NESCAC Weekly Release - January 13, 2020

NESCAC Players of the Week - Jan. 13

NESCAC Winter Weekly Release #6

 Men's Basketball Player of the WeekNoah Tyson, Colby

Noah Tyson, Colby
Sophomore • Guard • Castleton, Vt.

Tyson averaged 20.0 points and 8.5 rebounds while shooting 64.0 percent from the field and 46.7 percent from 3-point range to lead Colby to a pair of wins to open conference play. With the Mules trailing by seven at the half versus Trinity, Tyson scored 16 points and 11 rebounds in the second half to lead the Mules to the come-from-behind victory. He finished the game with 24 points and 14 rebounds. He also chipped in 16 points on 7-for-11 shooting in the victory over Connecticut College.

Madeline Eck, Amherst Women's Basketball Player of the Week

Madeline Eck, Amherst 
Senior • Guard • Rye, N.Y.

Eck averaged 17.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in a 3-0 week for the Mammoths. She netted a game-high 24 points with 10 rebounds in a 62-51 win at Williams and added 15 points and shot 66.7 percent from the field in a win at Middlebury to begin NESCAC play. Eck started the week with 14 points and 11 rebounds in a victory over Albertus Magnus.

Alex Zafonte, Bowdoin Men's Ice Hockey Player of the Week

Alex Zafonte, Bowdoin
Junior • Goalie • Concord, Mass.

Zafonte helped the Polar Bears picked up a sweep of Hamilton and Amherst with 36 saves in each contest. He finished the week stopping 72 of 73 shots (.986 save percentage) he faces and recorded a 0.50 goals against average as Bowdoin earned its first conference weekend sweep of the season.

Chloe Heiting, Williams Women's Ice Hockey Player of the Week

Chloe Heiting, Williams
Sophomore • Goalie • Woodbury, Minn.

Heiting stopped all 44 shots she faced last week, leading the Ephs to a two-game sweep of conference opponent Trinity, 2-0 and 3-0. Heiting stopped 23 shots in the win over the Bantams Friday, including 13 alone in the second period during a scoreless tie. She stopped 21 shots in the rematch Saturday, including 15 in the third period as the Ephs held expanded a 2-0 lead.


Scott Romeyn, Amherst Men's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week

Scott Romeyn, Amherst
Sophomore • Durham, Conn.

Romeyn went undefeated against Williams. He won the 50 freestyle with an NCAA B-cut time of 20.50 and captured first in the 100 freestyle with a pool record-setting time of 45.38. Romeyn also anchored the winning and pool record-setting 400 freestyle relay (3:04.82) with a 45.19 split.


Samantha Kilcoyne, Williams Women's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week

Samantha Kilcoyne, Williams
First Year • Upton, Mass.

Against Amherst, Kilcoyne started her afternoon off with a 24.41 butterfly split in the 200 medley relay, then followed up with a victory in the 50 freestyle with a season-best time of 24.31. She also won the 100 butterfly in a pool record time of 55.52 and wrapped up the meet swimming the second leg of the 400 freestyle with a 51.95 split to help the Ephs earn the win over the Mammoths.


Wyatt Khosrowshahi, Williams Men's Squash Performer of the Week

Wyatt Khosrowshahi, Williams
Junior • Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.

Khosrowshahi was a major contributor in the Ephs’ wins over at Bates, Bowdoin, and Colby. Against Bates, Khosrowshahi defeated Jasper Phillips, 3-1 (11-8, 8-11, 11-4, 7-11). Later in the day, he earned a 3-0 win (11-5, 11-9, 11-6) over John Milligan of Bowdoin. On Sunday at Colby, Khosrowshahi earned a 3-2 victory (10-12, 5-11, 11-9, 14-12, 11-5) over Dylan Tymkiw, in a match that lasted an hour and 45 minutes.


Luca Polgar, Bates Women's Squash Performer of the Week

Luca Polgar, Bates
Senior • Budapest, Hungary

Polgar went 3-0 last weekend at the No. 1 position for Bates. She defeated Mihiliya Kalahe Arachchige of Mount Holyoke, 3-1 (11-5, 8-11, 1-11, 11-2, 11-8), while also beating Julia Ward of Williams, 3-1 (11-5, 11-13, 11-4, 12-10), and Margaret Davey of Connecticut College, 3-0 (11-5, 11-1, 11-0).