Runners called the race a mock A-10 Championship, saying the competition was a look at what’s to come at the championship on Nov. 2.
GW is following a similar trajectory as last season’s championship team, holding an identical record through eight games.
The Colonials (2-2-1) defeated Brown (1-2) after gaining an early lead in the first half.
The Colonials were scoreless after three games but recently captured two victories against Liberty and Brown.
The 2019-20 school year features 13 graduate students across both men’s and women’s sports, up from two graduate student-athletes the previous season.
Sailors said the first competitions of the season allowed them to shake off the rust from the offseason and helped several new sailors ease into the year.
International students represent about 16 percent of the student-athlete population, tallying the second highest percentage in the A-10.
GW outshot Towson 30-7, putting 14 more shots on goal than the Tigers.
Players said the team, while similar in makeup, harnesses a more mature mentality and determined identity.
Student-athletes said D.C. and its monuments play a constant role in their training regimens and team bonding.