October 14, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 22

Stories from the October 14, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Volleyball splits weekend road matches

GW head coach Jojit Coronel said he was looking forward to an easier time against Duquesne this weekend after tough losses to conference powerhouse Temple and local rival Georgetown, but the hosting Dukes overtook the women’s volleyball team 3-1 for their first win of the season Saturday. The Colonials (11-9, 2-3 Atlantic 10) dropped below […]

Around Campus

MVC dedicates campus additions About 30 students, faculty and alumni gathered Friday for the dedication of the Dorothy Williamson Clock Tower and Sally Hurlbut Tennis Court on the Mount Vernon Campus. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Mount Vernon Executive Dean Grae Baxter and junior Logan Graham spoke at the dedication. The tower and tennis courts […]

Men runners place 10th, women 11th at Penn. State

The men’s and women’s cross country teams came home from State College, Pa. with well-earned 10th and 11th place finishes in the Penn State National this weekend, a competition that hosted clubs as well as colleges, giving the team valuable experience for next month’s Atlantic 10 championships. The men competed against 16 other teams at […]

Women score once, lose twice on road

Freshman goalkeeper Kelly Paolucci made a combined 19 saves in two games for the women’s soccer team this weekend. But her efforts and a strong defense could not make up for a lacking offense that combined for only one goal. The team fell to Xavier 2-1 Sunday after losing to Dayton Friday. The Colonials, coming […]

Men take two at Mount Vernon

The GW men’s soccer team broke a three-game losing streak with a strong defensive stand this weekend, allowing only one goal in its two wins over Dayton and Xavier. Senior forward Matt Osborne led the offensive attack with four of the team’s seven goals during the weekend. Junior goalkeeper Eric Lund anchored the defense with […]

Sniper may have struck again

Posted 11:00 p.m. Oct. 14 (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Police in Fairfax County Virginia said tonight that it “is too early to tell” if there is a correlation between the shooting death of a woman Monday night outside of a Home Depot store in Falls Church, Virginia and the recent sniper attacks around the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. […]

WEB EXTRA: Hall of Famer speaks at National Geographic

Recent Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Ozzie Smith headlined a lecture and book signing Monday night at National Geographic headquarters at 16th and M streets. Hall of Fame President Dale Petroskey joined Smith to discuss “Baseball as America: Seeing Ourselves Through Our National Game,” a new book which chronicles the social history of baseball. Addressing […]

D.C. sniper shoots 11th victim

Posted 6:58 p.m. Oct. 15 by Bernadette Simpao U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – The fatal shooting of an Arlington, Va., woman Monday night has been “conclusively linked” to the series of sniper shootings that have claimed nine lives and injured two others in the Washington, D.C., area since Oct. 2, Fairfax County Police Chief […]


A family enjoys a ride around the Mount Vernon Campus as part of Octoberfest Saturday. It was a family-oriented event that involved pumpkin painting and carving, along with many other activities.