After the volleyball team spent most of last season searching for its identity as a team, GW is looking to hit the ground running this fall as a more mature squad with more ambitious goals.
Here are five freshman to watch this year, ranging from exceptional players with the talent and experience to rise quickly as stars to athletes with specific skills that could improve their teams by meeting a need or tending to a weakness.
You could see the curtains slowly start to close on the women’s volleyball team’s season midway through the third set of their semifinal match against VCU Saturday. GW’s communication started to unravel, balls fell between players and uncharacteristic errors cost the team down the stretch – all contributing to the Colonials’ straight-sets loss to the […]
Friday’s victory marks the fourth straight win for a Colonials team that has now won nine of its last 10, and sits tied for second with Duquesne in the Atlantic 10 standings.
Even against a struggling Towson team (6-13), the Colonials could not find a rhythm on the court, falling short in their final non-conference match, 3-1 (17-25, 20-25, 25-23, 26-28)
With just two weeks before the team heads into Atlantic 10 Conference play, head coach Amanda Ault must now decide how to best use her young roster, while knowing that she will be without two of the team’s veterans and past statistical leaders.
In a match that saw many lineup changes and moving pieces, the women’s volleyball team struggled to find a cohesive rhythm on the floor, dropping their match to cross-town foe Georgetown, in straight sets (25-13, 25-21, 25-22) Wednesday.
Despite a straight sets loss to Central Florida on Friday night, GW proved this weekend that playing as a cohesive unit will yield victories.
The lingering question leading into the weekend was how this young Colonials club, with seven newcomers, would gel together on the court.
Emily Clemens is one of GW’s best recruits in the program’s history. Clemens is a complete player, and a key piece to the Colonials’ success this season, women’s volleyball head coach Amanda Ault said.