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Monroe dazzles Universal with 32 points in preseason win

The GW men’s basketball team’s last exhibition game Thursday night was supposed to be a tune-up for the team’s young core of players but head coach Karl Hobbs took it one step further, giving nearly every player a chance to shake off the rust. Ten different Colonials played 10 minutes or more as GW beat […]

BBall Preview: Men’s Atlantic 10 Outlook

East 1. Temple Owls Last season: 19-15 (12-4 A-10) Head coach: John Chaney (21st season) Plays GW: Jan. 5 at Temple Does John Chaney ever have to rebuild? Ranked 47th in the country by Athlon Sports, the Owls will remain one of the best teams in the conference despite the losses of starters Kevin Lyde, […]

BBall Preview: Colonials lose bulk in Forchion’s absence

With six freshmen and few veterans, the 2002 Colonials need all the experienced players they can get. Unfortunately they will be without a big one-their anchor in the paint, sophomore Tamal Forchion. The power forward will not return to start the season, having suffered a broken left ankle when 290-pound former Temple standout Ron Rollerson […]

Stealing Home: Why watch?

Back in spring training, who would have thought the San Francisco Giants and Anaheim Angels would be fighting it out at the end of October in the World Series? Nobody. At the beginning of the playoffs, who would have thought for the first time ever the two wildcard winners would make the World Series? Nobody. […]

Women shut out in A-10 opener

The GW women’s soccer team lost its conference opener to host Richmond Saturday in a 3-0 shutout at First Market Stadium. The Colonials were out-shot 25-7 by the Spiders and leading scorer Kim Warner was held to one shot. Richmond (4-2-1, 1-0 Atlantic 10) was a tough opponent for the Colonials’ first A-10 match, as […]

Tourney prepares volleyball for conference

The GW volleyball team won two of three matches at the Pittsburgh Classic this weekend, its last tournament before Atlantic 10 play begins. The Colonials finished second behind host University of Pittsburgh, dropping the last match to the Panthers in the final on Saturday. GW beat University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Charleston Southern University […]

FSP: New position adds chemistry to volleyball

When you see a player in a different color uniform than the rest of her teammates on the volleyball court this season, it’s not because she bought the wrong outfit. The new uniform is part of a change the NCAA implemented in collegiate volleyball for the 2002 season: the addition of a position called the […]

Volleyball finishes third at Boise State

The GW volleyball team lost two of its three matches at the Boise State Invitational this weekend, finishing third overall in the four-team tournament. The Colonials (6-4) beat host Boise State University Friday and fell to Eastern Washington University and No. 8 University of Utah Saturday. Eastern Washington (11-0) went undefeated to win the tournament […]

Blankvoort leads team to season-high finish

Coming off a record-setting round at the Colonial Intercollegiate Tournament last week, GW golfer Thomas Blankvoort continued his success grabbing a second-place finish at the GW Invitational Monday at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club in Issue, Md. The team placed second, its highest finish of the season. Blankvoort’s five-under par (67) in the second […]

Xavier ousts GW from Atlantic 10 tourney again

PHILADELPHIA – The fate of the GW women’s basketball team now rests in the hands of the NCAA Selection Committee. Xavier pulled a 67-64 upset in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament Saturday, abruptly ending GW’s bid to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. For the second-consecutive year the Musketeers have ended […]