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This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Nora Princiotti. The men’s basketball team recruited two more highly-touted players, the athletics department announced Thursday, with Matt Cimino and Yuta Watanabe signing National Letters of Intent. Cimino, the big man from Worcester Academy, posted 13.8 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in his senior season as […]
The National Collegiate Athletic Association will likely allow student athletes to get access to unlimited meals and snacks from their universities – abolishing a rule that athletic director Patrick Nero had been advocating against.
Women’s water polo finishes fifth at Southern Division Championships, will likely miss out on at-large bid
This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Nora Princiotti. The women’s water polo team may have shut the door on its chance to play in the postseason Sunday, completing a disappointing weekend of play at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Division Championships in which they went 1-2. GW placed fifth out of six […]
- Underperforming softball team hopes for clutch final stretch April 17, 2014With 11 games left to play in the season, the 16-24-1 Colonials find themselves dead last in the A-10 standings, fighting just to grab a spot in the conference tournament.
- Men's tennis confident in bid to reclaim A-10 title as top seed in tournament April 17, 2014With nine match-ups against ranked opponents, the now-No. 57 men’s tennis team has found itself the underdog for much of the season. But with an unexpected No. 1 ranking heading into the upcoming Atlantic 10 Championships, the Colonials are the team to beat.
- Baseball wins first conference series, gains momentum heading into final stretch April 14, 2014GW won the first two games of the series – the first after a late six-run burst and the second in a traditional pitchers' duel in which sophomore Jacob Williams allowed just two hits through eight innings.
- Men's rowing on the rise with first-ever win at GW Invitational April 14, 2014But the men’s rowing team rewrote the script Saturday, taking home the top trophy at the GW Invitational for the first time in the regatta's 26 years.
- Senior leadership taking men's tennis into national rankings April 7, 2014With four wins against ranked opponents, the Colonials have risen from unranked to No. 53 in the nation in just a month, nudging up against the conference's perennial powerhouse, No. 45 VCU.
- A secret injury, a risky return and a 'stubborn' athlete's will to play April 7, 2014Nipe 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.
- After waiting for his pitch, junior college transfer owns Division I opportunity March 31, 2014Though he bats first in the lineup for GW (7-13) and has ignited the Colonials’ offense so far this season, “Xepo” wasn’t always picked first. He didn't receive any offers from a Division I or II program out of high school.
- What I learned from playing pickup basketball with Maurice Creek March 30, 2014When the 6-foot-5 guard strode into the Lerner Health and Wellness Center last week, I got a glimpse of Creek up close. I saw a side of him and his game that gets lost when you’re watching games from behind a laptop screen.
- Men's basketball program shoots for stability by locking up Lonergan March 29, 2014During a time in college basketball when change is rampant – with conference realignment, vacating transfers and coach firings – the men’s basketball program has locked down stability.
- Time after time, freshman comes up clutch for softball team March 27, 2014This has been the story of Linn’s season: clutch hit after clutch hit. The Corona, Calif., native leads the team in four major offensive categories: batting average (.340), runs (20), hits (33) and RBIs (21). And she’s doing it all after just 30 games as a Colonial.