November 12, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 29

Stories from the November 12, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Preview:Time to get buff

Don’t fill out that transfer application just yet. Here’s your chance to wait in line for tickets, paint your faces buff and blue, cheer for a college team you’ve dreamt about. Or, at least it’s your chance to see Pat Summit. In the most anticipated GW game of the year, the Colonial women, will host […]

Collucci, Thompson shine in rout

The men’s basketball team scored 95 points for the second-straight game in a blowout victory against Team Vantaa at the Smith Center Saturday night. Team Vantaa of Finland’s Pussihukat Club featured three players from the Finland National Team but was no match for GW, as the Colonials shot 51 percent from the field en route […]

Preview: Students forgive and forget

SirValiant Brown departed GW for professional basketball with two years of eligibility remaining. Head Coach Tom Penders resigned amid turmoil, although he cited exhaustion. Four players made thousands of dollars worth of illegal phone calls last spring, and Attila Cosby last summer was convicted on seven misdemeanor charges and sent to jail for two and […]

Preview: Men’s Atlantic 10 East

ST. JOESEPH’S Last Season: 26-7, 14-2 in A-10 (1st) Head Coach: Phil Martelli (7th season) Plays GW: Jan. 19 at St. Joseph’s After losing to Stanford in the second round of last year’s NCAA Tournament, St. Joseph’s comes into the 2001-02 season with more experience and higher expectations. Ranked 9th in the nation by ESPN.com, […]

Campus in Brief

Marvin Center lobby will close for construction The Marvin Center first floor lobby will be closed Nov. 18-25 for workers to remove the existing floor in preparation for the placement of the new surface over winter break. Food venues will remain open, and students will be able to access the elevators from the ground and […]

US, Israeli leaders address students

At least 57 GW students joined about 800 other college students from around the world this weekend to learn about Jewish and pro-Israel activism at the largest gathering of Jewish leaders in North America and Israel. The group of students from 10 countries joined about 3,200 delegates in D.C. for the United Jewish Communities General […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cross Country falters at NCAA run

GW Cross Country had a rough time at this weekend’s NCAA Division One Cross Country Run, finishing 21st out of 26 teams in the women’s race and 23rd out of 29 teams in the men’s race. The top two teams and the top 10 individual finishers in each race received an automatic berth to the […]

Preview: Leaders who show and tell

No matter how high the recruiting class is ranked (6th in the nation, according to U.S. News), or how high a team is ranked in the polls (20th in the Associated Press, 22nd in USA Today) a team needs leaders to succeed. Last year, GW lost its top two leaders to graduation, floor general Kristeena […]

Preview:Women’s Atlantic 10 East Outlook

1) Temple Lady Owls Record Last Season: 19-10, 11-5 in A-10 (3rd) Head Coach: Dawn Staley (2nd season) Plays GW: Jan. 18 at GW After being last season’s surprise team in the A-10, the Lady Owls will not catch any team by surprise this year. In her first year as head coach, Dawn Staley, a […]