The Atlantic 10 men’s soccer championship will remain on campus at Davidson’s Alumni Soccer Stadium in Davidson, N.C., the league announced Friday.
Over the summer ESPN announced it would broadcast the men’s Nov. 16 basketball game and GW became one of the largest test-optional universities.
Recent graduate Chackecia Miller, a senior point guard on last year’s record-breaking women’s basketball team, has been named GW’s nominee for the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year award, the league announced Friday.
An expansion of the University’s areas of focus is a choice that will benefit future generations of students. And by inserting itself into the conversation, GW is paving the way for lesser-known schools in the sports world to do the same.
While college hoops may be one of the toughest sports to play as a visitor – the formula for RPI counts a road win as 1.4 wins and a road loss as 0.6 of a loss – an experienced GW squad that’s starting five upperclassmen was expected to better maintain its composure in hostile territory.
Change certainly has come to define the world of college sports, but so has D.C. The site of the NCAA and A-10 meetings was no accident, and as the District becomes an increasingly important destination for NCAA administrators, GW is getting a front-row seat.
Chase played her first minutes of regular season competition since her sophomore year Friday in GW’s season opener, a little over a week after she revealed that the “personal medical condition” listed on the roster last year had been a concussion.
Fresh off an NCAA Tournament appearance, GW basketball fans couldn’t be more riled up for tip-off this year.
Appointed at the beginning of the 2012-13 season, Knapp chairs the biannual meetings of the Atlantic 10 Council of Presidents. Knapp makes announcements for the league, and he regularly speaks one-on-one with A-10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade.
With the amateur model of college sports under siege, Athletic Director Patrick Nero is confident GW is strongly positioned to enter “the new generation of college athletics.”