Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for May 1st

Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for May 1st

RIDING

Coming off of a first place finish in the Zone Championships in the beginning of April, the riding team looks to carry momentum into the IHSA National Championships in Lexington, Va. this week. Action will begin on Thursday and continue on to Sunday.

Fans can watch all home shows and various events throughout the season live at http://athletics.mtholyoke.edu/sports/equest/2016-17/schedule.

 

TRACK & FIELD

Mount Holyoke concluded its season last Saturday with a ninth place finish at the NEWMAC Championships hosted by MIT. First year Alicia Moroyoqui (Groton, Conn.) had the top finish with a time of 5:12.34 in the mile run, good for eighth place, while sophomore Corrin Moss (Columbus, Ohio) finished right on her hip in a time of 5:13.74 for ninth.

 

LACROSSE

Mount Holyoke concluded its season last Wednesday in an 11-10 nailbiter against Smith College. Despite a late goal by junior midfielder Kaitlin Braz (Tolland, Conn.), the Lyons comeback fell short. Braz posted three goals and seven ground balls in the effort.

Fans can also follow along live via stats and video all season at http://athletics.mtholyoke.edu/sports/wlax/2016-17/schedule.

 

ROWING

The Lyons were back on the water at the 2017 NEWMAC Championships on Lake Quinsigamond last Saturday, placing fourth overall in the team standings. Senior Azulina Green (Austin, Texas) and junior Ariya Lawson (Washington, D.C.) each earned NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team honors for their efforts. Mount Holyoke returns to Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester on Saturday when it competes at the New England Rowing Championships.

 

RJB SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY

The official photographer of Mount Holyoke Athletics, RJB Sports Photography has an array of action photos, team photos and headshots available to family, alumnae and fans to purchase. Photo galleries will be added as teams are photographed. For all available galleries, including 2015-16 and this season, click HERE.