Gazette Archive: Sports

Kulans Named EIVA Player of the Week

Posted: April 22, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason men’s volleyball player Art Kulans has been named the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) Division I Player of the Week for the second time this season. This is the seventh time a George Mason player has earned the honor in the 10 weeks the conference has been awarding it. Kulans joins three-time honoree […]

Young Named to All-Virginia Team

Posted: April 19, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The awards continue to roll in for the men’s basketball team with Jesse Young’s selection to the All-Virginia University Division second team in voting by the Virginia Sports Information Directors. Young earlier earned first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) honors and was selected as the CAA Most Valuable Player by CollegeInsider.com. Young was George Mason’s statistical […]

Shorts Named CAA Player of the Week

Posted: April 18, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason senior infielder Adam Shorts has been selected as the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week for baseball. The honor is the first for Shorts, and covers games through April 14. Shorts batted .600 with a double, two home runs, seven runs batted in (RBI), and five stolen bases as George Mason […]

George Mason Athletics to Spotlight “Spring Sports Spirit Series”

Posted: April 11, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Athletic Department will spotlight selected spring sports competitions designated in the “Spring Sports Spirit Series” as Patriot teams prepare for championship participation with targeted key local contests in eight different sports. “The Spirit Series will help identify key games for our teams during a busy period in the semester at the university,” says Tom […]

George Mason Celebrates Student-Athlete Day Tomorrow

Posted: April 4, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Athletics Department will be participating in National Student-Athlete Day tomorrow with a visit to the Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children and by publishing spotlight features on student-athlete achievement in the classroom and the community. George Mason student-athlete achievement in the classroom and the community include the GMU NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills program, the NCAS (National […]

Lacrosse Team Sets Records in 22-5 Win

Posted: April 3, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ten different players scored for George Mason as the Patriots routed visiting Drexel 22-5 in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) women’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at GMU Stadium. The Patriots earned their third straight victory and improved to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in CAA action. It was a game of milestones for George Mason as […]

Stinnett Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Swimming Championship

Posted: March 29, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sophomore Lauren Stinnett earned George Mason’s first Swimming and Diving All-America honor with a fourth-place finish in the 200 butterfly last weekend at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin, Texas. Stinnett finished fourth with a time of 1 minute, 56.87 seconds for the Patriots, who are in just their third year of existence […]

Two Wrestlers Win Matches at NCAA Championships

Posted: March 27, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Junior Adrian Austin and sophomore Rob Becker each competed at the 2002 NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Pepsi Arena in Albany, N.Y., last week and both won matches before being eliminated in the double-elimination tournament. The duo scored 2.5 team points to leave the Patriots tied for 58th in the team standings. It was the […]

Three Men’s Basketball Players Earn Postseason Honors

Posted: March 18, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Men’s basketball players Jesse Young, Jon Larranaga, and Terrance Nixon have been selected for postseason awards by the two top web sites devoted to coverage of mid-major college basketball. Young was selected as the Colonial Athletic (CAA) Association Most Valuable Player by CollegeInsider.com. Larranaga was given the “Mr. Hustle” award and Nixon was honored with […]

Two Wrestlers Qualify for NCAA Championships

Posted: March 14, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Patriots (4-8, 2-3 CAA) concluded their 2001-02 season by placing seventh at the Colonial Athletic Association Wrestling Championships Friday and Saturday at the James Madison University Convocation Center. Junior Adrian Austin, at 149 pounds, and sophomore Rob Becker, at 141, each placed second to earn a trip to the upcoming NCAA Championships. Seeded No. […]