Tag: #womensvolleyball

A Home Away From Home

Freshman Women’s Volleyball starter fills the shoes of vital libero position BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR  Filling the shoes of one of Mason Women’s Volleyball’s greatest players would seem daunting to a starting freshman.  But not for Stephanie Der. …

Fall Sports Preview

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR, DOMENIC ALLEGRA ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR  MEN’S SOCCER Men’s Soccer looks to follow up their unexpected run to the A-10 championship game with another successful campaign. Last season the team gained traction as the season progressed…

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…