Transfer Olivia Gumbs Joins Women's Basketball
Sophomore forward from Lafayette was a unanimous selection to Patriot League All-Rookie Team last season
WASHINGTON - Olivia Gumbs, a 6-foot-1 forward from Lafayette, has been added to the George Washington women's basketball roster for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Newark, Delaware, native comes to George Washington following a standout freshman season at Lafayette. She played in all 32 games last season with 19 starts while leading the Leopards in both scoring (10.5 points) and rebounding (7.2) average. She totaled six double-doubles on the season and was the Leopards' leading scorer 13 times.
"Olivia is highly motivated both as an athlete and a student with a drive to succeed that will fit the culture already established in the GW Athletic Department," said head coach Jennifer Rizzotti. "She had a very successful freshman campaign at Lafayette and I believe her style of play will translate nicely into the Atlantic 10. Most importantly, she's a great kid and I'm confident she will be a great addition to our women's basketball family here at GW."
Gumbs picked up three Patriot League Rookie of the Week Awards throughout the regular season before a unanimous selection to the conference's All-Rookie Team.
She played scholastically at St. Andrew's School (Middletown, Delaware) and graduated as a Top-100 national recruit according to ESPN. She was a two-time All-Conference and All-State performer at St. Andrew's while also starring in volleyball and crew.
Women's Basketball to Host Selection Monday Watch Party
WASHINGTON - The Atlantic 10 Champion George Washington women's basketball team will host a Selection Monday Watch Party in the Colonials Club of the...
CHAMPIONS! GW Wins A-10 Title
GW returns to the NCAA Tournament for the third time in four seasons while Head Coach Jen Rizzotti, a National Champion as a student-athlete at UConn,...
Women's Hoops Upsets Top-Seeded Dayton in A-10 Semifinals
RICHMOND, Va. - The George Washington women's basketball team advanced to the Atlantic 10 Championship game for the third time in the last four seasons when ...
Women's Hoops Downs GMU for Third Time this Season in A-10 Quarters
RICHMOND, Va. - The old adage 'it is hard to beat the same team three times in one season' certainly rang true in Friday's Atlantic 10 Championship...
Women's Hoops and George Mason Set for A-10 Quarterfinals
TIPPING OFF: The No. 5 seed George Washington women's basketball team will clash with No. 4 seed George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals...
Prange & Cummings Earn All-Conference Honors
RICHMOND, Va. - George Washington women's basketball senior Kelli Prange has been named the Atlantic 10 Sixth Woman of the Year while teammate Brianna...
Women's Hoops Seniors Grateful to End Home Schedule on Winning Note
The GW women’s basketball team broke its postgame huddle at midcourt Tuesday night and began the slow trek toward its locker room at the Charles E....
GW Women's Basketball Advances By La Salle in A-10 Championship
WASHINGTON - For the George Washington women's basketball team on Wednesday night, the game was simple. Survive and advance. The 5th-seeded Colonials hosted ...