Women’s basketball bows out in final battle

Women’s basketball bows out in final battle

By Rain Ji

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 14, Middlebury women’s basketball team challenged the top-ranked Tufts, which holds an undefeated record. The teams had back-and-forths during the first period, with Lily Kuntz ’20 and Betsy Knox ’20 as lead scorers. The first quarter ended with 15–14. During the second and third sta...

Men’s hockey takes a hit

By BLAISE SIEFER

February 20, 2020

The past two months have been tough for the men’s hockey team, who have garnered just two wins out of 14 games in that span. After falling twice to No. 12 Williams this weekend, the Panthers sit fifth in the NESCAC as they enter their final week of the regular season.  The Panther’s kicked off their back-to-back ...

The Middlebury Pranksters: The ultimate experience

The Middlebury Pranksters: The ultimate experience

By HEATHER BOEHM

February 20, 2020

Flair: a term that when spoken aloud to some means a rustic pair of good ol’ “bell bottoms.” But that would be “flare,” spelled differently. No, this “flair” is something completely different – not a ’70s fad poking its head in and out of the fashion world as it pleases. To one sp...

Women’s squash back in top 15 ahead of nationals

By Jack Kagan

February 20, 2020

The women’s squash team is hitting their stride at the right time. As the Panthers head down to Yale University for the CSA Team Championships this weekend, February 21-23, they benefit from the most recent set of national rankings, which saw them jump up from No. 17 to No. 15.  This change means more than just two spots — ...

Women’s swimming and diving takes fifth as NESCAC hosts

Women’s swimming and diving takes fifth  as NESCAC hosts

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

February 20, 2020

Sometimes, competition is fiercest with whom you’re most familiar. Eleven women’s swimming and diving squads from around the NESCAC converged at the Middlebury Natatorium from Feb. 13-16 for the conference championships. Middlebury, who hosted the event, placed seventh and compiled a score of 684...

Rolling Panthers suffer heartbreaker to Bates

Rolling Panthers suffer heartbreaker to Bates

By Michael Segel

February 20, 2020

The Panthers’ dominant season was given yet another high note on Friday night as they handed Tufts only their fifth loss of the season and their first in NESCAC play. Tufts took off on a full head of steam in the opening minutes, attaining a 9–3 advantage. Middlebury was not to be stifled, quickly...

Track and field tackles two meets over the weekend

By JORDAN HOWELL

February 20, 2020

The Panthers track and field teams divided and conquered over the weekend by competing in two non-scoring meets. The women’s squad competed in the David Hemery Valentine Invitational on Feb. 14, while some of the men participated on Feb. 15. Men and women not present at the Valentine Invitational headed...

Women’s hockey gifts seniors with a ‘W’

By MAX PADILLA

February 20, 2020

The women’s hockey team continued their successful season, notching two wins this past weekend. They defeated Williams 4–0 on Saturday and 3–1 on Sunday as they finished off their home portion of the season.  Maddie Leidt ’21 shined throughout the weekend, scoring a total of three goals in th...

Men’s squash snags third at conference tournament

By MAX PADILLA

February 20, 2020

The men’s team played Amherst, Bates and Trinity at Bowdoin this weekend. The boys redeemed themself from the last few weeks, bringing home the win from Amherst 6–3 and Bates 7–2, but lost to Trinity, 8–1. Middlebury placed third in the NESCAC championships for the fifth year in a row. In two...

Panthers off to the races ahead of Middlebury Carnival

Panthers off to the races ahead of  Middlebury Carnival

By Captain Rudolph

February 20, 2020

Middlebury is coming off its second straight carnival win at the Williams Carnival on Feb. 14-15. The streak couldn’t have come at a better time.  The men’s nordic team posted strong results as Peter Wolter ’21 placed 4th in the 10k classical event and Samuel Hodges ’22 followed closely wi...

Men’s squash rounds out break on top

By MAX PADILLA

February 13, 2020

The Panthers lost to Bates, MIT and Virginia over February break, but pulled out wins against Bowdoin, Colby and Tufts. Though they redeemed themselves last week, the Panthers are having a less successful season compared to last year. At this point last season, they had played 18 matches and only lost...

Track and field shuffles its way to the finish line at Cupid Challenge

Track and field shuffles its way to  the finish line at Cupid Challenge

By JORDAN HOWELL

February 13, 2020

The Panthers recently competed in the Tufts Cupid Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 8. Even though this meet was non-scoring, the men and women still came out with solid performances. Some impressive results for the women included a first place finish by Cassie Kearney ’22 in the 800 -meter run with a...

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