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Richmond addition could mean new rivalry for GW

GW has a new rivalry on its hands as the University of Richmond joined the Atlantic 10 Conference July 1, dividing schools into eastern and western divisions for baseball and basketball. At least that’s the league’s plan, said Steve Haug, an assistant director of communications for the A-10. GW and Richmond will compete in the […]

Golf places ninth at Invite

The Colonials’ Thomas Blankvoort finished with an even par-144 April 7 en route to a first-place finish at the two-day GW Invitational. The Invite, which took place at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club in Issue, Md., saw Blankvoort post back-to-back even par scores (72-72) beating Adrien Mork of McNeese State University by seven strokes. […]

Men’s tennis splits weekend

The GW men’s tennis team split the weekend at St. Bonaventure with a 5-2 loss to the host Bonnies Friday, but defeated Cleveland State 7-0 Saturday in the team’s final regular season matches. The Colonials (9-11) will head to Pittsburgh for the Atlantic 10 Championship next weekend at Duquesne. On Saturday, the Colonials cruised to […]

GW wins despite foul calls

Officials called 54 fouls in GW’s 94-74 win over the Texas A&M University Saturday night at the Smith Center. Nearly 30 percent (46 points) of the game’s 168 points were made at the foul line. It was a funny game with all the whistles, GW head coach Tom Penders said. It was a parade to […]

BBall preview: Practice makes perfect

The men’s basketball team wrapped up its third full week of practice last week. So far the team has shown great intensity and competitiveness in both drills and scrimmages. Intensity in practice has been extremely high, said senior Mike King, who has been nursing a turf-toe injury. Head coach Tom Penders said competition among players […]