Track & Field Teams Set for NESCACS on Saturday

By JORDAN HOWELL

April 25, 2018


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With the cancellation of the Panther Spring Invitational due to unfavorable weather, the Middlebury track and field team had one less opportunity to participate in a full-scale meet in preparation for the upcoming conference championships. Three of the Panthers, Kiera Dowell ’20, Rebecca Gorman ’20,...

Giguere Captures Individual Tourney at Williams, Women’s Team Turns in Balanced Effort at Amherst

Giguere Captures Individual Tourney at Williams, Women’s Team Turns in Balanced Effort at Amherst

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

April 25, 2018


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On Saturday, April 21, the men’s golf team traveled down Route 7 to compete in the Williams Spring Invitational, held at the Taconic Golf Club. The women’s team, meanwhile, headed to the Jack Leaman Invitational, hosted by Amherst at the Amherst Golf Club. As the semester winds down, both squads...

Softball Is Walked off Twice by Williams Then Walks Off Hamilton on Sunday

By LAUREN BOYD

April 25, 2018


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The softball team was swept by Williams in Williamstown last weekend, despite two close games that made for exciting and intense affairs. The Ephs took the first game of the series last Friday, 7–6, despite holding a five-run lead after the Panthers’ half of the fourth. “We had a rhythm going...

Men’s Lacrosse Loses in April for First Time; Eyes Elusive NESCAC Crown

Men’s Lacrosse Loses in April for First Time; Eyes Elusive NESCAC Crown

By IMRAN GANDA

April 25, 2018


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“We still have plenty to improve on, and that only excites us, as we have a huge stretch ahead to show how far we can go,” A.J. Kucinski ’20 said after Tufts snapped Middlebury’s five-game winning streak on Saturday, April 21. Despite losing to No. 6 Tufts, who is currently in a three-...

Men’s Tennis Beats No. 1 Emory, Making Case For Top ITA Ranking

By JACK KAGAN

April 25, 2018


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Middlebury men’s tennis made a convincing case for the top spot of the national polls by defeating No. 1 and defending national champion Emory during a weekend trip to Connecticut, where the Panthers also beat Trinity 6–3 on Saturday, April 21, and No. 13 Wesleyan 5–4 on Sunday, April 22. The...

Women’s Tennis Showcases Depth with Three Wins in Connecticut

Women’s Tennis Showcases Depth with Three Wins in Connecticut

By ANDREW RIGAS

April 25, 2018


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The women’s tennis team extended its winning streak to five matches by winning all three in a successful trip to Connecticut from Friday to Sunday, April 20 to 22. No. 4 Middlebury knocked off DI opponent Quinnipiac 4–3 on Friday, dismissed Trinity 9–0 on Saturday, and upended No. 5 Wesleyan in...

Women’s Lacrosse Comes from Behind to Topple Conference Rivals

Women’s Lacrosse Comes from Behind to Topple Conference Rivals

By HEATHER BOEHM

April 18, 2018


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The women’s lacrosse team learned a valuable word this past weekend: grit. No. 8 Middlebury clawed its way back to a victory after being down by four goals to Nescac rival No. 11 Trinity twice on Saturday, April 14. The Panthers kept their home crowd on their toes in what made for an exciting, and...

Men’s Lacrosse Stays on Track for Conference Playoffs

By IMRAN GANDA

April 18, 2018


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“Going in with four in a row is a great start to the second half of our season,” said A.J. Kucinski ’20 last Saturday after the men’s lacrosse team knocked off Trinity 13–12 in Hartford, Connecticut. It’s interesting that Kucinski said “second half of our season” when only three games...

Women’s Tennis Impose Their Will on Home Courts

By ANDREW RIGAS

April 18, 2018


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After six consecutive road matches, the women’s tennis team returned to the warm confines of Nelson Recreation Center, where they dealt 8–1 defeats to two ranked opponents, No. 14 Bowdoin on Saturday, April 14, and No. 17 Skidmore on Sunday, April 15. “Everyone is playing their game and dictating...

Ready or Not, Here They Come

By JACK KAGAN

April 18, 2018


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The sixth-ranked men’s tennis team stunned previously undefeated No. 2 Bowdoin on Saturday, April 14, dismantling the Polar Bears 8–1 in the Nelson Recreation Center. They showed no mercy on their opponents on Sunday, April 15 either, efficiently shutting out Colby-Sawyer and downing No. 26 Skidmore...

Inclement Weather Limits Men’s and Women’s Golf

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

April 18, 2018


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Both the men’s and women’s golf teams opened their spring seasons last weekend, April 14 to 15. Over the course of two days, the men’s team competed at the Westport Hampton Inn Invitational, which was hosted by UMass Dartmouth at the Allendale Country Club. The Panthers tied for fourth overall...

Softball Gets Into NESCAC Win Column, Enters Crucial Series with Williams

By LAUREN BOYD

April 18, 2018


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The Middlebury softball team swept a doubleheader last Friday, April 13, against Hamilton in a Nescac battle, as both games got called after the fifth inning by the mercy rule. With the wins over Hamilton, the Panthers are back in the hunt for a conference tournament spot. “Winning these two games...

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