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The Blue & Gray Press | January 21, 2018

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Impressive Debut for Women's Tennis

September 30, 2009 |


This past Saturday through Monday the UMW women’s tennis team competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships. The ITA Regional tournament featured the top NCAA Division III schools in the Atlantic South region and was hosted … Read More

Seay Returns to UMW

September 23, 2009 |

By Andrew Kada

Joining the University of Mary Washington Varsity Riding team this year is new Head Coach Teresa Seay. Coach Seay is an alumna of the UMW from the class of ’99 and was also a member of the … Read More

Fantasy Football Corner – Week 3

September 23, 2009 |


START EM- QB: Matt Schaub (Texans) RB: Felix Jones (Cowboys) WR: Greg Jennings (Packers) TE: Chris Cooley (Redskins) K: Mason Crosby (Packers) DEF: Philadelphia Eagles

SIT EM- QB: Carson Palmer (Bengals) RB: Marion Barber (Cowboys) WR: Brandon … Read More

The Change of Athletes

September 23, 2009 |


What exactly happened to the days when athletes were role models? When, and more importantly, why did parents have to start being concerned when the items topping their children’s Christmas lists were Plaxico … Read More

Men's Tennis Excited for Season

September 23, 2009 |


This past weekend, the UMW men’s tennis team hosted the annual Kickoff Classic at the Battleground courts with George Mason University, the University of Richmond, and Liberty  University all in competition.

A few highlights from the tournament … Read More

Eagles' Volleyball Team Rolls

September 23, 2009 |


Walking up the stairs to Goolrick gym on Saturday afternoon, you might have thought that a party was going on as the sound of the Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling” filled the air, but inside, … Read More

Anderson Center Will be a Bigger Venue for Sports

September 23, 2009 |


The groundbreaking ceremony for the William M. Anderson Center took place on Thursday, Sept. 17 at Goolrick Auditorium.

The new facility will hold up to 2,000 spectators for athletic events, as well as up to 3,000 for … Read More

Rugby Gets off on the Right Foot

September 16, 2009 |


This past Saturday, the Mary Washington Mothers rugby team opened their fall season with a solid win against last years Division III final four team, Longwood University.

UMW used 23 different players throughout the “A” game, … Read More

UMW Wins First Cross Country Meet

September 16, 2009 |


The men’s and women’s cross country teams had an outstanding combined effort this weekend, as each placed first in the Washington & Lee Invitational last Saturday in Lexington.

Sophomore Kyle Anderson and junior Kristy Witek … Read More

Women's Soccer Team Struggles

September 16, 2009 |


Despite coming into last weekend’s contests against Gettysburg College and Susquehanna University with an unblemished 3-0 record and three straight shutouts, Mary Washington was unable to come away with victories against strong competition, losing 1-0 to … Read More

The Death of Sportsmanship

September 16, 2009 |


Sportsmanship is in great decline in major sports all across the country. It started in late May when Cleveland Cavaliers forward Lebron James didn’t shake hands and dodged the media after his team lost to the … Read More

NFL Preview – AFC

September 9, 2009 |

By Zach Moretti

Last week was the first part of the NFL preview where the NFC was covered. This week the AFC is on tap, so lets get to it.

AFC East 1) New England Patriots- Tom Brady’s 2008 … Read More

UMW Weekend Sports Recap

September 9, 2009 |

By Zach Moretti

It was a busy weekend for the sports teams of Mary Washington. Nine games were played between four different sports teams.

The men’s soccer team had two hard fought games over the weekend and they went 1-1 … Read More

Spring Sports Wrap Up

April 22, 2009 |


As summer draws near and the school year comes to a close, spring sports here at the University of Mary Washington begin to wrap up their seasons as well. Let’s take a look back and see how our spring teams fared this year in their respective sports.

The UMW baseball squad had its up and downs this season but never seemed to quite hit their stride. The Eagles’ are currently 14-15 overall and in fourth place in the Capital Athletic Conference with a 7-11 conference record. The pitching staff was sub par as the team ERA was 4.82 for the year and the team failed to consistently produce runs as they were fifth in the conference in runs per game.

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NBA Finals: CP3 Or The King?

October 30, 2008 |


Even if most of the autumn sports-commotion descends upon the National Football League, it’s hard to ignore that the National Basketball Association was live and in full effect Tuesday night.

Some teams stayed the same, some … Read More

Eagles Sweep Away Wesley

October 30, 2008 |


The UMW woe volleyball team came away with a victory against Wesley College on Thursday night. The win secured their position to host their first game of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament and increased their record to … Read More

Taibl Eyeing Comeback

October 9, 2008 |


On June 15, Mary Washington junior Ryan Taibl chased a ball trickling toward the opposing 18-yard line during a summer league game. The other team’s keeper was after the same ball. But when Taibl planted his foot to … Read More

Frisbee Team Returns

April 22, 2006 |


Lazlo’s Weenie World may not mean very much to most people, but there are a group of frisbee players who see it as the core of their lives.

Hugh Lowry, ’77 alum, and his wife, Mary, … Read More