From dunk contests to dance-offs, men’s and women’s basketball kicked off the 2017-18 season at Colonial Madness Friday.
The Colonials (7-6-2, 4-2-0 A-10) defeated Davidson 2–0 for their second consecutive victory Wednesday afternoon.
The Colonials were slated at No. 11 in the preseason poll and senior guard Yuta Watanabe was named to two preseason teams.
Kate O’Byrne and Laurel Wain are the only female student-athletes on a men’s team in the Class of 2021.
Men’s and women’s swimming and diving went undefeated Saturday in their first dual meet of the year at Howard.
The Colonials defeated Davidson at the Smith Center after losing six of their last seven games.
The Colonials committed 26 attack errors and nine service errors in the loss to the Rams Friday night.
Neither the Colonials (9-4-2, 4-2-1 A-10) nor the Hawks could record a goal Thursday afternoon, finishing with a 0–0 tie.
The schedule includes 28 home games and a trip to play last year’s No. 22 ranked Virginia in April.
Fifty years after Club Rugby was created at GW, founder Liam Humphreys and about 30 other former players returned to play once again.