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Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for Jan. 18th

Lyons Tales: A Review & Preview of Mount Holyoke Athletics for Jan. 18th

RIDING

Due to the impending weather in the mid-Atlantic region, the Winter I Tournament of Champions Event has been cancelled. The Lyons will next be in action on Saturday, January 30 at the Winter II Tournament of Champions, in Athens, Ohio.

 

SWIMMING & DIVING

MHC had an outstanding week of action as they went 4-1 in dual meet action. The Lyons defeated Clark, Vassar and Trinity, powered by six individual victories by senior captain Cathleen Pruden (Raleigh, N.C.). Mount Holyoke (6-2 dual) is back in the pool this weekend when it travels to Wellesley to compete at the 2016 Seven Sisters Championship.

 

BASKETBALL

The Lyons shouldered a pair of losses last week, falling to Wheaton and Emerson. Mount Holyoke (0-15; 0-7 NEWMAC) is back in action on Wednesday with a 7pm game at Smith College. The Lyons conclude the week on Saturday in a 1pm match at Wheaton. Fans can follow all the action this season via live stats and live video at http://athletics.mtholyoke.edu/sports/wbkb/2015-16/schedule.

 

SQUASH

Mount Holyoke returned to action last week, suffering several losses before closing out the week with a 9-0 victory over Haverford. The Lyons (4-8) return to the court on Friday when they host William Smith at 6pm. MHC then faces Tufts on Saturday at 2pm.

 

TRACK & FIELD

MHC was unable to compete at the Middlebury Invitational on Saturday due to adverse weather conditions on the journey up. The Lyons are set to open their 2016 slate on Saturday when they compete at the Smith College Invitational (11am).