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.

Sports Over Break

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Basketball Over winter break women’s basketball went 3-6, including a 1-4 start to conference play. However, the Patriots did have to face Dayton, Davidson and Fordham, three of the top five teams in the…

Poor Shooting Slows Down Patriots

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason fell to 1-4 in conference play after a 66-54 loss to Fordham.  Head coach Nyla Milleson opened up the press conference by saying, “Fordham’s a very physical, very disciplined basketball team. We knew that…

Mason Loses First Game of the Season to Top-Ten Maryland

  BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR  Mason fell to 5-1 in their first away game of the season.  Despite leading for most of the first half, Mason found themselves down 43-31. The Patriots continued to struggle in the second half…

Women’s Basketball Improves to 3-1 on the Season

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason improves to 3-1 after a 73-55 win over American. The Patriots were able to hold the Eagles to just 46 shot attempts.  Here are three takeaways from the game:  Nicole Cardaño-Hillary stepped up in…

Men’s Basketball Off to Program-Best 5-0 Start

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Mason improved to 5-0 on the season Tuesday night after a 65-61 win over Loyola (Md.).  Here are three takeaways from the game: Rebounding pays off  Mason finished the game with 51 rebounds, their highest…