Ephs in NCAA Tournament

Williams made its first appearance in the NCAA tournament in 2008. After receiving a first round bye, they lost to Ithaca in the second round of the tournament.

The 2008 Ephs accomplished some program firsts by going 10-6 and winning the NESCAC title:

•    Beat six consecutive nationally ranked opponents to win program's first NESCAC title

•    Secured program's first NCAA Tournament bid and earned a first round bye

•    Beat regional power Middlebury at Middlebury in NESCAC semifinals

•    Beat Bowdoin twice in eight days to get into and win NESCAC title

•    First year David Hawley was NESCAC & NEILA Rookie of the Year and ECAC All-Star

•    Michael Vrla, Michael Gerbush & Brian Morrissey named All-NESCAC & All-NEILA

•    Morrissey also named ECAC All-Star

•    Head coach George McCormack named NESCAC Coach of the Year


Year Opponent Result Score Coach
2008 Ithaca Loss 17-10 George McCormack