April 19, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 60

Stories from the April 19, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Women’s tennis expects big things at A-10’s

After a disappointing 4-3 loss to American Tuesday, the GW women’s tennis team seeks to extend its season as it heads to Hamilton, N.J., for the Atlantic10 Championships this weekend. On Thursday, A-10 coaches will gather at Veterans Park in Hamilton to determine the seeds. GW (9-5) and Massachusetts (10-5) are expected to receive the […]


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Upcoming Games

Thursday – no games scheduled Friday – Baseball at Temple (DH) noon Wtennis at A-10 Championships (Hamilton, NJ) TBA Golf at A-10 Championships (Mt. Alto, Pa) All Day Saturday – Wtennis at A-10 Championships (Hamilton, NJ) TBA Golf at A-10 Championships (Mt. Alto, Pa) All Day Sunday – Baseball vs. LaSalle noon Wtennis at A-10 […]

WEB UPDATE: Penders resigns after tumultuous week

Tom Penders resigned Friday as GW men’s basketball coach calling it “time for a sabbatical” from coaching and saying the decision had nothing to do with events of the past week. “I’ve given all I have to this chosen field,” said Penders, who will step down effective June 30. “And I can honesty say I […]

Staff Editorial: Time for a change

The list of indiscretions linked to the men’s basketball program headed by coach Tom Penders continued to grow Wednesday when The Washington Post published a report of four players using the telephone access code of assistant coach Tom Penders, Jr. to place long-distance calls. This incident comes after revelations in The Hatchet that team member […]

Staff Editorial: Moral accountability

Members of GWPride were confronted with an unpleasant anti-gay epithet Friday night as they walked past the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house, where a student on the house’s front porch proclaimed, “I hate fags.” According to police reports, the student felt no shame and pointed himself out to the GWPride members to let them know […]

Baseball slams Towson; sinks Navy

The GW baseball team scored 38 runs in its past two games and Dan Rouhier and Chris Barry combined to drive in 17 of them. Rouhier and Barry both hit grand slams in Tuesday’s 16-4 victory over the United States Naval Academy Tuesday at Barcroft Park. In the Colonials 22-4 victory over Towson University, Barry […]

Letter to the Editor: Paean to pistols

When I think of guns, I think “safe.” Safe guns make a lot of sense, kind of like a dry ocean. I think back to Spring Break in Santo Domingo – guards at McDonalds with double-barrel shotguns, eight of 10 citizens with six-shooters in their back pockets – and I remember thinking, man, do I […]

Golf readies for A-10s after rough outing

The GW men’s golf team will compete in the Atlantic 10 Championships Friday at the Penn National Golf Club in Mt. Alto, Pa., following a disappointing seventh-place finish at the Cleveland State Invitational April 15-16. Oakland City University won the Invitational with a score of 922, ahead of GW’s 956. Oakland City’s Gary Robinson overcame […]


In “Waterstreet Reclaims Title” (April 16, p.9), Adam Richman was incorrectly paraphrased as saying his full band may play with him at Spring Fling. Richman is a solo artist.