Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

The Blue & Gray Press | August 17, 2018

Scroll to top

Top

Sports

UMW Soccer Ties In 2nd OT

October 25, 2007 |

NICK JACOBS

Aim was not the word of the day for the University of Mary Washington women’s soccer team Saturday. Despite outshooting Chowan University 37-1, the Eagles came up scoreless in their final home game of the season, tying 0-0 … Read More

Nest Employee Goes For Gold: Braxton Earns Medal In Special Olympics

October 25, 2007 |

LAUREN BOSTON

To most University of Mary Washington students, Grace Anne Braxton is just another worker at the Nest. Yet one look at her resume reveals a life that has been anything but ordinary.

From Virginia To Shanghai After nearly … Read More

Field Hockey Falls

October 25, 2007 |

GOVINDA AVASARALA

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team saw its three game win streak snapped on Saturday after a 4-0 loss to Salisbury University. The Eagles, who hadn’t allowed a goal in seven consecutive halves, fell a goal … Read More

Lookin Good

October 25, 2007 |

LAUREN BOSTON

If you’re ever feeling particularly down about your uniforms of yore, take a look at some of the old UMW teams. While I was fortunate to grow up during a time when girls could wear shorts, my heart … Read More

York Squeaks Past Eagles: Men’s Soccer Falls to No. 3 Ranked Spartans In Homecoming Game

October 25, 2007 |

NICK NELSON

The University of Mary Washington birthday bash had an unwelcome guest last Saturday, when the men’s soccer team lost to York College of Pennsylvania 2-1 in front of a raucous Homecoming crowd of more than 700 students and … Read More

Riders Trot Into First Place Win

October 11, 2007 |

NICK JACOBS The University of Mary Washington riding team kicked off the 2007-2008 season on Saturday,  earning a first place ribbon in the Mount St. Mary’s College Show. The Eagles’ 37 point win ranked them first in the region over … Read More

UMW Takes Swing At Championship: Tennis Players Head To Alabama For Tourney

October 11, 2007 |

JOEY MERKEL

For three University of Mary Washington tennis players, the start of Fall Break means sweet home Alabama. Juniors Randy Loden, Becky Morse-Karzen and Stephanie Kurti will be representing the blue and grey when they compete in the ITA Small … Read More

Eagle Rowers Make First Waves

October 11, 2007 |

NICK NELSON

When the University of Mary Washington crew team took to the water Oct. 7, the season was beginning with a new sense of purpose. The team had avoided a demotion from varsity status and with 26 combined freshmen … Read More

Spartans Wound Eagles in OT

September 27, 2007 |

BY NICK JACOBS

The University of Mary Washington women’s soccer team managed to string York College of PA through regulation and change before falling in double overtime on Saturday, 2-1.

In their second Capital Athletic Conference bout of the … Read More

Thanks for the Memories, RFK

September 27, 2007 |

BY JOEY MERKEL

Baseball has always been full of emotion for me. As a kid, some of my most vivid memories are standing out in a makeshift diamond behind our house in small-town Valparaiso, Indiana, watching Field of Dreams … Read More

Eagles Yet to Earn CAC Win

September 27, 2007 |

BY JOEY MERKEL

The Capital Athletic Conference has been anything but kind to the University of Mary Washington volleyball team.

After a disappointing loss Tuesday night against St. Mary’s College of MD, the Eagles remain winless in the conference.

Despite … Read More

Kickin' it Old School

September 20, 2007 |

BY LAUREN BOSTON

Looking through some old pictures on the UMW athletic website last night, a terrifying thought came to mind.

I realized that I could one day end up in the William S. James Elementary gym archives, clad in … Read More

Hockey Extends Streak: Eagles Crush Bridgewater for Third Straight Victory

September 20, 2007 |

BY LAUREN BOSTON

After a mediocre start to the season, the field hockey team took a defender out of the lineup and added a cherry picker on offense. Three consecutive wins later, the formula is working.

“Since our last … Read More

Runners Breeze Past Opponents

September 20, 2007 |

By GOVINDA AVASARALA

After a strong start to the season, the University of Mary Washington’s men and women’s cross country teams look to take the next step and challenge for a spot at the NCAA National Championships this year.

Both … Read More

Soccer Shuts Down Rivals: Eagle Men Edge Out Seahawks, 2-0

September 20, 2007 |

BY JOEY MERKEL

Good luck to the collective Capital Athletic Conference offense.

The University of Mary Washington men’s soccer team earned its sixth shut out of the year yesterday, defeating St. Mary’s College of MD, 2-0.

