Hawks Fall to George Mason

Hawks Fall to George Mason. The 1-11 St. Joseph’s Hawks went South to challenge George Mason (7-6) in Fairfax, Virginia. The Hawks waged a valiant comeback but fell short in Double Overtime, 87-85.

Trailing by 12 with 9:00 to play, St. Joe’s started to find their mojo and got things knotted up. George Mason went on their own run with seven points

The Hawks were white hot from three point range and banged 13 in regulation. That fast they went ice cold and missed all five attempts in the extra time.

Taylor Funk led the visitors with 19 points with Jadrian Tracey adding 18. Jordan Hall was the playmaker and contributed 11 assists in the defeat.

Javon Greene led George Mason on a 25 point contest. Jordan Miller chipped in 17 and Josh Oduro picked up a double-double off a 13 rebound 14 point game.+

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.