Tag: basketball

Team effort advances the Patriots to Richmond

FOUR SCORERS IN DOUBLE DIGITS HELP PUSH THE PATRIOTS PAST ST. BONAVENTURE Byline: Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer “Survive and advance, it’s that time of year,” said head coach Nyla Milleson as she opened up the victorious post-game press conference. With…

Tayler Dodson leads the team on and off the court

AN INTERVIEW WITH MASON’S STARTING SENIOR By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer For senior Women’s Basketball starter Tayler Dodson, community service isn’t just a team requirement, it’s become a passion. Dodson, who quietly climbed to fifteenth in assists and twenty-second in…

Homecoming is just around the corner

THESE ARE SNAPSHOTS OF SOME EVENTS TAKING PLACE  By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Starting on Tuesday Feb. 6, (or 8 depending on some GMU Website sources) Mason will partake in Homecoming 2018. From Feb. 6-10 Mason will play host to…

“The sky’s the limit” for Nicole Cardano-Hillary

MASON FRESHMAN HAS BEEN ALREADY NAMED A-10 ROOKIE OF THE WEEK FIVE TIMES By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Nicole Cardaño-Hillary, a native of Madrid, Spain, has been around basketball longer than she can remember. Her mother, Erin Hillary, played while…

Patriots Basketball Continues Victories Over Winter Break

MENS AND WOMENS TEAMS WON NINE OF 14 GAMES SINCE LAST SEMESTER  By Liam Griffin, Staff Writer Although most students have been away from campus since the end of the fall semester, Mason’s men’s and women’s basketball teams have been…

Patriot player sets record despite loss to William & Mary

OTIS LIVINGSTON SCORES HIS 1,000TH CAREER POINT  By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Wednesday’s men’s basketball game included a scoring milestone, an old CAA rivalry and a season first for the Mason men. The Patriots were defeated by William & Mary…

Natalie Butler: A Story of Coming Home

By Natalie Heavren, Staff writer  When I found out Natalie Butler was transferring from the powerhouse University of Connecticut women’s basketball team to Mason for her last year of eligibility, I was understandably excited. As a Connecticut native and now…

Women’s basketball team wins season home opener

PATRIOTS DEFEATED OLD DOMINION 66-53 AT EAGLEBANK ARENA By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Mason’s women’s basketball started their 2017-2018 season at EagleBank Arena with a win, as the women defeated Old Dominion University 66-53 on Friday, Nov. 17 in their…

Patriots Open the Season With a Narrow Victory

By Hogan LePore, Staff Writer The Mason men’s basketball team started their 2017-2018 season on the right note, defeating Lafayette College on Friday, Nov. 10 at the EagleBank Arena. The Patriots toppled the Leopards 67-65 in a close finish. Mason…