Colonials Athletics Weekend Roundup - Feb. 1-3

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Here's a look at how the Colonials dominated the competition over the weekend: 

Women's Basketball
-Five Colonials scored in double figures for the second time this season in Sunday's 74-57 win over Atlantic 10 rival La Salle at the Explorers' Tom Gola Arena.
-Graduate student Tara Booker led GW with 13 points and seven rebounds while classmate Sara Mostafa posted her second double-double of the season with 11 points and a game-high 12 boards.  
-Senior Danni Jackson and sophomore Chakecia Miller each contributed 11 points and seven assists.  
-Senior Shi-Heria Shipp rounded out the double-digit quintet with 12 points.
-GW followed up a tight first half with a dominant 49-point second stanza to pull away from La Salle.  
-The Colonials shot 47.5 percent on the game while holding the Explorers to 32.8 percent from the floor.
-GW returns to the court on Wednesday, when Atlantic 10 rival Richmond visits the Charles E. Smith Center for a 7 p.m. tip-off.

Men's Basketball
-GW's three-game Atlantic 10 win streak ended on Saturday in its 80-71 loss to La Salle at the Charles E. Smith Center.
-Senior Isaiah Armwood posted game-highs of 17 points, nine rebounds and three blocks while classmate Dwayne Smith added 11 points in 16 minutes off the bench.
-Freshmen starters Patricio Garino and Kevin Larson contributed 11 and 10 points, respectively.  
-The Colonials trailed by as much as 20 in the second half, but Armwood's back-to-back three-pointers, his first triples of the season, capped a 21-6 run to pull GW within five with 3:04 left in the game.  
-La Salle's six double-digit scorers proved too much to overcome as the Colonials could only get as close as seven the rest of the way. 
-GW will travel to Atlantic 10 foe Duquesne on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. match-up.

-The GW gymnastics team set several season-highs in its second-place finish at the UNH tri-meet on Sunday afternoon.
-The Colonials posted a score of 194.750 on the day, the highest team score since 2009. 
-The gymnasts combined for season-highs on the vault (48.650) and balance beam (48.900) while adding a 48.425 on uneven bars and 48.775 on floor exercise.
-Senior Stephanie Stoicovy placed second in the all-around with a career-high 39.000, including a 9.850 performance on the floor exercise, tying for first in the event.
-Sophomore Elena Corcoran scored a career-high 9.850 on the vault to win the event.
-Junior Kiera Kenney led the Colonials on the balance beam with a career-high 9.850 to secure second place.
-The Colonials will host North Carolina and William & Mary at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 11 for the annual Pink Meet at the Charles E. Smith Center.
Women's Squash
-GW's No. 13 women's squash team won all matches in straight sets for the third consecutive time to defeat No. 21 Drexel, 9-0, on Saturday afternoon. 
-The Colonials improved their record to 9-6 as freshman Anna Gabriela Porras earned her tenth straigh-set victory of the season playing at No. 1.
-Freshman Emely Levyn enjoyed her eigth win of the season and first in the No. 3 position.
-The Colonials suffered a 7-2 loss at No. 9 Brown on Sunday, which halted their three-match win streak.
Men's Squash
-The No. 17 men's squash team claimed its third straight victory on Saturday in a 7-2 win over No. 21 Drexel.
-Senior Omar Sobhy led the Colonials with a straight-set win at the No. 1 position.
-Freshman Ahmed Abdel-Latif dropped his frist set at No. 2 but rallied to win his next three to complete the victory.
-Nos. 5-9 went undefeated for GW with wins by freshmen Reid Breck and Browning Platt, sophomore David Moxley, and juniors Larkin Brinkworth and Chris Bell. 
-The Colonials fell at No. 18 Brown, 6-3, on Sunday.

Women's Tennis
-The Colonials defeated local rival Howard, 5-2, on Saturday for their first win of the 2013 spring season at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va. 
-GW swept doubles action with decisive victories from No.1 pair of senior Mimi Hamling and junior Leah Pascarella, No. 2 duo of senior Dorota Lysienia and freshman Lana Robins and No. 3 team of freshmen Christina Carpenter and Stephanie Wei.
-Robins and Carpenter earned straight-set wins at the No. 2 and No. 6 singles spots, respectively.
-Hamilng pulled out a 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (6) victory at the No. 4 flight while Lysienia won at No. 5 singles by a score of 6-1, 5-7, 6-1.
-GW heads down the road to Georgetown on Saturday, Feb. 9 for a 3 p.m. match. 

Men's Tennis
-GW posted a 4-3 win over East Carolina on Friday for its first victory of the 2013 spring season at the Regency Sport and Health Club in McLean, Va.
-The No. 2 doubles pair of junior Nikita Fomin and freshman Danil Zelenkov defeated their East Carolina counterparts by a score of 8-7 (4).
-The duo of Francisco Dias and senior Leonardo Lapentti earned an 8-4 victory at the No. 3 doubles spot. 
-Zelenkov, senior Alexander van Gils, and junior Ulrik Thomsen defeated their East Carolina opponents in straight sets at the No. 3, 4, and 6 singles spots, respectively.  
-The Colonials return to the court on Friday, Feb. 8 at Old Dominion for their first road match of the year. 

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