Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for Jan. 26th

Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for Jan. 26th



The Lyons shouldered a tough 171-118 loss at Wellesley last weekend. Despite the defeat, junior Cathleen Pruden (Raleigh, N.C.) had a three-win afternoon, capturing victory in the 1000-free, 500-free and 200-IM. Mount Holyoke (5-3) is back in the pool on February 7 when they honor their senior class in the regular season home finale against Smith College at 1pm. Live links for all of this year's meets can be found at



The Lyons went 1-1 last week, defeating Clark (45-41) before falling to Babson (77-51) in NEWMAC action. Senior forward Amber Legare (Chicopee, Mass.) posted her 10th and 11th double-doubles of the season, including a 29 point and 13 rebound effort in the loss to the Beavers. MHC (5-12; 2-6 NEWMAC) is back in action on Wednesday in a 7pm game at NEWMAC-rival Smith. The Lyons then host Wellesley on Saturday (1pm) at the Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium. Live options can be found at



Mount Holyoke (4-10) suffered a 9-0 loss at the hands of a strong Williams College squad last week. The Lyons are back in action on Wednesday when they head to Connecticut College for a 7pm match. MHC closes out the week on Saturday, facing St. Lawrence (1:30pm) and Hamilton (4pm) in Clinton, N.Y.




The Lyons saw their meet at Smith cancelled on Saturday due to the inclement weather. MHC is back in action on Saturday when it heads to Middletown, Conn., to compete in the Wesleyan Invitational (11am).



Mount Holyoke returned to action last weekend, finishing fourth overall in the Winter I Tournament of Champions event. The Lyons saw a number of solid performances, including senior Maura Zaldonis (West Simsbury, Conn.), who was second overall in the Tournament of Champions Medal Class. Mount Holyoke returns to action next Saturday when it heads to North Carolina to compete in the Winter II Tournament of Champions event, which is the final event in the four-part series.


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