Zach Leibowitz

Cavs knock out GW in WNIT

The GW women’s basketball team lost a hard-fought battle to the No. 15-ranked University of Virginia Sunday night in the second round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament, two nights after the Colonials won their season-opener against the University of Delaware. GW senior guard Corrin Reid and freshman center Ugo Oha led the Colonials off […]

GW slams home opener

The GW men’s basketball team stormed past the California East All-Stars 120-78 Wednesday night at the Smith Center, unleashing a high-powered offensive display that saw six Colonials score in double-digits. Sophomore Chris Monroe led GW with 27 points while junior Jaason Smith added 22 points in only 18 minutes of play. Smith shot 10-for-13 from […]

Volleyball flattens Ohio

The GW volleyball team defeated Ohio rivals Dayton and Xavier on Senior’s Weekend at the Smith Center, giving the Colonials their first 20-win season in three years. With the two hard-fought wins, GW (21-5, 12-2 Atlantic 10) jumped ahead of Xavier in the standings and finds itself in a first-place tie with Temple. Senior Tracee […]

BBall Preview: Colonials march together in unison

They stand in a circle at the foul line holding hands, players and coaches staring at each another with the most intense gazes. At the end of an exhausting practice, this is how the day ends, with the team standing together as one. There is only one word said in unison, one word that will […]

Volleyball haunted in Temple of doom

The GW volleyball team came one point away from exorcising its Temple Owl demons on Halloween night at McGonigle Hall in Philadelphia. But, somehow and someway, Temple extended its dominance over the heartbroken Colonials winning Tuesday’s five-game thriller 15-11, 10-15, 11-15, 15-13, 16-14. The loss dropped GW (19-5, 10-2 Atlantic 10) into a second-place tie […]

Destiny, baseball and the Yankees

I have always been a believer in baseball’s relationship with life and destiny. I wasn’t born a Yankees fan, but there’s something about watching them always find a way to succeed that makes rooting for them quite meaningful. Having been fortunate enough to get my hands on an upper-deck ticket to game one of the […]

Osborne scores twice but Colonials win once

Two road wins last weekend would have put the GW men’s soccer team in strong positioning for a late Atlantic 10 playoff push, but the Colonials settled for a split with a win at Duquesne Friday and a loss at St. Bonaventure Sunday. The 1-0 win at Duquesne and 2-1 loss to St. Bonaventure gave […]

Yankees, Mets set for Subway Series

For the first time since 1956, the baseball world will focus all its attention on New York City as the Yankees and Mets compete for the 2000 World Series that begins Saturday night from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. The highly intriguing match-up became a reality Tuesday night when the Yankees won their third consecutive […]

New York, New York??

The New York Yankees and the New York Mets. A subway series? Are you kidding? Is there one fan from any city outside New York who really wants to see both the Bronx and Queens represented in the World Series? But is there one true baseball fan who is not so intrigued by the possible […]

Madness conquers GW

A full-capacity Smith Center crowd watched a high-octane, explosive evening of music, entertainment and fireworks Friday night to begin the 2000-2001 GW basketball season. Midnight Madness is a nationwide tradition, in which universities host a pep rally the night before their basketball teams begin formal practice. Some students were turned away at the doors this […]