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Fans at the Smith Center had two reasons to be excited Tuesday night: not only did the Washington Kastles defeat the Springfield Lasers 4-1, but First Lady Michelle Obama was there to cheer on the home team.
The University’s fledgling combination cross country and track team filled in several organizational blanks Thursday when fourth-year head coach Terry Weir announced the fall schedule of cross country races as well as the incoming recruiting class.
Former women’s basketball star Tara Booker finished her first season of professional basketball overseas earlier this summer, with her first year out of college taking her from Luxembourg to Australia.
- Men's basketball readies for comebacks and new expectations June 10, 2014While some focus on rehabilitation and others look to fit new roles, the team is beginning to mentally prepare for a new season with heightened expectations.
- Nero sizes up teams, builds momentum for fall after standout season June 10, 2014Nero, who recently started his tenure as chair of the A-10 athletics director council, plans to stay just as active during the summer as he did during the academic year, working incessantly to capitalize on last season’s triumphs.
- Men's rowing places 10th at Eastern Sprints May 19, 2014After 12,000 collective meters of racing Sunday, men’s rowing finished right where they started at the Eastern Sprints in Worcester, Mass.
- As a player who fails to fit an NBA mold, Armwood looks to sell strengths May 19, 2014The lanky 23-year-old is taking the weeks leading up to the NBA draft and Summer League to train, fly across the country to work out for teams and play in highly-scouted showcases to promote himself as a player worthy of a professional contract.
- Baseball keeps chance of second-straight playoff berth alive with series sweep of Rhode Island May 12, 2014It's deja vu all over again for the baseball team, who gave credence to the old baseball adage in a three-game series sweep over Rhode Island this weekend, capped off by a complete game Sunday by sophomore pitcher Bobby LeWarne.
- Men's tennis leans on veteran duo heading into NCAA opener May 9, 2014Thomsen and Svensson’s contributions helped the Colonials win their second-ever conference championship and qualify for a first-ever appearance at the NCAA Championship Tournament.
- Women's Rookie of the Year nominees highlight recruiting success May 2, 2014You can call it a "Nero-recruited class." They are the second group of freshmen recruited by coaching staffs who were either retained or hired under third-year athletic director Patrick Nero. At the third-annual Georgey Awards, the best rookies displayed the new era in GW athletics.
- Third annual Georgey Awards looks back on impressive year for GW sports May 2, 2014Athletes this season hauled in conference honors and set program records, and many teams made giant leaps from just last year.
- After winning silver medal in Sochi, alumna finds new focus May 2, 2014Elana Meyers Taylor has her sights set on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
- Baseball's playoff hopes fade after weekend sweep April 28, 2014A series sweep by the Spiders spun the Colonials’ postseason hopes down to the last thread.