Cedar Blazek ’13 has set a new single-season home run record for women’s softball, scoring her 10th with a two-run homer as the Ephs swept Amherst in a double header in May. Blazek is responsible for three of the Ephs’ walkoff wins during the season.
The women’s track team captured its 10th consecutive NESCAC crown at Tufts this past spring, with Elise Johnson ’10 placing first in the 100-meter hurdles for the third straight year at conference championships. Johnson also won the 100-meter dash, scoring a total of 28.5 points. Meanwhile, Tanasia Hoffler ’13 scored 38.5, winning the long jump and triple jump in what head coach Fletcher Brooks called “one of the greatest individual performances in Williams women’s history at the NESCAC meet.”
Lorenzo Patrick ’11 is the first-ever recipient of the Aaron Pinsky ’06 Sports Broadcasting Award for his work calling games for men’s basketball, baseball and football and for women’s basketball. Patrick hopes to make a career in broadcasting. The Pinsky award is named for the talented play-by-play announcer at Williams who passed away in February after a two-year battle with brain cancer.
Men’s crew won its first ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championship in the history of the College’s program, edging out Michigan by three-tenths of a second in May. Also at the regatta the women’s crew clinched a spot at the NCAA tournament, which they’ve won in five of their 11 appearances since 1998.