UMW Hosts Second Annual Athletic Gala

Darrell Green, NFL Hall-of-Famer and former Washington Redskins football player

The University of Mary Washington will hold its second annual athletics gala on Thursday, May 21, to benefit UMW Athletics. … [Read more...]

UMW Student Athletes Team with Local Children’s Program

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The University of Mary Washington basketball game didn’t start until the afternoon, but by 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, the action at the Anderson Center had already started. The basketball stadium was filled with shouts of laughter, as children and college students alike raced up and down the court in relay races, shooting basketballs and giving out high fives. … [Read more...]

UMW Breaks Food Donation Record

UMW Dining Services collects food donations

The University of Mary Washington collected 4,729 pounds of food in its 2014 STOP Hunger Food Drive, breaking last year’s record of 3,500 pounds of donated food. The food drive donations are given to the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank to help feed the local community. … [Read more...]

UMW to Add Men’s Golf in 2016

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The University of Mary Washington will add men’s golf as a varsity athletic program beginning in fall 2016. … [Read more...]

UMW Hosts 2014 Homecoming Events

UMW Homecoming 2014

Approximately 3,000 alumni, students and guests converged on the Fredericksburg campus on Saturday, Oct. 25 for the University of Mary Washington’s 2014 Homecoming Weekend celebration. … [Read more...]

UMW Celebrates Eagle Nation Day, Sept. 6

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The University of Mary Washington will hold its second annual Eagle Nation Day on Saturday, Sept. 6. … [Read more...]

Coach Pens Lyrics to New UMW Fight Song

Cedric Rucker, associate vice president and dean of student life, presents awards to Corey Hewson (right) and Ronald May (left).

The University of Mary Washington now has a fight song to call its own, thanks to the lyrics of Corey Hewson, coach of the women’s soccer team. Hewson beat out 10 other submissions to a recent contest sponsored by the Department of Athletics and the Office of Student Activities. … [Read more...]

UMW Women’s Rugby Team Headed to Nationals

The UMW women's rugby team is headed to the national championships.

The University of Mary Washington women’s rugby team will soon cap off a highly successful 2013-2014 season by competing in the USA Rugby National Championship at Penn State University on April 26 and 27. … [Read more...]

UMW Outdoor Tennis Complex Named for Former Athletic Director

Edward Hegmann (center) poses with UMW All-American players Tyler Carey '15 and Lindsay Raulston '14.

The University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors recognized former women's tennis coach and athletic director Dr. Edward Hegmann by naming the outdoor tennis facility in his honor in a ceremony on Wednesday. … [Read more...]

UMW Swimmer Brings Home Two National Championships

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On the heels of claiming a new NCAA record and two national championships, University of Mary Washington junior Alex Anderson claimed another prize on Saturday, March 22: Swimmer of the Meet at the NCAA Division III National Championships. … [Read more...]