November 8, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 28

Stories from the November 8, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Basketball Preview: Elisa Aguilar ready to be senior leader

Senior guard Elisa Aguilar is the consummate basketball player. There isn’t anything she can’t do on the court. Her natural talent, combined with a sheer determination to improve on every aspect of her game, makes her a tremendous force. I want to do everything I can to help this team, Aguilar said. Anyone can look […]

Basketball Preview: 1999-2000 Women’s Roster

(all stats are `98-’99) Elisa Aguilar. No. 43; senior guard from Madrid, Spain; economics major; born Oct. 15, 1976; 15.4 points per game Kristeena Alexander. No. 10; junior guard from Hempstead, N.Y.; human services major; born Aug. 7, 1978; 9.5 points per game; transferred from George Mason in 1997; high school teammate of Chamique Holdsclaw; […]

Remove Meisner — staff editorial

Student Association President Phil Meisner’s recent actions are wholly reprehensible and constitute grounds for his removal from office. At the risk of even slightly legitimizing Meisner’s newest ploy – his attempt to dissolve the SA and create a new student government – the president’s actions must be thoroughly condemned. At first, the offenses with which […]

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 […]

Basketball Preview: The Hatchet’s Local Rankings

1. Maryland. Last season: 28-6 (13-3 ACC, 2nd), lost to St. John’s in Sweet 16. With Steve Francis gone, Coach Gary Williams plugs in superstar Terence Morris and freshman guard Steve Blake. Maryland comes in at 23rd in the coaches’ poll. 2. Georgetown. Last season: 15-16 (6-12 Big East, 10th), NIT first round The Hoyas […]

Basketball Preview: Youthful Colonials talk the talk, ready to run

The old guard is long gone – those names that kept GW on the basketball map in the mid-1990s. People like Mike Jarvis, Alexander Koul and now finally Shawnta Rogers and Yegor Mescheriakov. In their place have arrived the players that will lead the buff and blue into the next century, men like Bernard Barrow, […]

GW over and done with tough season

Despite the continued efforts of the GW women’s soccer team, its 1999 season ended with a disappointing 3-15-1 record. The Colonial women faced many difficulties from the start of the season as their two top scorers, Jane Lea and Jane Anderson, graduated last year. This left the Colonial women struggling to survive against some of […]

Basketball Preview: GW Basketball Timeline

1906- GW fields a men’s basketball team 1912- As GW moves to Foggy Bottom, women’s basketball begins 1928- Colonial becomes GW’s mascot 1953-54- With Joe Holup and Coach Bill Reinhart, GW goes 23-3, advances to first NCAA Tournament, rises as high as No. 7 in Associate Press poll 1954-55- Men go 24-6 1961- GW finishes […]

Volleyball rallies

The GW women’s volleyball team rallied from a two-game deficit to defeat Virginia Tech in five games and remain in the hunt for the playoffs. GW took the match 6-15, 13-15, 15-13, 15-8, 16-14. Down 12-8 in the third game of Friday’s contest at the Smith Center, and without injured setter Jill Levey, the Colonial […]

UPD nabs men soliciting sex

University Police barred 20 men from campus for soliciting sex in the Marvin Center men’s bathrooms, ending UPD’s two-week undercover operation Friday, University administrators said. The men solicited plain-clothed male UPD officers for sexual favors in the Marvin Center bathrooms, UPD Director Dolores Stafford said. The operation comes after years of concern over illegal activities […]