Dartmouth Athletes are proving themselves on land and on sea this week. Junior Christopher Williford was named NE Intercollegiate Sailing Association Coed Sailor of the Year after winning the NEISA Coed Championship Regatta. Sophomore Micah Schroder led the softball team to a three-game sweep over Ivy rival Yale, including a game-winning single in game three.
Their efforts are rewarded by being named the Hanover Brick and Brew Athletes of the Week.
Each week, DartmouthSports.com will spotlight two outstanding student-athletes - one male, one female - as the Hanover Brick and Brew Athletes of the Week. Student-athletes may be chosen based upon their efforts both on and off the field of competition.
Micah Schroder, So., Houston, Texas, SS/2B, Softball
In the weekend series against Yale, Micah Schroder was the leadoff hitter for Dartmouth and helped her team take down the Bulldogs in all three games. Schroder finished with a .500 batting average on the weekend with five hits including three RBI and two doubles while she also scored one run in each of Saturday’s doubleheader games. In the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader, Schroder batted in the first run of the day with an RBI double driving in Taylor Ward, before returning to the second game batting in Tiffany Dyson in similar fashion. Schroder’s clutch performance Sunday sealed the series sweep with a walk-off single up the middle.
Christopher Williford, Jr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Helm, Sailing
Junior Christopher Williford was named the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association Coed Sailor of the Year over the weekend, following the NEISA Coed Championship regatta where he and teammates Rebecca McElvain and Sophia Diserio took the win in A Division. With the A Division win the Big Green were able to finish third overall in the championship event and move on to the Gill Coed College National Championship at the end of the month. In Sunday’s final round of the A Division races, Williford, McElvain and Diserio finished with single digit scores in 11 out of 12 races. Williford was also recognized on the First Team All NEISA Skippers.