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.

Three Takeaways from Men’s Basketball’s Win over James Madison

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s basketball found itself back in the win column Friday night after defeating former Colonial Athletic Association foe James Madison University 66-53. “That was a great effort by our guys, that’s exactly what we’ve been looking…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (December 3-9)

All You Need to Know About This Week’s Matches and Games BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Dec. 3 Men’s Basketball vs. University of Vermont EagleBank Arena (EBA): 7 p.m. Dec. 6 Women’s Basketball vs. University of Delaware EBA: 7 p.m. Dec….

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Basketball Men’s basketball improved to 3-5 Wednesday night after narrowly defeating Morgan State University 82-75. Senior Otis Livingston II recorded his 400th career assist, becoming just the second Mason player to put up 400…

Dealing With the Dirty Work

How sophomore Javon Greene impacts men’s basketball BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s basketball sophomore Javon Greene has always been surrounded by basketball. Growing up with an older sister who played AAU basketball, he was in the gym year-round, something he…

Three Takeaways from Mason’s Win over Morgan State

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason’s men’s basketball team held on to Morgan State 82-75 to improve to 3-5, bouncing back after two losses in the Emerald Coast Classic. “It wasn’t always artistic, but I think it was a good kind…

Patriots Improve to 3-1 After Tough Non-conference Win

Three takeaways from women’s basketball’s win over Colgate University BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball improved to 3-1 after defeating Colgate 64-61 Sunday, Nov 18. Nicole Cardaño-Hillary led the team in points, assists and minutes played, scoring 24 points and…

“IT’S GOOD TO GET THE FIRST WIN”

Four takeaways from the first win of the season for the men’s basketball team BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR In the first of two campus games in the Emerald Coast Classic, Mason beat the Southern University Jaguars 69-65 Saturday, Nov.17. The…

We Stick Together

Field hockey provides a welcoming environment on and off the field BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Field hockey has been played in its current form since the early 19th century. Played using a stick with a flat edge and one rounded…

The Pieces Are There

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason women’s basketball has a lot of potential for the 2018-2019 season.   The team was picked to finish eighth in the Atlantic 10 (A-10) preseason poll, despite finishing fourth last season, their best performance since…