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It’s no fantasy — college football is back

It’s no fantasy —  college football is back

By LAUREN BOYD

September 12, 2019

  The Panther football team is in the midst of preparing for a successful 2019 campaign, looking to improve on last season’s 5–4 record. Last year, the Panthers had an impressive 5–4 run, but the team will look to increase their wins in the next few months by working faster and harder in the off season. In their first game of the season, ...

Cross country preps for another good run

Cross country preps for another good run

By JORDAN HOWELL

September 12, 2019

With the new school year comes a new season of cross country, and the men’s and women’s cross country teams are aiming to surpass the success that they experienced last season. The men ended last season with a third place finish in the Nescac Championships and a 15th place finish in the NCAA Championships. The women ended last season by winn...

Fall Sports Previews

Fall Sports Previews

September 12, 2019

Men’s golf ready to tee off

Men’s golf  ready to tee off

By JACK KAGAN

September 12, 2019

Middlebury men’s golf kicks off their fall season this weekend, Saturday, Sept. 14–Sunday, Sept. 15, as the hosts of the Duke Nelson Invitational. The team returns to the Ralph Myre Golf Course having lost four seniors. The Panthers will have to work to replace the contributions of Reid Buzby...

Women’s tennis adds fresh faces to experienced lineup

By DAN MIGUEL ESPINOSA

September 12, 2019

Women’s tennis is back on the Proctor Courts after a successful fourth-place finish last Spring.  The women will battle in four tournaments this fall. Their season kicks off at Williams College for the Lindsay Morehouse Invitational on Sept. 13. Turnover from last year was minimal, with only Chri...

Women’s Lacrosse Clinches Seventh National Championship Title

Women’s Lacrosse Clinches Seventh National Championship Title

By BENJY RENTON

May 26, 2019

Ashland, Virginia — While the 90-degree weather proved to be hot, the Panthers were even hotter, as the third-ranked Middlebury women’s lacrosse team defeated the seventh-ranked Salisbury Sea Gulls 14-9 in the NCAA Division III championship. This is the team’s seventh national championship title in program history and firs...

Women’s Lacrosse Advances to National Championship

Women’s Lacrosse Advances to National Championship

By BENJY RENTON

May 25, 2019

Under a sunny sky and 80-degree temperatures in Ashland, Virginia, the third-ranked Middlebury women’s lacrosse team defeated the eighth-ranked Wesleyan Cardinals 16-8 in the NCAA Division III semifinals. The win extended the Panthers’ winning streak to 21, the longest in the nation, and earns them a spot in t...

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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