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Colonials Athletics Weekend Roundup - Oct. 19-21

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Here's how the Colonials fared over a busy weekend of fall competition,

Men's Soccer
-Sophomore goalkeeper Luke Farrell recorded his first career shutout on Friday as GW defeated A-10 foe Rhode Island by a score of 2-0.
-Freshman Glen Sousa's 40-yard free kick found its way into the back of the net for his first collegiate goal and the Colonials' first goal of the match against the Rams.
-Senior Seth Rudolph provided the insurance goal for his 28th career goal, moving him into a tie for seventh-place all-time at GW.
-Seniors Zach Abaie, Alejandro Almodovar, Daniel Ripperger-Suhler, and Seth Rudolph were honored in a Senior Day ceremony prior to Sunday's 3-0 loss to UMass.

Women's Soccer
-GW lost a close 1-0 match on Friday to A-10 rival URI.
-The Colonials dropped the final road match of the regular season to UMASS by a score of 4-0 on Sunday afternoon.
-GW recorded 9 shots on the weekend.
-The team returns home next weekend for the final games of the regular season, taking on A-10 newcomer Butler for the first time ever on Friday and facing Saint Louis on Sunday. 
-Seniors Molly Bruh, Samie Cloutier, Moya, Clare Roche, and Kayley Sullivan will be honored in a Senior Day ceremony prior to Sunday's match against SLU.

Volleyball
-Senior Candace Silva-Martin became the fourth player in Atlantic 10 history to reach 2,000 career digs in Friday's 3-0 loss at VCU.
-The Colonials posted a season-high 15.0 team blocks in Saturday's 3-1 defeat of Charlotte with three different players recording at least six blocks.
-GW mirrored a strong defensive performance with eight service aces in the win over the 49ers.
-Senior Lauren Whyte led the squad with her 38th career double-double, notching 15 kills and 11 digs while recording a match-high 16.5 points.

Men's Tennis
-GW completed the opening three days of the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional Championship over the weekend at the University of Virginia.
-Junior Nikita Fomin received a first-round singles bye and defeated two opponents before dropping his round of 16 match to the tournament's No. 4 seed and No. 52 nationally ranked Alexis Huegas of VCU.
-Junior Ulrik Tomsen defeated two main draw foes before falling to the No. 1 seed and the nation's No. 2 ranked player Jarmere Jenkins of Virginia.
-In doubles action, the duo of Fomin and freshman Danil Zelenkov won four straight matches, including an upset of the tournament's No. 3 seed and 28th-ranked doubles team in the country, to advance to the semifinals and will face the No. 47 ranked doubles pair UVA's Justin Shane and Julen Uriguen on Monday afternoon.

Women's Tennis
-The Colonials competed in the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional hosted by Virginia over the weekend to conclude fall play.
-Freshman Lana Robins won two qualifying matches as well as Round 1 of the singles main draw before falling to the tournament's No. 1 seed and the nation's No. 52 ranked Petra Januskova on Sunday.
-The doubles pair of Robins and senior Mimi Hamling advanced to the round of eight but were stopped by Virginia's Maci Epstein and Erin Vierra

Men's Water Polo
-Freshman goalkeeper Connor Dillon recorded a career-high nine saves in his first collegiate start in GW's 10-6 victory over Iona on Saturday.
-GW dropped the second match of the day to No. 17 ranked Princeton by a score of 13-6.
-Freshman Bogdan Petkovic led the Colonials with three goals in the match against the nationally ranked Tigers.  
-The Colonials finish regular-season play against Navy on Saturday, Oct. 27 in Annapolis, Md.

Sailing
-GW placed 11th out of 20 teams in this weekend's Kings Point Dinghy Open, a tune-up for next weekend's War Memorial MAISA Fall Coed Championship.
-Three Colonials sailed in the A Division and took home a trio of top-five finishes under senior skipper Ian Conners. 
-Conners and seniors Skye Kussmann and Rebecca Engel put forth a 10th place effort overall in the A Division.
-Freshman skipper Jay Spector combined with classmate Henry Young and senior Richard Sant to capture 15th place in the B Division.  
-Spector and Young highlighted their weekend with a third-place showing in Race #2.

Golf
-GW currently holds 15th place in a field of 18 through Round 1 of the three-day 33rd annual Old Dominion/Outer Banks Collegiate Invitational at the par-72, 6,535-yard Kilmarlic Golf Club in Powells Point, N.C.
-Freshman Michael Helton leads the Colonials with a 3-over 75 performance to tie him in 25th place.
-Sophomore Jack Persons is tied for 32nd just one stroke behind Helton with a 4-over 76.
-Round 2 play resumes on Monday.

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