October 30, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 24

Stories from the October 30, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Men’s soccer clinches berth

the first time in eight years after clinching a playoff berth this weekend by punishing Xavier 4-1 at South Riding Field. Heading into Friday’s game, GW (9-5-2, 6-3-1 A-10) was in fourth place, needing one win and a Duquesne loss to clinch the final qualifying spot for the Atlantic 10 Championships. After GW’s victory, Temple’s […]

Men’s and women’s swimming defeat Duquesne

The GW men’s and women’s swimming teams both defeated Duquesne Saturday afternoon at the Smith Center with a combined 21 first-place finishes.Senior Wes Teter, who won the 100-yard free, the 50-yard free and the 400-yard medley relay led for the men’s team.Freshman Kristen Fagley led the GW women, winning the 200-yard and 100-yard free.Both teams […]

Hatchet power rankings

1. Tennessee Titans – A win in Washington Monday night secures the Titans the top spot.2. Oakland Raiders3. St. Louis Rams – Doesn’t matter who the quarterback is, the Rams will put up the points.4. Miami Dolphins – First half against Green Bay could have led to Miami’s demise after last week. Strong comeback victory.5. […]

Colonials shut out on road to end season

The GW women’s soccer team was shut out over the weekend at Xavier, 1-0, and Dayton, 4-0, in the team’s final regular-season matches. The team finished the season at 5-14 overall with an Atlantic 10 record of 4-6 under first-year head coach Tanya Vogel.

Women’s tennis aces A-10 competition with two out

The GW women’s tennis team defeated Xavier, Dayton and Duquesne last weekend led by the strong play of Nazli Gencsoy, Lindy First and Katarina Stastny. The team’s top three seeds each won a singles and doubles match against their Atlantic 10 opponents. GW was able to win without injured players Tracy Wei, Susie Coggin and […]

Upcoming Games

Monday – no games scheduledTuesday – Volleyball at Temple 7 p.m.Wednesday – no games scheduled

First-place volleyball prepares for Temple

The first-place GW volleyball team crushed host Rhode Island in three games Friday night led by a 13-kill attack by senior Tracee Brown. GW pounded 52 kills in the match while committing just 18 errors. With the win the Colonials (18-4, 9-1) took over the lead in the Atlantic 10 standings by a half game […]

Destiny, baseball and the Yankees

I have always been a believer in baseball’s relationship with life and destiny. I wasn’t born a Yankees fan, but there’s something about watching them always find a way to succeed that makes rooting for them quite meaningful. Having been fortunate enough to get my hands on an upper-deck ticket to game one of the […]

Gas leak halts activities

A worker accidentally ruptured a gas pipe on the corner of 21st and H streets Saturday afternoon, forcing the evacuation of students, employees, shoppers and guests from University buildings and disrupting campus events. The eruption caused the evacuation of the Marvin Center, Lisner Auditorium, Tower Records, Crawford and Lafayette halls, The Schenley and the Quad. […]