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Baseball opens season with double-header wins

February 18, 2015 |

By CHRIS MARKHAM

Following their less-than-stellar 2014 season, the University of Mary Washington baseball team made a resounding statement this past Saturday during the first two games of the season that this year would be much different from last.Read More

Tennis season opener sets stage for strong spring performances

February 18, 2015 |

By CHRIS MARKHAM

Two of the most dominating sports programs at the University of Mary Washington, the men’s and women’s tennis teams, began their 2015 spring campaign on high notes against multiple Division I opponents.Read More

Lacrosse heads into 2015 season with high expectations

February 18, 2015 |

By CODY REYNOLDS

The University of Mary Washington men’s lacrosse team had a date with Hampden-Sydney College in their season opener this past Saturday, Feb. 14. The eventful game culminated in a come from behind victory of 14-13. Read More

Meet and Greet: Q & A with Director of Campus Recreation

February 12, 2015 |

By MATHIEU WETMORE

Mark Mermelstein joined the University of Mary Washington as director of Campus Recreation almost eight years ago. The UMW Community has greatly benefited from his dynamic experience ever since.Read More

UMW student-athletes take plunge for Special Olympics

February 11, 2015 |

By JULIAN MENK

A small group of University of Mary Washington student-athletes participated in the Polar Plunge Winter Fest for the Special Olympics on Saturday, Feb. 7 at Virginia Beach. A huge success, the Polar Plunge raised over $1 million for the fifth straight year to help fund Special Olympic events and athletes.Read More

Intramural Battleship sinks competition

February 11, 2015 |

By CHRIS MARKHAM

In just its second year on the University of Mary Washington intramural sports slate, Battleship once again made a big splash this semester.
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Epic Super Bowl sparks buzz on campus

February 5, 2015 |

By MATHIEU WETMORE

It did not matter how much air was in the footballs at the University of Phoenix Stadium this past Sunday in Super Bowl XLVI. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots won the biggest game of the year 28-24, but for some reason nobody can stop talking about Pete Carroll, head coach of the Seattle Seahawks.Read More

School records fall as track teams ramp up competition

February 5, 2015 |

By CODY REYNOLDS

In the past two weeks, the University of Mary Washington Track & Field teams traveled to Ursinus College up in Collegeville, Pennsylvania for the Collegeville Classic on Jan. 23 and drove up to George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia on Jan. 31 for the Patriots Games. The events were their second and third meets of the season, respectively.Read More

Women’s basketball continues hot streak

February 5, 2015 |

By MIKEY BARNES

In sports, one often hears the quote, “There is no ‘I’ in team.” It is a phrase that promotes the importance of teamwork and emphasizes success can only be achieved when it is a group effort. The University of Mary Washington women’s basketball program has overcome adversity and, with their strong work ethic as team, has rallied to continued success this season.Read More

Women’s swimming secures exciting victory over powerhouse Gettysburg

January 28, 2015 |

By JULIAN MENK

In a thrilling meet between Gettysburg College and host University of Mary Washington on Saturday, Jan. 24, the Lady Eagles narrowly edged out a 134-128 victory. Read More

Super Bowl preview: everything you need to know

January 28, 2015 |

By SEAN KINSLOW

The most anticipated sporting event of each calendar year, the NFL’s Super Bowl, is right around the corner. Players are gathering their thoughts and emotions while fans are busy gathering snacks and wagers.Read More

Men’s basketball continues push for playoff spot, Taylor Johnson surpasses milestone

January 28, 2015 |

By ETHAN TOBIN

In Saturday afternoon’s matinee against conference opponent York College Spartans (4-13, 3-7 CAC), the University of Mary Washington men’s basketball team secured an impressive 76-65 win. The win notched their third tally in the win column over their last four games in what has been an otherwise unfortunate season.Read More

UMW swim teams train in Puerto Rico during winter break

January 21, 2015 |

By MIKEY BARNES

The University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s swim teams traveled to Ponce, Puerto Rico for a training trip. The two teams, led by Coach Abby Brethauer, traveled to the U.S. territory on Dec. 31 out of … Read More

Women’s basketball remains in thick of conference

January 21, 2015 |

By CHRIS MARKHAM

Bringing a team together and keeping them focused on a common goal is often the top priority for a head coach of any sport and is frequently also the most difficult task to accomplish.

This is exactly … Read More

Men’s basketball rights ship after tough loss

January 21, 2015 |

By CHRIS MARKHAM

For first-year head coach Marcus Kahn and the rest of the men’s basketball team at the University of Mary Washington, the 2014-2015 season has been a long, disappointing one. Mustering just one win in their first 13 … Read More