Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Athletics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usWed, 01 Apr 2015 00:35:44 GMTWed, 01 Apr 2015 00:35:44 GMTHeron's Varsity 8 awarded Boat of the Weekhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18607Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23479.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College varsity eight was named the Liberty League Women's Rowing Boat of the Week by the conference office on Monday, March 30th. The Herons defeated conference rivals Rochester and St. Lawrence on Sunday in their first race of the spring season. Racing on a 1,700-meter course on the Genesee River in Rochester, William Smith's top crew ...Herons sweep spring opener at Rochesterhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18608Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23481.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College rowing team got its spring racing season off to an impressive start, with a sweep of four races on the Genesee River. The Herons won each race by at least 14 seconds. Snow melt created strong head current, which, combined with head wind, made for a slow race course. As a result, the course was shortened to 1,700 meters, but times...Alex Love honored by NEChttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18609Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23483.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart College senior attackman Alex Love was named the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Co-Player of the Week by the league office on Monday, March 30th. For the second week in a row, Love scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Statesmen to a 7-6 NEC victory. One week after beating Bryant with his third goal of the game at the 1:44 mark ...DEJA VU: Love scores OT game winner to top RMUhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18610Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23485.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> For the second consecutive game, the Hobart College lacrosse team needed overtime to earn a decision and for the second game in a row, senior attackman Alex Love scored the game-winning goal. Love's fourth goal of the afternoon came with 1:12 remaining in OT and lifted the Statesmen to a 7-6 Northeast Conference victory at Robert Morris University on Satu...Herons down Bard 14-2http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18611Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23487.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College lacrosse team jumped out to a 6-0 lead and kept control from there to defeat Bard 14-2 in the Liberty League opener for both teams played at Vassar College Friday, March 27th. The Herons improve to 3-4 overall, while Bard falls to 0-4 overall. William Smith junior Hannah Connolly posted a game-high five points on two goals and th...Bird tabbed Liberty League Offensive Performer of the Weekhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18612Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23491.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> William Smith College sophomore Alexandra Bird was named the Liberty League Women's Lacrosse Offensive Performer of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday, March 23rd. She led the Herons with 14 points in their two wins in Clearwater, Florida, the week of March 15th. Bird logged 12 goals and two assists and added a ground ball and five d...Dezago awarded Fulbright to Ecuadorhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18613Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23493.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> William Smith College senior Jordyn Dezago has been selected for the prestigious 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Ecuador, giving her a coveted once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow her passion for teaching while advancing her connection with Ecuadorian culture. Dezago has been a four-year member of the William Smith soccer program, playing for ...Statesmen sweep Liberty League golf awardshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18614Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23495.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart College sophomore Alex Grant and first-year Zach Felder were honored by the Liberty League Monday, March 23rd. Grant was named the Men's Golf Performer of the Week while Felder garnered the Rookie of the Week award. Grant and Felder tied for the team lead at the Myrtle Beach Shootout on Thursday. They finished five strokes off the leaders with a ni...Brown named NEC Defensive Player of the Weekhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18615Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23497.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart College sophomore goalie Jackson Brown was named the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week by the conference office on Monday, March 23rd. Brown improved to 4-3 on the year by holding defending NEC champion Bryant to just six goals as Hobart prevailed 7-6 in overtime. For the fifth time this season, he hit double digits i...Fields, DePrima, Nichols awarded Liberty League honorshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18616Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res23499.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart College tennis team collected two of the Liberty League Men's Tennis Weekly Awards this afternoon. Senior Michael Fields and sophomore Matt DePrima were named the Doubles Team of the Week, while first-year Harry Nichols was tabbed the Rookie of the Week by the conference office Monday, March 23rd. Fields also earned a spot on the weekly honor r...