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Cole Prowitt-Smith’s phenomenal layup brought the Ephs to the Sweet Sixteen match in North Carolina. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Men’s basketball falls to Christopher Newport in Sweet Sixteen, ending NCAA Tournament run

Ben Niewoehner and Lena Kerest March 13, 2024
Men’s basketball (23-7, 9-1 NESCAC) continued its late-season resurgence with an inspired run to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen, defeating No. 18 DeSales (24-4) 77-51 in the first round and No. 9 Oswego State (26-3) 79-77 with a dramatic, game-winning layup by guard co-captain Cole Prowitt-Smith ’24. The defending national champions, the No. 23 Christopher Newport Captains (24-7), put an end to the Ephs’ season on Friday afternoon in a hard-fought 49-60 loss.

Men’s lacrosse starts season strong with 14-13 win over No. 20 Babson at home

Ben Niewoehner March 6, 2024
The men’s lacrosse team (1-0, 0-0 NESCAC) began its season on a high note over the weekend, defeating No. 20 Babson (1-2) 14-13 in a back-and-forth game at home. Co-captain Cal Caputo ’24 led the team, scoring eight goals in triumph over the Beavers.
At the College’s Winter Carnival this weekend, Evan Cook ’27 placed 10th in giant slalom, a career best. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Men’s skiing overcomes turbulent weather, tough competition at Winter Carnival

Ben Niewoehner February 21, 2024
Men’s skiing hosted a home carnival last weekend, competing with 13 other teams at the College’s home alpine ski course, Jiminy Peak. The weather conditions and the strength of the competition proved difficult, but the Ephs fought hard for a 10th place finish during the two-day event.
Oscar Newman ’25 broke his own school record over the weekend, one of many impressive Eph efforts. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Men’s track impresses at BU Invitational, Dartmouth Tune-Up

Ben Niewoehner February 14, 2024
Men’s track and field flourished at two meets over the weekend, with many of the Ephs heading to Boston for the 2024 Boston University (BU) David Hemery Valentine Invitational and a smaller group heading to the Dartmouth Tune-Up Meet last Saturday.
Karren sunk a contested 3-pointer to lift the Ephs over the Bantams this past weekend during a buzzer-beater victory (Photo courtesy of Sports Information). 

Men’s basketball sweeps weekend in buzzer-beater victory over Trinity, senior day win over Wesleyan

Ben Niewoehner February 7, 2024
Men’s basketball (18-5, 8-1 NESCAC) picked up two home victories over the weekend, ascending to first place in the NESCAC. On Friday, the Ephs took down the No. 4 Trinity Bantams (21-1, 7-1 NESCAC) in a 55-54 buzzer-beater victory to end the Bantams’ undefeated season. On Saturday, the Ephs triumphed 76-65 over the Wesleyan Cardinals (12-10, 3-5 NESCAC) in a senior day game, securing the Little Three Co-Championship title.
Photo courtesy of Sports Information.

Women’s basketball sees mixed results in NESCAC gameplay

Ben Niewoehner January 24, 2024
Women’s basketball (9-10, 1-4 NESCAC) fell to the Middlebury Panthers (12-6, 4-1 NESCAC) in last Saturday’s matchup, suffering a 43-84 loss. The Panthers hit their stride in the second quarter, opening up what had been a close game and finding themselves en route to a comfortable victory. 
The Ephs conceded a first-half lead to Wesleyan on Homecoming Weekend, ending in a 30-22 loss. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information).

Football falls short at Homecoming, loses 30-22 against Wesleyan

Ben Niewoehner November 8, 2023
The Ephs (2-5) fell to the Wesleyan Cardinals (6-2) in a 30-22 loss, despite strong momentum in the first half.
The 1v placed fourth in the Collegiate 8+ race, earning the Ephs a medal.  (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Men’s crew starts season strong at Head of the Charles, 1v brings home 4th place medal

Ben Niewoehner October 25, 2023
The Ephs returned to Williamstown after earning a medal from the 1v finish and a requalifying entry for next year’s regatta from the 2v finish.
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