Category: Sports

Despite playing a close match, Mason's women volleyball fell in 4 sets to Georgetown (Amy Rose/Fourth Estate)

Women’s Volleyball Falls to Georgetown and American

The Mason women’s volleyball team fell Saturday afternoon to the Georgetown Hoyas at the RAC in Fairfax, Virginia. The Hoyas took the game in four sets, 25-22, 22-25, 25-23, and 25-13. Mason played a great second set to even up the game,…

Jalen Jenkins averaged 7.2 PPG and 6.0 RPG last season as a freshman (John Irwin/Fourth Estate)

Men’s Basketball Roster Preview

With the end of every college basketball season, seniors depart and new recruits enter the roster, creating a challenging and exciting time for basketball coaches, fans and teammates alike looking to continue their success from the previous season or gain…

Mason women's volleyball looks to have a bounce back year in 2014.

Fall Sports Preview: Women’s Volleyball

Last week the Atlantic 10 conference released the preseason women’s volleyball poll, predicting that Mason would finish seventh in the conference. Coming off a tough first year in the A-10 where the team only won three conference matches and seven…

Sophomore Steffen Kraus will help a talented Mason team's efforts to return to the NCAA tournament (Fourth Estate archives)

Fall Sports Preview: Men’s Soccer

On Tuesday, Atlantic 10 coaches predicted Mason’s men’s soccer team to finish second in the A-10 Conference for the 2014 season. The poll predicts St. Louis University  to repeat its first-place finish from last season after out beating Mason and Virginia Commonwealth University for…

Senior Liz Hodges

Fall Sports Preview: Women’s Soccer

The Mason women’s soccer team enters their second season in the Atlantic 10 conference, looking to improve on their 5th place finish last year. The Patriots finished 4-4 in the conference and 7-11-1 overall. Eight incoming freshmen will look to do…

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Edwards introduced as new athletic director

On Monday afternoon President Angel Cabrera welcomed new athletic director Brad Edwards before a room full of faculty administrators, media and student athletes. Edwards, 48, is the fifth athletic director in Mason’s history, and he succeeds Tom O’Connor who held the…

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Mason triathletes take on Nationals

Fourth Estate Contributor Aaron P. McCray Mason Triathlon completed its season last weekend in Tempe, Arizona, where four Mason students were sent to compete at USAT Collegiate Nationals. Leading the way for the Patriots was John Baldwin, who finished 143rd…

(photo by Gopi Raghu).

Mason baseball takes weekend series 2-1 over St. Bonaventure

Fourth Estate Sports Reporter Joey Jordan Mason defeated St. Bonaventure Sunday afternoon 6-1, taking the weekend series 2-1. Pitcher John Williams got the win after throwing 6.2 innings of one run ball and Tyler Zumbro finished it off. Williams went…