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Colonials Athletics Weekend Roundup - Jan. 25-27

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Here's a look at how the Colonials brought home a slew of victories over the weekend:

Men's Basketball
-GW dominated league co-leader Charlotte, 82-54, for its third-straight Atlantic 10 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Charles E. Smith Center. 
-Freshman Patricio Garino led the Colonials with 16 points on 6-of-6 shooting, including a pair of three-pointers, and a game-high four steals.
-Seniors Lasan Kromah and Bryan Bynes each added 12 points while seniors Isaiah Armwood and Dwayne Smith contributed nine points apiece. 
-GW scored a season-high 82 points while its defense held the 49ers to 31.6 percent shooting with just six assists while forcing 17 turnovers. 
-The Colonials are slated to take on La Salle on Saturday afternoon at the Smith Center.

Women's Basketball
-The Colonials posted a convincing victory over Rhode Island, holding a double-digit lead for much of the 57-43 win on Sunday afternoon at the Smith Center.  
-Graduate student Tara Booker and senior Shi-Heria Shipp scored a team-high 12 points apiece, while grad student Sara Mostafa needed just one point to complete her second double-double in three games with nine points and 11 rebounds. 
-Sophomore Chakecia Miller continued her hot play with nine points and a career-high eight rebounds and 10 steals.  Miller's 10 steals matched the second-highest single-game total ever by a Colonial; Laurie Cann had 12 in 1978.
-GW will face A-10 rival Duquesne for an 11 a.m. tipoff on Wednesday at the Smith Center.  

Men's Squash
-The No. 17 men's squash team took a pair of victories from Johns Hopkins, 8-0, and Maryland, 7-0, over the weekend at the Matthew J. Grossman Squash Courts at Lerner Health & Wellness Center.
-GW dropped only one set to Johns Hopkins over the course of the two matches to move their record to 9-7. 
-Freshman Reid Breck leads the Colonials with a 15-2 individual record. Senior Omar Sobhy is right behind at 13-2 and freshman James Reiss is also in double-figure wins with a 10-6 mark. 
-The Colonials will take on No. 20 Drexel at home on Saturday before traveling to Rhode Island for a match against No. 18 Brown on Sunday evening. 

Women's Squash
-GW's No. 13 squash team defeated Johns Hopkins and Bucknell in a pair of shutouts at the Matthew J. Grossman Squash Courts at Lerner Health & Wellness Center on Saturday.  
-The Colonials did not drop a single set on the day and improved their record to 8-6 overall.
-Freshman Anna Gabriela Porras paces the Colonials with a 10-6 individual record. 
-GW will face No. 21 Drexel on Saturday afternoon before taking a trip to Rhode Island for a Sunday matinee with No. 9 Brown. 

Gymnastics
-The Colonials posted a season-high score of 193.875 in a third-place finish behind No. 23 Kent State (194.675), and Western Michigan, (194.125), on Friday evening at the M.A.C. Center.
-GW scored season-highs as a team on vault (48.600) and balance beam (48.100) in addition to scores of 48.450 on uneven bars and 48.275 on floor exercise. 
-Senior Stephanie Stoicovy placed second overall for the all-around while turning in a team-high 9.825 (t-4th) floor exercise routine.  
-Junior Taylor Henderson set a new career-high score of 9.850 on the uneven bars, tying for fourth place on the event.
-The Colonials will face East Atlantic Gymnastics League foe New Hampshire and Yale on Sunday to conclude a three-meet road trip in Durham, N.H. 

Men's Tennis
-GW fell to No. 70 Cornell, 6-1, in the team's season opener at the Army Navy Country Club on Saturday evening.
-The doubles team of junior Ulrik Thomsen and senior Alexander van Gils defeated Big Red's duo, 8-5, in the No. 1 match.
-Junior Nikita Fomin and freshman Danil Zelenkov earned the Colonials' second doubles victory, 8-3, in the second-flight match.  
-GW returns to action as the Colonials host East Carolina at the Regency Sports and Health Club in McLean, Va., on Friday.

Women's Tennis
-GW dropped a 5-2 decision at Old Dominion in its season opener on Saturday afternoon at the Folkes-Stevens Indoor Tennis Center.
-The Colonials' two wins came in the form of college spring debut victories for GW.  
-Freshman Lana Robins earned a three-set second-flight victory by scores of 7-5, 6-7, 6-3.
-Freshman Stephanie Wei recorded a 6-4, 7-6 win in the No. 4 spot.
-The Colonials host Howard on Saturday at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va.

Men's Swimming
-The Colonials dropped their final meet of the regular season to George Mason, 159-101, on Saturday afternoon at the Charles E. Smith Center Pool.
-GW's eight seniors, Alex Etz, Stephan Franke, Duncan Galler, Niklas Glenesk, Phillip Graeter, Stephen Nelson, Zach Peart, and Luke Quimby, were honord prior to the meet in a Senior Day ceremony.  
-Junior Jake Mortensen took first in the 100-yard backstroke in 52.89 seconds.
-Sophomore Garret Cottingham took first in the 100-yard breaststroke in 58.41 seconds, followed by classmate Adam Rabe in 1:00.68 for second place. 
-The Colonials return to the pool for the Atlantic 10 Championships in Geneva, Ohio from Feb. 19-23.

Women's Swimming
-GW was edged, 133-129, by George Mason at the Charles E. Smith Center Pool in the final meet of the regular season on Saturday afternoon.
-The Colonials claimed the top-three spots in four separate events on the afternoon.  
-The team of junior Lindsay Moore, freshman Lauren Steagall, sophomore Morgan Zebley and junior Sloan Saunders took home first place in the 200-yard medley relay in 1:50.09.  
-Sophomore Caroline Myers paced the Colonials with a first-place finish in both the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:28.03) and the 500 free (5:08.59).  
-Steagall touched the wall first in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:08.09.  
-Sophomore Janica Lee finished the 200 breast in 2:27.62 to take home top honors.  
-The Colonials will take a break from competition until Feb. 19-23 at the Atlantic 10 Championships in Geneva, Ohio.

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