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 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…

Mason Defeats Loyola University Maryland

Women’s basketball begins their season with a commanding win BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason women’s basketball opened up the 2018-2019 season with a 70-38 victory over Loyola University Maryland. This marks their largest margin of victory in a season opener…

“This was a heartbreaking and devastating loss”

Men’s basketball loses their home opener BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball opened their season with a heartbreaking close 72-71 loss to the University of Pennsylvania.  Mason got off to a slow start with redshirt junior transfer from…

Petrusa Puts Men’s Soccer Ahead

Mason Men’s Soccer advances to Atlantic 10 Championship Semifinals BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR “Defense wins championships” may be one of the most cliche phrases in sports, but it’s true for Mason men’s soccer, who recorded their third straight shutout Sunday…

A Look Into The Women’s 2018-2019 Nonconference Schedule

Women’s basketball looks to build off of last year’s historic season BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball kicks off its season Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. vs. Loyola University Maryland at EagleBank Arena. Coming off of their best season in…