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Frankie Stola ’21.5 competes for the Ephs. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Frankie Stola ’21.5 kicks off professional football career in German league

Marit Hoyem May 11, 2022
For most athletes at the College, their senior season brings an end to their competitive playing career. However, for Frankie Stola ʼ21.5, graduation signaled the beginning of a professional career, albeit in a very different environment than Williamstown. Stola, a former receiver for the football team who holds six career and single-season receiving records, recently signed a season-long contract in April to play and coach for the Cottbus Crayfish American Football Club in Cottbus, Germany.
Women’s track and field competes at the New England Championships on home turf

Women’s track and field competes at the New England Championships on home turf

Gabby Odoom, Sports Information May 11, 2022
The women’s track team competed at the Div. III New England Championships on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7. In this championship meet, the Ephs hosted teams from schools across the Div. III New England athletic division, including Amherst, MIT, Middlebury, and Tufts. The weekend was a great success for the women’s team, with many Ephs achieving personal bests, earning points in their events, and qualifying for the Div. III NCAA Championship at Spire Institute on May 26.
Photo courtesy of Sports Information.

Senior athletes reflect on competing for the College

Izzy Polanco May 11, 2022
The Record reached out to senior athletes for reflections on their time playing for the College. Here are a few of their responses.
Jen Fry spoke to the athletic community about confronting diversity, equity, and inclusion in sports. (Photo courtesy of Jen Fry.)

Hosted by GCBC, Jen Fry lectures on diversity, equity, inclusion in athletics

Marit Hoyem and Skylar Yarter May 4, 2022
Dr. Jen Fry, a social justice educator, former student-athlete, and volleyball coach, spoke to the College about addressing conflict, race, and cooperation in sports teams.
Photo courtesy of Sports Information.

Captain’s Corner: Maxine Ng ’22

Izzy Polanco May 4, 2022
The Record checks in with women's tennis captain Maxine Ng ’22.
Volleyball, along with other fall sports teams, has been allowed to practice with coaches this spring. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information)

Fall sports teams conduct non-traditional spring practices

Kent Barbir May 4, 2022
This spring season saw fields, courts, and athletic facilities on campus a little busier than usual. Unlike in a typical spring, the NESCAC has allowed fall sports teams to conduct practices with their coaches.
Intelligence and national security correspondent for NBC News Ken Dilanian ’91 spoke at the ceremony. (Photo courtesy of Dick Quinn.)

Sports Information honors students with Pinsky, Deford Awards, address by NBC correspondent Ken Dilanian ʼ91

Kent Barbir April 27, 2022
On Saturday, the Sports Information department honored six student workers for their contributions to Eph Sports Information in the Deford and Pinsky Awards. Both awards, according to Director of Sports Information Dick Quinn, are the only ones of their kind in college sports. The featured speaker for the awards ceremony was Ken Dillanian ʼ90, intelligence and national security correspondent for NBC News.
Baseball won one and lost one game at home against Hamilton. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Baseball splits doubleheader games against Hamilton

Alex Dehmel, Sports Information April 27, 2022
On Saturday, baseball faced the Hamilton Continentals in a doubleheader series, winning one and losing one game.
No. 1 ranked men’s crew beat No. 2 Tufts and MIT on Saturday.

Men’s crew defeats Tufts, MIT

Bernal Cortés, Sports Information April 27, 2022
No. 1 ranked men’s crew beat No. 2 Tufts and MIT on Saturday.
As the last flag drops and horn honks at the finish line of Quinsigamond Lake to bring another successful racing day to a close, we all unleash our engineering alter egos and begin to de-rig our racing shells for travel. The final step of the de-rigging process before we can access our beloved Panera orders is to fully clothe our boats in their cozy purple snug- gies and return them back to the trailer. Lola Kovalski ʼ25 is pictured doing so while wearing her sunglasses upside down, because she is quirky like that, obviously.

Ephs on the Road: Women’s Crew

Julia Lim April 20, 2022
In “Ephs on the road,” the Record publishes photos taken on the Dispo app by members of sports teams while traveling away from campus. This week, the Record featured Julia Lim ’23 and the women’s crew team on their trip to Worcester, Mass. last weekend for the Donahue Cup.
 Ben Sapovits ʼ25 shot 81 to help the Ephs defeat Amherst. Photo courtesy of Sports Information.

Men’s golf defeats Amherst in head-to-head match

Thomas VanBelle, Sports Information April 20, 2022
On Sunday, the men’s golf team overcame harsh weather conditions to defeat the Amherst College Mammoths during their single-day match at Taconic Golf Club. The Ephs shot a team score of 314 (+30) for the day, with the Mammoths following close behind with a score of 322 (+38).
(Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Women’s tennis falls to Middlebury away, bounces back with home win over Skidmore

Zoe Bennett and Katherine Orgielewicz April 20, 2022
The Ephs took on the Skidmore Thoroughbreds for their second match of the weekend, this time on their home courts. Despite the snowy weather in mid-April, Williams brought the heat, pulling out a close-fought win 5-4 overall.
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