Category: Sports

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Basketball The 2018 Atlantic 10 (A-10) Rookie of the Year Nicole Cardaño-Hillary was named to the A-10 Preseason All-Conference First Team as well as the All-Defensive Team. She’s the first Patriot to be named…

The Dream is Alive

Women’s soccer win in double-overtime and advance to the Atlantic 10 Championship semifinals BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason defeated the University of Massachusetts-Amherst 2-1 in double-overtime to advance to the Atlantic 10 Women’s Soccer Championship Semifinals in Dayton, Ohio. Prior…

Sports In Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Soccer Men’s soccer improved to 3-2 in conference play and 5-6 overall. As of late Wednesday night, the Patriots are tied with St. Louis for fourth in the Atlantic 10. Tunde Akinlosotu, Colin Brezniak Pablo…

Jaire Grayer: A True Patriot At Heart

On and off the court Grayer exceeds expectations as a player and a man of his community BY KIM BARTENFELDER STAFF WRITER Tackling his senior year, Jaire Grayer could not be more on top of his game. As a guard for…

Football Is Football

In the huddle with the Mason club team BY ZACH SEAY STAFF WRITER While some look at Mason as just another school without a football team, all it takes is a trip to the RAC Field every so often to find…

A Dutch Dream

Women’s soccer freshman soars to the top of the leaderboards BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Twaalf doelen. Twelve goals. More than each of her teammates, more than anyone else in the conference, and more than all other freshman soccer players in…

Students Speak Out About Intramural Sports

Rules Regarding Gender in Sports Lead to Player Concerns BY SAMANTHA HADLEY, CONTRIBUTOR Intramural sports have always been an easy and accessible way for students to remain active and compete in college. However, some of the rules in co-ed intramural sports…

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Men’s soccer 10/10 Men’s Soccer improved to 4-5 and 2-1 in the Atlantic 10 on Wednesday night after their 3-0 victory at La Salle, who dropped to 2-9-1 overall and 0-3-1 in conference play. This…

An Unexpected Leader

Two time Co-Rookie of the Week brings a breath of fresh air to the women’s volleyball program BY KARL PANTON STAFF WRITER It’s been a long journey for Mason Women’s Volleyball— for the 2017-2018 season, they had six wins. More than…

Those Who Tackle Together Stay Together

Women’s Rugby Is the Place for Camaraderie and Confidence BY ALLY MCALPINE ART DIRECTOR “Hey what’s up, you want to play rugby?” Many students will recognize the common call of a friendly woman, holding an oblong ball, to people passing by…