Athletic practice facility ready (again) for regulatory approval

While the 2010 Campus Plan struggles through the regulatory process, one project from its predecessor is close to being realized. Final plans for a new practice facility for varsity athletics, first approved as an amendment to the 2000 Campus Plan in October 2007, will be submitted to the various regulatory boards over the coming months. […]

Terri Williams-Flournoy named assistant coach for 2011 World University Games

The University Athletic Department announced today that Terri Williams-Flournoy, coach of the Georgetown University women’s basketball team, will assistant coach for the US women’s basketball team at the 2011 World University Games. She joins four-time head coach Bill Fennelly of Iowa State University and fellow assistant and former teammate Suzie McConnell-Serio of Duquesne University in […]

Athletics plans for a “Gray Out” GU-SU game, angering ‘Cuse fans

Most college basketball knows of the Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry, and like any rivalry it is not surprising to hear back-and-forth accusations. In the latest case, an unofficial SU athletics blog, Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician, claims “Georgetown scared of Syracuse fans, not selling tickets to SU game.” Individual tickets to the February 26th game are […]

Georgetown overcomes behind-the-arc woes, trounces Utah State

After a thrilling overtime win on Tuesday, the Hoyas (8-0) showed its versatility on Saturday during a 68-51 beatdown against Utah State (5-2). While Georgetown thrived off of its three-point shooting earlier this season, the team shot a paltry 2 for 9 from behind the arc against the Aggies. “They did a terrific job at […]

If you play sports for Georgetown, you won the weekend

If you watched a Georgetown team play this weekend, odds are you saw some Hoyas lay a beatdown on their opponents. And trust us, it was something special; Sports Info Director Mex Carey dug through the records, learning that this is the first time five fall teams won games over a two-day span since 2006. […]

Ted Leonsis shows alma mater some advertising love

Ted Leonsis (COL ’77), the owner of the Verizon Center, had a few words about the building’s new banner, which features senior guard Chris Wright. “We want to support Georgetown basketball, too. They are tenants in the building,” Leonsis wrote on his blog. “I am on the board of directors of Georgetown and I am an […]

Sugar Rodgers named to preseason Player of the Year list

This week, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) named sophomore guard Sugar Rodgers to its “Wade Watch” preseason list. Rodgers is one of the 25 players expected to compete for the Wade Trophy, which is given to the athlete who best embodies “game and season statistics, leadership, character, effect on their team and overall playing […]

Georgetown apparel: Not just for the fans anymore

If you ever find yourself in Chicago, think twice before approaching a stranger in a Hoyas hat—you might be confused for a gang member. Georgetown recently made Complex‘s list of the ten most gang-affiliated hats in sports. According to Complex, the Chicago-area Gangster Disciples (and, by extension, the Folk Nation gang alliance) adopted Georgetown apparel […]

Former Georgetown QB indicted on obstruction charges

Even one of Georgetown’s all-time greatest football players can’t win ‘em all. Former all-conference quarterback J.J. Mont was recently indicted on obstruction charges by a federal court, according to the Washington Examiner. During an grand jury investigation of the Seed Faith International Church, a controversial Maryland-based place of worship that mentors drug and alcohol addicts, […]

Meet Jamie Holder, Georgetown’s new swimming and diving coach

Earlier today, Director of Athletics Lee Reed named Jamie Holder as Georgetown’s new head coach of the swimming and diving program. Holder previously worked as an assistant coach of the Princeton’s mens’ swimming team for the last five seasons. “I’m excited to work with the student-athletes and hit the ground running,” Holder said. While at […]

Big East schedule announced, GU-Syracuse rivalry continues

Hey look! The Big East released the conference schedule for the 2010-2011 men’s basketball season! Continuing tradition, the Hoyas landed a home-and-home series with Syracuse; the team will also play Cincinnati and St. John’s twice. Other home games include match-ups against West Virginia, Louisville, Marquette, Pittsburgh, DePaul, and Providence. From Vox‘s perspective, the schedule looks […]