After losing the … Read More

UMW Hit for Hit with Top Teams

September 13, 2007 |

BY NICK NELSON

Battling scorching heat and intense competition, the University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team opened the season with a two day invitational tournament last weekend.

The Eagles are returning with every player from last year’s team … Read More

Eagles Silence Buzz: Soccer Earns 8-0 Win Over Shenandoah Hornets

September 13, 2007 |

BY LAUREN BOSTON

Senior Emily Talbot may be listed as a defender on the women’s soccer roster, but that isn’t all she has to offer.

Twelve minutes into Saturday’s 8-0 blowout against Shenandoah, Talbot scored her first goal as an … Read More

Sweet Smell of Pigskin Returns

September 13, 2007 |

By GOVINDA AVASARALA

AFC East- Formerly the toughest division in the NFL, the AFC East is now the New England Patriots and three other teams. If Tom Brady and his three new Brady-ettes (wide receivers Randy Moss, Donte’ Stallworth, and … Read More

Sellman New Coach

September 6, 2007 |

BY NICK NELSON

When the University of Mary Washington swim team opens their season on Oct. 5, there will be a stranger among familiar faces: new head coach Matt Sellman.

Sellman took the job in early July after previous … Read More

Eagles Play for Cure: Volleyball Team Helps Support Breast Cancer Cause

September 6, 2007 |

BY TONY MORRIS

An ace or block has never meant so much to the University of Mary Washington volleyball team.

The Eagles are raising money for breast cancer research through a season long ‘Ace for a Cure’ program, with donations … Read More

Football Star Falls from Grace: Vick Pleads Guilty in Dogfighting Charges

September 6, 2007 |

BY JOEY MERKEL

NFL hotshot Michael Vick may have apologized for his role in dogfighting, but students like junior Pat Whelan aren’t satisfied. “I think Michael Vick should be in jail for at least a year and a half, … Read More

Varsity Program sCrewed

September 6, 2007 |

BY LAUREN BOSTON

Veteran rowers and recruits alike went to last week’s team meeting, eager to prepare for upcoming competitions.

Instead, they learned there would be no season at all.

Fifteen minutes before the Aug. 29 informational meeting, athletic … Read More

Eagle Women Top Bison in Semi-Finals

February 22, 2007 |

By MONICA OWENS

For the University of Mary Washington’s women’s basketball team, the CAC Semifinals are the beginning of the end.  A season’s worth of hard practice and fine-tuning comes down to the final buzzer as the Eagle women prove … Read More

Tennis Team Tops Roanoke Maroons

February 22, 2007 |

By WHITNEY JORDAN

As Arthur Ashe once said, “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” The University of Mary Washington’s men’s tennis team captured this seniment when they swept the Roanoke Maroons this … Read More

Women Split This Week's Double-Header

February 22, 2007 |

By MARIE PURKERT

The University of Mary Washington’s  women’s tennis teams split its two matches against Methodist University and Division One UNC Wilmington on Sunday. The Eagle women first fell to the Wilmington Seahawks, 8-1, but then rallied to top … Read More

UMW Ready For Spring Ball

February 8, 2007 |

By WHITNEY JORDON

With the loss of three key players to graduation and a disappointing fall in the final round of the CAC Championship Tournament last year, the University of Mary Washington’s baseball team is striving to get back on … Read More

Eagle Men Win Record-Setting Game

February 8, 2007 |

By MONICA OWENS

The University of Mary Washington had more than a victory to celebrate on Tuesday as they exited the court in Goolrick Gymnasium. Senior Mike Lee shot his fifteen-hundredth point during the game.  He is the third player … Read More

UMW Eagle Women Cruise By Sea Gulls

February 8, 2007 |

By MARY PURKERT

The University of Mary Washington Women’s basketball team not only silenced Salisbury fans, but Salisbury’s coach as well, in their 72-51 win over the Sea Gulls in Goolrick Gynasium Tuesday. The Sea Gulls coach, who prior to … Read More

Saints March In, Stomp On Eagle Men (77-73)

February 1, 2007 |

By JENICA SEMLER

When Thursday’s game against Marymount University ended and the Saints had won, the University of Mary Washington’s fans filed out of Goolrick Gymnasium in near silence.  It was the first home game this season that the Eagles … Read More

Basketball Rallies For Home Win

February 1, 2007 |

By MONICA OWENS

The stands were rowdy, fans were screaming and the adrenaline was high. There was never a question as to whether the Eagles were ready to beat their long-time rivals, the Marymount Saints, at home court. It was … Read More