Tag: club sports

Women’s Club Soccer Finds New Coach

BY EVAN PASCAL, STAFF WRITER Last season was an exciting one for Mason’s women’s club soccer team. While there was a lot of new talent brought in by former coach, Nick Ortiz, he was forced to step down due to…

Underwater Hockey Excites and Challenges as a Team

BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Underwater hockey … that’s an actual thing? You bet it is. Underwater hockey, or Octopush, as it is commonly referred to in the UK, is played at both national and international levels. Mason has…

Mason Swim Club swims together as one

BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF In the Mason Swim Club, which just came back from the Collegiate Club Swimming National Championship, two very different factors are at work: the family feeling that the members find within the club and the…

Coast to Coast

Women’s Club Ice Hockey Founder Has Goals for her team BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR When she arrived at Mason, sophomore Ali Purvis noticed something off about the campus: There was no Women’s Ice Hockey team. Realizing that, she knew…

En Garde!

Mason’s fencing team provides a close-knit environment for students of all levels BY ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Fencing is the modern Olympic sport of sword fighting. “The best way I would describe fencing is it is very fast-paced and your cliche…

We Stick Together

Field hockey provides a welcoming environment on and off the field BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Field hockey has been played in its current form since the early 19th century. Played using a stick with a flat edge and one rounded…

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…

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 &…

In the Scrum: Men’s Rugby

Mason’s Oldest Club Brings Camaraderie to the Field BY ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR In most team sports, the goal is to move the ball to the other end of the field. This is the same in rugby, however, the players cannot…