Men’s ice hockey (15–6–1, 12–4–0 NESCAC) defeated Middlebury (8–11–3, 6–7–3 NESCAC) 5-3 on Saturday. The eventual game-winning goal came from Niko Karamanis ’22, who scored just 50 seconds into the final frame to increase the score to 4-1.
PHOTO COURTESY OF SPORTS INFORMATION. After the women captured the NESCAC championship title on Sunday, the team and its coaches took a celebratory jump into the pool.
If you happen to walk around Greylock Quad on a Tuesday night, you may hear laughter, cheering or, if you’re in luck, the sound of a punch or kick. In addition to a reminder that Greylock is, in fact, inhabited, these sounds are also evidence of an intimate, low-key community getting together for an hour to throw fists.
The Martial Arts Club, though small in size, includes students with an impressive variety of fighting experiences.
Laura Westphal ’21, Ryan Rilinger ’20 and Ariel Koltun-Fromm ’20 joined Cecé Telfer (right) to discuss trans representation in athletics. (Jeongyoon Han/The Williams Record)
Some athletes do not talk with their competitors at sporting events, let alone hold hands in solidarity.
Jesup Hall was quiet, with only the sound of dozens of keyboards and mice clicking away, as the annual Williams Winter League of Legends Tournament (Winter LoL) began. We leaned in as the games started, staring intently at the monitors while calling out strategies to each other: “Let’s group up and watch the [invasion].”
For the past five years, young hopefuls from the College and surrounding NESCAC schools have gathered in Jesup every January to compete in the tournament.
On Saturday, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field travelled to Hanover, N.H., to compete at the Dartmouth Indoor Invitational. The women and men took second and third place, respectively among a field of Div.
Ryan Malo ’11, a former Eph wrestler, is currently competing as a heavyweight at the European Championship alongside Team Italy. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Malo.)
On Jan. 21, the College was awarded its 22nd Directors’ Cup, an annual honor given to the college or university with the most overall athletic success in each athletic division.
Over Winter Study, the College’s Athletic Dept. implemented new baseline testing protocols for low and non-contact sports, following a recent NCAA settlement titled “The Arrington Matter.” The settlement specifies new “member obligations,” a set of regulations that NCAA member institutions are encouraged but not required to comply with.
Kenneth Marshall ’20 (left) and Ben Hearon ’20 (right) have begun exploring the five different aspects of a pentathalon this year. (Photo courtesy of Benjamin Hearon and Kenneth Marshall.)
Benjamin Hearon ’20 once approached his friend and cross country and track teammate Kenneth Marshall ’20 to float the idea of learning how to fly planes together.
Overall: 14–5 | NESCAC: 3–2
Women’s basketball opened the season with 11 consecutive wins. Despite a few subsequent losses, the women bounced back on Jan.