Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for Mar. 10th

Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for Mar. 10th



The Lyons posted victory in their final show of the regular season. MHC finished first overall in the region after the conclusion of the season, topping seven other schools to finish with 343 points. The Lyons will now send 19 riders to the Regional Championships, which will be held on March 29 at Bisuit Hill Farm in Shelburne, Mass.


The NCAA has announced the official psych sheets for the upcoming Division III Championship and sophomore Cathleen Pruden (Raleigh, N.C.) has been selected. She will compete in three events during this year's meet, which will be held from March 19-22. Pruden will swim in the 200-IM, the 400-IM and the 1650-free. Currently, she is ranked sixth in Division III in the 400-IM after posting a NEWMAC and school record time of 4:25.03 at the NEWMAC Championships in February. More information will follow in a separate release this week.


The Lyons will open the outdoor portion of their season on March 22nd when they compete at the Westfield State Jerry Gravel Invitational. That meet gets underway at 11am. MHC will then host its own Spring Fling Invitational on March 29th, also at 11am.


Sophomore attack Julia Bell (Longmeadow, Mass.) had an incredible week, netting a team-best 14 goals with five assists over two games, including a career-high nine tallies in MHC's first victory of the year - a 21-7 win at New England College. The Lyons (1-2) return to action on Tuesday with their home opener against Western New England University at 5pm. Live stats for the game can be found HERE.


MHC (6-7) returns to action on Saturday, March 29 when it faces Colby-Sawyer in a neutral site match to be held at Smith College (10:30am).


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