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George Washington gymnastics alumna Jessica Guilbert '07 is a physical therapist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown, Mass.

GW women's swimming junior Bianca Valencia was named the GW Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month for March.

GW Coaches Mike Lonergan and Jonathan Tsipis both visited the WJLA studio in Rosslyn on Monday night to talk Colonials' men's and women's basketball on SportsTalk with Alex Parker. Watch the full segment below, or click to watch Coach Lonergan's and Coach Tsipis' individual interviews.

George Washington women's squash senior Jackie Shea played an integral role in the Colonials' Kurtz Cup Championship at last month's College Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships and as a result has been named the Player of the Tournament.

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Men's water polo senior Adam Streeter has been named the GW Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month for February.

"This academic year, Adam has taken a strong initiative to engage local D.C. students," said Life Skills Coordinator Ted Costigan. "As a community service leader on the men's water polo team, Adam sets the example of a motivated Colonial dedicated to volunteering his time to bettering the lives of others."

@ColonialsStrong, @GWMensRowing Featured on BBC

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Trofym Anderson of GW Men's Rowing and Matthew Johnson, Director of Strength & Conditioning, were recently featured on BBC Radio in a story about how sleep deprivation effects 3.JPG
GW Softball freshman Mary Wiley was named to the Tiger Invitational All-Tournament Team, host LSU announced on Monday evening.

Wiley led the Colonials with a .462 average (6-for-13) and walked five times for a team-high .611 on-base percentage. She also scored two runs and had a pair of RBIs.
In line with the mission of the George Washington Athletics Department to Raise High in the community, the GW lacrosse team hosted two free clinics for local youth from the Washington, D.C., area over the past week.

@GW_WomensRowing Varsity 8 Honored at Homecoming

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Members of the GW Women's Rowing Varsity 8,which brought home a gold medal at the 2013 Atlantic 10 Championship, were honored at the men's basketball homecoming game against Fordham on Saturday at half court of the Charles E. Smith Center.


During an action-packed weekend in Foggy Bottom as the George Washington Department of Athletics and Recreation celebrated Homecoming and inducted seven members into the Athletic Hall of Fame, GW men's swimming sophomore Oliver Keegan and alum Phillip Graeter ('13) were presented with their Atlantic 10 Championship rings.

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The pair, which tallied gold medal performances at the 2013 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio, received commemorative rings for their accomplishments during the first half of the men's basketball game against Fordham on Saturday afternoon in front of a sold out crowd inside the Charles E. Smith Center. The duo helped GW finish fourth at last season's conference meet as Grater, then a senior, earned a first-place finish in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 3:52.72. As a rookie, Keegan came from behind to win the 200-yard butterfly and not only break the GW record but set a new all-time A-10 mark of 1:48.10.

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The Colonials' swimming program also saw two-time A-10 Most Outstanding Performer Tim Champney ('00) inducted in to the GW Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014 during halftime of the game. Homecoming was truly a weekend for GW swimming to Raise High.

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