Men’s Basketball Earns NCAA Bid, Readies for Regionals

By ANDREW RIGAS

February 28, 2018


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The NCAA DIII men’s basketball committee chose Middlebury as one of 21 at-large teams to play in the 2018 championship this past Monday, Feb. 26. Despite facing a whopping 10 ranked opponents this season, the Panthers finished 19–6, and went 4–6 against those ranked teams. Middlebury took care...

Women’s Hockey Clinches Top Seed

Women’s Hockey Clinches Top Seed

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

February 21, 2018


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The women’s hockey team clinched the first-seed in the Nescac playoffs by tying at Williams 3–3 on Friday, Feb. 16, and dismissing the Ephs from Kenyon Arena 4–2 on Saturday, Feb. 17. These results extended the No. 4 Panthers’ unbeaten streak in the Nescac to 12 games entering the Nescac playoffs,...

Men’s Basketball Tumbles in Nescacs, Awaits Selection Monday

By ANDREW RIGAS

February 21, 2018


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Behind 50–44 with 9:55 remaining on their home court, No. 14 Wesleyan outscored No. 18 Middlebury 29–15 the rest of the way to defeat the Panthers 73–65 in the Nescac Quarterfinals last Saturday, Feb. 17. The fourth-seeded Cardinals (20–5) defeated the fifth-seeded Panthers (19–6) for the second...

Women’s Squash Takes Down Amherst, Finishes 15th at Nationals

Women’s Squash Takes Down Amherst,  Finishes 15th at Nationals

By EMILY BIAN

February 21, 2018


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Following a third-place finish at Nescacs earlier this month, where the Panthers pulled off a 5–4 win over Amherst, the 15th-ranked women’s squash team headed to the CSA Team Championships in Boston last weekend to compete in the B draw for the Kurtz Cup. They finished their season ranked 15th, after...

Men’s Hockey Closes Out Season with a Draw

Men’s Hockey Closes Out Season with a Draw

By HEATHER BOEHM

February 21, 2018


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Kenyon Arena was roaring with a rambunctious crowd last weekend as Middlebury fans spilled in each and every door for the last action of the 2017-18 season. In their first contest on Saturday, Feb. 17, the Panthers fell to Hamilton 1–0 after the Continentals found the back of the net in the final period....

Women’s Basketball Loses Heartbreaker

Women’s Basketball Loses Heartbreaker

By IMRAN GANDA

February 21, 2018


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In an exciting and tightly contested bout, the Wesleyan Cardinals (17–7) managed to escape Pepin Gym last Saturday, Feb. 17, with a 63–62 win over the women’s basketball team (17–8) in the Nescac quarterfinals. Middlebury and Wesleyan met earlier in the season on Jan. 6, in what also was a...

Women Finish Third, Martinez Wins 400

Women Finish Third, Martinez Wins 400

By JORDAN HOWELL

February 21, 2018


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The Middlebury track and field teams competed in their first championship meets of the indoor season last weekend in DIII New Englands. The women’s team was in action last Saturday, Feb. 17, while the men’s side hosted the meet in Virtue Field House last Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16–17. The women’s...

Women’s Swimming & Diving Takes Seventh at Nescacs

Women’s Swimming & Diving Takes Seventh at Nescacs

By LAUREN BOYD

February 21, 2018


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Last week, Feb. 16–18, the women’s swimming and diving team headed to Williamstown, Massachusetts, to take part in the Nescac Championship in which they took seventh place. Williams Ephs took home the gold for the fifth year in a row. Two school records fell for Middlebury thanks to the efforts of...

Men’s Hockey’s Slump Continues

By HEATHER BOEHM

February 16, 2018


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While the rest of campus enjoyed February break either in the sun or on the slopes, the men’s hockey team celebrated the competition in the rink. Middlebury earned a tie against both Conn. College on and Tufts, leaving the weekend before break with a 2–2 score against the Camels on Friday, Jan. 26,...

Eagles Fans at Middlebury Rejoice

Eagles Fans at Middlebury Rejoice

By ROB ERICKSON

February 14, 2018


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“I can honestly say I’ve been waiting my whole life for this moment,” said field hockey captain Lauren Schweppe ’18 just days after her team won it all for the first time — after years of highs and lows, of high expectations and dashed hopes. Not the NCAA Division III National Championship,...

Hockey Sweeps Colby, Ready for Playoffs

Hockey Sweeps Colby, Ready for Playoffs

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

February 14, 2018


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Middlebury women’s hockey played eight games in the span of two weeks, winning six of them and solidifying a top spot before the playoffs begin. The team’s most recent victories came against the Colby Mules on Feb. 9 and 10 Even though the Mules held the Panthers scoreless through the first period,...

Women’s Basketball Records Road Victory at Williams

Women’s Basketball Records Road Victory at Williams

By IMRAN GANDA

February 14, 2018


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The women’s basketball team played its final pair of regular season games on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10. Middlebury defeated Hamilton (14–10) in Pepin Gym on Friday 53–44, ensuring they would host a quarterfinal game in the Nescac playoffs. The Panthers lost their final home game of the...

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