Ephs Head to Connecticut College Saturday For NESCAC Tourney First Round Contest

Hanna Beattie '17
Hanna Beattie '17

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – The Williams College women's ice hockey team (10-12-2, 7-7-2 NESCAC) has been seeded seventh in the NESCAC Tournament beginning Saturday Feb. 25.

Meghan Gillis' Eph team will travel to New London, Conn. to face second seeded Connecticut College Camels (14-7-3, 10-5-1 NESCAC) in a 3:00 p.m. contest

The Camels boast the conference's top rated defense in NESCAC, allowing an average of just one goal a game in the 16 NESCAC regular season contests this winter. The Ephs allowed 2.25 per game.

Williams is making its ninth consecutive appearance in the NESCAC Tournament and are looking to advance to the semifinal round for the first time since 2014, which was the year the Ephs captured their first NESCAC title.

In the two regular season contests between the Ephs and the Camel in 2016-17, Connecticut College prevailed twice. Connecticut College defeated Williams in Lansing Chapman Rink 3-0 and then registered a 4-1 win at home in New London.

All-time the Ephs lead the series with Connecticut College, 29-10-3, and the teams have split their last 10 games.

Middlebury beats Williams 5-3
February 18, 2017 Middlebury beats Williams 5-3
Ephs down Bantams 1-0
February 3, 2017 Ephs down Bantams 1-0
Williams ties Amherst 4-4
January 28, 2017 Williams ties Amherst 4-4
Ephs down Salve Regina 4-1
January 24, 2017 Ephs down Salve Regina 4-1
Camels down Ephs 4-1
January 21, 2017 Camels down Ephs 4-1
Camels beat Ephs 3-0
January 20, 2017 Camels beat Ephs 3-0
Elmira downs Williams 6-1
January 17, 2017 Elmira downs Williams 6-1
Williams defeats Colby 5-1
January 14, 2017 Williams defeats Colby 5-1
Williams downs Colby 4-1
January 13, 2017 Williams downs Colby 4-1
Williams downs Bowdoin 2-1
January 7, 2017 Williams downs Bowdoin 2-1
Bowdoin beats Williams 3-0
January 6, 2017 Bowdoin beats Williams 3-0
Ephs defeat Manhattanville 4-2
December 10, 2016 Ephs defeat Manhattanville 4-2
Ephs beat Castleton 6-0
December 7, 2016 Ephs beat Castleton 6-0
Ephs down Wesleyan 2-1
December 4, 2016 Ephs down Wesleyan 2-1
Williams downs Hamilton 1-0
November 20, 2016 Williams downs Hamilton 1-0
Hamilton Downs Williams 5-1
November 19, 2016 Hamilton Downs Williams 5-1