Category: Sports

Students Speak Out About Intramural Sports

Rules Regarding Gender in Sports Lead to Player Concerns BY SAMANTHA HADLEY CONTRIBUTOR Intramural sports have always been an easy and accessible way for students to remain active and compete in college. However, some of the rules in co-ed intramural sports…

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Men’s soccer 10/10 Men’s Soccer improved to 4-5 and 2-1 in the Atlantic 10 on Wednesday night after their 3-0 victory at La Salle, who dropped to 2-9-1 overall and 0-3-1 in conference play. This…

An Unexpected Leader

Two time Co-Rookie of the Week brings a breath of fresh air to the women’s volleyball program BY KARL PANTON STAFF WRITER It’s been a long journey for Mason Women’s Volleyball— for the 2017-2018 season, they had six wins. More than…

Those Who Tackle Together Stay Together

Women’s Rugby Is the Place for Camaraderie and Confidence BY ALLY MCALPINE ART DIRECTOR “Hey what’s up, you want to play rugby?” Many students will recognize the common call of a friendly woman, holding an oblong ball, to people passing by…

Swinging for the Sky

UVA graduate Connor Messick takes his talents to Fairfax BY BRYCE VALLIERE STAFF WRITER The Mason Men’s Golf team received a large boost to their program this summer when northern Virginia native Connor Messick committed to a one-year graduate program at…

An Athlete. An Academic. An Inspiration.

Senior soccer player excels in the classroom and on the pitch BY KIM BARTENFELDER STAFF WRITER This is Emily Littell. A soccer player. A scholar. A young woman to celebrate. Senior Emily Littell is approaching the end of her college experience…

Stream On

Mason Hockey partners with Monumental Sports & Entertainment BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Look out, Mason hockey fans — club hockey is getting a brand new livestream. Starting this fall, Monumental Sports Network (MSN), a branch of Monumental Sports &…

A Radiant Return

UNC transfer comes home to Virginia to play the sport she loves BY ZACH SEAY STAFF WRITER Imagine achieving your dream only to be forced to give up the sport you love. This feeling would be devastating for most, and it…

A Whole New World

Mason volleyball freshman talks about her transition from Hawaii to Fairfax BY MANSUR SHAHEEN STAFF WRITER Fairfax, Virginia, is more than 4,500 miles from Laie, Hawaii. The trip from the rural Hawaiian city to the suburbs of northern Virginia takes over…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (October 3-13)

All You Need to Know About This Week’s Matches and Games Oct. 3 Men’s Soccer vs. George Washington University George Mason Stadium: 7 p.m. Oct. 4 Women’s Soccer vs. Saint Joseph’s University George Mason Stadium: 7 p.m. Oct. 5 Women’s…