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Athletic director Patrick Nero has named James Winchester the new head coach for the Swimming and Diving program, the athletic department announced Thursday.
Two transfer guards have committed to the GW men’s basketball program, according to reports from CBSSports.com’s Jon Rothstein Tuesday.
Men’s basketball freshman Yuta Watanabe has been invited to greet Shinzō Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, at the White House on Tuesday, the athletic department announced Wednesday.
- Women's water polo looks to end on high note at CWPA Championship April 23, 2015When the playoffs begin Friday in Princeton, N.J., GW will have to surprise people to finish in the top half of the tournament pack.
- After challenging regular season, golf set to battle in A-10 Championship April 23, 2015After a tough 2014-15 campaign, GW golf will head to Harmony Golf Preserve in Harmony, Fla. on Friday to compete in the Atlantic 10 Championship.
- 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.