Lauren Chase Named Most Valuable Player
Colonials Fall to Kansas State, 56-51
Caira Washington Named Tournament's Most Outstanding Player
Colonials to Play for Second Straight A-10 Title After 72-58 Semifinals Win
Washington Continues Dominance of George Mason With 16 Points, 11 Rebounds
@GW_WBB Top 3 Plays: American (11/17/15)
Women's Basketball vs. Florida Gulf Coast 12/3/15
George Washington v Gonzaga
George Washington v George Mason
George Washington v Fordham
George Washington v Dayton
Ranks 17th all-time at GW with 316 assists in two years as a Colonial.
GRADUATE YEAR AT GW (2015-16)
Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team ... Fifth player in league history to earn all-conference, all-defense and all-academic honors in the same season ... Ranked fourth in the A-10 and 15th in the NCAA with 5.9 assists per game and was fifth in the conference with a 1.6 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Her career-high 196 assists in 2015-16 are the fourth-highest single-season total in program history ... The only Colonial to start all 33 games or average more than 30 minutes per contest (33.0 mpg) ... Ranked fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 9.7 points per game ... Led GW with 47 steals ... Shot 41.3 percent (124-for-300) from the floor and 32.3 percent (10-for-31) from 3-point range ... Averaged 11.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting (70-for-161) in A-10 games ... Ranked third in the league in assists (5.9), seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.6), 13th in field goal percentage, 15th in steals (1.5 spg) and 27th in scoring in conference contests ... Tallied nine points and four assists against just one turnover at No. 15/10 Stanford (Nov. 21) ... Recorded 12 points, eight rebounds and seven assists at Fresno State (Nov. 23) ... Had six assists and no turnovers against Wright State at the Lone Star Showcase (Nov. 28) ... Registered nine points and seven assists against Florida Gulf Coast (Dec. 3) ... Scored a season-high 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting, including 2-of-2 from beyond the arc, against Villanova (Dec. 13) ... Dished out six assists against just one turnover in 38 minutes against the Wildcats ... Had 10 points and six assists against Iona (Dec. 20) ... Tallied nine points, seven assists and six rebounds at Illinois (Dec. 28) ... Dished out a career-high 12 assists while committing just one turnover against Hartford (Dec. 30) ... The 12 assists match the eighth-highest total ever by a Colonial in a game ... Averaged 7.8 assists with a 2.8 assist-to-turnover ratio over four games from Dec. 13-30 ... Scored 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting and added five assists at Saint Joseph's (Jan. 3) ... Scored 10 points and dished eight assists against La Salle (Jan. 13) ... Scored eight points and dished out nine assists while committing just one turnover against Massachusetts (Jan. 20) ... Stepped up while All-American Jonquel Jones was out with injury, averaging 12.7 points over the final 10 games of the regular season ... Scored 18 points on 7-of-14 shooting and tallied eight assists against George Mason (Jan. 22) ... Matched her career high with five steals at Davidson ... Posted her first double-double as a Colonial and the fourth of her career with 19 points and 10 assists against just one turnover versus Saint Louis (Jan. 31) ... Tallied 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting and eight assists against just one turnover at Fordham (Feb. 3) ... Averaged 15.5 points per game over four games from Jan. 22-Feb. 3 ... Averaged 8.0 assists with a 3.0 assist-to-turnover ratio in six games from Jan. 20-Feb. 7 ... Averaged 9.0 points and 7.7 assists with a 2.3 assist-to-turnover ratio in three games at the Atlantic 10 Championship ... Named team MVP and Best Defender at the end-of-the-year banquet ... Won the Dan Black Award at the Georgey's ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters ... Earned a spot on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... A Legacy Leader in GW's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy ... Served as a Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) team representative.
SENIOR YEAR AT GW (2014-15)
Saw action in 29 games and made nine starts in her first season on the court for the Colonials ... Ranked fifth in the Atlantic 10 with 4.1 assists per game and eighth with a 1.4 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Ranked fifth on the team in scoring (7.4 ppg) and tied for third in steals (34) ... Shot 38.8 percent (81-for-209) from the floor and added 2.3 rebounds per game ... Started the first eight games of the season ... Scored 11 points and was a perfect 7-for-7 from the foul line in her GW debut at Florida Gulf Coast (Nov. 14) ... Dished out a season-high 10 assists and added eight points and a career-high tying five steals against Bowie State (Nov. 19) ... Recorded seven assists against N. 9/8 Maryland (Nov. 22) ... Matched her career high with 22 points on 8-of-15 shooting and added six assists and two steals against Fresno State (Dec. 6) ... Had seven points and seven assists at Dayton (Jan. 4) ... Dished out six assists without committing a turnover against Duquesne (Jan. 21) ... Had a 7.0 assist-to-turnover ratio in three games from Jan. 21-31 with 14 assists against just two turnovers in that span ... Had 10 points, four assists and four steals at Saint Louis (Feb. 11) ... Scored seven of her 14 points at Richmond in overtime, making 5-of-6 free throws in the extra session (Feb. 26) ... Averaged 9.7 points in three games at the A-10 Championship, including 12 points in the semifinals against Saint Louis (March 6) ... Named the team's Best Defensive Player at the end-of-the-year banquet ... Recognized on the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters ... Invited to speak on a panel of concussion experts for the Mind Matters Challenge, an initiative of the NCAA and U.S. Department of Defense aimed at promoting self-reporting, awareness of symptoms and research about treatment of concussions in at-risk populations such as student-athletes.
