WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Williams College men's soccer team bounced back from a mid-week loss at RPI with a big conference win on Saturday.
Jonathan Westling's lone goal in the 31st minute helped the Ephs beat Bates in Saturday's NESCAC matchup.
Westling received a pass from Malcolm Moutenot streaking down the left side. After an errant cross from Westling, Patrick Gordon sent the ball back to Westling for the header score.
The 1-0 victory gives Williams its ninth win of the season.
Peter Morell made five saves recording the shutout for Williams.
MCLA men's soccer
BRIDGEWATER -- The MCLA mens soccer team fell to MASCAC opponent Bridgewater State 3-1.
The host Bears generated a high volume of shots out shooting the Trailblazers 15-3.
The high number of shots led to two goals in the first half. Lucas Prickett made the score 2-1 when he scored with 51 seconds left in the first half.
However, the Trailblazers could not find the net again.
Matt Robinson had three saves for MCLA.
Williams women's soccer
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Williams women's soccer team turned an early lead into a 3-0 victory against Bates.
The Ephs put on a show for the Senior Night crowd in this NESCAC matchup starting with a goal from Kristi Kirshe 15 minutes into the game.
Crystal Lewin and Hana Tomozawa scored the final two goals for Williams.
Hannah Van Wetter made three saves to record the shutout.
Williams improved to 9-2 overall, 6-2-1 in conference.
NASHUA, NH -- The MCLA volleyball team won one of two matches during a tri-match at Daniel Webster College.
The Trailblazers won the opening match against Becker 25-17, 26-24 and 25-19.
Courtney Parent lead the Trailblazers with 17 assists.
In the second game of the Tri Match host Daniel Webster swept MCLA 25-9, 25-20 and 25-12.
Julia Christian led the Trailblazers with four kills.
The split gives MCLA a 10-16 record.
Plansky cross country
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Williams College men and women won at the Plansky Invitational Saturday.
The men finished with a score of 15, finishing ahead of Connecticut College 55, MCLA 75 and Framingham State 98.
The women finished with a score of 17, beating Connecticut College 44, MCLA 93 and St. Joseph (Conn.).
Henry Koster was the highest Williams finisher finishing first among scorers and eighth overall with a time of 16:53. Eph Matthew Tarduno finished second among scorers with a time of 17:07 (10th overall) and Eph Max Heninger finished third among scorers with a time of 17:08 (11th overall).
Anthony Cancilla was the highest finisher for MCLA with a time of 18:18 finishing 10th among scorers and 24th overall.
Eph runners Anna Ryba and Kathryn McNaughton finished first and second among female scorers at the Invitational with times of 20:03 and 20:04, respectively.
Williams alumni Connor Kamm finished first overall with a time of 15:43.
Williams field hockey
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Williams field hockey team picked up a shutout on Senior Day, beating Bates 1-0.
The two teams played a scoreless first half, but at the 64:31 mark Emily Jablonski found Caitlin Conlon for the lone goal of the game.
Ariana Spiliotes recorded five saves for the Ephs.