball game against the University of Tennessee Nov. 12-16 at the Ticketmaster outlet in Marvin Center room 250 from 8a.m. to 10 p.m. The home game will be played Nov. 27. About 1,600 seats have been reserved for students, in one of the most highly […]

Colonial Women earn pre-season honors

Defending champion Temple and the runner-up Colonials have been picked to win the women’s basketball Atlantic 10 East and West respectively, the conference announced Monday. The Colonials return four starters, including A-10 Rookie of the Year Ugo Oha, and will debut this season ranked 20th in the nation by the Associated Press. A-10 coaches selected […]