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Men’s hockey rejuvenated after 2–0 weekend

By BLAISE SIEFER

February 27, 2020

The men’s hockey team won both of their home games this past weekend, defeating Amherst and Hamilton in the final two regular season games of the year. With these two victories, the Panthers (10–11–3, 8–7–3) snatched the No. 4 seed in the NESCAC tournament, earning home court advantage in the...

Men’s basketball fails to find way past Trinity in NESCAC Quarterfinals

Men’s basketball fails to find way past Trinity in NESCAC Quarterfinals

By Michael Segel

February 27, 2020

Middlebury fell to Trinity in the NESCAC Quarterfinals on Saturday. It was a quick start for the Panthers as they started off on a 5–0 streak. However, that was about as good as it got for the boys as Trinity went on a 12–2 run, followed by an 11–3 run later in the half that gave Trinity a 32–19...

NESCAC promotes Mental Health Awareness Week

NESCAC promotes Mental Health Awareness Week

By Henry Wilhelm

February 27, 2020

For schools across our conference, this week is NESCAC Mental Health Awareness Week. But what does “awareness” mean? It’s a question the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, or SAAC, asked ourselves as we planned the events for the week. Being aware of your mental health is about taking time to...

Women’s hockey prolongs winning streak after weekend in Maine

Women’s hockey prolongs winning  streak after weekend in Maine

By MAX PADILLA

February 27, 2020

The Panthers finished up their regular season this weekend, snatching two away wins against Bowdoin. The defeat of the Polar Bears cemented Middlebury’s incredible season, as they won the first game 3–0 and the second 3–1. The women’s squad is still ranked first in the NESCAC conference, winning...

Men’s swimming and diving finishes 8th at NESCACs

Men’s swimming and diving finishes 8th at NESCACs

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

February 27, 2020

In sports, proximity breeds rivalry. Such a dynamic does not exclude itself from the NESCAC; Williams and Middlebury sit two hours apart from each other on Route 9.  The men’s swimming and diving teams ventured to Williamstown to compete in the NESCAC Championships, which was hosted by their p...

Women’s basketball bows out in final battle

Women’s basketball bows out in final battle

By Rain Ji

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 14, Middlebury women’s basketball team challenged the top-ranked Tufts, which holds an undefeated record. The teams had back-and-forths during the first period, with Lily Kuntz ’20 and Betsy Knox ’20 as lead scorers. The first quarter ended with 15–14. During the second and third sta...

Men’s hockey takes a hit

By BLAISE SIEFER

February 20, 2020

The past two months have been tough for the men’s hockey team, who have garnered just two wins out of 14 games in that span. After falling twice to No. 12 Williams this weekend, the Panthers sit fifth in the NESCAC as they enter their final week of the regular season.  The Panther’s kicked off their back-to-back ...

The Middlebury Pranksters: The ultimate experience

The Middlebury Pranksters: The ultimate experience

By HEATHER BOEHM

February 20, 2020

Flair: a term that when spoken aloud to some means a rustic pair of good ol’ “bell bottoms.” But that would be “flare,” spelled differently. No, this “flair” is something completely different – not a ’70s fad poking its head in and out of the fashion world as it pleases. To one...

Women’s squash back in top 15 ahead of nationals

By Jack Kagan

February 20, 2020

The women’s squash team is hitting their stride at the right time. As the Panthers head down to Yale University for the CSA Team Championships this weekend, February 21-23, they benefit from the most recent set of national rankings, which saw them jump up from No. 17 to No. 15.  This change means more than just two spots — ...

Women’s swimming and diving takes fifth as NESCAC hosts

Women’s swimming and diving takes fifth  as NESCAC hosts

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

February 20, 2020

Sometimes, competition is fiercest with whom you’re most familiar. Eleven women’s swimming and diving squads from around the NESCAC converged at the Middlebury Natatorium from Feb. 13-16 for the conference championships. Middlebury, who hosted the event, placed seventh and compiled a score of 684...

Rolling Panthers suffer heartbreaker to Bates

Rolling Panthers suffer heartbreaker to Bates

By Michael Segel

February 20, 2020

The Panthers’ dominant season was given yet another high note on Friday night as they handed Tufts only their fifth loss of the season and their first in NESCAC play. Tufts took off on a full head of steam in the opening minutes, attaining a 9–3 advantage. Middlebury was not to be stifled, quickly...

Track and field tackles two meets over the weekend

By JORDAN HOWELL

February 20, 2020

The Panthers track and field teams divided and conquered over the weekend by competing in two non-scoring meets. The women’s squad competed in the David Hemery Valentine Invitational on Feb. 14, while some of the men participated on Feb. 15. Men and women not present at the Valentine Invitational headed...

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