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.

Post-Winter Break Sports Update

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Track and Field Both the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams have started the Indoor season off on the right foot, performing well in their first three meets of the season and tallying 11 Atlantic 10…

Give It Your Best Shot

Sophomore standout breaks the weight throw record and hopes to do it again BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Some things just run in the family. Sophomore thrower Benjamin Viau’s father was a thrower at Millersville University, and when his son…

Basketball Over the Break

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Winter break may mean rest and relaxation for many students. But for Men’s and Women’s Basketball student-athletes, it meant the final non-conference games and the start of Atlantic 10 (A-10) play. Over the winter break, Women’s…

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…

Four Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Win over Delaware

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball improved to 5-4 after they defeated former Colonial Athletic Association rival University of Delaware 72-46 Thursday night. The team extended their non-conference home winning streak to 14 games, which started during the 2016-2017…

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…