Joseph, who led men’s basketball since he was named head coach in March 2017, had a five-year deal with the program.
Men’s basketball put up a fight against George Mason in a close game that saw eight lead changes and seven ties.
GW turned in its second-worst shooting night of the year, shooting 31.3 percent from the field on a 20-for-64 clip against the Minutemen.
In a tournament where one loss means the team’s season abruptly comes to a close, there will be no easy contests for the Colonials.
Junior utility player Jenna Cone tallied her 37th career home run, a new program record, to help the Colonials go 5–0 in the tournament.
The Colonials hit .315 across all three outings over the weekend and recorded just five K’s against them in the final game.
Junior guard Justin Williams had a career-best performance against the Patriots, but it wasn’t enough to pull ahead of George Mason in the team’s final regular season game.
Senior guard Mei-Lyn Bautista currently ranks 20th in the program in assists with 294 in her career and 14th in three-pointers made with 106.
The Colonials are coming off a 50-rebound night against Fordham Wednesday and should look to recreate that performance Saturday against the Patriots.
The Colonials tallied a season-high 50 rebounds in the match but could not overcome a 15-point halftime deficit.