Homecoming Highlights

UMW Homecoming was Saturday, Oct. 20. The weekend included men’s and women’s soccer, a concert on Ball Circle, an alumni happy hour, brunch with faculty faves, women’s and men’s rugby, and tailgating while cheering for Eagles athletes.   … [Read more...]

Volleyball, Men‘s Soccer Head to NCAA Tourneys

Two outstanding Eagles teams were headed to NCAA tournaments that began just as UMW Magazine went to press. Capping a season in which it was consistently ranked in the Top 25 Division III teams nationwide, men’s soccer won the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) championship and received an automatic NCAA bid. The Eagles posted a 17-2-1 season record on the strength of dominant all-around team play and exceptional goalkeeping. The men were to travel to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, for a first-round game against Eastern University on Nov. 10. Eagles volleyball gained an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, thanks to a 20-11 record against one of the strongest schedules in the nation. The Eagles were to travel to Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, to face former CAC foe Marymount University on Nov. 9. In volleyball, Savannah Powers ’20 earned CAC Player of the Year honors. In men’s soccer, Justin Carey ’19 was CAC Player of the Year and Jason Kilby was CAC Coach of the Year. For updates … [Read more...]

Athletic Hall of Fame Set to Welcome New Members

The UMW sports Hall of Fame is set to welcome five new members to its 2018-19 class. Basketball standouts Liz Hickey ’08 and Mike Lee ’07, lacrosse record-setter Caitlin Erickson Moore ’08, MBA ’12, baseball star Joe Kruper ’92, and longtime soccer and lacrosse coach Kurt Glaeser, professor emeritus of athletics, health, and physical education, will be honored at a ceremony Feb. 8, 2019, at the University Center. Hickey, now the women’s basketball coach at Averett College, was a three-time All-American and the only UMW athlete to have her number retired. She helped the Eagles to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including the 2007 Division III Final Four. At graduation, she held school records for career points (303), season points (143), season assists (81), and points and assists in a game (18 points, 10 assists). Lee was a top player as Mary Washington emerged as a regional power in the mid-2000s and remains the school’s record holder in three-point baskets in a game (11) … [Read more...]