The GW women’s Basketball team did not fare as well. They lost on Wednesday at Charlotte, 57 to 59. The Women have their final regular season game at home this Sunday, against Temple. Tip off is at 1 pm.
Keeping with basketball, the Washington Wizards won last Friday at New Jersey, but then lost at home on Saturday against San Antonio, and again on Wednesday against Philadelphia. With 13 wins and 44 losses on the season, the Wizards have the worst record in the Eastern Conference. They play at home tonight against Chicago.
And finally, in Hockey, the Washington Capitals split the week with 2 wins and 2 losses. The Caps lost at home last Friday against Colorado, 4 to 1. They redeemed themselves with a strong 5 to 2 win against Eastern conference rival Pittsburg on Sunday. The Capitals gave up a one goal lead in the third period in Tuesday’s game against Philadelphia and ended up losing 2 to 4. Finally, with rookie goaltender Michal Neuvirth in net, the Caps held on to defeat the Atlanta Thrashers last night. The final score was 3 to 2. Donald Brashear earned his 10th major penalty for fighting with his second period bout with Eric Boulton. The Capitals’ next game is tomorrow at Boston.