George Washington Colonials

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George Washington Colonials
University George Washington University
Conferences Atlantic 10 Conference
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Patrick Nero
Location Washington, D.C.
Varsity teams 24 teams (11 men, 13 women)
Basketball arena Charles E. Smith Athletic Center
Baseball stadium Barcroft Park
Soccer stadium GW-Mount Vernon Athletic Complex
Mascot George, the Colonial
Nickname Colonials
Fight song Hail to the Buff and Blue
     Buff       Blue
Homepage GW Sports

The George Washington Colonials are the athletic teams of George Washington University of Washington, D.C..[1] The Colonials compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as members of the Atlantic 10 Conference[2] for most sports.


George Washington University sponsors teams in eight men's and eleven women's NCAA sanctioned sports:[3]

= The gymnastics team competes in the East Atlantic Gymnastics League'

= Men's rowing is sanctioned by the Intercollegiate Rowing Association, not by the NCAA; GW's men compete in the SIRA.

# = Intercollegiate sailing is sanctioned by the Intercollegiate Sailing Association, not by the NCAA; GW's men and women compete in the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association'

^ = Squash is sanctioned by the College Squash Association (CSA), not by the NCAA.

= The men's and women's water polo teams compete in the Southern-East Division of the Collegiate Water Polo Association.

George Washington formerly sponsored a varsity football team but discontinued the sport in 1966.

Men's basketball[edit]


Women's Gymnastics[edit]

The women's gymnastics team is coached by Margie Foster Cunningham, and assisted by both, Barry Kistler and Jeff Richards. The 2103-2014 season, the Colonials are led by senior captains, Taylor Henderson, Kayla Carto, and Betsy Zander. The rest of the senior class is completed by Kiera Kenney, Brittany Doran, Sara Halliburton. The junior class consists of Courtney Willoughby, Elena Corcoran, Kaija Aplox, and Brenna Marcoux. The sophomore class embodies Taylor Redmond, Alexsis Petrikis, and Tessa Bowman. And the gymnasts in the freshmen class are Chelsea Raineri, Alex deMoura, Kaitlyn Cowles and Kaila Soloman.



Sport Men Women
Barcroft Park
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center
Cross Country
Bull Run Park
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center
Laurel Hill Golf Club
GW Athletic Fields
Thompson Boat Center
Washington Sailing Marina
GW Athletic Fields
GW Athletic Fields
Lerner Health and Wellness Center
GW Swim Center
GW Tennis Center
Water Polo
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center
Water Polo
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center


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  4. ^ "Facilities". Archived from the original on 2009-10-18. Retrieved October 18, 2009.