February 10, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 41

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

The GW men’s water polo records during Flipse’s playing and coaching days

Player1984-’85: 6-121985-’86: 13-121986-’87: 17-141987-’88: 15-9-1 Coach1988-’89: 15-9-1Mid-Atlantic Conference Coach of the YearChampions of the Mid-Atlantic Conference Atlantic Division 1989-’90: 6-13 (5-9 Mid-Atlantic) 1990-’91: 16-7 (6-2, first in Mid-Atlantic)Mid-Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year 1991-’92: 16-7 (8-0, first in Mid-Atlantic)Mid-Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year

Quote of the Week

Jon Stewart had some comments on what parents think when their children have left the roost: I think as you get older, you cherish the moments when there are not children around. You never realize it, but your parents are dirty, filthy people just like you are, and people like to show that side of […]

GW All-Century Baseball Team

GW baseball coach Tom Walter created an All-Century Baseball Team for GW this winter.Eligibility was contingent on the player having started at GW for a minimum of three years. Selection criteria were based purely on college statistics. Player of the Century: Hank Bunnell ’71Pitching Statistics: 30-13, 1.82 ERA, 360 KsOffensive Statistics: .344, 7 HR, 52 […]

Upcoming games

Thursday-no games scheduled Friday-MTennis at Princeton-2 p.m.WBBall at Rhode Island-7 p.m.Baseball at Stetson-7 p.m. Saturday-WTennis at Columbia-1 p.m.Baseball at Stetson-2 p.m.MBBall at La Salle-4 p.m.Gymnastics at New Hampshire Invitational-7 p.m.MTennis at La Salle-TBA Sunday-Baseball at Stetson-1 p.m.WBBall at St. Bonaventure-2 p.m.MTennis at Rutgers-3 p.m.

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 […]