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This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Josh Solomon After Friday’s loss against Massachusetts, in which the baseball team blew a three-run lead and ruined a strong start from senior Aaron Weisberg, head coach Gregg Ritchie remained optimistic for the final two games of an important series. “I told the guys, ‘Hey, the game […]
Saint Joseph’s overpowered GW on Saturday in crucial conference games, including a no-hitter.
- GW spreads the wealth across teams in growing athletics funding pot April 21, 2014While the success of GW athletics wavers across sports and years, one trend is clear: The University is putting more money into sports considered “non-revenue generating” than most in the conference.
- Baseball looks to overcome inexperience and get back to playoffs April 21, 2014For most of the season, GW has struggled as one of the youngest teams in the country – one of two teams in the nation that has started seven freshmen in more than half its games. The team entered conference play with an 8-10 record and lost seven of their first nine Atlantic 10 games.
- Men's tennis grabs revenge and third A-10 title in four years April 20, 2014The men's tennis team had the top seed in the conference tournament the No. 57 rank in the country, but knew the Atlantic 10 finals match against defending champion VCU would be the year's true test.
- 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.