As the spring semester begins here at Colgate, the intramural basketball season comes to an end. This Wednesday saw the last night of regular season action with a number of seeds for the three intramural basketball playoff brackets still up in the air. Before Christmas, Sigma Chi A emerged as the surprising first-place squad in League A with a 3-0 record coming into this Wednesday’s game with Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE).Trailing Sigma Chi A by one game in the League A standings (as of Wednesday) are DKE and America Yeah, both at 2-1. Staff Infection will try to shrug off a slow 1-2 start heading into the playoffs, while Beta Theta Pi (Beta) A rounds out the league at 0-4.In League B there were no surprises heading into Wednesday night’s season finale. The early-season favorite Running Suckers emerged unscathed in the first semester, ending their pre-break run at 4-0. The defending-champion Brothers stand at 3-1 in League B after an early-season defeat at the hands of the Running Suckers, while the Jewce Is Loose headed into Wednesday night with a 2-2 record.In the bottom half of the league, Sigma Chi B and Theta Chi come into the second semester with a 1-2 record each, while Phi Delta Theta (Phi Delt) is winless at 0-4.All League A and B teams will participate in the Division I Tournament, which is scheduled to begin on Monday.In League C, Curtis claimed first-place after a close defeat of the Great Colgate Ballers prior to break, giving the first-year squad a tie-breaking lead over the Ballers, as each team entered the semester at 3-1.Likewise, the Yo Mets gained third-place in the league after defeating Beta B in December, putting each team at 2-2 heading into next week’s tournament.The Squadron of Doom finished their regular season in the League C cellar at 0-4.Jason & The Johnsons ended the League D season at 3-0, earning a first-place spot to end the term. KSA avenged an early season loss to Jason & The Johnsons by finishing 2-1 in the league, while the Regulators and Main Moon round out the league at 1-2 and 0-3, respectively.All League C and D teams will participate in the Division II Tournament staring next week.In the Women’s League the Collar Stompers walked over the competition to finish the regular season at 4-0. Closely nipping at their heels is Women’s Soccer, who was 2-1 heading into this week’s action. The 2-2 Club team finished the regular season in third-place in the Women’s League, while Women’s Rugby (1-3) and Girl’s Lax (0-4) took the bottom two seeds in the women’s tournament.
Ice HockeyIn intramural hockey, the League A regular season ended before break with The Whalers claiming first place with an undefeated 4-0 record and eight points.Sigma Chi A shook off its loss to The Whalers by winning its other two regular season games and finishing the season with four points and a 2-1 record. Beta and Theta Chi each rounded out the League A standings with two points apiece.In League B the regular season is still in full swing with the Panty Raiders holding a 3-1 record and a two-point lead, with six points overall, over the middle-of-the-pack in the league. The Frozen Ovaries (2-1), Phi Delt (2-1), and the Yo Mets (2-2) are all knotted up in second place in the league with four points apiece.Rounding out League B is the 1-3 Pep Band, with two points, and the 0-2 Team 917, with zero points.
While the basketball and hockey seasons wind down, many more exciting intramural activities are ushering in the semester. Read The Maroon-News and the Colgate Athletics website for updates on various intramural activities this semester, including racquetball, squash, 3-on-3 basketball and ice soccer.