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Who, What, When
Arts on view
sports get a taste of championship play
In November the Skidmore field-hockey team advanced to the NCAA
Division III quarterfinals, where it lost a heartbreaker—2-1
in double overtime— at the College of New Jersey. The team
had qualified for the tournament in a similarly grueling battle,
beating William Smith College by 2-1 in double overtime, to win
Skidmore’s second straight UCAA championship. For the season,
the Thoroughbreds finished with a 17-4 record that included a twelve-game
Colleen Barber ’04 capped a brilliant career by being named
UCAA Player of the Year. She was also a first-team All-America selection.
Barber led the team in scoring, with 16 goals and a school-record
21 assists for 53 points on the season. She finished her career
with a total of 37 goals and a school-record 51 assists for 125
points. With 15 goals and 7 assists for 37 points this season, Hallory
Mogren ’04 was named a UCAA All-Star, along with Barber and
four other T’breds.
After winning ten of its last twelve regular-season matches, the
volleyball team made a return trip to the NCAA Division III tournament.
The Thoroughbreds beat Vassar, 3-0, in the NCAA first round and
then lost in the second round, 3-0, to NCAA finalist New York University.
On the season Skidmore racked up a 22-18 record, including a second-place
finish in the UCAA championship tournament.
Becky Herman ’06 and UCAA Rookie of the Year Darryl Manzer
’07 were selected to the AVCA All–New York regional
team, and three Thoroughbreds were UCAA All-Stars.
The golf team won its second straight ECAC Division III championship
and its ninth straight UCAA title. In the ECAC event, Skidmore shot
619 to finish 15 strokes ahead of second-place University of Rochester.
Ross Morgan ’04 won with rounds of 75-76—151. The UCAA
championship was clinched by just one stroke, again over University
Morgan, Mike Stiller ’06, and Case Button ’06 were UCAA
All-Stars, and Tim Brown was UCAA co-Coach of the Year.
Currently ranked 13th nationally, Skidmore golf opens its spring
season in March.
The men’s soccer team beat Union, 2-0, in the final game of
the regular season to qualify for a first--time UCAA tournament
berth. The Thoroughbreds were shut out, 6-0, by St. Lawrence in
the UCAA semifinals and finished the season with a9-8-2 record.
|Justin Coyne '06 outraces a Hamilton opponent
Will Mudge ’04 led the team in scoring, with 5 goals and 2 assists for 12 points.
The women’s first-year coach Sarah Cooper guided her team to a 6-7-1 season record. Among the wins in UCAA play was a shutout of Vassar,2-0. Scoring leader Morgan Cadwell ’06 racked up 12 goals and an assist for 25 points.
The women’s tennis team posted a 4-3 record
and finished second in both the UCAA tournament and the NYSWCAA
championship. The Thoroughbreds lost, 5-1, to Vassar in the UCAA
finals. In the NYSWCAA tourney, the team of Gabrielle Rosenthal
’06 and Christine Gale ’04 won the number-three doubles
title. Heather Fuleihan ’04 and Whitney Dolan ’05 took
second place in number-one doubles, while Maddie Pauli ’06
also took a second in number-three singles.
The men’s team won its only head-to-head match of the fall,
beating Vermont by 5-2. The Thoroughbreds played in two tournaments;
in the ITA regional, the doubles team of Michael Kreitzer ’07
and Greg Sher ’06 beat a pair from Drew University, 8-6, to
advance to the semifinals.
Tennis resumes for the spring season in March. —WJ