Gazette Archive: Sports

University Launches Effort to Certify Athletics Programs

Posted: February 24, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason begins a yearlong, campus-wide effort to study its athletics programs as part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I athletics certification program, President Alan Merten announced today. Specific areas the study covers are academic and fiscal integrity, governance, rules compliance, and commitment to equity and student-athlete welfare and sportsmanship. While academic […]

Halpin Sets CAA Blocked Shots Record

Posted: February 17, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With 227 career blocked shots, senior Trish Halpin has become the Colonial Athletic Association’s (CAA) all-time leader in blocks. Halpin surpasses Nyree Roberts of Old Dominion, who had 214 blocks from 1994 to 1998. “Trish’s best defensive weapon is that she is a great shot blocker and can block shots with both hands,” says third-year […]

CAA Names George Evans “Player of the Week”

Posted: February 3, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s George Evans has been named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) men’s basketball “Player of the Week.” The junior forward averaged 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 3.5 assists in leading the Patriots to two wins and into first place in the CAA last week. Evans also shot 66.7 percent from the field, connecting on […]

High Impact Squad to Perform at Men’s Basketball Game

Posted: January 14, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The High Impact Squad, billed as the “World’s Most Dynamic Sports Heroes,” will perform at halftime at the Old Dominion-George Mason men’s basketball game tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Patriot Center. The High Impact Squad combines incredible acrobatic stunts with basketball’s slam-dunk to create what is now called “Acro-Dunking.” Featuring a team of highly […]

Gaudi Named Golf Coach

Posted: December 20, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University has named Linda Gaudi the head men’s golf coach. Gaudi succeeds 11-year head coach Steve Loesher, who resigned after the fall season. Gaudi, a PGA and LPGA professional, has been teaching golf for more than 12 years. Since 1998, she has served as the head coach of McLean High School’s golf team, […]

Watch Men’s Basketball on TV Tonight

Posted: December 8, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason University men’s basketball game at Penn State University at 7 p.m. tonight will be televised on Channel 27 of the Cox Communications System in Fairfax County. Watch as the Patriots (2-2) attempt to hand the Nittany Lions (5-0) their first loss of the season. Junior forward George Evans, the nation’s fifth leading […]

Men’s Basketball Appears on Television Tonight

Posted: November 19, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The men’s basketball team will have two early season games televised on the Cox Communications system in Fairfax County. The Patriots games at the University of Toledo on Friday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m., and at Penn State University on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. can be seen locally. The game at Toledo is […]