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Lacrosse won back-to-back games for the first time this season, knocking off Duquesne and St. Bonaventure over the weekend to stay in the running for a playoff berth.
The Colonials got back on track Sunday, as junior Matthieu Robért came up with a pinch-hit RBI single in the bottom of the eighth to avoid a series sweep.
Barcroft Park hosted a “Bark at Barcroft” event, where fans were invited to bring man’s best friend to the game.
- No whiffs, fans or punchouts: Baseball wins small by not striking out April 20, 2015Head coach Gregg Ritchie has less obvious statistical obsessions beyond playing chess with his defense, and one of them – strikeout rate – has been critical in helping GW’s offense take off.
- Q&A: Nero talks lunch routine, contract extension and alumni giving April 20, 2015Athletic director Patrick Nero said the trick for the department now will be to stay the course over the next few years.
- Behind veteran production, softball sees series win as turning point April 16, 2015Sunday’s come-from-behind, 9-5 rubber match decision was more than just the Colonials’ first conference series win.
- Gymnastics ends top-notch season with help of talented rookies April 13, 2015A team that head coach Margie Foster-Cunningham said had “hung in there for years as an academic institution” competed on national television in front of thousands in a cavernous arena at the University of Auburn in Alabama.
- Meet the Metz: Freshman on a quest to be GW's next All-American April 13, 2015The dual pitcher-second baseman has been challenged by the grind of playing two positions in a season that could go more than 50 games.
- From sixth man to starter, Watanabe reflects on rookie season April 9, 2015The 20-year-old freshman was thrust into a high-stakes situation, where he was asked to be a key contributor to a team that was coming off an NCAA Tournament berth and trying to make its first repeat appearance since 2007.
- DMV rising: How local youth, hoops culture is boosting the college basketball scene April 6, 2015The big three – Georgetown, Maryland and Virginia – all went dancing this year as high seeds with high hopes. Across the board, colleges in the region, like GW, have had successful seasons in part because they have found a way to keep their talent local.
- Weekend Wrap: This weekend in GW sports April 6, 2015Here's a sample of what happened around the bases and on the playing fields over the weekend.
- In senior season, Kopriva realizes on-court potential March 30, 2015Kopriva has never been a star on the court, often winning more accolades for his academic performance than his athletic prowess.
- Unexpected changes mark turnaround for women's basketball seniors March 30, 2015Women’s basketball seniors Chakecia Miller and Bria Bourgeois have known each other since seventh grade and their years as high school standouts in Atlanta's suburbs.