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This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Josh Solomon. GW wasn’t the only one that escaped with a win in its quarterfinal matchup. Just minutes before the Colonials stepped onto the court to warm up, No. 1 seeded Dayton was cooling down. The Flyers survived a one-point victory over the eighth-seeded VCU Rams, after […]
This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Josh Solomon. RICHMOND, VA. — Head coach Jonathan Tsipis summed up his team’s first Atlantic 10 Championship matchup in a single phrase: “tooth and nail.” But thanks to a 30-point, 16-rebound night from sophomore Jonquel Jones and clutch shots in overtime by graduate students Danni Jackson and […]
This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Nora Princiotti Who: GW (20-9, 11-5) vs. Saint Joseph’s (22-8, 10-6) Where: Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, VA) When: Friday, March 7 at 2:30 p.m. The Colonials will search for their first Atlantic 10 Conference quarterfinals victory since 2008 against defending conference champion Saint Joseph’s Friday. The fifth-seeded Lady Hawks earned […]
- Women's basketball in unfamiliar territory heading into A-10 tournament March 6, 2014Women’s basketball head coach Jonathan Tsipis came to a losing GW team two years ago, stepping in to turn the program around. Now, in his sophomore season, the team has rediscovered its winning potential after struggling for half a decade.
- For women's lacrosse junior, journey doesn't stop with the record books March 6, 2014Media Credit: Cameron Lancaster | Assistant Photo EditorWomen’s lacrosse junior attacker Jamie Bumgardner had a 12-point, six-assist performance in the Colonials’ 21-10 defeat of Liberty last week.
- Ben Krimmel: The Colonials get their swagger back March 6, 2014The five-point victory over Saint Joseph’s was far from the prettiest game GW has played all year, but it was one of the most memorable in an already memorable season.
- Senior day performances put exclamation point on women's basketball turnaround March 3, 2014The team is now set for a top-four seed going into this week’s A-10 tournament, and is on the bubble for its first NCAA Tournament since 2008.
- Colonials make Lonergan's daring coaching decisions look bold March 3, 2014Lonergan's bold decisions haven’t always paid off – and when they don't, the third-year head coach seems less courageous and more foolish. But this season, Lonergan has shown his confidence in making daring sideline decisions.
- Women's basketball faces tougher road to A-10 banner February 27, 2014Media Credit: Hatchet File Photo by Alexandra KruseHead coach Jonathan Tsipis huddles with his team last week. He will need the Colonials to knock off nationally ranked Dayton on Saturday to clinch a No. 4 seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament.
- Despite loss to Saint Louis, Colonials should keep dancing shoes close February 24, 2014Yes, a win over the Billikens would have almost certainly locked up a March Madness slot for the Colonials, but that doesn’t mean they should put away their dancing shoes just yet.
- Broken school records highlight A-10 swimming championships February 24, 2014Against unprecedented competition, GW struggled. However, certain individuals shone and earned individual recognition throughout the weekend.
- Women's squash wins first ever Kurtz Cup February 23, 2014After upsetting No. 10 Brown in the semifinals, GW rallied from a 4-2 hole against Columbia in the championship match to grab the slim 5-4 victory. The two victories also boosted the Colonials national ranking from No. 11 to No. 9 – it’s highest end-of-season ranking in program history.
- Ben Krimmel: Trip to Richmond provides a spark for men's basketball February 20, 2014The trip to Richmond – a two-hour drive down I-95 – provided an opportunity for an about-face.