Buff & Blue Weekly Preview

Buff & Blue Weekly Preview

Take a look at what's going on with the Buff and Blue this week!

Men's Basketball
Men's Hockey
Women's Hockey
Women's Squash
Men's Swimming & Diving
Men's & Women's Track & Field

 

Men's Basketball

NESCAC CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, Feb. 23 - Sunday, Feb. 24
Margaret Bundy Scott Field House

Championship Info | Schedule |  Watch

SEMIFINALS vs. TUFTS UNIVERSITY
Saturday, Feb. 23 @ 2 p.m. 

Live Stats

Records: Hamilton (22-3, 7-3 NESCAC) -- ranked No. 10 in the latest D3hoops.com top 25 poll -- advanced the semifinals of the conference championship by defeating seventh-seeded Colby College 93-88 last weekend. The Continentals are the second seed in the championship and are hosting the semifinals and final rounds after No. 1 seed Middlebury was upset by eighth-seeded Tufts (12-13, 4-6). The Jumbos posted a 85-76 over the Panthers in Middlebury last Saturday. 

Last Meeting: Hamilton won 87-83 on Feb. 2 at Margaret Bundy Scott Field House. 

Series: 

Who to Watch: Peter Hoffmann '19 has scored in double-figures the last seven contests. During the month of February he is averaging 17.8 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game with a 49.4 field-goal percentage and a 71.4 free-throw percentage. Against Tufts during the regular season, Hoffmann scored a game-high 21 points and brought down five rebounds.


Men's Hockey

NESCAC CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTERFINAL
vs. Williams College
Saturday, Feb. 23 @ 1 p.m.
Russell Sage Rink

Watch | Live Stats

Records: Hamilton (12-9-3, 10-5-3 NESCAC) and Williams (14-8-2, 10-6-2) just faced off last Saturday to conclude the regular season when the Continentals upset the nationally ranked No. 14 Ephs 4-2. The victory secured Hamilton the fourth seed in the NESCAC Championship for the second straight year. Williams is the fifth seed.

Series: 72-60-16 (Williams)

Who to Watch: Jordi Jefferson '22 scored twice against Williams last weekend. His goal with 14 seconds remaining in the second period was the eventual game-winner and secured the victory with an empty-net goal with six second left in regulation. 


Women's Hockey

NESCAC CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTERFINAL
vs. Colby College
Saturday, Feb. 23 @ 4 p.m.
Russell Sage Rink

Watch | Live Stats

Records: Third-seeded Hamilton (15-7-2, 9-5-2 NESCAC) concluded the regular season by sweeping the two-game series at Connecticut College last weekend. Sixth-seeded Colby (12-9-3, 8-8-0) has won three of its last five games, including a 1-0 upset win over nationally ranked No. 8 Middlebury on Feb. 9. The Continentals took both games against Colby back on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in Waterville, Maine by scores of 4-2 and 2-0. 

Series: 

Who to Watch: Senior captain, Andrea Rockey '19 scored twice last weekend against Conn. College, one in each game. Both of her goals were scored in the fifth minute of the first period to give Hamilton an early 1-0 lead. Rockey has tallied six goals and seven assists so far this season to increase her career point total to 44 (24 goals, 20 assists).


Women's Squash

WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGE
Tuesday, Feb. 19 @ 6:30 p.m.
Geneva, N.Y.

Records: Hamilton (9-7 overall) -- ranked No. 21 in the latest CSA national rankings -- went 1-3 last weekend to finish in seventh place at the NESCAC Championship. No. 28 William Smith evened its overall record at 8-8 after winning both matches on Feb. 9 against Rochester and Colgate. 

 

CSA NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Friday, Feb. 22 - Sunday, Feb. 24
Hartford, Conn.

Host Venues: Trinity College and Wesleyan University

Championship Info


Men's Swimming & Diving

NESCAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Thursday, Feb. 21 - Sunday, Feb. 24
Middlebury College; Middlebury, Vt.

Championship Info | Schedule |  Watch | Live Results


Men's & Women's Track & Field

BOSTON UNIVERSITY'S LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER
Sunday, Feb. 24 @ noon
Boston, Mass.

Live Results