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Vis-à-vis: Hoops

December 7, 2017

Men's basketball is 6-0 and ranked among the top 20 Division III teams nationally. Women's basketball made big comebacks to defeat Clarkson and Williams. As the season gains momentum, here's a look at the unstinting prep and play that make the Thoroughbreds a formidable league and regional power. (Photos by Chris Massa)

Against a St. Lawrence opponent, All-American Ed Rupkus '19 beats power with skill, speed and power.
Against a St. Lawrence opponent, All-American Ed Rupkus '19 beats power with skill, speed and power.

Hey, wait! Haley English '19 hustles right past a Bowdoin defender.
Hey, wait! Haley English '19 hustles right past a Bowdoin defender.

Sophomore Pat Gallagher '20 and Ed Rupkus '19 make prodigious leaps under the guidance of Matt Chatham, strength and conditioning coach for all T'bred teams.
Pat Gallagher '20 and Ed Rupkus '19 make prodigious leaps under the guidance of Matt Chatham, strength and conditioning coach for all T'bred teams.

Matt Chatham oversees as two-time All-American Kelly Donnelly '18 works on bench presses, with Haley English '19 spotting.
Matt Chatham oversees as two-time All-American Kelly Donnelly '18 works on bench presses, with Haley English '19 spotting.

It's eyes on the prize for rookie Noah Meren '21, helping to engineer a big victory against St. Lawrence.
It's eyes on the prize for rookie Noah Meren '21, helping to engineer a big victory against St. Lawrence.

Veronica Moceri '18 determines to be unstoppable, and is, in going for her shot against Bowdoin.
Veronica Moceri '18 determines to be unstoppable, and is, in going for her shot against Bowdoin.

  

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