Men’s Swim & Dive Shatters Six Team Records at NESCAC Championships

February 20, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s swimming and diving team competed in the NESCAC Championship meet this past weekend, hosted at the Wesleyan Natatorium. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, they could only muster a ninth place finish out of 11 teams, capping a tough regular season where they finished below .500 in dual meets. Williams won its 15th consecutive men’s championship at the […]

Hot Takes with Hogan: Pelicans Steal DeMarcus Cousins from Kings

February 20, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Late Sunday night, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired All-Star forward DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for rookie shooting guard Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway (who will be waived), Tyreke Evans, a first-round pick, and a second-round pick. Below are five initial takeaways on the blockbuster deal. That’s it? Sacramento had been so hesitant […]

Women’s Puck Salutes Senior Class, Advances to NESCAC Quarterfinals

February 20, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s ice hockey team squared off against tough Little Three rival Amherst at Spurrier-Snyder Rink on Saturday, Feb. 18. Prior to the game, players, coaches, and fans honored this year’s class of seven seniors:  Rachel Aronow, Jess Brennan, Sam Curran, Abby Rutt, Ellery Sarosi, and Hailey Sholty. The game began with a stalemate, as the first and most of the second […]

Trinity Knocks Men’s Basketball From NESCAC Tournament on Heart-Breaking Game-Winner

February 20, 2017, by Andrew Fleming, Assistant Arts Editor. Leave a Comment

A sweeping hush fell over Silloway Gymnasium this past Saturday as Trinity’s Ed Ogundeko sunk a near-buzzer-beater to knock the Cards out of the NESCAC playoffs, 49-51. The game was grueling, defined by stalwart defense, blown chances, and numerous penalties committed by both sides. The Cards held the lead for almost the entire game, but […]

Princeton Carter ’20 Perspires, Inspires in Journey from NoLa to Wes

February 16, 2017, by Illan Ireland, Sports Editor. 5 Comments

On a scorching August morning nearly a decade ago, Louisiana-native Princeton Carter ’20 first discovered he had a target on his back. It was the start of ‘Peewee’ football season, a near-religious event for youngsters raised south of the Mason-Dixon line, and Princeton was keen to lock up the local club team’s starting quarterback position […]

Men’s Ball Honors Seniors, Locks Up Home Playoff Game

February 16, 2017, by Andrew Fleming, Assistant Arts Editor. Leave a Comment

The Cards blew past Bowdoin and Colby in Silloway Gymnasium this past weekend to win their final two games of the regular season and lock up the fourth seed for the NESCAC Championship. Against Bowdoin, seniors Joseph Kuo and Harry Rafferty led an explosive offense that scored 93 points over their opponent’s 73. The Red […]

Men’s Puck Beats Bowdoin, to Face Trinity for Home-Ice

February 16, 2017, by Andrew Jacobs, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

As the men’s hockey team prepared for the stretch run of its season, the players knew that points would be at a premium in the final four games of the campaign. With only in-conference matchups remaining, every minute on the ice could determine whether or not the Cardinals would host a playoff game at Spurrier-Snyder […]

Women’s Ball Ends Season with Slew of NESCAC Losses

February 16, 2017, by Natasha Nurjadin, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

The women’s basketball team played its last few games of the season this past weekend, ultimately falling to NESCAC competitor Colby on Saturday, Feb. 11, a defeat that ended its 2016-17 season. After a tough effort this season with a focus on strong starts, the team ended its season with a 1-9 conference record and a 7-15 […]

Women’s Puck Endures Back-to-Back Losses to Trinity

February 13, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s ice hockey team played its penultimate games of the season this past weekend, falling to Trinity by the same score of 2-1 on both Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, Feb. 12. On Saturday night, the team capitalized on its home advantage and quickly got a goal on the board. Just 41 seconds into […]

Murphy ’20 Sets 50-Yard Backstroke Record at NESCACs

February 13, 2017, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s swimming and diving team competed at the NESCAC Championship this past weekend, hosted by the Bowdoin Polar Bears in Brunswick, Maine. Though the team finished in seventh place out of 11 teams, the Cardinals are happy with how their season went, having shown marked improvement from past years. A successful conference meet has […]

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