HADLEY, Mass. - Williams senior midfielder Patrick Huffer (Boulder, Colo.) has been named the 2006 NESCAC Player of the Year. Huffer has helped lead the Ephs to a 13-1-1 overall record so far this season along with the 2006 NESCAC Mens Soccer Championship, the fifth title for Williams in the past six years. He joins a growing list of former Ephs that have won the annual award, as Player of the Year honors have been bestowed upon an Eph player in each of the last seven years.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - In order to decide the 2006 NESCAC Men's Soccer Championship, today's title match between Middlebury and Williams had to go to penalty kicks. In a game officially ruled a 0-0 tie, Williams edged the Panthers 3-2 in penalty kicks to claim the 2006 crown. Jeff Castiglione made a diving save against Billy Brennan to end the contest.
HADLEY, Mass. - Williams College will look to earn its fifth NESCAC title in the past seven years this weekend when the Ephs host the 2006 NESCAC Mens Soccer Championship at Cole Field in Williamstown, Mass. Williams, the number-one seed for the fourth year in a row, will take on sixth-seeded Bates on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 11:00 a.m. in the first semifinal game, followed afterwards at 1:30 p.m. with second-seeded Amherst facing fifth-seeded Middlebury. The 2006 NESCAC Mens Soccer Championship will conclude on Sunday, Nov. 5, with the final match at 12:00 p.m.
HADLEY, Mass. - On a rain-soaked Saturday in New England, Williams College came away with the number-one seed and a first round bye for the 2006 NESCAC Mens Soccer Championship. The Ephs will serve as host for the semifinals and final for the fourth year in a row, with the semifinals commencing on Saturday, Nov. 4, and the championship game taking place on Sunday, Nov. 5. First round action for the seven-team tournament begins on Sunday, Oct. 29.