Tag: #womensvolleyball

Sports in Brief

BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team lost in their second ever appearance in the Atlantic 10 championship to the University of Rhode Island. After a converted penalty kick from URI’s Dominik Richter in the…

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Soccer Men’s soccer shut out the University of Rhode Island (URI) Wednesday night, collecting a 2-0 victory over a team who came into the game with a RPI ranking of 19. URI played the…

The Best of Both Worlds

Junior volleyball player goes above and beyond in her academic and athletic careers BY KIM BARTENFELDER STAFF WRITER Junior Bailey Williams is revamping the image of student-athletes at Mason. Excelling on the court as an outside hitter for Mason’s women’s volleyball…

You Got A Friend In Me

Senior Catie Espinoza speaks on her impact of women’s volleyball BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR It doesn’t take much to make someone smile. The smallest joke, or even smiling first, makes an impact on your teammates in any moment, especially…

Sports in Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Women’s Basketball The 2018 Atlantic 10 (A-10) Rookie of the Year Nicole Cardaño-Hillary was named to the A-10 Preseason All-Conference First Team as well as the All-Defensive Team. She’s the first Patriot to be named…

Sports In Brief

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Men’s Soccer Men’s soccer improved to 3-2 in conference play and 5-6 overall. As of late Wednesday night, the Patriots are tied with St. Louis for fourth in the Atlantic 10. Tunde Akinlosotu, Colin Brezniak Pablo…

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…

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…

New Head Coach, New Era for Women’s Volleyball team

By Tyler Byrum, Contributor After two seasons with Jackie Simpson-Kirr at the helm of the George Mason Women’s Volleyball team, the program will be moving in a different direction with her decision to step down as head coach this past…