JUNIOR YEAR AT GW (2013-14)
Sat out the first 10 games due to NCAA transfer rules, then missed the remainder of the season due to a personal medical condition ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Spring 2014 semester ... Received the Team Spirit award at the end of the year awards banquet.
SOPHOMORE YEAR AT UMBC (2012-13)
Averaged team-bests of 13.0 points and 4.3 assists per game through eight contests before announcing her intent to transfer ... Started all eight games in which she played and averaged 32.5 minutes per contest ... Ranked second in the America East in assists, third in scoring, seventh in free throw percentage (.717) and eighth in steals (1.9 spg) at that time ... Made all five three-point attempts on the season and shot 41.8 percent (33-for-79) overall ... Scored in double figures five times with a double-double of 22 points and 10 assists at Coppin State (Nov. 14) ... 22 points were a career high ... Also made a career-best 10-of-11 foul shots and played all 45 minutes in the overtime win against the Eagles ... Matched her career high with five steals to go with 13 points and a season-best six rebounds against Eastern (Nov. 25) ... Served as team co-captain.
FRESHMAN YEAR AT UMBC (2011-12)
America East Rookie of the Year and unanimous All-Rookie Team selection ... Led the Retrievers with 129 assists, most ever by a UMBC freshman and eighth all-time at UMBC ... Led the America East in assists (4.6 apg) and ranked second in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.2) and ninth in free throw percentage (.702) ... Helped lead UMBC to the America East title game ... Named America East Rookie of the Week four times ... Posted five or more assists 14 times ... Matched a UMBC record with 11 assists against Monmouth (Nov. 13) and New Hampshire (Jan. 28) ... Finished one rebound shy of a triple-double with 10 points, 11 assists and a career-high nine rebounds against Monmouth in the second game of her collegiate career ... Also posted a double-double of 11 points and 11 assists against UNH ... Scored a season-high 18 points and added seven assists against Hartford (Jan. 16) ... Started 26 of 28 games played, averaging 33.4 minutes per contest ... Missed four games with a concussion suffered against Maryland.
Played for current GW assistant coach Diane Richardson at Riverdale Baptist ... A three-time Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention ... Rated as the No. 57 point guard in her class by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Led the Crusaders to the No. 1 ranking in the Washington area by the Washington Post and a No. 20 ranking in the nation by ESPN in 2010 ... Averaged 13 points, six assists and two rebounds per game in her high school career ... Earned the Crusaders' Team Leader and MVP awards in 2011 ... Named MVP of the Baltimore Mayors Tournament as a junior ... Champion of the National Christian School Athletic Association Point Guard Challenge in 2010 ... Served as team captain ... Selected to the All-WCAC second team as a sophomore while at Academy of the Holy Cross ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Lauren Francis Chase ... Born Oct. 4, 1993 in Silver Spring, Md. ... Daughter of Bryan and Laura Chase ... Father was inducted into the United States Flag and Touch Football League Hall of Fame in 2000 ... Has an older brother, Andrae ... Graduated from GW in December 2014 after just three-and-a-half years with her bachelor's degree in criminal justice ... Currently pursing her master's degree in rehabilitation counseling with an emphasis in traumatic brain injuries.
|Points||22||2x, Last vs. Fresno State (12/6/14)|
|Minutes||45||vs. Coppin State (11/14/12)|
|Field Goals Made||8||vs. Fresno State (12/6/14)|
|Field Goals Attempted||19||at Binghamton (1/19/12)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||2||4x, Last vs. Rhode Island (1/6/16)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||4||at Binghamton (1/19/12)|
|Free Throws Made||10||vs. Coppin State (11/14/12)|
|Free Throws Attempted||12||at Vermont (1/22/12)|
|Rebounds||9||at Monmouth (11/13/11)|
|Assists||12||vs. Hartford (12/30/15)|
|Blocks||1||5x, Last vs. VCU (A-10) (3/5/16)|
|Steals||5||3x, Last at Davidson (1/27/16)|
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