Spring sports continued conference play as many senior student-athletes were honored over the weekend:
-Sophomore Victoria Valos led GW with two home runs and five RBIs in a
4-for-5 performance on the day, including a two-run walk-off blast in
-Valos now holds the program's single-season RBI record with 38.
Meghan Rico earned both wins, tossing a perfect seventh inning in
relief of junior Courtney Martin before hurling a complete game in an
8-0 victory in the nightcap.
effort earned her A-10 Player of the Week
honors while Rico's three
wins earned her Pitcher and Rookie of the Week accolades.
-GW will hit the road to take on conference foes Rhode Island and Massachusetts over the weekend.
-GW lost two games by just a single run while dropping a three game series to Atlantic 10 rival Charlotte over the weekend.
-In Friday's series opener, the Colonials rallied to knot the game at
three, but fell to the 49ers, 4-3
, in the bottom of the ninth.
-Sunday's match-up featured a strong bullpen performance, as freshman
Bobby LeWarne, senior Kenny O'Brian and junior Colin Milon combined for
eight scoreless innings in an offensive struggle ending in a 2-1 loss
Colonials will host Towson on Wednesday for the Jackie Robinson game
before heading to Bronx, N.Y., for a weekend series at Fordham beginning
-The eight consecutive victories are the most for the Colonials under seventh-year head coach Greg Munoz.
-Sophomore Francisco Dias did not drop a single set in his three singles wins in second-flight action for the Colonials.
Colonials swept all doubles matches and dropped just one singles match
on the weekend to improve their record to 15-5 overall and a perfect 4-0
in the conference.
-GW will close out the regular season on Tuesday at A-10 newcomer No. 24 VCU.
-Mimi Hamling and Dorota Lysienia were honord before the match in a Senior Day celebration.
began the contest with a crucial claim of the doubles point with wins
by the No. 2 team of freshman Christina Carpenter and Lysienia, 8-4, and
No. 3 duo of freshmen Egie Jakuciunaite and Stephanie Wei, 8-7 (7-4).
Lana Robins, Wei, and Hamling earned victories in singles action at the
Nos. 2-4 slots, respectively, and Wei clinched the match with a
three-set thriller at the No. 3 spot.
Colonials return to the court at the Atlantic 10 Championship at the
indoor Boar's Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, Va., from April
-Senior Skye Kussmann was honored with MAISA's Purrington Award for outstanding contributions to college sailing.
-Senior duo of Ian Conners and Rebecca Engel placed 11th in A
Division, posting five top 10 finishes over the weekend, peaking at
fourth in Sunday's first race.
-Freshman Maria Sinagra and junior Kaitlin Denney placed 13th in the B Division with six top 10 finishes.
-GW also finished ninth at the MAISA Spring Open at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
-Freshman Hannah McNomee and sophomore Meagan Murphy placed 11th in the A Division with a pair of top 10 finishes.
-The B Division duo of freshmen Benjamin Helfand and Alix Suter finished
in the top 10 in half of its eight races for ninth place in the group.
Colonials wrap up their first varsity season at the MAISA Women's
Conference Championship in Hampton, Va., and the Arrigan Memorial Regatta
at their home Washington Sailing Marina in Alexandria, Va., next
Allie Rash led all scorers with a career-high seven points on three
goals and four assists, while senior Nicole Lacey and freshman Olivia
Boudreau each recorded a hat trick and an assist in the victory over the
Bonnies, and senior Caitlyn O'Brien and freshman Simone Haugen
contributed their first career goals.
Lindsey DiAntonio paced the Colonials with two goals and an assist on
Sunday afternoon as Dequesne barely edged GW for the win.
added a goal of her own, leaving her with 99 career tallies - just one
shy of becoming the fifth Colonials' player to join the century club.
-GW wraps the regular season in Philadelphia with A-10 match-ups at Temple and Saint Joseph's over the weekend.
Women's Water Polo
-Freshman Erin Donaghue led the Colonials to an 8-7 win over
Bucknell with four goals, while junior Allison Littlejohn added two.
-Junior Rachael Bentley scored both of GW's goals in a 16-2 loss to top-seeded and 12th-ranked Princeton.
-Bentley added five more goals to her weekend tally on Sunday, but
the Colonials fell short in a 15-11 loss to third-seeded Harvard.
-Sophomore goalkeeper Chandler Vilander made 18 saved in the cage on the weekend.
-The Colonials will return to the pool on Saturday as they host VMI in
the regular-season finale at the Charles E. Smith Center. Seniors
Allison Peotter and Jessie Hurd will be honored in a Senior Day ceremony
prior to the match.
Colonials clinched third place
in the Oliver T. Carr Bowl standings
after winning four races at the 25th anniversary George Washington
-The Freshman 8 defeated both Holy Cross and Georgetown on the final day
of racing as the Varsity 8 also defeated Holy Cross for its second
consecutive Sullivan Cup - awarded to the winner of the annual V8 race
between the Colonials and the Crusaders.
will travel back to the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association
(SIRA) Championships on lake Mellon in Oak Ridge, Tenn., over the
- GW earned wins in the Varsity 4 and JV 8 over MIT on Friday
but lost in three races each vs. Navy and Gonzaga on Saturday.
- GW will compete at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Championships on lake Mellon in Oak Ridge, Tenn., this weekend.