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Fall Sports Wrap Up

HOBART ROWING

For the second time in program history, the Statesmen won the collegiate men’s eight division at the Head of the Charles. It’s the fourth time Hobart has medaled at the world’s largest two-day regatta and the 10th consecutive season the Statesmen have finished in the top 10.

WILLIAM SMITH FIELD HOCKEY (18-3, 5-1 LL)

The Herons captured their 11th Liberty League Championship, earning their 22nd appearance in the NCAA tournament. William Smith reached the quarterfinals before falling to eventual national champion Middlebury.

HOBART SOCCER (13-3-2, 5-1-2 LL)

The Statesmen finished second in the Liberty League regular season standings and earned a spot in the conference tournament for the second year in a row. Hobart logged its 10th straight winning season and its best league record since 2011.

HOBART FOOTBALL (7-3, 5-2 LL)

The Statesmen finished just one game out of first place in the league. Hobart landed 16 on the All-Liberty League teams and Marcus Jemison ’17 earned a spot on the D3football.com All-East third team. The Statesmen were nationally ranked at the beginning of the season and one of their biggest victories of the year was a dramatic last second 19-17 win over then No. 25 St. Lawrence.

HOBART CROSS COUNTRY

The Statesmen ran in nine meets this fall. Tyler Sutherland ’18 led the Statesmen across the finish line in all eight races he competed in.

WILLIAM SMITH CROSS COUNTRY

William Smith runners competed in nine meets this fall. The Herons finished in second place at both the Wildcat Invitational in Utica, N.Y., and the Cross Country Only Conference Championships at Seneca Lake State Park.

WILLIAM SMITH ROWING

William Smith opened the year taking second in the varsity eight in the Challenge on the Canal. William Smith wrapped up its fall slate with the Head of the Fish, where the second novice eight claimed third place.

WILLIAM SMITH TENNIS

The Herons hosted the Mary Hosking Invitational and the ITA Northeast Regional Championships to open the year and then downed St. John Fisher 9-0 in their lone dual match of the fall. Hannah More ’17 leads William Smith with four singles victories. The pair of More and Michaelann Denton ’18 have recorded six doubles wins.

HOBART TENNIS

The Statesmen competed in two tournaments this fall. Jonathan Atwater ’19 and Patrick Gray ’19 each registered two singles wins, while the duo of Atwater and Jonah Salita ’19 notched two doubles victories.

HWS SAILING

The Colleges captured first place at the North Fall Qualifier and took second at the MAISA Women’s Regatta and the David Lee Arnoff Trophy.

HOBART GOLF

The highlight of their six events was a fourth place finish at the Elmira Invitational. Alex Grant ’17 played in all nine rounds this fall and registered a team-low scoring average of 79.3.

WILLIAM SMITH GOLF

The Herons played in five tournaments this fall. Rachel McKay ’18 and Whitney Reynolds ’17 competed in all 10 rounds. McKay and Natalie Powers ’18 have posted a team-best average of 95.3, while Reynolds is right behind them with a 98.5 average.

 

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