Tag: analysis

Men’s Basketball Falls Short Against No. 4 Dayton

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s basketball dropped to 4-11 in conference play and 15-13 overall after a narrow 62-55 loss to No. 4 Dayton.  Here are three takeaways from the game: AJ Wilson plays well in big games  Some…

Mason Loses First Game of the Season to Top-Ten Maryland

  BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR  Mason fell to 5-1 in their first away game of the season.  Despite leading for most of the first half, Mason found themselves down 43-31. The Patriots continued to struggle in the second half…

Women’s Basketball Improves to 3-1 on the Season

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason improves to 3-1 after a 73-55 win over American. The Patriots were able to hold the Eagles to just 46 shot attempts.  Here are three takeaways from the game:  Nicole Cardaño-Hillary stepped up in…

Men’s Basketball Off to Program-Best 5-0 Start

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Mason improved to 5-0 on the season Tuesday night after a 65-61 win over Loyola (Md.).  Here are three takeaways from the game: Rebounding pays off  Mason finished the game with 51 rebounds, their highest…

Women’s Basketball falls short against Virginia Tech

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR Women’s basketball fell 77-58 to Virginia Tech Sunday afternoon.  “Obviously we’re disappointed with the outcome. But certainly [there are] a lot of great things to build from today,” said head coach Nyla Milleson to open…

Men’s Basketball 2019-2020 Season Preview

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR After a disappointing loss in the Atlantic 10 tournament quarterfinals, men’s basketball is looking to rebound in the 2019-2020 season. Last year the team finished with a record of 18-15, and 11-7 in A-10…

Women’s Basketball 2019-2020 Season Preview

BY NATALIE HEAVREN, SPORTS EDITOR  Women’s basketball is looking to continue the success of the last two seasons again this year. Last year the team went 16-14, including 8-8 in conference play and finished seventh in the Atlantic 10. “With…

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…