Category: Sports

Fantasy Focus Week 5

BY: EVAN PASCAL STAFF WRITER What we learned:  Devante Adams can live up to his hype. You probably drafted Devante Adams in the first or second round. Up to this point you may have been terrified that he was this…

Sports In Brief

  BY: ROSS SHINBERG STAFF WRITER Women’s Volleyball During the Mason Invitational, which occurred on Sept. 20 and 21 at the RAC, women’s volleyball hosted and played against Wake Forest, Seton Hall and William & Mary.  The Patriots defeated William…

A Rivalry Between Brothers

Men’s soccer senior Tunde Akinlosotu shares his source of competitive drive BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Have you ever wondered what it was like being born into a soccer family? One that lived, breathed and bled soccer?  This is…

Fantasy Focus Week 4 (Yes, We’re Back!)

BY EVAN PASCAL, STAFF WRITER What we learned:  Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes are WAY too good.  In a highly anticipated matchup, these two young quarterbacks lived up to all the hype and did not get rattled. Mahomes and Jackson…

Women’s Soccer Junior Kayla Hamric Eyeing a Special Season

BY KAITLYN FLETCHER, STAFF WRITER Kayla Hamric had a breakthrough start to her junior season. Within the first six games of the season, the 5-5 junior forward and midfielder has already matched her career-high in assists. As a four-year varsity…

Sports in Brief

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Volleyball  On Sept. 13 and 14, Women’s volleyball participated in the Maryland Tournament at the University of Maryland (UMD).  Women’s volleyball first took on the Princeton Tigers, losing in a close first set…

Fall Into These Sports

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR  We are now a few weeks into the fall semester and I have already begun hearing and seeing pleas for the college basketball season to return.  The temperatures have not begun to cool down, the…

Sports in Brief

BY ROSS SHINBERG, STAFF WRITER Men’s Soccer Men’s Soccer lost for the third game in a row, falling to 1-3 on the season.  Campbell University shut out Mason, winning by a 3-0 score on Sept. 8 in Buies Creek, North…

A Home Away From Home

Freshman Women’s Volleyball starter fills the shoes of vital libero position BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR  Filling the shoes of one of Mason Women’s Volleyball’s greatest players would seem daunting to a starting freshman.  But not for Stephanie Der. …

A Partiot To Remember

Senior Men’s Soccer star discusses his successes and family support BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR  Ryan Mingachos has been surrounded by soccer, literally, since the day he was born when his grandfather wrapped him in a scarf of a Portuguese…