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Both graffitis contained Christian allusions and were spray-painted in red. (Photo courtesy of Kim Rogers.)

Haystack Monument defaced for second time in two weeks, perpetrators unknown

Izzy Polanco May 22, 2023
The Haystack Monument, which commemorates five Williams students’ 1806 formation of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, was spray-painted with allusions to Christianity in red graffiti that resembled the May 13 defacement.
Haystack Monument defaced with graffiti, perpetrators unknown

Haystack Monument defaced with graffiti, perpetrators unknown

Izzy Polanco May 18, 2023
Campus Safety Services (CSS) officers responded to reports that unknown perpetrators defaced the Haystack Monument with spray-painted graffiti, President Maud S. Mandel wrote in a campus-wide email on Monday.
Nova and WUFO are set to compete at USA Ultimate’s Div. III Championship in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo courtesy of Noah Sandstrom).

Nova, WUFO head to Nationals together for first time since 1995

Megan Lin May 10, 2023
For the first time in 28 years, Nova and WUFO — the College’s frisbee teams for trans, nonbinary, and female players and trans, nonbinary, and male players, respectively — will both compete on the national stage at USA Ultimate’s Division III College Championships.
(Theo Duarte-Baird/The Williams Record)

The psychology of individual sports

Daniel Okstein May 10, 2023
Five athletes who compete in individual events spoke to the Record about mindset, outlook, and community.
The men’s crew team will compete in the National Invitational Rowing Championships this weekend. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Spring playoff picture

Noor Naseer May 10, 2023
The men's and women's crew and track and field teams found success in competitions last weekend.
This weekend, the mens tennis team will host NCAA Div. III Regionals at the College.

Men’s tennis defeats Amherst, falls to Bowdoin, looks towards NCAA Div. III Regionals

Katie Lu May 3, 2023
The men’s tennis team (14-4, 8-2 NESCAC) suffered a 5-2 loss to Bowdoin (15-4, 8-2 NESCAC) in the NESCAC Semifinals at home on Saturday. The Ephs received a Pool C bid from the NCAA selection committee to play in the national tournament.
After beating Tufts in the NESCAC Quarterfinals Match, No. 11 womens tennis fell to Middlebury. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

No. 11 women’s tennis beats Tufts, falls to Middlebury in NESCAC semifinals

Daniel Okstein May 3, 2023
Women’s tennis (12-6, 7-3 NESCAC), ranked 11th in the nation, continued its strong season by defeating No. 10-ranked Tufts (8-9, 7-3 NESCAC) 5-1 in the NESCAC Tournament Quarterfinals on Friday.
(Photo courtesy of Matt Freitas.)

Starting men’s lacrosse goalie Matt Freitas wraps up college career

Lena Kerest May 3, 2023
Matt Freitas ’23 has already played 945 minutes in his senior spring. That is nearly every minute of every game, and the season isn’t over. 
Despite a rocky start, the Ephs won nine of their last 14 games. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Softball falls to Amherst, sweeps Middlebury in weekend doubleheaders

Daniel Okstein April 26, 2023
On Saturday, softball (13-13, 7-5 in the NESCAC) bounced back from Friday’s two losses against Amherst (21-11, 9-5 in the NESCAC) by sweeping Middlebury (13-13, 4-8 in the NESCAC) in its doubleheader on the road.
Speaker Chris Clarey ’86 works for TheNew York Times as a global tennis correspondent. (Photo courtesy of Dick Quinn.)

Sports Information honors 10 student contributors through Deford, Pinsky Awards, address given by Chris Clarey ’86 of New York Times

Izzy Polanco April 26, 2023
Sports Information held its annual Frank Deford and Aaron Pinsky ’06 Awards Ceremony on Thursday, honoring 10 students — the most recognized in a single year in the ceremony’s 32-year history. Chris Clarey ’86, global tennis correspondent for The New York Times, delivered the ceremony’s featured speech.
Next weekend, the mens golf team will compete at the NESCAC Spring Championship at Bates. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Men’s golf wins Little Three Championship, places fifth in Williams Spring Invitational

Noor Naseer April 26, 2023
Men’s golf — ranked fifth out of seven teams in NCAA Div. III’s Region I — beat Wesleyan and Amherst at Amherst in the Little Three Championship on April 18.
The men’s lacrosse team beat the Amherst Mammoths 11-10 in an intense game on Saturday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Men’s lacrosse holds fundraiser with Amherst team for suicide prevention

Lena Kerest April 19, 2023
On April 15, men’s lacrosse (8-5, 5-3 in the NESCAC) hosted the Amherst Mammoths, besting them 11-10 in overtime. The focus of the day was to fundraise for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), which has so far raised $10,000.
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