Gerig Leads Williams Women to Comeback Win in Fourth

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Arianna Gerig scored 13 points and shot 8-for-10 from the foul line in the fourth quarter for Williams in a 49-48 come-from-behind win over Trinity on Friday night.
Williams (15-7, 6-2 NESCAC) outscored the Bantams, 25-19, in the fourth quarter to finally erase the remains of a 12-point lead Trinity grabbed in the first period.
Gerig finished with 19 points and eight rebounds.
Devin Biesbrock scored 14, including 10 in the fourth quarter.
Williams hosts Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon.
Men's Basketball
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Spencer Spivy scored 28 points to lead Williams to a 94-79 win over Trinity.
Dalton's Brandon Roughley scored eight points in the win for Williams (18-3, 5-3), which goes to Wesleyan on Saturday.
Women's Hockey
WILLAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Ethel Wihelmsson scored a pair of goals to lift Trinity to a 2-0 win over Williams.
Erin Pye made 35 saves for Williams (9-9, 4-7), which hosts Trinity again on Saturday.
Men's Hockey
HARTFORD, Conn. -- The Trinity hockey team scored a pair of third period goals to earn a 3-1 win over Williams.
Jack Sabre scored for Williams (6-12-1, 4-8-1), which goes to Wesleyan on Saturday.
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Williamstown Town Manager Details Reasons for Trail Overrun

By Stephen DravisiBerkshires Staff
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A flawed design process is responsible for the $1.3 million overrun in a 2.4-mile bicycle and pedestrian path built under the auspices of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the town manager said this month.
The town is on the hook for that $1.3 million, which exceeds the 10 percent contingency that MassDOT built into the budget for a multimodal trail bid at around $5.3 million.
At a meeting of the town's Finance Committee this month, Town Manager Robert Menicocci gave his most detailed public explanation of how the project's cost came in so far above the $5.8 million that the state agency contributed.
"There are two programmatic pieces as part of the project that fall into the category of: In a perfect world, maybe it wouldn't have happened," Menicocci said. "One I think was the overall bid and design, which related to the fact that, a lot of time, these trails are put in on existing rail beds, and you know what you're going on. There is solid earth underneath you. And a lot of the area where our bike path went in, there was wetland underneath and relatively virgin land.
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