Baseball opens 0–2

Baseball (0–2) dropped the first two games of their season to Springfield College (3–0) but remained competitive throughout Saturday’s double-header. While this is the first game for the Ephs, the Spirits had already defeated Colby, Sawyer and Western New England University.

Ryan Rilinger ’20 reflects on gender identity in athletics

As the first publicly out transgender male on the men’s lacrosse team, Ryan Rilinger ’20 navigated the emotional, physical and social challenges of playing a “helmet sport” notorious for upholding notions of traditional male athleticism. For him, sports directly intertwined with his journey of understanding his gender identity, finding inner acceptance and finding community within the team.

Men’s lacrosse defeats Trinity in season opener

Men’s lacrosse (1–0/1–0 in the NESCAC) started off their season with a four-goal flurry from Cory Lund ’21 and Kevin Stump ’20 in the opening minutes of the game to down Trinity (0–1/0–1 in the NESCAC) 13-6. Three-goal bursts to start both the second and fourth quarters helped the Ephs secure their lead and the first victory of the season.

Women’s lacrosse beats Skidmore 17-5

On Sunday, women’s lacrosse took a 17-5 win over Skidmore College. 

Kara Wollmers ’20 and Shea van den Broek ’23 scored the first three goals and opened the game with a 3-0 lead within the first seven minutes. 

With 10 minutes left in the first half, Claire Fitzpatrick ’21 netted three goals and Olivia Gomez ’21 and van den Broek each scored two. Isabel Arvelo ’23, Gomez and Lily Warendorf ’23 assisted on goals in the Ephs’ run of success.

Men’s squash wins Summers Cup

Last weekend, the men’s squash team notched an 8-1 win over Bates and a 5-4 victory over Middlebury to claim the Summers Cup and the C Division National Championship title.  

During Saturday’s semifinal match-up against Bates, co-captain Will Means ’20, AJ Solecki ’22 and David Pincus ’20 were on first for the Ephs.