Page 8


Sports The Herald

This Past Week in HWS Athletics By MIKE KAPLUN Sports Editor

The HWS fall athletics season is officially in full swing. Here is how our teams faired

Senior Charlie Davis rips a backhand down the line versus St. John Fisher College in last weekend’s action

Britney Paye ’08 in last weekends game vs. Oswego

Laura Burnett-Kurie ‘08, the Herons top scorer takes the ball down the field in last weekends victory over Elmira

If there are any sports enthusiasts eager to get involved in sports writing, please e-mail Mike Kaplun at

The Hobart College football team lost a heartbreaker in its 2007 season opener on September 8. The Statesmen fell to Dickinson College 30-27 in overtime, despite dominating the game statistics. Hobart can rebound with a big victory against 2006 Division III playoff participant Carnegie Mellon on Saturday, September 15. The two will begin battle on HWS’ Boswell Field at 1 p.m. In its second game of the season, the William Smith College field hockey team won again in dominating fashion, beating Oswego, 6-0. The 2-0 Herons have yet to allow a goal in their first two games of the season. The ladies are home for two contests this weekend for the annual Heron Invitational. Play will begin on Saturday, September 15 at 10 a.m., when the team takes on Oberlin. As a reminder, all ten of the Herons’ remaining home games will be played on McCooey Field. On September 8, the seventh-ranked Hobart College soccer team continued its perfect start to the 2007 season by defeating Elmira, 6-1. After a match against Utica on September 12 (game played too late for publication), the Statesmen will gear up for a September 15th showdown against thruway rival the University of Rochester. Game time versus Rochester is slated for 2 p.m. Like Hobart, the William Smith College soccer team is off to a sizzling 4-0 start to begin its 2007 campaign. The ladies most recent victory came on September 9 by posting a 4-1 score over Elmira. After a match against the University of Rochester on September 12 (game played too late for publication), the Herons will travel for a match against DeSales on Sunday, September 16. The 2007 Hobart College cross countr y team finished tenth out of thirteen squads at the Oswego Invitational on September 8. Sophomore Ben Flanagan paced the Statesmen with a thirteenth place overall finish out of 156 runners. The Statesmen return home on September 15, when they host the annual Hobart Invitational. The racing begins at 12 p.m. The William Smith College cross countr y team finished ninth out of thirteen squads at the Oswego Invitational on September 8. Leading the Herons was sophomore Katie Pietrak who

finished 51st out of 133 runners. The Herons join the Statesmen on September 15 for the Hobart Invitational. Racing for the ladies will begin at 10:30 a.m. On Monday, September 10, the Hobart College golf team teed off its 2007-2008 season with a fifth place finish in the Tim Brown Classic at Skidmore. First-year Jeff Mayo began his collegiate career by carding team-best scores of 76 and 74. The Statesmen return to the links on September 15, when they travel to Bradford, Pennsylvania for the Pitt-Bradford Invitational. The William Smith College golf team placed eight out of ten teams at the St. Lawrence Tournament on September 9. Heron junior Nickie Calandra led the team by placing 20th in the 54-player field. On September 15 and 16, the Herons will host the William Smith Golf Tournament at Clifton Springs Country Club. The Hobart College tennis team won its season opener on September 8, 8-1 over St. John Fisher College. The Statesmen will be in Rochester on September 15 and 16 to participate in the Flower City Invitational. On Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9, the William Smith College tennis team began its fall season with the William Smith Invitational. The Herons finished the tournament by winning four of the five consolation brackets. First-year Gaby Berkman won the C Flight Singles Championship of the Invitational. The team returns to the courts on September 16, when it travels to St. John Fisher for a 1 p.m. contest. Last weekend, the HWS sailing team began its fall portion of the 2007-2008 schedule by placing fifth and second, respectively, at its two regattas. The squad finished fifth out of twenty teams at the Merchant Marine Academy and second out of twenty teams at Navy. On September 15, the team will compete in regattas at Merchant Marine, New York Maritime, and Ocean County College. When you get time to step away from the books this week, please go cheer on your fellow student-athletes. Your support is always appreciated!


Sept. 15, 2007  
Sept. 15, 2007  

By John Heavy By Trippe Duke Short Stores or Poems? Managing Editor Arts and Entertainment Editor The Herald is now taking submissions for o...