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Men’s basketball coach will move to new position come fall

Men’s basketball coach will move to new position come fall

Rod Wood, head coach of the University of Mary Washington’s men’s basketball team will not coach the team next year. Instead, Wood will take a new job as Expanded Position of Director of Athletics, effective at the end of this school year. The shift of authority is following the basketball team’s most successful season in school history.

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Men’s basketball scores school records in NCAA tournament

Men’s basketball scores school records in NCAA tournament

Chants of “Eagle Nation” could be heard from 1900 fans all throughout the Anderson Center as the final seconds of the University of Mary Washington’s men’s basketball season ticked away Saturday night as the Eagles fell to the Purple Cows of Williams College in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament. Considering the team has never won an NCAA tournament game before this year, the game itself is quite a feat.

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Lady Eagles’ record continues to fly north this winter

Lady Eagles’ record continues to fly north this winter

Last month, on Saturday, Jan. 25, the Lady Eagles basketball team suffered a heartbreaking loss to the then undefeated Spartans of York College. Since that loss, University of Mary Washington has won five of its last six games, winning with an average of 29.4 points per game.

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Basketball falls to CAC rival Salisbury in double overtime

Basketball  falls to CAC rival Salisbury in double overtime

The University of Mary Washington basketball teams hosted conference rival Salisbury in an action-packed doubleheader last Saturday, Feb. 8.

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Lady Eagles keep the ball rolling despite tough loss to York

Lady Eagles keep the ball rolling despite tough loss to York

Not to be overshadowed by their male counterparts, the University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team is enjoying a highly successful season of their own.

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Senior basketball star finds family bonds on the court

Senior basketball star finds family bonds on the court

University of Mary Washington senior captain Sam Partonen has enjoyed personal and team success as a member of the women’s basketball team. During her three years at UMW, she earned a first team title on the All-Capital Athletic Conference women’s basketball team in both 2012 and 2013, and she joined her teammates among the Elite eight in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Women’s Basketball Tournament, also in 2012.

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Men’s basketball senior succeeds with 1,000 points scored

Men’s basketball senior succeeds with 1,000 points scored

For the last four years, no player has made more of an impact on the Anderson Center hardwood than senior guard for the men’s basketball team, Brad Riester. Just a few games ago, Riester reached the 1,000 point mark for his career, and at 22.8 points per game through five games so far this season, he isn’t slowing down anytime soon. Tuesday morning, Sports writer Adam Hager sat down with Riester to talk about his life, his game and what lies ahead.

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Basketball season opener scores game winning baskets

Basketball season opener scores game winning baskets

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams started the season off right this weekend, winning the Hampton Inn Tipoff tournament.

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Basketball begins

Basketball begins

As the University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s basketball seasons quickly approach, the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) will host an online, interactive event with each of the ten head coaches on Thursday, Nov. 7.

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