Athletics Events

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Register for Athletics EventsCome back to GW for Alumni Weekend 2013 and Raise High the Buff and Blue with your former teammates!  There are several team specific events this weekend as well the All-Athletics Alumni Reception for every Colonial, regardless of what sport you played or when.

All Athletic events are included in the Buff and Blue Registration Package.  Please let us know what events you plan to attend when you sign up on the Registration Page.  If you have any questions, contact Scott Allen at or (202) 994-5778.


Friday, September 27

4-6 pm   GW Cross Country Alumni Happy Hour
Backfin American Saloon, 1620 I Street NW
You will be able to ‘run’ into all of your former GW Cross Country teammates at this casual Happy Hour

7-9 pm   GW Men's Water Polo Alumni Happy Hour
Location TBA
GW Water Polo Alumni can catch up with how their former teammates are doing the night before their Alumni Game

Saturday, September 28

8-9 am Alumni Fun Run with the GW Cross Country Team
Alumni Weekend Welcome Center, Marvin Center 
Start your day with a run or walk around the monuments. All skill levels are welcome and different routes will be offered.  Members of the GW Cross Country Team will lead you on your course.  The first 50 participants to check-in will receive a complimentary t-shirt. 

10 am  - 12 Noon GW Men's and Women's Squash Alumni Tournament
Learner Health and Wellness Center
GW Squash Alumni are invited to participate in a Singles Handicap Touranment and a Mixed Doubles Tournament with the current varsity teams

10am – 1pm GW Softball Alumnae Game
Mt. Vernon Softball Field
GW Softball alumnae will gather at Mt. Vernon Field for the inaugural Alumni Softball game.

11am – 3pm GW Golf Alumni Buff and Blue Matches
The Country Club at Woodmore, 12320 Pleasant Prospect Road, Mitchelville, MD
All GW Golf Alumni are invited to participate in this Ryder Cup style match with alums from even numbered years on the “Blue” team and alums from odd numbered years on the “Buff” team.

11am – 3pm GW Sailing Alumni Regatta              
Washington Sailing Marina, 1 Marina Drive, Alexandria, VA
Alumni of GW’s newest varsity sport and those that sailed at the club level before them will come together and spend time on the water at the Alumni Regatta.

12 Noon – 2pm GW Water Polo Alumni Game
Charles E. Smith Center
Water Polo Alumni will face off against the current team in a ‘friendly’ match.  Last year’s game was decided by just one goal.

1:30 – 3:30 pm GW Gymnastics Second Annual Career Panel
Location TBA, Charles E. Smith Center
Gymnastics Alumni return to the Smith Center to answer questions and give advice to the current team about life and the world after college

2-4 pm GW Men's and Women's Squash Alumni Reception
Champions Club, Charles E. Smith Center
Squash Alumni will gather to reminisce about their experience and recap the recent alumni game

4-6 pm All-Athletics Alumni Reception
Colonials Club, Charles E. Smith Center
This reception brings Athletic Alumni together to reminisce about their days wearing the Buff and Blue and learn about what’s new in GW Athletics.

6:30-8:30 pm GW Women’s Soccer Alumnae Reception
F Street Bistro, 2117 E Street, NW
Women’s Soccer alumnae will gather for drinks, AND a Corn Hole Tournament at the F Street Bistro.  Men’s Soccer alums are welcome as well.

7-9 pm GW Water Polo vs. Johns Hopkins
Charles E. Smith Center Pool
All Alumni are welcome to come watch the Colonials take on Johns Hopkins in an intercollegiate competition.  Raise High the Buff and Blue!

Sunday, September 29

1-3 pm GW Volleyball vs. Towson University
Charles E. Smith Center
Come watch the Colonials take on the Towson Tigers in an intercollegiate Volleyball match and see the newly redesigned Tex Silverman Court.  Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children.