Women’s Lacrosse: Champions Again

Women’s Lacrosse: Champions Again

By HEATHER BOEHM

May 9, 2018


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The women’s lacrosse team earned another piece of hardware last weekend when they became the Nescac champions for the ninth time. Despite cruising past Trinity and Bowdoin in the regular season without breaking a sweat, the two rivals came out with nothing to lose and gave the Panthers a run for their...

Women’s Tennis Loses to Williams Again, But Will Host NCAA Regional

By ANDREW RIGAS

May 9, 2018


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“To be perfectly honest, given the talent on both teams, I think the match could have gone either way,” said Christina Puccinelli ’19 after the women’s tennis team’s 5–4 loss to Williams back on April 7. “They happened to come out on top this time, but we came away from the match with absolute...

Martinez Takes First at DIII New Englands

By JORDAN HOWELL

May 9, 2018


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Exceptional performances against top-notch talent highlighted last week’s DIII New Englands meet for the track and field teams.  “I thought overall we had some really solid performances,” said Jonathan Perlman ’19. “After a big meet like Nescacs, it can be difficult to compete the next we...

Softball Season Ends on Another Walk-Off

By The SPORTS EDITORS

May 9, 2018


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The Middlebury softball season ended last Saturday, May 5, when the Panthers gave up a late lead to Bowdoin in the Nescac quarterfinals in Amherst, Massachusetts. The Panthers were ahead 2–0 and five outs away from advancing to the semifinal, in which they would have faced Amherst, before Bowdoin strung...

May Madness: Men’s Tennis to Host NCAA Regional

By JACK KAGAN

May 9, 2018


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The men’s tennis team went into the Nescac playoffs as the hottest team in the country. Newly minted as the top-ranked team in the nation, the Panthers had not lost a match since April 7. Even though they entered as the third seed in the conference tournament because of a tiebreaker amongst them, Bowdoin...

Drive for Nescac Championship Cut Short

Drive for Nescac Championship Cut Short

By JENNY LANGERMAN

May 9, 2018


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On Friday, May 4, Hamilton beat Amherst, handing the Mammoths their third loss in the Nescac and setting up the most important series of the Nescac West season. For Middlebury to make the Nescac baseball playoffs, they needed to win two out of three games on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6. The Panthers...

Baseball Breaks Out Brooms

Baseball Breaks Out Brooms

By JENNY LANGERMAN

May 3, 2018


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Last weekend the Panthers hit the road to face Hamilton for a three-game series. Rarely can a baseball series be called a “must-sweep.” However, given the way that the conference standings have shaken out, this was as close to a must-sweep as you can get. Middlebury came up with the win in all three...

Women’s Tennis Enters Nescacs on 8-Game Winning Streak

By ANDREW RIGAS

May 3, 2018


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The women’s tennis team continued to roll in their last match of the regular season, when they defeated No. 8 Amherst 6–3 on Saturday, April 28, for their eighth straight victory. Now they turn to the Nescac playoffs, which the Panthers enter as the second seed behind undefeated Williams. Even...

Giguere Goes Out with Strong Round

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

May 3, 2018


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On April 28, two members of the men’s golf team traveled south to the Indian Hills Country Club in Connecticut for the 2018 Nescac Championship. The women’s squad headed to the Taconic Country Club in Massachusetts for the Williams Spring Invitational. The invitational was their final competition...

Softball Enters Conference Playoffs on Heels of Sweeping Wesleyan

By LAUREN BOYD

May 3, 2018


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The Middlebury softball team improved their record to 18–10 last weekend as they took two games from Wesleyan. Going into Nescac playoffs, the meeting between these two teams tested the waters for intra-conference play. The matchup was a preview for the tournament ahead. “We’ve been performing...

A Target on Their Backs: Men’s Tennis Enters Postseason as No. 1 Team in the Country

By JACK KAGAN

May 3, 2018


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Just days after the new ITA Division III rankings came out, new national No. 1 Middlebury men’s tennis ended the regular season on Sunday, April 29 with a dominant 7–2 win over Nescac championship hosts No. 8 Amherst. The men are anxious to prove themselves at Nescacs and NCAAs, but this won’t...

Women’s Lacrosse Dominates Hamilton from the Outset; Will Host Nescac Semifinals

Women’s Lacrosse Dominates Hamilton from the Outset; Will Host Nescac Semifinals

By HEATHER BOEHM

May 3, 2018


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After having to recover from first-half deficits on consecutive weekends leading up to the Nescac playoffs, the women’s lacrosse team pledged to come out firing at the sound of the first whistle. The first-seeded Panthers did exactly that in the quarterfinals of the Nescac playoffs, jumping out to...

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