More than half of the team did not play last season, with some returning players bouncing back from injury and others arriving at GW for the first time.
November 4, 2019
Volume 116, Issue 14
Stories from the November 4, 2019 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The team is shifting from its previous defensive technique to a fast-paced, aggressive “mayhem” style.
After guard Mei-Lyn Bautista and forward Kelsi Mahoney graduated, the Colonials must rely on younger leadership for the 2019-20 season.
Five freshmen and a trio of transfers make up the eight new additions to the largest Colonials’ roster in more than 15 years.
Sophomore Maddie Loder filled the role as 2019-graduate Bautista’s understudy, but point guard options were overall scant for the Colonials last season.
Twelve current and former group leaders have declined or not returned requests for comment on the election.
With six of its 17 members hailing from Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, the team has the second highest number of regional recruits in a decade.
He transformed Siena from a second-to-last-place finish in its conference to a regular season runner-up and a nine-win improvement from the year before.
Players said the team spent its lead-up to the season bonding over movies and D.C. outings and sharpening its individual and team skills.
Using mental health as an excuse to mask wrongdoing dismisses the struggles many students face every day.