Archive for the Gazette Archive: Sports Category

Dalakis to Try Out for Greek Olympic Team

August 22, 2002

Former George Mason softball player Christa Dalakis has been invited to participate in North American tryouts for the first-ever Greek Olympic softball team this week in Plant City, Fla. Dalakis, 26, is one of 33 North American invitees to the three-day camp, which begins today at the world headquarters complex of the International Softball Federation […]

Patriots Anounce 2002 Men’s Soccer Recruits

July 30, 2002

George Mason men’s soccer head coach Fran O’Leary has announced nine recruits will join the Patriots for the 2002 season. Among the new players are three from Northern Virginia and another from Maryland. Midfielder Kyle Hansen, a Centreville High School graduate and a first-team All-Metropolitan Washington selection by the Washington Post, is among the local […]

Howard, Cooksey Ranked Nationally in Final Baseball Stats

July 23, 2002

George Mason junior left fielder Evan Howard and freshman center fielder Matt Cooksey are each ranked nationally in the final National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I statistical rankings for the 2002 season. Howard ranked 18th in the nation with 0.45 doubles per game, while Cooksey ranked 25th with 0.62 stolen bases per contest. Howard earned […]

Rassam Named Women’s Rowing Coach

July 18, 2002

Paul Rassam has been named the head coach for women’s rowing at George Mason. He had been named the interim head coach of the team in April 2002 when head coach Elena Bratichko was reassigned within the Athletic Department. Rassam had been the team’s assistant coach since November 2000. “I’m very excited about the future […]

Shimer Leads Patriots in Baseball Summer Leagues

July 15, 2002

Nick Shimer is having an outstanding summer, leading 17 George Mason baseball players as they compete in various summer leagues across the nation. A rising junior at George Mason, infielder/outfielder Shimer is batting .325 with 5 doubles and 12 runs batted in for the Schenectady (N.Y.) Mohawks in the Northeast Collegiate Baseball League (NCBL). He […]

Tom O’Connor Appointed President of CAA

June 24, 2002

Assistant Vice President and Director of Athletics Tom O’Connor has been appointed president of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and will serve in the role for the next two years. In addition, O’Connor has appointed Kevin McNamee, George Mason senior associate athletic director for intercollegiate sports, chairman of the conference’s Competition Committee. O’Connor assumed the […]

Golfer Craig Mason Selected to All-Region Team

June 19, 2002

Honoring the top student-athletes in college golf at its National Awards Dinner, the Golf Coaches Association of America selected George Mason’s Craig Mason to the PING Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team. Mason becomes the first George Mason player ever named all-region, as he joins 14 athletes from several schools in the Mid-Atlantic area to make up the […]

Katie Ruch Garners Lacrosse Service Award

June 13, 2002

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) honored former George Mason women’s lacrosse standout Katie Ruch with the IWLCA 2002 Division I Community Service Award at the organization’s annual All-American banquet in Baltimore. . The IWLCA Community Service Award was first awarded in 1999 and is presented to a student-athlete in each division of women’s […]

Cooksey, Glanzmann Named to Freshman All-America Team

June 10, 2002

George Mason freshmen Matt Cooksey and Jake Glanzmann each have received honorable mention on the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America baseball team selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper. Center fielder Cooksey and left-handed pitcher Glanzmann are the second and third Patriots to be selected for the honor. Sophomore Jeff Palumbo received honorable mention accolades last season. Playing […]

Baseball Team Concludes Season with Loss in CAA Tournament

June 4, 2002

The George Mason baseball team concluded its 2002 season with a 28-29 overall record last week as it won one of three games at the OBX-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship in Manteo, North Carolina. Seeded fifth in the tournament, the Patriots dropped their opening game to No. 4 Delaware, 4-1, but came back to eliminate […]