Category: Sports

Post-Winter Break Sports Update

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Track and Field Both the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams have started the Indoor season off on the right foot, performing well in their first three meets of the season and tallying 11 Atlantic 10…

A Badge Of Honor

Rebekah Schmidt talks being a woman in the male-dominated athletic training field BY ZACH SEAY, STAFF WRITER Of the 353 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball programs across the country, a mere 28 of them currently have a female athletic trainer—7.9 percent….

My Purple Shoes

Men’s Volleyball’s Hayden Wagner shares his motivation for why he steps on to the court BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR After choosing Mason, Hayden Wagner knew he had a difficult decision to make: either continue to play volleyball or pursue…

Give It Your Best Shot

Sophomore standout breaks the weight throw record and hopes to do it again BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Some things just run in the family. Sophomore thrower Benjamin Viau’s father was a thrower at Millersville University, and when his son…

Basketball Over the Break

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Winter break may mean rest and relaxation for many students. But for Men’s and Women’s Basketball student-athletes, it meant the final non-conference games and the start of Atlantic 10 (A-10) play. Over the winter break, Women’s…

Three Takeaways from Men’s Basketball’s Win over James Madison

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s basketball found itself back in the win column Friday night after defeating former Colonial Athletic Association foe James Madison University 66-53. “That was a great effort by our guys, that’s exactly what we’ve been looking…

Four Takeaways from Women’s Basketball’s Win over Delaware

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball improved to 5-4 after they defeated former Colonial Athletic Association rival University of Delaware 72-46 Thursday night. The team extended their non-conference home winning streak to 14 games, which started during the 2016-2017…

Four Takeaways from Mason’s 72-67 Loss to Vermont

BY ZACH SEAY STAFF WRITER Men’s basketball team missed another chance on Monday to add an impressive non-conference victory to their résumé in a 72-67 loss to the University of Vermont. Plagued by horrendous three-point shooting (3-18) and little defensive resistance…