Author Archives: Natalie Heavren

About Natalie Heavren

I'm Natalie! I'm a Communication major with minors in Sports Analytics and Sport Communication. I have a passion for sports and my favorite way to watch Mason Basketball games is as a member of Green Machine.

Mason sports ends 2017-2018 season

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer As the semester comes to a close, so do the spring sports seasons. Mason baseball has been up and down this season. The team started off with eight consecutive losses before rattling off four wins…

Mason men’s volleyball has record-breaking season

History has been made, but the team still has work to do By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Mason Men’s Volleyball is making history this season. After beating New Jersey Institute of Technology on March 30, the team secured a berth…

OPINION: Should college athletes get paid?

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Fourth Estate’s sports writer Natalie Heavren weighs in on fair pay for student athletes March Madness is circled on the calendars of people around the world. This tournament is hosted by the National Collegiate Athletic…

Women’s Basketball End of Season Interviews

Interviews by Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Assistant Coach Tajama Abraham Ngongba (Coach T) Fourth Estate (IVE): What has this season’s success meant to you, and to the program? Coach T: Personally it has been amazing, and I am so impressed…

All good things must come to an end

Mason women’s basketball team ends a historic season By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer  The Mason Women’s Basketball Team’s record-breaking run has come to an end in the second round of the WNIT, with a close loss to the Virginia Tech…

Mason Club Ice Hockey Makes First Ever Trip to Nationals

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Mason Club Ice Hockey competed last week in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) National Championships for the first time in school history.   This was a historic season for the team, which finished with…

Team effort advances the Patriots to Richmond

FOUR SCORERS IN DOUBLE DIGITS HELP PUSH THE PATRIOTS PAST ST. BONAVENTURE Byline: Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer “Survive and advance, it’s that time of year,” said head coach Nyla Milleson as she opened up the victorious post-game press conference. With…

2018 Olympics Roundup

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer The 2018 Winter Olympics have come and gone, and the countdown to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo begins. Team USA finished the games in fourth place overall with 23 medals, behind Norway, Germany, and…