In 2010, the George Washington University women’s soccer team had a historic season, winning the Atlantic 10 Conference championship and making its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
The team had a strong regular season, finishing with a record of 12-6-1 overall and 7-2-0 in conference play. They were led by standout players such as forward Jane Wallis, midfielder Sierra Smidinger, and goalkeeper Lindsey Rowe.
In the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament, the Colonials defeated Saint Louis and Dayton to advance to the championship game against Xavier. In a hard-fought game, George Washington came out on top, winning by a score of 1-0 to claim the conference championship.
The championship victory earned the team an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, where they faced off against Maryland in the first round. Despite a valiant effort, the Colonials were ultimately eliminated from the tournament, losing by a score of 2-0.
The 2010 season marked a significant milestone for the George Washington women’s soccer program, as it was the first time the team had won a conference championship and made an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. It was a testament to the hard work and dedication of the players and coaches, and it remains a proud moment in the history of the program.