Highlight Reel for February 25
February 24, 2022
The men’s hockey team concluded its regular season with an impressive overtime victory against Tufts this past Saturday. Led by Patrick Callahan ’24, the Polar Bears put four goals past the Jumbos’ goalie by the end of the game. On top of Callahan’s performance, Luke Wheeler ’25 scored 31 seconds into the first period, and Patrick Ault ’22 scored another goal 19 seconds after a Tufts equalizer. Following this win at home, the team finished the regular season ranked seventh in the NESCAC with a record of 8-9-4 (8-7-3 NESCAC). The men’s hockey team will host Connecticut College this Friday at 7 p.m. in the first round of the NESCAC tournament.
Once again, the track and field team dominated headlines at the Lynn Ruddy Invitational, and a number of athletes qualified for DIII New England Championships. Ajay Olson ’23 broke records once again. Upon winning the 60m event, Olson simultaneously broke his own record with a time of 6.87 seconds. In addition to Olson’s performance, Cianna O’Flaherty ’23 won the 200m and qualified for DIII New England Championships in the same event. Other standout performances came from Jenna Albanese ’24, Will Goddard ’25, Lydia Pitts ’22, and Lauren Traum ’24. Next up, the track and field team will travel to Middlebury this weekend for the DIII New England Championships.
COOL IN THE POOL
At the NESCAC Championship Meet this past weekend, the men’s swim and dive team finished sixth overall thanks to impressive performances from Alex Grand’Pierre ’25, Justin Yang ’22 and Ted Mebust ’22. Grand’Pierre won NESCAC Rookie of the Year honors at the end of the meet after second-place finishes in both the 100 and 200m breaststroke. Next, the team will compete at the NCAA Championships on March 16-19 in Indianapolis. However, athletes await to hear official qualifiers for the meet.
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