WILLIAMSTOWN -- Freshman Audrey Thomas’ second-half goal gave 22nd-ranked Williams a 1-0 victory over Hamilton and a first-round home game in the NESCAC Tournament.
Katie Wardlaw saw Thomas at the far post, sent the ball through the box, and Thomas finished for the game-winner.
The Ephs outshot Hamilton 18-7. Keeper Liza Gergenti made six saves for Hamilton (5-6-3, 1-6-3), while Eph netminder Hannah Van Wetter had five saves for the shutout.
MCLA men’s soccer
NORTH ADAMS -- Freshman Kiefer Orszulak scored in the 60th minute and Shawn Willis got the shutout for the Trailblazers in a 1-0 win over Sage.
Orszulak took a crossing pass form Romeo Gray and beat Sage goalie T.J. Zehner to the lower left corner.
Willis stopped eight shots for the shutout.
NORTH ADAMS -- The Trailblazers were one set away from claiming the match against SUNY-Cobleskill, but the visitors won the final two sets in a 3-2 victory (26-24, 24-26, 17-25, 25-20, 15-13).
Rachel Mills led the way for MCLA (10-17) with 11 kills. Jackie Paluilis had 29 digs and four aces. Amber Baker had 31 digs for Cobleskill (12-18).