Category: Sports

Gone Fisching

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR On Tuesday, April 2, The College of William & Mary announced that Mason Men’s Basketball assistant coach Dane Fischer will take the reins of the Tribe as head coach. Fischer, who has coached for…

Senior lacrosse star reflects on her athletic career

BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Listening to Chachi Kelehan speak about lacrosse and the women’s team here at Mason, one can immediately tell that she knows what it means to be a team player. Kelehan is friendly and clearly…

Sports in Brief

Men’s Volleyball On April 6, Mason took on Penn State University in a close match, winning three sets to none. In the first set, Mason started with a 7-1 run, before winning the set 25-16. The Patriots finished this set…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (April 9-14)

Baseball APR 9 (TUE) 3:00 P.M. VS LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY Lacrosse APR 12 (FRI) 4 P.M. VS SAINT JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY FAIRFAX, VA GEORGE MASON STADIUM APR 14 (SUN) 1 P.M. VS GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Rowing APR 14 (SUN) ALL DAY VS…

“NO, THAT IS A SPORTS TERM”

Sports editor quits after realizing no one else in the office knows what a sport is BY NATALIE HEAVREN, THE UCONN WOMEN ARE NOT BAD FOR BASKETBALL Faux Estate will begin the intergalactic search for a new Sports Editor after,…

Patriots beat Mason Patriots 4.25 to -2 in first tournament

Mason Athletics Invents New Sport, Will Play Themselves at the Division I Level BY ALEXANDER SHEDD, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Mason Athletics announced the creation of a new sport last week, Patriotball, and immediately played against their own team in a…

Battle of Heroes

Gunston and the Patriot to duel in lightsaber battle to decide the mascot for the 2019-’20 season BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS ARE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS As many people know, the Patriot has been our university’s mascot since 2007….

What fabric should sports uniforms be made out of?

  BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE The biggest concern in sports today is which fabric jerseys are made out of, obviously. The polyester basketball jerseys are soooo three years ago. Also two years ago. And last year and this year, as well….

Quit Horsing Around

Sports editors beat Mason basketball in a game of HORSE, sending Athletics into a frenzy BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS ARE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS On Friday, March 29, the sports editors of Faux Estate challenged the Men’s and Women’s Basketball…

A Mason Switcheroo

Green Machine and Mason basketball to switch for one game next year; ‘Doc ‘Nix to head coach BY NATALIE HEAVREN, THE UCONN WOMEN ARE NOT BAD FOR BASKETBALL During one nonconference game in both the men’s and women’s schedules, the…