Zachary Leibowitz

Column: Three-Point Musketeers have their day. Big deal.

PHILADELPHIA – It took only two minutes to recognize that it was a three-point Musketeers night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia Monday. It also took about two minutes to recognize that GW’s chances of beating No. 11 Xavier were slim to none. It’s kind of funny how this all worked out. GW knocks off […]

Gymnastics falls at Towson

The recent Jessica Mantak show, which earned the GW sophomore this week’s Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week, was not enough to lead the GW gymnastics team over host Towson University Wednesday night. Towson defeated GW for the first time in three meetings this season, 194.775-194.175. Mantak, who won the award for the first time […]

Colonial men pass first-round A-10 test

For at least one night, it was all smiles for the Colonials. The GW men’s basketball team passed its Atlantic 10 Tournament first-round test in convincing fashion Wednesday night clobbering Duquesne 88-65 at Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum. GW’s third victory over the Dukes (9-21, ??A-10) this season sets up its third meeting with the tourney’s […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials stun Xavier, face Temple in A-10 semifinals

Things are beginning to get interesting at the Atlantic 10 Tournament. The Colonials upset Xavier 83-74 in Thursday night’s quarterfinal round, setting up a semi-final battle with Temple. The Colonials are now just two wins away from an automatic NCAA berth. Friday night’s game against the Owls will be played at Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum […]

WEB UPDATE: Last second Temple free throws sink GW in A-10 semi-final

PHILADELPHIA – Mike King walked out from the visitors’ locker room at Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum with tears in his eyes. So did Patrick Ngongba. A season-ending 77-76 semi-final A-10 Tournament loss to Temple was that painful for the GW men’s basketball team. “It really hurts because we outplayed them and I thought we deserved […]

Owls escape GW’s grasp in overtime

Lynn Greer scored 10 of his game-high 29 points in overtime as the Temple Owls survived GW’s upset bid Saturday afternoon, escaping the Smith Center with a 92-88 victory over the Colonials on Senior Day. It was by the slimmest of margins that Temple held on to the game and its chances at a NCAA […]

Water polo wins three matches in league play

The GW water polo team won three of its four matches in league play last weekend in Salem, W.Va., defeating host Salem International, Bucknell and Villanova universities. The Colonials fell 12-5 to Princeton University, the No. 1-ranked team in the Eastern League. GW’s Mia Fabian was the highlight of the weekend for the Colonials as […]

Houston, GW has a problem Men fall 78-73

It has been clear for a while now that GW’s only possible route to the NCAA Tournament will have to come via an Atlantic 10 Tournament title. Now that the Colonials (12-16, 6-9 A-10) are no longer in the running for fifth place and a needed first-round bye, the task becomes that much harder. It […]

McCalla places first, but so do Spartans

The GW gymnastics team fell just short in their bid to defeat host Michigan State University in Saturday’s Spartan Classic that also featured third-place Towson and fourth-place Ball State University. Despite GW’s 195.175-194.650 loss to the first-place Spartans, junior Devin McCalla did it again. McCalla won the all-around competition with a 39.150, defeating Towson’s Jenn […]

Tennis beats up Bison

The GW men’s tennis team defeated the Howard Bison Friday afternoon winning its match 6-1 in convincing fashion. Matt Hane led the Colonials with a 6-3, 6-4 straight-set win at the No. 1 singles position. Hane was one of five GW singles players to win in straight sets. GW’s only loss was at the No. […]