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’s Atlantic 10 Tournament Run Ends Friday Afternoon

NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR After a 61-57 win over George Washington University on Thursday afternoon, Men’s Basketball’s season ended after losing 68-57 Friday afternoon. The Patriots controlled most of the first 16 minutes of their matchup against GW. However, they…

Three Takeaways From Men’s Basketball’s Loss to VCU

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Mason fell to 16-14 overall and 10-7 in Atlantic 10 play Tuesday night after losing 71-36 to Virginia Commonwealth University. This was the fewest points the Patriots have scored since 2001. Here are three takeaways…

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Basketball Women’s Basketball secured their second winning season in a row for the first time in 15 years with a 68-59 win over Saint Joseph’s University on Feb. 27. After the Hawks controlled the…

Three Takeaways from Men’s Basketball’s Win over Richmond

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Basketball improved to 10-5 in conference play and 16-12 overall after defeating the University of Richmond 77-63 Wednesday night. Here are three takeaways from the game. Keep your eye on Jamal Hartwell II Freshman…

Four Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Win Over Dayton

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR “Unbelievable atmosphere, unbelievable win for our team, I’m just really really really happy for this group of young women,” said head coach Nyla Milleson to open the press conference. “…On a very emotional day with…

Jewel Triggs reflects on her time at Mason

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Jewel Triggs’ basketball story began in Thibodaux, La. when she was just six years old. As most parents do, Triggs’ parents threw her into all kinds of sports including basketball, softball and volleyball. She would…

Three Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Loss to VCU

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball fell to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) 62-38 on Sunday afternoon, dropping to 5-7 in conference play while the Rams improved to 12-1. Here are three takeaways from the loss. Sometimes the odds just aren’t…