February 10, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 41

Stories from the February 10, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

It’s five in a row as Colonials bounce Dayton

If there can ever be an air of invincibility about an 11-11 team, the GW basketball team probably achieved it Wednesday night at the Smith Center. The red-hot Colonials won their fifth in a row with a 95-90 thrashing of the Atlantic 10 West-leading Flyers from Dayton. With the win, GW (11-11, 5-4 A-10) climbed […]

Sports Brief

Freshman Viktor Jelinek has been removed from the men’s tennis team for unspecified reasons, a University spokesperson said Wednesday. Jelinek participated with the squad this past weekend. He hails from Bratislava, Slovakia, and usually plays No. 2 singles. -David Holt

Batter up! It’s baseball season for GW

Painted on the wall opposite GW baseball Coach Tom Walter’s desk, it reads: Outclass and outwork everyone we play. Walter must glance at this everyday as a constant reminder of what went wrong last season. It’s as if the coach wants to scribble in, We must, to the writing on the wall. Last season, the […]

Women’s basketball previews

George WashingtonSt. Bonaventure (8-13, 4-6 A-10) Sunday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m.Reilly CenterOlean, N.Y. St. Bonaventure head coach: Marti Whitmore (7th season) All-time series record:GW leads 23-1GW has not lost since Feb. 23, 1989 (68-56) Last Meeting: GW 91-41, Jan. 24, 1999 at Smith Center. Last Meeting at Reilly Center:GW 86-81, Jan. 10, 1998. Current streak:St. […]

GW acquires share of Columbia Plaza

The University purchased a share of the Columbia Plaza apartment complex and will have first priority in referring students and staff to apartments there, said Walter Bortz, vice president for Administrative and Information Services. GW closed a deal Friday that gave the University 28.55 percent ownership of the 23rd street complex, along with other limited […]

Terps a step ahead of GW

The GW gymnastics team came up short 195.675-194.300 against Maryland Monday night at the Smith Center. The Colonials recorded their best score so far this season and their third highest in school history in front of 375 fans. Leading the way for GW were sophomores Devin McCalla (39.175) and Darden Wilee (39.125) while freshman Christy […]

Callie Flipse: Making a splash in a man’s world

When Callie Flipse was introduced Saturday at halftime of the Xavier/GW game, more than one person nudged their neighbor to point out that the public address announcer had mistakenly announced her as a men’s water polo player. But there was no mistake made Saturday, and there was no mistake made Friday night at the Washington […]

Dole addresses GW students

Former presidential candidate and Kansas Sen. Bob Dole encouraged a packed room of aspiring GW politicos to become active in public service under the gaze of C-SPAN cameras Monday. We can learn a lot from each other, Dole said. CR Chairman Brad Murphy arranged the event, which was held to kick off to the spring […]

Men’s basketball preview: GW vs. La Salle

George Washington (11-11, 5-4 Atlantic 10) La Salle (8-12, 2-7 A-10) Saturday, Feb. 12, 4 p.m. Tom Gola Arena (4,000) Philadelphia TV: none Radio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on the Internet at Broadcast.com) Campus Radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com) Rankings: La Salle is ranked 151st in […]


The new Foreign Language Community in Crawford Hall was omitted from the Feb. 7 issue’s story about Living and Learning Programs, You live, you learn: New programs aim to enrich residential experience. The LLP, open to returning students, will allow residents to explore a common interest in foreign languages. Applications for the program are due […]