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By Hannah Marr, News Editor • June 21, 2024

Sports in Brief

Kromah earns weekly rookie honors

en’s basketball freshman Lasan Kromah, who led GW in scoring in its last two games, earned an Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week award for his output, the conference announced Sunday.

romah, a 6-foot-5 guard, averaged 15.3 points in the Colonials’ three opening-week wins, knocking down 10 of 19 three-point attempts. He also had seven steals and six assists in 58 minutes on the court.

is scoring total increased in each of the three games, with Kromah scoring eight points Sunday at UNC-Wilmington, 17 Tuesday at Boston University and 21 Saturday against UMBC.

he Greenbelt, Md. native is the first GW men’s basketball player to earn the honor since Damian Hollis, currently a senior, won it in March 2007.

Volleyball trio named all-conference

hree GW women’s volleyball players earned spots on the Atlantic 10’s all-conference teams this week, with senior Katie Butz being named to the all-conference second team and freshmen Candace Silva-Martin and Lauren Whyte being named to the all-rookie squad.

utz led the Colonials in points and kills in her fourth and final season at GW, registering double-digit kills 26 times, including Friday’s A-10 tournament loss to Temple. Her 455.5 points were the third-best total in the A-10.

ilva-Martin, the team’s libero, or defensive specialist, had a team-high 608 digs this year, which also led the conference.

hyte finished third among Colonials in points and kills, with her average of 2.78 kills per set placing her eighth in the A-10.

Hogan to run in NCAA championships

enior Megan Hogan, who last year became the first runner in GW history to qualify for the NCAA championships, will take part in the event again Monday in Terra Haute, Ind.

ogan finished 96th out of 252 participants a year ago and was the first Colonials runner to win the A-10 championships when she did so Oct. 31.

he race will be broadcast live on Versus at approximately 12:58 p.m.

Men’s squash shut out

he GW men’s squash team fell to 4-2 on the season after being swept 9-0 by Dartmouth Saturday in Annapolis, Md.

he Colonials – who had previously won three straight matches against Vanderbilt, Stanford and Hobart – will next head to Lancaster, Pa. to play Franklin & Marshall Dec. 6. The team will then have more than a month off before resuming play Jan. 15 against MIT at Yale in New Haven, Conn.

Number Crunch: 4

The number of three-pointers freshman Lasan Kromah hit in a two-minute span in the men’s basketball team’s 94-51 win over UMBC Saturday. Kromah hit six threes in the game and scored 21 points.

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