Month: May 2015

Women’s tennis advances to Elite Eight

Linda Shin ’17 confidently won all four of the matches in which she competed this past weekend. Women’s tennis (22-0) advanced to the NCAA Div. III Elite Eight last weekend,…

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Bud Fisher to leave Williams after 40 years

Fisher, pictured center, with Dick Farley (left) and Bob Peck (right) last spring at a retirement event. Last year, the Athletic Department at the College switched hands. When Head Athletic…

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All New Englands sees men’s track take fifth place

Men’s track and field competed at the All New Englands Championship Meet at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. last weekend. The men had strong performances all around,…

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Athletes of the Week: 5/13/15

Lexi Curt Lexi Curt '18 Softball (Moorpark, Calif.) "Lexi had a great weekend. She was able to maintain a steady approach against a variety of pitchers and while battling injuries."…

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Statistics in sports: What do they mean?

When Williams and Amherst faced off in the first intercollegiate baseball game on July 1, 1859, the only statistics reported in the box score were runs and outs. Over 150…

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Men’s crew ends season at ECAC Championships

The first freshman boat came in first place at ECACs, crossing the line 3.8 seconds ahead of second-place Ithaca on Sunday. Men’s crew wrapped up its season last weekend at…

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Women’s crew places 2nd, earns NCAA bid

Melissa Cendejas ’16 scored the lone run in the women’s 1-0 victory over Western New England last Saturday. Women’s crew returned to Lake Quinsigamond last weekend for the ECAC Championships.…

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Captains’ Corner: Peter Awad ’15

Peter Awad '15 Peter Awad ’15 Men's crew  Nashville, Tenn. Residence: 41 Park Street How did you start rowing? I actually decided to walk on to the team when I…

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Women’s track picks up Div. III qualifying times

A small subsection of women’s track and field packed up this weekend and headed east to Cambridge, Mass. to compete yet again at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. These women…

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English department receives letter criticizing teaching practices

Last week, three students at the College sent what they have titled “An Open Letter to the Williams College English Department Or, Uncomfortable Learning at Williams” to the faculty of…

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