Men’s Lacrosse Season Ends at the Hands of Tufts

Men’s Lacrosse Season Ends at the Hands of Tufts

By IMRAN GANDA

May 3, 2018


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For the first time in four seasons, the sixth-seeded men’s lacrosse team (9–7, 5–5) failed to win a game in the Nescac playoffs, when they lost to No. 6 Tufts, the No. 3 seed in the playoffs, 16–12 on Saturday, April 28, in Medford, Massachusetts. After ending last year on a high note by making...

Men’s Track and Field Wins First Conference Crown

By JORDAN HOWELL, DOMINICK TANOH, and SPORTS EDITORS

May 3, 2018


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In the past five seasons, the men’s track and field team has finished second, third and fourth at Nescacs, but not first. In fact, the Panthers had never won a Nescac championship … until last Saturday, April 28. On the backs of first-place finishes by Kevin Serrao ’18, Jimmy Martinez ’19, Nicholas...

Women’s Tennis Knocks of No. 8 Amherst, Eyes Potential Williams Rematch

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 wi...

Men’s Track Wins NESCACs

By Jordan Howell, Dominick Tanoh and the Sports Eds

May 3, 2018


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In the past five seasons, the men’s track and field team has finished second, third and fourth at Nescacs, but not first. In fact, the Panthers had never won a Nescac championship … until last Saturday, April 28. On the backs of first-place finishes by Kevin Serrao ’18, Jimmy Martinez ’19, Ni...

Giguere Goes Out Hot and Women’s Golf Wraps Season

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, meanwhile, headed to the Taconic Country Club in Massachusetts for the Williams Spring Invitational. The invitational was their fina...

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 com...

First-Years and Veterans Lead the Way to Women’s Lax Victory

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...

Baseball Breaks Out the Brooms, Win Streak Stands at 9

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 thr...

Men’s Lax Season Ends Early, Falls to Tufts in Conference Quarters

By Imran Ganda

May 3, 2018


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For the first time in four seasons, the sixth-seeded men’s lacrosse team (9–7, 5–5) failed to win a game in the Nescac playoffs, when they lost to No. 6 Tufts, the No. 3 seed in the playoffs, 16–12 on Saturday, April 28, in Medford, Massachusetts. After ending last year on a high note by mak...

Softball to Take on Bowdoin in Nescac Quarters Saturday Afternoon

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 performi...

Baseball Walks Off Not Once, But Twice

Baseball Walks Off Not Once, But Twice

By JENNY LANGERMAN

April 25, 2018


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The baseball team walked away with four wins this past week, beating the Skidmore Thoroughbreds on the road on Wednesday, April 18, and then sweeping Bowdoin in a three-game series on home turf on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22. Middlebury picked up a win in non-conference midweek action ag...

The Comeback Kids of Women’s Lacrosse

The Comeback Kids of Women’s Lacrosse

By HEATHER BOEHM

April 25, 2018


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The women’s lacrosse team loves to grind out wins in the second half, almost as much as they love keeping their fans on the edge of their seats. And, this weekend, they definitely gave their fans an emotion-filled 60 minutes of play, when they fought past Tufts and Hamilton to secure two crucial Nescac...

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