Men’s basketball
Coach:
Dick Meader
Last season: 10-15 overall, 6-8 NAC
Returners: G Zach Keene (Sr., 6-0), G Yusef Iman (So., 6-1), G Shane Tracy (Sr., 6-0), G Pet Sumner (So., 5-10), G Sam Leal (So., 6-0), F Garrett Clemmer (So., 6-3), F Tim Gingras (Sr., 6-2), F Andrew Dickey (So., 6-2), F Nate Carson (So., 6-6), G Dan Kane (Sr., 5-8), F Connor Hasson (So., 6-2), C Ben Johnson (So., 6-8).
Newcomers: F Nate Burditt (So., 6-6), F Kevin Leary (Sr., 6-5), G Justin Meader (Fr., 5-6), G Bryan Russell (Fr., 5-10), F Joe McCloskey (Fr., 6-7). F Uriah Forest-Bulley (Fr., 6-4).
Outlook: Johnson will be counted upon to provide inside scoring and rebounding while the Beavers have some good shooters in Sumner, Dickey and Kane. They also will look for more consistency from Iman at the point. McCloskey figures to be a contributor. The nonconference schedule is a tough one that Meader hopes prepares them for North Atlantic Conference play.

Women’s basketball
Coach
: Jamie Beaudoin
Last season: 12-12 overall, 9-5 NAC
Returners: G Mallory Bonnevie (So., 5-5), G Alyssa Neptune (Sr., 5-4), G Hannah Roy (So., 5-7), G Bianna Stoutamyer (So., 5-6), F Amber Allen (So., 5-8), F Hannah Whitaker (Jr., 5-11), F Kenni Norton (Jr., 5-9), F Holly Oliver (So., 5-9), G Rachel Clement (Jr., 5-8), F Kelsey Graffam (Jr., 5-9), F Paige Saunders (Sr., 6-0), F Emily Higgins (So., 6-0), G Emma Morrison (Sr., 5-7).
Newcomers: F Sarah Higgins (So., 5-7), F Lindsay Ranquist (Fr., 5-8), F Marissa Kelley (Fr., 5-9), F Marissa Murray (Fr., 5-9).
Outlook: The Beavers figure to be competitive in the NAC again this season. Morrison returns as the point guard while Saunders led the conference in blocked shots. Ranquist figures to see some playing time among the newcomers. Playing solid defense and cutting down on turnovers are keys to the season, according to Beaudoin.

Skiing/snowboarding
Coach
: Harry Ricker
Last season: Won Reynolds Division USCSA, Keough national GS champion
Returners: Not available.
Newcomers: Not available.
Outlook: The Beavers became stronger in their weakest areas and they were pretty strong overall last season, led by returning senior Katie Keough who won the USCSA national snowboarding title in giant slalom The women’s cross country team is the strongest it ever has been, accoring to Ricker, who was named ECSC Coach of the Year last seaon. There are also more women on the Alpine team and two new snowboarders.


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