Men's hockey ends regular season with shutout win at Williams – Hamilton College


WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Hamilton College’s Cameron Miranda ’26 scored midway through the third period and Charlie Archer ’25 made 36 saves in the Continentals’ 1-0 NESCAC win against the Williams College Ephs at Williams’ Lansing Chapman Rink on Saturday afternoon.


Season Update

Hamilton (13-9-2, 11-5-2 NESCAC) ended up as the No. 4 seed for the conference championship and will host No. 5 seed Colby College in a quarterfinal on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 4:30 p.m.


Williams (7-15-2, 5-11-2) just made it into the postseason as the eighth seed and plays at top-seeded Wesleyan University on Saturday at 2 p.m.


How It Happened

Max Bulawka ’26 won a faceoff for the Continentals and Miranda scored four seconds later at 9:04 of the third period. The Ephs controlled the action for the rest of the period as they put 19 shots on goal. Two more shots by Jonah Gold hit the post late in the third. Williams pulled its goaltender for an extra skater with 1:17 left. Archer made seven stops in the final 67 seconds and preserved his first shutout at Hamilton. The Continentals recorded three shots on goal during a power play early in the first period, and then Sean McAvoy ’23 clanged one off the post at 8:38 in the first. The Ephs registered four shots on goal during their power-play chance later in the period. Hamilton put three more shots on goal during a power-play opportunity midway through the second period.  


Miranda finished the weekend with two goals after he scored his first as a Continental on Friday night at Middlebury College. Bulawka has at least one point in four of the last five games. He has seven assists and 14 points this season. He won 9 of 16 faceoffs. Archer has a 1.94 goals against average and .934 save percentage in 11 starts this season. Fred Allaire ’23 won 15 faceoffs and blocked four shots. Max Wutzke ’24 also blocked four shots. Evan Ruschil turned away 37 shots for Williams. Hamilton was 0-for-3 on the power play while the Ephs were 0-for-2.
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