April 1, 2013

NESCAC Weekly Release - April 1, 2013

NESCAC Spring Weekly Release #4 PDF
Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Christopher Williamson
Christopher Williamson
Bowdoin College
Senior • Goalkeeper • Winnetka, Ill.

Williamson led Bowdoin to a 3-0 week, including a pair of one-goal NESCAC victories over the weekend, racking up a .703 save percentage and 5.95 GAA. After allowing seven goals and making 13 saves in a mid-week 13-8 win over Springfield, Williamson was outstanding, stopping 18 shots in a 7-6 win at Middlebury on Saturday, including a point-blank save as time expired. On Sunday at Williams, he recorded 14 saves, including three in extra time, allowing just six goals as Bowdoin recorded a 7-6 four-overtime victory.

Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Ellen Halle
Ellen Halle
Middlebury College
Senior • Attacker • Upperco, Md.

Halle tallied 11 goals and six assists for 17 points in a 3-0 week for Middlebury. She began the week with five goals and an assist in a 14-11 win at Gettysburg. After earning three points in a 16-5 win at Stevens, Halle scored five goals with three assists for an eight-point effort in a 15-10 victory at Bowdoin. She currently leads the NESCAC with 26 goals and 43 points this season.

Softball Player of the Week
Jessa Hoffman
Jessa Hoffman
Middlebury College
Senior • Shortstop • Golden, Colo.

Hoffman had a huge week for the Panthers, hitting .696 over seven games, including an on-base percentage of .741. The senior shortstop belted two doubles, scored 10 runs and drove in eight. She went 8-10 (.800) as Middlebury took 2-3 from Amherst, hitting three doubles, scoring five runs, while driving in five. Hoffman currently leads the NESCAC with a .545 batting average.

 

Softball Pitcher of the Week
Su Pardo

Su Pardo
Wesleyan University
First Year • Malverne, N.Y.

Pardo made an unscheduled appearance in the first inning of game one against Hamilton, coming in with the bases loaded and no outs with a run in. Though she hit the first batter she faced, she then struck out the side to minimize the damage, then allowed just four hits over 7.0 innings pitched with 13 strikeouts and no runs in the 7-2 triumph. She then pitched the final inning of game two, getting a groundout and two strikeouts to lock up the 7-3 win. In game three, Pardo went the distance with a three-hitter, allowing two runs with nine strikeouts.

 
Baseball Player of the Week
Joe Papa

Joe Papa
Trinity College
Senior • First Base • Stoneham, Mass.

Papa went 2-for-4 with one run, four RBI, a double and a hit-by-pitch in an 8-2 win against Bowdoin and 3-for-4 with three runs, one RBI, a home run, a steal, and one hit-by-pitch in an 8-6 win in eight innings over Bowdoin. In the 4-1 loss to Bowdoin, Papa was 1-for-3. In the extra-inning win, Papa singled in the eighth inning and scored the game-winning run all the way from first base on an infield error.

Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Tom Baroni

Tom Baroni
Bates College
Junior • Mount Kisco, N.Y.

Baroni threw a five-hit, nine-inning shutout in Bates' 3-0 win at Tufts on Friday. Making his first appearance in 33 days, Baroni more than doubled his innings pitched this season in going the full nine innings for the first time in his career. With characteristic pinpoint control, the lefthander issued no walks and allowed just five hits, including four singles, while striking out four. The Jumbos reached third base once in the game.

 
Men's Track Performer of the Week
Jack Davies

Jack Davies
Middlebury College
Senior • Grosse Pointe, Mich.

Davies won the steeplechase at Point Loma Nazarene, finishing nearly six minutes ahead of the competition in 9:05.75.

Women's Track Performer of the Week
Keri Lambert

Keri Lambert
Amherst College
Senior • Amherst, Mass.

Lambert took first place in the 5,000-meter run (17:03.87) at Tufts' Snowflake Classic on Saturday. Lambert's time was the second fastest among Division III competition this season.

Men's Field Performer of the Week
Andrew Yin

Stephen Simalchick
Williams College
Senior • Danbury, Conn.

Simalchick won the javelin at Tufts' Snowflake Classic, recording a throw of 179'4".

Women's Field Performer of the Week
Kelly Allen

Kelly Allen
Tufts University
Senior • Norton, Mass.

Allen scored 22 point in three events at the Snowflake Classic, taking third in the discus with a heave of 143'4", third in the hammer throw with a mark of 164'1", and her toss of 42'8 ¼" was good enough for second in the shot put.

 
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