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Throwback Thursday: This day in 1978, cross country dominates the course

Karin Von Berg ’81 poses with her mentor John Estle after capturing 15th place in the Bonne Bell 10,000-meter race in Boston.

By Erin Kelly, Senior Sports Editor

October 22, 2020

Read about the incredible cross country races Karin Von Berg '81 ran on Oct. 9th and Oct. 14th in 1978.

Panthers give back to MOVEMIDD forward

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By Erin Kelly, Senior Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

Read about the MOVEMIDD Challenge which brought alums together to raise money for the college's financial aid budget.

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #6: Amanda Frank ’23, women’s tennis

Amanda Frank ’23 joins the Siefer’s Scoop podcast to discuss her Middlebury tennis career, as well as her experience interviewing Venus Williams this past spring.

By Blaise Siefer

October 15, 2020

On this episode of Siefer's Scoop, Amanda Frank '23 from the women's tennis team talks about what it's like to play tennis during the time of Covid-19, her experience playing tennis growing up and the state of team culture these days. Plus, hear about what it was like to interview Venus Williams!

Jamie Mittelman ’10 celebrates female Olympians in new podcast

Jamie Mittelman ’10 celebrates female Olympians in new podcast

By Niamh Carty

October 8, 2020

Read about the Flame Bearers podcast, hosted by Jamie Mittelman '10, which celebrates female Olympians, including two-time mountain biking Olympian Lea Davison '05. The podcast is a part of the student-run Women in Power Conference at the Harvard Kennedy School where Mittelman is studying.

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #5: Eli Drachman ’24, men’s swim & dive

Eli Drachman ’24 competed for the Eagle Swim Team, a club in the Baltimore area, in high school.

By Blaise Siefer

October 8, 2020

On the 5th episode of Siefer's Scoop Podcast, listen to Eli Drachman ’24 talk about what it's like to be a first-year at Middlebury during a pandemic and what compelled him to choose Middlebury.

Throwback Thursday: This day in 1983, defense stymies Amherst despite injuries

These photos, courtesy of The Middlebury Campus’ Oct. 14, 1983 edition, features the football team competing in Middlebury.

By Michael Segel

October 8, 2020

This week's Throwback Thursday covers Middlebury football's 1983 victory over Amherst.

Cleans and cleaning: athletic facilities return in Phase Two

Although the Chip Kenyon ’85 Arena usually serves as the home for the men’s and women’s ice hockey programs, this year it has been transformed into a cardio space due to COVID-19 changes.

By Neta Kafka

October 1, 2020

As Middlebury College gave the green light for students to venture into town on Sept. 17, just as thrilling for many students was the reopening of the college’s athletic facilities, a key feature of Phase Two. Areas such as the fitness center, Natatorium and Nelson Arena that have been vacant and unused...

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #4: Lizzie Kenter ’23, Women’s Golf

Lizzie Kenter ’23 celebrates a drive off the tee box during a practice in 2019.

By Blaise Siefer

October 1, 2020

In the 4th episode of Siefer's Scoop, Lizzie Kenter '23 from the women's golf team talks about how the pandemic has affected the sport, what it's like to be on the team and why she chose Middlebury.

No coaches, no contact, no competition: Club teams play on

Max Celander ‘21, right, breaks through a defensive line during a fall 2018 game against Bentley University.

By Nick Nonnenmacher

September 24, 2020

Without coaches, contact or competition, athletes on club sports teams get creative in finding ways to practice.

Siefer’s Scoop Episode #3: Gianna Palli ’23.5, Women’s Basketball

Gianna Palli (number 11) drives the ball down the court against Cabrini on November 30, 2019.

By Blaise Siefer

September 24, 2020

In this episode of Siefer's Scoop, women's basketball's Gianna Palli '23.5 talks about the effect of the pandemic on the team's season, her injury after just six games and how it impacted her decision to take a gap semester.

Athletes on leave turn to future seasons

Will Jernigan ’21, one of several athletes taking time off this semester, embraces head coach Bob Ritter on the field after a game.

By Jenny Langerman

September 24, 2020

Fall athletes on leave this semester reflect on their experiences so far and look ahead to future seasons.

Throwback Thursday: This day in 1994, Bradford and Smith lead Panthers to victory in opener

This photo, courtesy of The Middlebury Campus’ Sept. 22, 1994 edition, features the football team competing in Middlebury.

By Michael Segel

September 24, 2020

In this week's Throwback Thursday, read about Middlebury Football's 1994 win against Wesleyan due to an early offensive barrage and successful defense throughout the remainder of the game.

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