Category: Sports

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…

Get In the Zone

BY SAMANTHA HADLEY CONTRIBUTOR The Mason men’s basketball team has been running a man-to-man defense for at least three years, which is as long as I have been watching them. A man-to-man defense is where one defender covers one offensive…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (November 17-28)

All You Need to Know About This Week’s Matches and Games BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Nov. 17 Men’s Basketball vs. Southern University EagleBank Arena: 4 p.m. Nov. 18 Women’s Basketball vs. Colgate University EagleBank Arena: 2 p.m. Nov….

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…

Are the Expectations Too High?

BY ZACH SEAY STAFF WRITER November is here, which means college basketball is back. At Mason, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams are coming off their best regular-season finishes since joining the Atlantic 10 in 2013, finishing fifth and fourth…

Sports in Brief

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team lost in their second ever appearance in the Atlantic 10 championship to the University of Rhode Island. After a converted penalty kick from URI’s Dominik Richter in the…