November 7, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 25

Stories from the November 7, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Taking a roomate bond to the court

Jonathan Davis and John Kopriva admit their dorm room needs more decoration. But more importantly, so does the Smith Center. While the freshman forwards have hung only a single Michael Jordan poster in their Potomac House room, they care more about hanging championship banners from the arena’s rafters. Davis and Kopriva will take the court […]

Women’s players to watch

Danni Jackson Year: Junior Position: Guard Height: 5-foot-3 Hometown: Dumfries, Va. Jackson carried an injured GW roster last season, leading the Colonials and finishing 29th in the A-10 in scoring, averaging 10.4 points per game. She also led the team, and was fourth in the A-10, with assists per game, averaging 4.2. This year, head […]

Men’s Schedule

Conference games are in italics 11/06/11 vs. Bowie State (exh.) – Smith Center @ 6 p.m. ET 11/11/11 vs. UMES – Smith Center @ 7 p.m. ET PROGRESSIVE CBE CLASSIC: 11/13/11 at California – Berkeley, Calif. @ 9:30 p.m. ET Cal: The Colonials head to the Haas Pavilion to square off against Cal in the […]

Men’s players to watch

John Kopriva Year: Freshman Position: Forward Height: 6-foot-8 Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis. Kopriva averaged 14 points, six rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 58 percent as a senior last year at Milwaukee’s Marquette High School. Kopriva originally committed to the University of Vermont but asked to be released to follow head coach Mike Lonergan […]

Women’s Schedule

Conference games are in italics 11/08/11 vs. UDC (exh.) – Smith Center @ 7 p.m. ET 11/13/11 at UT Arlington – Arlington, Texas @ 4 p.m. ET 11/16/11 vs. Morgan State – Smith Center @ 7 p.m. ET 11/19/11 vs. Virginia Tech – Smith Center @ 2 p.m. ET 11/23/11 at Auburn – Auburn, Ala. […]

Last chance to fulfill great expectations

When current seniors Tara Booker, Sara Mostafa and Tiana Myers put on their Colonials uniforms for the first time in 2008, they were suiting up for arguably one of the strongest women’s programs in the country. GW posted double-digit wins for 19 straight seasons under former head coach Joe McKeown. His career record at GW […]

Lonergan era begins in Foggy Bottom

What does the Mike Lonergan era mean? The new head coach will tell you with no measured pause, no avoidance. He’s clear and direct, holding eye contact, determined to pass along his message. “I want to win,” he said. “I want to compete for A-10 championships, be in the top third of the league consistently. […]

Returning power to Foggy Bottom

Women’s basketball head coach Mike Bozeman knows pressure. Pressure is in life-or-death situations, he said, not contracts. “I was a cop for eight and a half years in Prince George’s County. I was a narcotics agent for three and a half years,” Bozeman said. “When we left the roll call, my sergeant used to say, […]

Villanova transfer makes his mark on Colonials

Junior forward Isaiah Armwood wants an opportunity to show his worth on the basketball court. But he’ll have to wait a season for that chance. In 2009, after being ranked as one of the 50 best high school basketball players in the country by ESPN, Armwood headed to Villanova University to play for head coach […]

A star shooter

Guard Danni Jackson stands only at 5-foot-3, but her presence on the basketball court is undeniable. Leading GW with an average of over 10 points per game last year, Jackson re-emerged as a crucial player for the Colonials after a devastating leg injury kept her on the bench for the majority of her freshman season. […]