Roundup: Williams women's soccer team tops Cal Lutheran to advance in NCAA Division III tournament
WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williams women's soccer team is one win away from making the NCAA Division III Final Four.
The Ephs beat Cal Lutheran 4-0 in the Round of 16 on Saturday afternoon, scoring once in the first half before adding three insurance tallies in the second.
Liz Webber scored what turned out to be the winner in the 15th minute, heading the ball into the goal on a corner kick from Jacqueline Simeone.
Alison Lu doubled the lead in the 48th minute on an unassisted effort, then a Cal Lutheran own goal made it 3-0 before Natasha Albaneze capped the scoring in the 68th minute.
"We're really starting to put all the pieces together — that's what November is for," coach Michelyne Pinard said in a release. "I feel like my job is to step back and let them run with it."
Olivia Barnhill stopped both shots she faced to keep the clean sheet.
Williams will play Johns Hopkins today at Cole Field at 1 p.m. in the Elite Eight. Johns Hopkins defeated SUNY Geneseo 2-0 in the day's other Round of 16 contest.
Williams men's basketball 73, Stevens 55
WILLIAMSTOWN — The Ephs are 2-0 and winners of their own Williams Tip-Off Classic after beating Stevens, 73-55.
Kyle Scadlock followed up his career-high 32-point outing on Friday with 16 in the win on Saturday, and he also recorded a double-double with 10 rebounds.
Bobby Casey and Matt Karpowicz each scored 15 points off the bench, while Mike Greenman had six points and four assists.
For Stevens (2-1), Spencer Cook had a game-high 24 points and was the only Stevens player in double figures.
MCLA men's basketball 61, Sarah Lawrence 59
AMHERST — MCLA won the consolation game of the Ken Wright Tournament at Amherst College.
The Trailblazers took a 32-28 lead into halftime, and made it hold up to improve to 1-1 on the year.
Mike Demartinis scored a team-high 15 points off the bench while adding seven rebounds. He was named to the All-Tournament team for his efforts over the two days.
Noah Yearsley had 14 points for MCLA, while Ki-Shawn Monroe had eight points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals.
For Sarah Lawrence, Enike Anyia scored a game-high 21 points while adding 11 rebounds.
Hamilton women's hockey 2, Williams 1
WILLIAMSTOWN — The Ephs dropped their second game in two days to Hamilton, falling 2-1 at Lansing Chapman Rink.
All three of the game's goals were scored in the second period. Williams actually went ahead first, as Emily Eide scored to put the Ephs up 1-0. Hamilton responded, though, two minutes later when Olivia Hawes scored on the power play, then Karina Sirabian scored the winner a minute after the equalizer.
Christina Cleroux stopped 22 shots in the loss, while Hamilton's Sam Walther had 39 saves in the win. Williams outshot Hamilton 40-25.
Western New England women's basketball 53, MCLA 47
SPRINGFIELD — The Trailblazers put together a solid first half against Western New England, but fell apart in the second half to fall to 1-1 on the season.
MCLA held a 27-18 edge at halftime, but the Golden Bears (1-1) outscored the Trailblazers 23-11 in the third quarter to take the lead.
Emily Moulton had a team-high 13 points in the loss, and also had 10 rebounds. Sam Gawron had 12 points and three boards for MCLA, and Mckenzie Robinson had seven points, four rebounds and four assists.
For Western New England, Meghan Orbann had a game-high 15 points.
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