Sean M. Lee

Penders seeks 500 wins in Alaska

The GW men’s basketball team left Tuesday for Alaska and the Top of the World Classic, with Coach Tom Penders on the brink of a milestone. The Colonials open their regular season against Indiana State University Friday night at 11 p.m EST, when Penders will be seeking his 499th career victory. For the trip, the […]

Expecting a sudden impact

In the final minutes of practice, a freshman point guard comes up lame. He’s clutching his right knee, tensing his face and contorting his body. He’s obviously in pain. He wobbles to the sideline, and you might think he was done. But suddenly something happens. He straightens up and refuses to stay out. SirValiant Brown […]

Sluggish cross country finishes 10th

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished in 10th place at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships in Philadelphia – the most important meet of the season. La Salle won the men’s race, and Massachusetts won the women’s race. I think everyone ran below their abilities, said senior Jeff McCarthy, who was […]

Cross country ready to run in Atlantic 10 championships

The GW cross country teams have been mediocre this season – with middle-of-the pack finishes and brief flashes of success. If the teams step up Saturday at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships in Philadelphia, the mediocre finishes in the Bronx, N.Y. two weeks ago or at the U.S. Naval Academy and LaSalle won’t matter. This […]

GW slows down

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams ran an important race Friday – the ECAC/IC4A meet in the Bronx, N.Y. The men took 16th out of 28 schools and the women took 15th out of 24. Manhattan College won the men’s side, while Lehigh University took the women’s title. The GW teams were mediocre […]

Cross country ready for Bronx

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams will run in the ECAC/IC4A Friday, in the Bronx, N.Y. This is the first of the three major races this season, and it’s an especially important one for GW. “This is the one. This is the race we need,” Coach Jim Hopkins said Wednesday. “This is the […]

GW races in Philly

The GW cross country teams competed at the La Salle Invitational Saturday, with the men’s team finishing sixth place out of nine and the women placing third out of eight teams. Certain meets carry more weight than others, but this weekend’s meet did not carry much weight. It was training for the bigger meets, which […]