Back-to-Back Champions: Women’s Lacrosse Takes the Conference

Back-to-Back Champions: Women’s Lacrosse Takes the Conference

By LAUREN BOYD

May 9, 2019


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The Middlebury women’s lacrosse team conquered the Tufts Jumbos for their 10th NESCAC Championship this past Sunday, 10-9. With the conference championship under their belts, the team earned an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, as well as a home game in their first national tournament match. The competition started with a back-and-forth...

Men’s Tennis Flips the Script, Wins NESCAC Title at Home

Men’s Tennis Flips the Script, Wins NESCAC Title at Home

By JACK KAGAN

May 9, 2019


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The men’s tennis team, seeded No. 3 in the NESCAC Tournament, capped off an impressive weekend on Sunday with their second upset of the tournament as they shut down top seed Amherst on the Proctor tennis courts.  The host Panthers found themselves going into the weekend as the No. 3 seed after tight losses to Wesleyan and Amherst in Ap...

Women’s Tennis Falls Short in NESCAC Championship

Women’s Tennis Falls Short in NESCAC Championship

By CECELIA SCHEUER

May 9, 2019


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The Middlebury women’s tennis team battled to the very end this Sunday before falling to second-seeded Wesleyan 2-5 in the NESCAC Championship on the Proctor tennis courts. On Friday, the Panthers blanked fourth-seeded Amherst 5-0 to advance to the final for the fourth-straight year. Wesleyan will receive an automatic bid into t...

Rachel Eldredge: Trainer, Miracle Worker, Friend

Rachel Eldredge: Trainer, Miracle Worker, Friend

By HEATHER BOEHM

May 9, 2019


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Tireless. This is just one word that describes Rachel Eldredge, the Assistant Director of Sports Medicine. She is an athletic trainer, a therapist and practically a mother to many athletes at Middlebury (the last two were conveniently left out of the job description). Rachel, or “Trachel” for “trainer Rachel” to different...

Ultimate Frisbee Heads to Nationals

Ultimate Frisbee Heads to Nationals

By ALYSSA BROWN

May 9, 2019


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After a thrilling regular season, both the women’s and men’s ultimate frisbee teams earned their bids at New England D-III College Regionals last weekend by winning their pools on the first day of the tournament. The Middlebury Pranksters will be competing in the D-III College Championships,...

Allez les Bleus: Women’s Soccer Heads to France

Allez les Bleus: Women’s Soccer Heads to France

By JENNY LANGERMAN

May 9, 2019


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Even after a triumphant, whirlwind of a 2018 season, Middlebury Women’s Soccer has no plans of stopping now. In fact, they are more motivated than ever to protect their legacy, and will start with their training trip to France.  This past soccer season proved that the Panthers can definitely hold their own against top D3 teams, going all t...

Men’s Lax Loses Overtime Battle Against No. 3 Tufts

By BOBBY SULLIVAN

May 9, 2019


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In by far the most exciting game of the year, the Middlebury Panthers were outlasted by Tufts University 14-13 in the NESCAC semifinals. On a day full of ups and downs and twists and turns, the Panthers left it all out on the field. Despite the loss, Midd held their heads high and were proud of how well...

Women’s Rugby Takes NSCRO Nationals

Women’s Rugby Takes NSCRO Nationals

By MAX PADILLA

May 9, 2019


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This was a record season for the Middlebury College Women’s Rugby Club. On Saturday April 6, they competed in the Rugby Northeast 7’s tournament. The ladies tore up the field, winning three matches, allowing them to compete against one of the best teams in the nation: Bentley University.   The game was nerve-racking, the score tied...

Track and Field Breaks Records at DIII New Englands

By JORDAN HOWELL

May 9, 2019


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The Middlebury track and field team competed well in the Division III New England Championships on Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4.   Previously, Nick Hendrix ’20 said the team would prepare for the meet with a “business as usual” attitude. “There will probably a bit more of an individual ...

Baseball Goes 2-2 Over the Weekend, Prepares for NESCACs

By ISABELLA MARCUS

May 9, 2019


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With a series win against the Amherst Mammoths, the Middlebury baseball team (23-10, 7-5) clinched a spot in the NESCAC Championship playoffs for the fourth time in program history and the second time in three seasons.  The Panthers started the week with a 12-3 win versus Union College (18-20, 14...

Tufts Downs Softball 2-0 in NESCAC Tournament

By MAX PADILLA

May 9, 2019


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The Panthers played their last game of the season on Friday, May 3 against Tufts in the NESCAC Tournament. Though the softball season worked hard all season and made it to the tournament, the Jumbos ultimately won the game 2-0, and then went on to win the entire NESCAC Championship.   The Panthers finished with a 4-8 record in the...

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