NESCAC Weekly Release - December 3, 2018

Sydney Soloway, Hamilton
Sydney Soloway, Hamilton

NESCAC Winter Weekly Release #3

Bobby Casey, Williams Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Bobby Casey
Williams College
Senior • Guard • Scranton, Pa.

Casey averaged 21.0 points per game in a 2-0 week. He shot 68.2 percent from the floor, 71.4 percent from 3-point range (10-for-14), and averaged 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game. He had 16 points and eight rebounds in a win over Wesleyan and added three assists and a steal. In a win at Fitchburg State, he scored 26 points in 21 minutes on 9-for-10 shooting from the floor, including a 7-for-8 effort from 3-point range. 

Hannah Fox, Amherst Women's Basketball Player of the Week

Hannah Fox
Amherst College
Junior • Guard • Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

Fox averaged 21.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2.3 steals and was 7-for-11 from 3-point range in three road wins. She netted a game-high 33 points versus Emmanuel and posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds against Brooklyn. She closed the week with 18 points, four rebounds, four assists, three steals and four blocks at New Jersey City.

Adam Wisco, Middlebury Men's Ice Hockey Player of the Week

Adam Wisco
Middlebury College
First Year • Goaltender • Peterborough, Ontario

Wisco stopped 60 of the 64 shots he faced to earn his first two career wins last weekend. He made 35 saves on Friday night in a 4-2 win over Connecticut. College, before stopping 25 shots in a 6-2 victory over Tufts the following day.


Madie Leidt, Middlebury Women's Ice Hockey Player of the Week

Madie Leidt
Middlebury College
Sophomore • Forward • Killingworth, Conn.

Leidt had a hand in all four Panther goals last weekend. On Friday night, she scored twice and had an assist in a 3-0 win over Connecticut College. She earned an assist the following day in a 1-1 tie with the Camels.


Joseph Kim, Tufts Men's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week

Joseph Kim
Tufts University
First Year • Philadelphia, Pa.

Kim had a great weekend racing at the MIT Invitational highlighted by winning the 400 IM (3:59.95) and 200 backstroke (1:48.28). Both were NCAA B-cut times and his 200 backstroke time was a lifetime best mark. Joseph led off the 800 freestyle relay with a season-best time of 1:42.02 and posted a time of 52.26 in the 100 backstroke leg of the 400 medley relay.

Bridgitte Kwong, Amherst Women's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week

Bridgitte Kwong
Amherst College
Senior • Hong Kwong Island, Hong Kong

Kwong posted three first-place finishes to lead the Mammoths to a win at Middlebury. She registered winning times of 59.35 in the 100 backstroke and 2:04.49 in the 200 backstroke. Kwong also swam a first-place time of 2:08.96 in the 200 IM to finish off the meet.


Anand Butler, Williams Men's Squash Performer of the Week

Anand Butler
Williams College
Senior • Philadelphia, Pa.

Butler won at the No. 9 position three times last weekend for the Ephs. He defeated Columbia’s Matthew Rello (11-5, 11-6, 11-8) to pick up a point for Williams. Then was victorious over Drexel’s Will Grady (11-9, 9-11, 11-4, 11-6) to earn one of the two points for the Ephs. He wrapped up the weekend with an 11-3, 11-9, 11-7 win over Aryaman Pandya of Tufts to lead Williams to a 7-2 victory.

Sydney Soloway, Hamilton Women's Squash Performer of the Week

Sydney Soloway
Hamilton College
First Year • Weston, Mass.

Soloway won the deciding match in Hamilton ‘s 5-4 win over Mount Holyoke. She came back from two games down and saved five match balls in the fourth game in a 3-2 win over Lessly Portillo of Mount Holyoke 8-11, 8-11, 11-7, 16-14, 11-6. Sydney was 2-0 on the weekend, also defeating her St. Lawrence opponent Katherine Leiva, 3-0 (11-1, 11-2, 11-4).