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Work(out) from home: Middlebury athletes adjust to training during a pandemic

Work(out) from home: Middlebury athletes adjust to training during a pandemic

By BRINLEA LA BARGE

April 2, 2020

For college athletes, sheltering in place poses an additional question: how to stay in shape.

Seasons end abruptly due to coronavirus

Seasons end abruptly due to coronavirus

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

April 2, 2020

The NESCAC canceled all competitions, including conference championships, on March 11 to reduce the spread of Covid-19. The presidents of all 11 NESCAC institutions agreed unanimously on the decision.

Field hockey combats human trafficking in India

Field hockey combats human trafficking in India

By Erin Kelly

March 12, 2020

A 17-year-old girl, the oldest of six children, was offered the chance to go to leave her town and make money for herself and her family. She was brought by a male acquaintance to Delhi, where she proceeded to work as a maid for a family. By the time she realized she wasn’t being paid, it was too late...

Frances VanderMeer: Leaving a wake at all levels of competition

Frances VanderMeer: Leaving a wake at all levels of competition

By NIAMH CARTY

March 12, 2020

Senior Frances VanderMeer has had a collegiate athletic career many would dream of.  A captain of the women’s swim team, she has earned All-NESCAC praise, attended NCAAs three out of her four years here and broken her own school record. For VanderMeer, though, swimming is about so much more ...

Women’s Hockey Secures Bid at NCAAs, Revived After NESCAC Woes

By MAX PADILLA

March 12, 2020

Middlebury hosted this year’s NESCAC Women’s Hockey Championship Series, which featured Hamilton, Colby, Amherst and the Panthers themselves. The blue-and-white competed against Hamilton College in the semifinals and won 2-1 on Saturday, March 7. In the finals, Middlebury lost to Amherst by a singular...

Kagan and Bermingham Round Out Middlebury Careers

By MAX PADILLA

March 12, 2020

This week part of the Men’s Squash Team competed in The CSA Individual Championships. Two of Midd’s own were selected to compete: Jack Kagan ’20 and Nick Bermingham ’20. Kagan competed in the Malloy North Division, while Bermingham in the Malloy West Division. Kagan lost out Andrew Lee from Trin...

Men’s lacrosse pulls away against Conn. College, grabs 20–8 victory

Men’s lacrosse pulls away against Conn. College, grabs 20–8 victory

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

March 12, 2020

“One of the best parts of lacrosse is that it’s a game of runs,” said captain midfielder, Jake Madnick ’20. “You can go up 6–0 on a team, and then all of a sudden, you look up at the scoreboard, and it’s 6–5”.  Winning games, according to Madnick, is about how one reacts to s...

Baseball opens season, going 2-1 in Texas Series

Baseball opens season, going 2-1 in Texas Series

By ISABELLA MARCUS

March 12, 2020

The baseball team capped the week with a 2–1 record against Southwestern University in its first non-conference series of the year.  The Southwestern Pirates put up three runs in the first inning of the series opener -- all runs coming with two outs. The Panthers got on the board in the top of th...

Track and Field records podium finishes ahead of NCAAs

By JORDAN HOWELL

March 12, 2020

The Panthers recently participated in the Tufts National Qualifying Meet on Saturday, Mar. 7. The non-scoring meet featured quite a few impressive performances. Both the men and the women’s squads competed hard. In the 800-meter run, Nicole Johnson ’22 captured second and Emily Bulczynski ’22 ...

Men’s basketball’s big dance cut short with second round loss

By MICHAEL SEGEL

March 12, 2020

After a victory on Friday, the Middlebury men’s basketball team was defeated on Saturday by SUNY Brockport in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Their season is now over.  The two teams stayed close for the entire contest, with Middlebury overcoming an eight point deficit early in the first ...

Women’s Lax Flexes Muscles with Double Header Sweep

By CAPTAIN RUDOLPH

March 12, 2020

This team is dominant. The Panthers showed up on Saturday and Sunday as they produced two road wins that extended their current win streak to 25 straight games. The women’s lacrosse team is firing on all cylinders and it seems as if no one can stand in their way, even this early in the season. On...

Men’s hockey post-season run cut short

By BLAISE SIEFER

March 5, 2020

A season-long pattern of poor home performances continued on Saturday, as men’s puck was bested by Wesleyan in the NESCAC Quarterfinals in Kenyon Arena. Despite entering the third period with a 2-1 lead, the Panthers conceded three straight goals to the Cardinals, who booked their ticket to the NESCAC...

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