Colonials Gear Up for Second Season Under Coach Tsipis
Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Colonials Finish 14-16 with Most Wins since 2009
No. 8 Colonials Take on No. 9 Richmond in First Round on Friday at 11:30 a.m
Colonials Earn No. 8 Seed in Atlantic 10 Championship
Ranks ninth all-time at GW with 101 career blocks and is tied for 17th with 555 rebounds.
GRADUATE YEAR (2012-13)
Ranked second on the team and 15th in the Atlantic 10 with 6.2 rebounds per game ... Led the Colonials and ranked 12th in the league in blocks (35/1.3 bpg) ... Pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds and added three blocks in the season opener against UT Arlington (Nov. 9) ... Posted her first double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds and added four blocks at VCU (Jan. 20) ... Scored a season-high 17 points and added nine rebounds, three blocks and three steals against Duquesne (Jan. 30) ... Posted her second double-double of the year with 11 points and 12 rebounds at La Salle (Feb. 3) ... Averaged 5.8 points per game on the season, but increased to 7.0 ppg against A-10 opponents ... Averaged 10.8 points, 9.4 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per contest with a pair of double-doubles in five games from Jan. 20-Feb. 3 ... Had a team-best six double-figure rebounding games on the year, including four in A-10 play ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester.
SENIOR YEAR (2011-12)
Started the first eight games of the season but missed the final 21 with a broken hand suffered in practice ... Averaged 9.8 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.8 blocks in 24.9 minutes per contest before her injury ... Scored a season-high 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting and added eight rebounds in the season opener at UT-Arlington (Nov. 13) ... Scored in double figures in four of the first five games of the season, averaging 13.6 points per game in that stretch ... Led the team in scoring twice ... Accepted as a group leader at Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), which was hosted on campus in March ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters ... Served as public relations officer for GW's Student-Athlete Advisory Council ... Team co-captain.
JUNIOR YEAR (2010-11)
Averaged 8.1 points on 42.7 percent shooting, 4.0 rebounds and 20.0 minutes in 29 games played with 18 starts ... Second on team and 15th in Atlantic 10 in blocks (0.8 bpg) ... Nine double-digit scoring games ... Scored GW's first 14 points en route to career-high 23-point effort on 11-of-17 shooting at Rutgers (1/3) ... Season-high nine rebounds against Stony Brook (12/11) and at Richmond (2/19) ... Season-best three blocks against Northern Illinois at Best Buy Classic (11/14), Ohio (11/30), and against Morgan State at Miami Holiday Classic (12/29) ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative and SAAC public relations officer ... Named to A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall and spring semesters.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2009-10)
Started all 28 games, ranked second on team with 10.1 points and 6.5 rebounds per game ... Finished eighth in A-10 in rebounding and blocked shots, and T-26th in league in scoring ... Led GW in field goal percentage (42.1%), free throws (71) and blocked shots (33) ... Recorded team-best six double-doubles ... Converted 10-of-11 free throws en route to career-best 18 points against Western Kentucky (12/28/09) ... Career-high 16 rebounds against La Salle (1/24/10) ... Narrowly missed third triple-double in program history with 17 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks in victory at North Texas (11/17/09). Eight blocks were the most for a Colonial since Ugo Oha blocked eight shots against Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 Championship game on March 10, 2003 ... Recipient of team's Abbie Oliver Smith Award, recognizing athletic, academic and civic excellence ... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll in spring semester ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2008-09)
Appeared in 20 games, averaging 1.5 points and 1.8 rebounds in 6.4 minutes per game ... Season-high 10 points and six rebounds in 18 minutes of action in victory over Princeton (12/21).
Finished four-year scholastic career with 1,292 points ... Guided Absegami to back-to-back New Jersey Group IV state championships in 2005 and 2006 and four consecutive South Jersey Group IV titles from 2005-08 ... Led the Braves to a four-year composite record of 107-17 ... Two-time first team Cape-Atlantic League and Press of Atlantic City All-Star selection (2007, 2008) ... Averaged 13.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.4 blocks per game as a senior in 2008 ... 2008 All-South Jersey first team by Al Carino Organization ... 2008 Hoop Group Tip-Off Classic MVP ... 2007 Courier Post `Post' Player of the Year ... 2005 Feline Classic All-Tournament Team ... Member of 2005 Boardwalk Classic Beach Cup title team and 2006 Ocean Cup championship team ... High school teammate of GW junior Tara Booker.
Sara Hassan Mostafa ... Born April 6, 1990, in Atlantic City, NJ ... Daughter of Noreen and Mostafa Mostafa ... Has one brother, Bradley ... Earned her bachelor's degree in public health from GW in May 2012 and is currently pursuing her master's degree in environmental health science and policy.
|Points||23||at Rutgers (1/3/11)|
|Minutes||38||vs. #7 Xavier (2/3/10)|
|Field Goals Made||11||at Rutgers (1/3/11)|
|Field Goals Attempted||17||at Rutgers (1/3/11)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||1||vs. #7 Xavier (2/3/10)|
|Free Throws Made||10||vs. Western Kentucky (12/28/09)|
|Free Throws Attempted||11||vs. Western Kentucky (12/28/09)|
|Rebounds||16||vs. La Salle (1/24/10)|
|Assists||4||vs. Marshall (12/8/09)|
|Blocks||8||at North Texas (11/17/09)|
|Steals||3||4x, Last vs. Duquesne (1/30/13)|
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