College roundup: Williams men's hockey team skates to win after week away

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RIVERDALE, N.Y. — The Williams men's hockey team returned to the ice after a week away, and the Ephs showed no rust in a 6-3 win over Manhattanville College.

The Ephs are now 8-4-1 after the win.

The first three goals on the day went to the Ephs. Nick Altman started the scoring, then Marcus Mollica scored on the power play to put Williams up 2-0 after a period. Niko Karamansis opened the second period with a goal 38 seconds in.

Manhattanville came back and made it a 4-3 game in the third on a goal by Ken McLean, but then Altman scored with just over 2:30 remaining to put the Ephs back up two, and Mollica scored an empty-netter to round out the scoring.

Connor Meike had two assists in the win, while Karamansis added two assists to his goal.

Michael Pinios stopped 38 shots in the win, and is 7-3-0 in games he starts.

Basketball

Williams men 85, Tufts 61

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MEDFORD — James Heskett went for 21 points, and Matt Karpowicz added 18 points and 10 rebounds as the No. 3 Ephs improved to 14-0 on the year, and 3-0 in the NESCAC.

All five starters for Williams hit double figures. Kyle Scadlock and Henry Feinberg each had 12, and Bobby Casey had 14 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to flirt with a triple-double.

Williams never trailed in the game. Tufts got within one on a handful of occasions in the first half, but couldn't get over the hump.

For the Jumbos, Eric Savage had 16 points while Luke Rogers had a double-double of 10 points and 12 boards.

Tufts women 60, Williams 39

WILLIAMSTOWN — The visiting Jumbos held the Ephs to just four, second-quarter points to roll to a win.

Williams falls to 7-7, while Tufts is now 13-1.

Caitlin Harrington had 16 points to lead Tufts in the win, while Erica DeCandido added 13 points and Sofia Rosa had 12 off the bench in just 14 minutes.

Maggie Meehan paced the Ephs with 14 points, and Katie Brule also reached double figures with 10 points.


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