March 9, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 49

Stories from the March 9, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Xavier defeats GW for Atlantic 10 Championship

PHILADELPHIA-When the final buzzer sounded with Xavier claiming the Atlantic 10 Championship with an 80-66 victory over the GW women’s basketball team at the Liacouras Center, the Colonials’ most potent offensive weapon was on the bench. In fact, Petra Dubovcova and her game-high 20 points had been sitting there for the final 6:53 after picking […]

Men’s Basketball A-10 Tournament Preview

George Washington (15-14) Massachusetts (16-14) Atlantic 10 QuarterfinalThursday, March 9, 2:30 p.m. First Union Spectrum (18,060) PhiladelphiaTV: A-10 TV (HTS in D.C.) Radio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on the Internet at Campus radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at Rankings: UMass is ranked 115th in the unofficial […]

Brown is Rookie of the Year

GW’s representation was sparse this year in the Atlantic 10’s postseason awards, announced Tuesday night. But in the awards that will count in years to come, GW was golden. For the fifth time in school history (more than any other A-10 school) a GW player was named A-10 Rookie of the Year. This time it […]

Sports Briefs

Baseball splits local games The GW baseball team defeated George Mason 8-7 at Barcroft Park Wednesday. Junior Bryan Beggs used a double-play and a fly-out in the ninth inning to earn his second save of the year for the Colonials. GW had three hits and fell 2-0 to the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Tuesday. The […]

Champney: A tough season

A year ago, swimmer Tim Champney was the GW Senior Male Athlete of the Year. So, all the better for Champney, the one-time transfer from Auburn University, that he still had another year of eligibility left. But it didn’t quite turn out like he had hoped. It wasn’t great, he said. But I kinda knew […]

Burt beats Marootian in SA president race

David Burt fought back tears at the Hippodrome early Thursday morning after the Student Association Election Committee announced that students elected him as the next president of the SA. After Election Committee Chairman Jeff Baxter read the results, Burt retreated to the back of the room and immediately called his mother and sister. I haven’t […]


Seniors Alexander Kalkines and Antonietta Vicario say they couldn’t see themselves doing anything but dancing. At an early age, both discovered a love of the art that carried through their lives. Now they have spent years perfecting their craft and will bring their experiences to life in their senior dance theses this weekend. Kalkines and […]

Aston residents worry after another theft

Another theft at the Aston Tuesday has some residents labeling their building the haunted residence hall. Sophomore Mira Katz said her backpack was stolen from her locked room while she was in her room at about 4:45 p.m. Her backpack was found later that night, missing $50, a credit card and two bank cards. There […]

Students anticipate alternative springbreak building homes

While many college students will hit the beaches in coming weeks, several GW students are organizing spring break trips to assist in the building and development of houses, an alternative to traditional spring break vacations. In September senior Jim Quinlan began organizing a group to build houses in Sumter, S.C. Quinlan said a diverse group […]