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
Women's Lacrosse Player of the
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
Softball Player of the Week
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 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 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 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
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
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
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
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.