Senior point guard Chakecia Miller has played in the shadows of her teammates for most of her career. But key departures in the backcourt have created the need for confident, experienced direction and an opportunity for Miller to step into the vacant limelight.
Eyes are on these teams that had breakout seasons last year.
The women’s basketball team added a fifth piece to its highly touted recruiting class, signing Colombian guard Camila Tapias to a National Letter of Intent, the athletics department announced Friday.
Nipe went on to record her 1,000th career point and remained the Colonials’ dominant scoring threat in their first major playoff run since 2008. Meanwhile, she harbored a secret injury.
“You want to go fighting down to the end with everything you have and that’s what I felt like we did even with the foul trouble. Our kids didn’t back down,” Tsipis said.
GW’s season will continue in a third-round WNIT game against South Florida in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday.
The women’s team took down East Carolina Wednesday night in the first round of the Women’s NIT, a dive into the postseason that is a testament to the program’s turnaround.
This post was written by Hatchet staff writers Nora Princiotti and Josh Solomon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSqZPhidt7I Point guard Danni Jackson swung a pass across the court to Megan Nipe, setting up her teammate in front of the GW bench – in front of one of their last Smith Center crowds. Jackson watched as her fellow graduate student […]
This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Nora Princiotti. Who: GW (21-10) vs. East Carolina (22-8) When: Wednesday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. Where: Smith Center How many more times will Megan Nipe and Danni Jackson suit up as Colonials? GW begins postseason play in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament Wednesday in a first-round […]
This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Josh Solomon. RICHMOND, VA – This game was about responding. One of head coach Jonathan Tsipis’ favorite words all season, this Atlantic 10 semifinal matchup came down to who would respond: a Dayton team that had recently been upset by the Colonials or a GW team that […]