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Despite Mammoth Sweep, Panthers Set to Play in NESCAC Tournament

Despite Mammoth Sweep, Panthers Set to Play in NESCAC Tournament

By MAX PADILLA

May 2, 2019

Middlebury played its last series this weekend; they closed out the season with a five game losing streak.  The team played hard, but they were not able to snag a win from the Amherst Mammoths. The Panthers played twice on Saturday, April 28, losing 4-1 in the first game and 12-4 in the seco...

Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 4 Amherst

Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 4 Amherst

By JACK KAGAN

May 2, 2019

Middlebury narrowly fell short on Saturday to No. 4 Amherst, who have been on a tear this season and have locked up the No. 1 seed for the NESCAC tournament which starts tomorrow. The Panthers can take away the fact that the match was incredibly close and they missed taking down the upstart Mammoths by just a few points.  In the ...

Water Polo Crowned National Champions

Water Polo Crowned National Champions

May 2, 2019

The water polo team placed first in Division III club nationals hosted at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. Senior Alaina Pribis was voted MVP of the tournament....

Photos of the Week: Relay for Life Carnival Promotes Cancer Awareness

Photos of the Week: Relay for Life Carnival Promotes Cancer Awareness

May 2, 2019

Relay for Life hosted their annual spring event this past weekend on April 28. This year, the organization hosted a carnival-themed event in Kenon Arena, complete with a dunk tank, bouncy house and lots of games in order to raise money for the American Cancer Society. In the top picture, Amanda Dafonte ’19 sits posed ready to fall in the dunk tank,...

Women’s Lacrosse Wins Tight Battle vs. No. 5 Tufts

Women’s Lacrosse Wins Tight Battle vs. No. 5 Tufts

By LAUREN BOYD

April 25, 2019

Fresh off another win against the fifth-ranked team in the nation, the women’s lacrosse team has not looked back, extending their record to 13-1. Rookie Jane Earley ’22, who earned NESCAC Player of the Week, led the Panthers to a 10-9 victory over fifth-ranked Tufts with four goals. Earley clutched the victory with a game-winning goal in the l...

Women’s Tennis Victorious Over Maine Rivals

Women’s Tennis Victorious Over Maine Rivals

By CECELIA SCHEUER

April 25, 2019

The No. 3 Middlebury women’s tennis team took a road trip north this past weekend, beating long-time rival No. 6 Bowdoin (8-2), before finishing off Bates 8-1 that same afternoon. With these wins under their belt, the Panthers move to 7-0 in the league and 13-1 overall. On Saturday morning against Bowdoin, Middlebury came out firing, sw...

Baseball Blasts Dartmouth and Plattsburgh State

Baseball Blasts Dartmouth and Plattsburgh State

By ISABELLA MARCUS

April 25, 2019

In an undefeated week, the baseball team (17-8, 3-3) defeated Division I Dartmouth College (12-21, 6-9), 15-7, on Tuesday, April 16, for the first time since 1950 and beat SUNY Plattsburgh (10-17, 5-10) 17-1 the following day. Middlebury had 18 hits by 11 different players and stole eight bases during the game, four coming from first-year...

Men’s Tennis’ New Energy Proves Successful Takes Weekend vs. Tufts and Williams

Men’s Tennis’ New Energy Proves Successful Takes Weekend vs. Tufts and Williams

By JACK KAGAN

April 25, 2019

The men’s tennis team returned from a trip to Maine with solid wins against NESCAC foes Bates and No. 4 Bowdoin. The win came at a critical moment, after the Panthers dropped to No. 8 in the national rankings.  Middlebury’s first contest against the Bobcats was relatively smooth as the Panthers’ deep ladder swept the double...

Softball Comes Back from Split Weekend as They Look to Face Amherst Mammoths

Softball Comes Back from Split Weekend as They Look to Face Amherst Mammoths

By MAX PADILLA

April 25, 2019

While the softball team did not quite live up to last week’s strong performance, the Panthers were able to capture two wins out of five games, splitting the series against Union College and defeating Hamilton in the last game.  On Wednesday, April 17, the team played a double header against Union. They lost the first game 13-5 in only ...

Panthers on the Track to Gold for NESCACs

By JORDAN HOWELL

April 25, 2019

The Middlebury track and field team competed in the Williams Invitational on Saturday, April 20.  Although the meet was non-scoring, the team competed hard as this was the last meet before the NESCAC Championships.   Max Memeger ’21 said, “[…]both the men’s and women’s teams were able to put up ...

Men’s Lacrosse Outscored in Game Against Nationally-Ranked Jumbos Invitational

By BOBBY SULLIVAN

April 25, 2019

In a matchup against No. 4 nationally-ranked Tufts, the Middlebury men’s lacrosse team was looking to earn a huge win and gain momentum going into its final week before playoffs. Unfortunately, the Panthers could not keep up with Tufts’ fast scoring offense and lost 23-14. They fell to 7-7 on the...

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