Hatfield, MA — For the week ending 1/15/2017, Wesleyan’s Alissandra Lampietti and Dartmouth’s Alvin Heumann have been named the women’s and men’s [hpow].
A [hpow] should have a significant impact on his or her team’s performance during the prior week and demonstrate sportsmanship. Coaches and Sports Information Directors may nominate players.
Alessandra Lampietti (Wesleyan University): The 24th-ranked Wesleyan Cardinals visited 18th-ranked Bowdoin last week. Sophomore Alissandra Lampietti faced Bowdoin’s #8, Mariela Mendoza. After trailing 0-2 in games, Lampietti captured the next three games to win the match (10-12, 6-11, 11-6, 13-11, and 11-9), which helped Wesleyan to a 5-4 team victory. On the week, Lampietti also had victories over Tufts, Haverford, and Colby.
Alvin Heumann (Dartmouth College): On Saturday, 9th-ranked Dartmouth visited 11th-ranked Princeton. With the match tied at 3-3, Dartmouth’s #1 Alvin Heumann found himself down 0-2 in games to Princeton’s Adhitya Raghavan. The junior battled back and captured crucial match in five games (7-11, 5-11, 11-9, 11-5, and 11-8). This helped Dartmouth to their second consecutive and second overall victory against Princeton.