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Williams Women's Basketball Blows Out Bates in Third Quarter
08:04PM / Saturday, January 12, 2019
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Maggie Meehan scored 11 of her game-high 22 points in the third quarter on Saturday to lead the Williams College women's basketball team to a 77-42 win over Bates.
 
The Ephs (8-7, 2-2 NESCAC) outscored the Bobcats, 35-6, in that third quarter to build on a 26-22 half-time lead.
 
Lauren Vostal scored 12, and the Ephs shot 52 percent from the field in the win.
 
Williams hosts Amherst on Wednesday.
 
Men's Basketball
LEWISTON, Maine -- Bobby Casey scored 23 points to lead Williams to a 75-69 come-from-behind win over Bates.
 
The Bobcats led, 34-27, at half-time, but Williams shot 47 percent from the field and made six of 17 3-point shots after half-time. Casey scored 17 points after the break.
 
Williams (15-0, 4-0) goes to Amherst on Wednesday.
 
Women's Hockey
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Colby scored a power play goal late in the second period to break a 2-2 tie and earn a 3-2 win, snapping Williams' seven-game unbeaten streak.
 
Abby Brustad and Meghan Halloran scored second-period goals to give Williams a 2-0 lead.
 
Chloe Heiting stopped 22 shots for the Ephs (9-3-2, 5-3), who go to Salve Regina on Tuesday.
 
Wrestling
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Williams finished 12th at the Budd Whitehill National Duals at Lycoming College.
 
Joseph Rossetti earned a first-period pin in Williams' first match of the day, a 31-9 loss to Wesleyan.
 
Nordic Skiing
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Spirits were high after the first carnival race of the season, hosted by Saint Lawrence University.
 
After the race was pushed back an hour, due to freezing temperatures, the Williams College women embarked on their speedy 5-kilometer individual start skate race.
 
Senior captain Sonya Jampel led the women’s team, finishing in a strong 25th place, followed by sophomore Magdalen York only 15 seconds back in 29th place. The Ephs ended the day in seventh place as a team, only 37 points behind the Dartmouth women who ended in 3rd place overall.
 
Starting later in the day as the sun and temperature rose together, the men embarked on their 10k individual start skate race. Freshman Isaac Frietas-Eagan placed 15th overall, leading the Williams men’s team to sixth place overall, only 53 points behind the Dartmouth men’s team who ended their day in third place. Senior captain Nick Gardener placed 22nd as the Williams’ men’s second finisher, closely followed by freshman Woody Martineau in 26th.
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