Sports in Brief

Men’s Volleyball

On April 6, Mason took on Penn State University in a close match, winning three sets to none.

In the first set, Mason started with a 7-1 run, before winning the set 25-16. The Patriots finished this set hitting at .500.

In the second set, Penn State stuck with Mason, with the largest lead by only three points. Mason finished this 25-23, and hit at .650.

In the third set, Mason took control of the game once the score reached 10-8 in favor of Mason. The Patriots finished this one on a 15-10 run completing the sweep.


Baseball split its April 6 doubleheader against George Washington University. The Patriots improved to 12-17, and picked up their first win in Atlantic 10 play.

After they fell 16-7 in game one, the Patriots scored six runs in the second inning en route to a 13-2 win in game two.   

Cam Reckling had a season-high five RBI, and hit his first home run of the season.

The 13 runs scored by the team were the most since a 15-4 win over La Salle University on May 19, 2018.


Softball split its April 6 doubleheader against the University of Rhode Island. The Patriots improved to 13-18 overall and 3-5 in Atlantic 10 play.

Despite taking a 2-0 lead into the sixth inning of game one, Mason allowed URI to score three runs in the bottom of the sixth, and eventually lost 3-2.

The Patriots scored first again and eventually took a 1-0 lead into the bottom of the seventh, where URI would eventually tie it up. Adriana Erickson hit the game-winning home run in the top of the ninth inning, just her fourth home run of the season.

Men’s and Women’s Tennis

Men’s Tennis improved to 7-9 on the season and picked up its first Atlantic 10 win of the season after defeating the University of Dayton on April 6.  

Despite not winning the doubles point, Mason held on to win four of six singles matches to clinch the win.

Women’s Tennis improved to 13-6 this season after defeating Loyola University Maryland on April 6.

The Patriots took the doubles point and three singles matches to win 4-3.