Monday October 15, 2012

WILLIAMSTOWN -- The unbeaten streak for the 17th-ranked Williams College men’s soccer team has now reached 11 games.

The Ephs got a pair of goals three minutes apart in the second half to beat Babson 2-0 on Sunday afternoon at Cole Field.

Matt Murrales broke the scoreless tie at 75:08, on a one-timer off a pass from Zach Grady. An own goal against Babson at 78:04 made it 2-0.

Peter Morrell got credit for the shutout, making six saves for Williams (9-0-2).

Williams women’s soccer

WILLIAMSTOWN -- Second-half goals by Caitlyn Clark and Abby Morss gave 22nd-ranked Williams a 2-0 win over Endicott.

The win ended a five-game unbeaten streak for the Gulls.

Clark took a direct kick from just outside the box after Alison Magruder was taken down. Clark tucked her kick just inside the right post for the goal at 61:21. Morss made it 2-0 at 79:58, converting a pass from Samantha Vilaboa.

Hannah Van Wetter played the first half and made two saves for Williams (10-2-1). Laura Wann made three saves in the second half.

Williams women’s golf

WELLESLEY -- The Ephs claimed the Ann S. Batchelder Invitational and finished their fall season undefeated.

The Ephs’ Georgiana Salant shot an even-par 72 on Sunday for a two-day total of 148 to earn medalist honors. She beat Mount Holyoke’s Madi Mendiola by four strokes.

Williams’ Victoria Mitts and Paige Whidbee tied at 158, while Lenox’s Maggie Mitts was 24th for the Ephs with a 185.

Williams women’s tennis

SOUTH HADLEY -- The Williams women wrapped up their fall season at the New England Women’s Invitational Tennis Tournament at Mount Holyoke College.

The Williams doubles team of Maria Pylypiv and Riqui McCoy were the last Ephs standing. They lost to the Amherst team of Jen Newman and Zoe Pangalos in the semifinals. McCoy beat Pangalos 6-1, 6-2 in singles while Newman beat Pylypiv 6-3, 6-0 and the Amherst team won doubles 9-8 (3).