GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

UMass athletics
Ansley Baker of Sudbury starred in several events on the UMass womens' swimming and diving team.
UMass athletics
Ansley Baker

Ansley Baker


With wins in the 100 freestyle (52.02), 100 breaststroke (1:05.75), and 200 freestyle, the junior from Lincoln-Sudbury led the UMass women’s swimming and diving team (2-3) in a close loss to Atlantic 10 foe Fordham on Jan. 27.

Colby athletics
Matt Epstein

Matt Epstein


A senior on the men’s squash team at Colby, the Buckingham, Browne, & Nichols grad defeated competitors from Bowdoin, Bates, Franklin & Marshall and Tufts to extend his personal winning streak to 10 matches.

Jim Stankiewicz
John Sava



A senior, the Newton North grad ran a personal-best time 15:47.77 to win the 5,000 meters as part of a big day for the Merrimack mens’ track & field team at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 27.

Nate Weitzer can be reached at nathaniel.weitzer@globe.com.