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LYONS TALES NEWSLETTER THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF MOUNT HOLYOKE ATHLETICS

VOLUME 1 - ISSUE 13 - NOVEMBER 19, 2018

RIDING last week

It was another victorious day for the Mount Holyoke College riding team, which secured its sixth consecutive high point collegiate title with a win at their second home show of the fall at the MHC Equestrian Center. Worcester State University Show. The event saw the Lyons notch 40 points to hold off second-place UMass-Amherst (38 points). At the end of the day, sophomore Libby Sams (right) was named Overall Reserve High Point Rider. She also secured the Reserve High Point Novice Rider title. Additionally, senior Lily DeBenedictis was named High Point Intermediate Rider.
The Lyons following their home show victory on November 17, 2018

UPCOMING SHOWS

Sat., Dec. 1 - Winter Tournament of Champions, hosted in Westerville, Ohio - TIME: 9AM

SWIMMING AND DIVING last week

The Lyons shouldered a tough loss at Wellesley to wrap-up action before the Thanksgiving break. Junior Samantha Nemivant won off both boards, while senior Bri Groves (pictured left) claimed victory in the 200-IM, while also posting second by mere margins in both the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke events.

upcoming meets

Fri., Nov. 30 at Hamilton College Invitational - TIME: 5PM

Sat., Dec. 1 at Hamilton College Invitational - TIME: 9AM (Two sessions)

SQUASH last week

The Lyons moved to 5-0 last week, posting victories over Fordham (9-0) and the University of Rochester (8-0) at the Bard Round Robin. Eleven different players earned victories in the wins for MHC, including the first collegiate wins from rookies Giselle Cabrera and Melissa Marquez.

UPCOMING GAMES

Wed., Nov. 28 - at Trinity College - TIME: 7PM

basketball last week

The Lyons had a busy week last week, playing a mid-week game before competing at the USJ Tip-Off Tournament to conclude the weekend. Rookie Annika Brooks (pictured) earned All-Tournament Team honors after posting her second double-double of the season with a game-best 17 points and 18 rebounds.

UPCOMING GAMES

Tue., Nov. 20 at Mass. College of Liberal Arts - TIME: 6PM

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Photo credit to RJB Sports Photography, MHC Equestrian and Ana Earle.

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