■ Foilists Joanne Carminucci '19 and Jessica Gets '20 performed admirably last weekend.
■ Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams suffered blowout losses against Middlebury College.
■ Despite a full season of dominance, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas came under heat for sitting out.
■ Centers Marc Gasol and Nikola Jokic have been putting in work as elite playmakers for their teams.
Thursday and Friday were days full of promise for many. On Thursday, everything went according to plan, as the only upsets were from 12th-seeded Middle Tennessee State University and 11th-seeded Xavier University knocking out the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland, respectively.
■ Third baseman Kyle Lussier ’19 launched his first home run of the season in a win on Monday.
■ While the men struggled, the women’s tennis team dominated this past weekend with two huge wins.
■ The softball team was unable to push past a .500 record with their fourth loss of the season on Wednesday.
■ Emily Bryson ’19 dazzled with two top-15 place finishes this past weekend at the national championships
One of the most interesting subplots of this excellent National Basketball Association season has been the race for the eighth seed in the Western Conference. The Denver Nuggets currently hold the eighth seed in the West.
■ Forward Jordan Cooper ’18 led the charge with 21 points in a close win over New York University.
■ Forward Maria Jackson ’17 recorded three blocks and three steals against Washington University.
■ Irie Gourde ’17 finished in third place in the 400-meter run this past weekend with a time of 49.70.
■ The men’s team started March off strong with an 8-1 victory over the Stevens Institute of Technology.
The men’s and women’s fencing teams put their talent on display with a plethora of top-place finishes
■ The Judges came home with the gold this past weekend as they placed first overall in their highly competitive meet.
■ Guard Robinson Vilmont ’17 stood out with a game-high 24 points against Carnegie Mellon University.
■ Irie Gourde ’17 recorded a stellar 15th-place finish in the 200-meter dash at the Valentine’s Invitational.
■ Both swimming teams were able to set new relay records at the UAA Championships in Chicago.
■ Forward Maria Jackson ’17 led the Judges with 17 points against Case Western Reserve University on Sunday.
The storyline that captured the National Basketball Association’s attention the entire offseason has continued into the halfway point of the season: the surprising departure of Kevin Durant from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors.