WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Mark Raymond's 3-0 Williams football team will make its second trip to Maine this fall to take on 0-3 Bates College in Lewiston, Maine Saturday at 1:00 PM.
The Ephs opened their 2018 season on the road at Bowdoin and with Saturday's tilt versus the Bobcats Williams will have played all three Maine schools.
Bates' head coach Malik Hall is in his first year at the helm of the Bobcats having arrived from the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as an assistant coach. Raymond is in his third year at Williams and last year was named the NESCAC Coach of the Year.
2018 marks the first time the Ephs have started 3-0 since 2010 when the Ephs finished 8-0-0
Last week Eph sophomore LB TJ Rothmann was named the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Ephs' 21-16 win over Trinity, which included 15 tackles (8 solos), a pass breakup, a fumble recovery and an interception.
The Ephs' last win over Bates in Lewiston came in 2010; 41-0.