Category: Sports

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Where Does Football Fit?

This is the first part of Fourth Estate’s one-on-one interview with Mason’s new athletic director Brad Edwards. In this clip, Edwards was asked the question many Mason athletics fans and observers have been wondering for years, is there potential for…

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Men’s soccer remains unbeaten, takes down Wisconsin

Mason men’s soccer team defeated the University of Wisconsin 2-1 in its first home game of the season. After a scoreless first half at the George Mason Stadium, Mason (3-0) came out motivated and took the lead shortly after the break…

Teammates celebrate after a goal is scored

Weekend Sports Recap: 8/29-8/31

Women’s Volleyball The Mason women’s volleyball team dropped their season opener against Howard on Friday night 3-1 on day 1 of the D.C. Volleyball Challenge at American University. The Patriots returned home to the RAC on Saturday for day two…

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…