Following its performance in the Kurtz Cup Division of College Squash Association Nationals, the women’s squash team ended the year ranked 16th in the nation. Going into the matches last weekend, the Polar Bears boasted an impressive record of 11-7. Despite losing all three matches at Nationals, the team had performed well enough in previous competitions to ensure its overall rank was not jeopardized. The team finished with a record of 11-10 and tallied the program’s highest number of victories since the 2015-16 season. For most of the team, the season is finished. However, Amanda Cowhey ’25 was announced as a qualifier for CSA Nationals and will compete in the first round of the tournament this weekend.
The nordic ski team competed in its final Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) carnival this past weekend at the famed nordic skiing complex in Jackson, NH. By the end of the two days, the team finished at an impressive sixth place, thanks to a number of impressive performances. Elliot Ketchel ’21 finished sixth overall in the men’s skate race, with Adam Carlisle ’25 finishing in 32nd. In the women’s skate, Renae Anderson ’21 finished ninth overall despite suffering a broken pole midway through the race. Both Anderson and Ketchel were named as qualifiers for the NCAA Nordic Skiing Championship. The competition will be held on March 9-12 in the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center in Midway, UT.
SPRING HAS SPRUNG
With winter sports winding down, the first weekend of spring sports is already upon us. This Saturday, sports such as baseball, men’s lacrosse and women’s lacrosse will compete with their complete rosters for the first time since the 2020 season. Baseball will take on Hamilton in a doubleheader in Clifton, NY, while the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will both play Middlebury, with the men’s team playing at home and the women’s team traveling to Vermont. The sailing team will also open its spring calendar over the weekend.