NESCAC Weekly Release - November 25, 2019

NESCAC Players of the Week - Nov. 25

NESCAC Winter Weekly Release #2


 Men's Basketball Player of the WeekSam Jefferson, Colby

Sam Jefferson, Colby
Senior • Guard • Newton, Mass.

Jefferson averaged 24.3 points per game in 25.7 minutes per game over three games. His week was highlighted by a 35-point performance (7-for-9 3FG) against Gordon where he broke the Colby record for career 3-pointers. He shot 71.1 percent from the floor and 72.2 percent (13-for-18) from 3-point range on the week. Colby is off to a 5-0 start and Jefferson is averaging 26.0 points per game to lead the NESCAC.

 


Caleigh Ryan, Wesleyan Women's Basketball Player of the Week

Caleigh Ryan, Wesleyan
Sophomore • Guard • New York, N.Y.

Ryan averaged a double-double of 16.0 points and 11.7 rebounds per game in a 3-0 week for the Cardinals. She also dished out 4.7 assists, recorded 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks per contest. She scored 18 points, pulled in 12 rebounds, handed out seven assists, and blocked one shot in a 68-54 win over New Jersey City. In a 76-67 victory over Mitchell, Ryan dropped 23 points while going 13-for-14 from the line. She also grabbed 11 rebounds.
 
 

Tedy Loughborough, Trinity Men's Ice Hockey Player of the Week

Tedy Loughborough, Trinity
Senior • Goalie • Wellesley, Mass.

Loughborough had 61 saves and allowed just one goal in each game, as the Bantams won a pair of 2-1 decisions at Amherst and Hamilton. He had 40 stops in a 2-1 win at Amherst, including 23 in the third period to preserve Trinity’s one-goal lead. He added 21 saves in the Hamilton game to finish with a .968 save percentage for the weekend.
 
  

McKinley Karpa, Colby Women's Ice Hockey Player of the Week

McKinley Karpa, Colby
Sophomore • Forward • Ipswich, Mass.

Karpa factored into three of the four goals the Mules scored this weekend. She netted the game-winning goal with 30 seconds remaining in overtime in a 2-1 win at Bowdoin. She also assisted a goal in each game versus the Polar Bears as the Mules swept Bowdoin and are 4-0 to start the season.

 


Ted Mebust, Bowdoin Men's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week

Ted Mebust, Bowdoin
Sophomore • Cooperstown, N.Y.

Mebust opened his season against MIT and WPI. He swam a solid backstroke leg of the 200 medley relay (23.92), finished third in the 50 freestyle (21.30), second in the 100 freestyle (47.20), and capped off the meet with a competitive lead-off leg in the 400 freestyle relay (47.45).

 


Kate Fosburgh, Bowdoin Women's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week

Kate Fosburgh, Bowdoin
Sophomore • Winchester, Mass.

Fosburgh had an outstanding first meet of the season against MIT and WPI. She won the 200 freestyle (1:57.31), finished second in the 100 freestyle (:54.01), and came right back for a lifetime best in the 100 butterfly (59.02). She also swam a strong second leg of the 400 freestyle relay (53.68).

 


Deven Kanwal, Bowdoin Men's Squash Performer of the Week

Deven Kanwal, Bowdoin
First Year • Boston, Mass.

Kanwal won both weekend matches against  Hamilton No. 1 Suratt and Wesleyan No. 1 Choi. Kanwal came back from a game down against Tate and won in a close five-game match against Sean to lead Bowdoin to a pair of 9-0 wins. The Polar Bears are 4-0 and off to their best start since 2007.

 


Sophie Barber, Bowdoin Women's Squash Performer of the Week

Sophie Barber, Bowdoin
First Year • Rye, N.Y.

At 4-4 in matches against Hamilton, Barber, playing at No. 4 on the ladder, lost the first game in extra points, but came back to win the next three games to lift Bowdoin to a 5-4 victory over the Continentals.