Four Colonials reached double-digits, with redshirt senior guard Armel Potter and junior guard Maceo Jack leading the charge with 17 points apiece.
Ten Colonials played 11 or more minutes throughout the contest, and four members of GW’s squad finished in double-digit scoring.
Graduate student forward Alexandra Maund led the team in scoring with a career-high 27 points, hitting 10-of-15 from the floor and 7-of-8 from the charity stripe.
Demko said the three female coaches she played under at Maryland set an example of women who could achieve leadership spots in college sports.
With her victory Sunday, senior Emma Tryon was the only member of the squad to complete an undefeated run in the tournament.
Bernson said she tries to stay in tune with the greater volleyball and sports communities to increase female representation.
Women’s swimming and diving totaled 608 points across the four-day competition to claim the Atlantic 10 title.
Athletic director Tanya Vogel has sought to increase female representation when she took over the program in 2018.
In the final five minutes of the half, the Colonials’ only points came from the charity stripe. The team went 6-of-8 to close the half with a 14-point deficit.
Team veterans led the squad, with redshirt senior guard Armel Potter and senior forward Arnaldo Toro notching double-doubles.