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The end of winter break and the start of spring semester not only means coffee sales in the local Saratoga district will spike again, but it also indicates the season midpoint for a handful of Skidmore’s varsity teams. To keep avid sports fans up to date on all the happenings, the Skidmore News has created a recap of the winter sports teams and their seasons so far.
Last season (2017-18), Edvinas Rupkus was named one of the most efficient scorers in the country, while leading the Liberty League in scoring for the second year straight with 22 points per game. With genetics and a family history of basketball on his side, it seems to be Rupkus’ destiny to excel at the sport.
Despite faltering in Liberty League playoffs, Skidmore’s Men’s and Women’s basketball teams cleaned up in post-season awards on both sides. The two teams combined to have 9 athletes named to the Liberty League All-Academic Teams for the Winter sports season, which requires athletes who are sophomores or older to maintain a GPA of at least 3.30.
As February begins to wind down, College Basketball ratchets up the intensity. This year, both the Skidmore Men’s and Women’s basketball teams have not only qualified for the Liberty League playoffs, but also are the #1 overall seeds in their respective brackets. Both teams boast impressive league and overall records, and also immense talent