All HWS Athletics Canceled for Season – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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All HWS Athletics Canceled for Season

The NCAA canceled all winter and spring championships, directly impacting the Hobart basketball and Hobart hockey teams which were set to compete in the sectional round and the first round, respectively, of the national championship tournaments. In the wake of that announcement, the Liberty League, Northeast Conference, Intercollegiate Rowing Association and Inter-collegiate Sailing Association announced the cancelation of spring sport seasons.

Those decisions impacted Hobart golf, lacrosse, rowing and tennis teams and William Smith golf, lacrosse, rowing and tennis teams and the Colleges’ sailing team. In addition, the Colleges have suspended non-traditional seasons for Hobart and William Smith fall sports.

Here’s how the teams fared this season:

Hobart basketball finishes the year with a 23-5 record, the program’s modern record for winning percentage (.821) and tied the mark for most wins in a season. The Statesmen advanced to the round of 16 for the first time in program history.

Hobart hockey finishes the season with a 20-5-3 record. It is the program’s fifth 20-win season in the past six years. The Statesmen were set to make their sixth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance.

Hobart lacrosse will end the season with a 4-1 record, the fewest games played in a season by the Statesmen since 1940 (5-0).

Hobart golf team‘s Will Harrison ’21 was the only Statesman to complete all 13 rounds in the fall. He posted a team-leading 79.8 scoring average.

Hobart rowing team’s varsity eight finished third in a 38 team at the Head of the Charles Regatta. It was the fifth time the Statesmen have reached the podium and their best finish since they won the event in 2015.

Hobart tennis team concluded the season with a 4-2 mark. Senior Alan Dubrovsky and junior Walker Anderson competed in the ITA Cup after advancing to the semifinals in the doubles draw in the ITA Northeast Regional.

William Smith lacrosse finishes their season with a 3-2 record. Senior Mekayla Montgomery set the career draw control record at 179.

William Smith golf sophomore Emma Nedeau ’22 finished the fall with the team’s best scoring average (92.7).

William Smith rowing team earned bronze medals in the varsity and second varsity eight race at the Head of The Genesee.

William Smith tennis team finished their season with a 0-3 overall record. Sophomore Maggie Bonomo captured the A Flight singles consolation final at the Mary Hosking Invitational.

Hobart and William Smith sailing team‘s Chase Carraway ’22 finished fourth at the ICSA singlehanded championships. The Herons finished third at the MAISA fall women’s championships. In the spring, HWS had its best finish when it placed first in the George Washington Team Race.