Women’s Lacrosse Upset by Colby

Women’s Lacrosse Upset by Colby

By HEATHER BOEHM

April 11, 2018


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The women’s lacrosse team squared off with Nescac rival Colby on Saturday, April 7, on its home turf at Kohn Field. In a hard-fought battle, No. 15 Colby thwarted two Middlebury comeback attempts to defeat the No. 9 Panthers 14–12, handing them their first conference loss and knocking them out ...

Golf Looks Forward to Quick Spring Season

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

April 11, 2018


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The men’s and women’s golf teams spring seasons start this coming weekend, when both teams leave Vermont for their first tournaments. On Friday, April 13th, the Men’s team will travel to Dartmouth, Massachusetts to play in the Westport Hampton Inn Invitational. This will be one of three competitions...

Women’s Tennis Tumbles Against Purple Cows

Women’s Tennis Tumbles Against Purple Cows

By ANDREW RIGAS

April 11, 2018


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In a battle of Nescac heavyweights, the No. 2 Williams women’s tennis team delivered the first two punches and outlasted No. 5 Middlebury 5–4 on Saturday, April 7, in a match reminiscent of the two teams’ showdown in the semifinals of last season’s NCAA tournament, when Williams ended Middlebury’s...

Six Top Finishes Pace Track and Field at Amherst Spring Fling Meet

By JORDAN HOWELL

April 11, 2018


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As the season is still in its early stages for the men’s and women’s outdoor track team, the runners are trying their best to build up momentum. Their early successes will be crucial for confidence building. “We definitely exceeded our expectations,” Nick Hendrix ’20 said in reference to...

Successful Start For Second Half Schedule For Men’s LAX

By IMRAN GANDA

April 11, 2018


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For the first time this season, the men’s lacrosse team (5–5, 3–4) won back-to-back games with last week’s pair of road victories over Nescac cellar-dwellers Hamilton and Colby. Their 12–6 win over Hamilton in midweek action saw the Panthers play some of their best lacrosse of the season, and...

Softball Looks to Put Amherst Sweep Behind Them Host Hamilton for a Momentum Turning Series

Softball Looks to Put Amherst Sweep Behind Them Host Hamilton for a Momentum Turning Series

By LAUREN BOYD

April 11, 2018


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Following a hard-fought, 4–3, midweek victory over Plattsburgh, the softball team took to the road to take on No. 17 Amherst (17–2, 5–0) for a three-game set last weekend. The Panthers fell to the Mammoths on Saturday, April 7, by a final score of 9–4, and dropped both games of their doubleheader...

Baseball to Host Amherst, Hoping to Rebound from Wesleyan Sweep

Baseball to Host Amherst, Hoping to Rebound from Wesleyan Sweep

By JENNY LANGERMAN

April 11, 2018


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Last week, Middlebury baseball hit the road to take on the Wesleyan in the Panthers’ second Nescac series of the season. The previous week’s strong performance, in which the Panthers took two out of three from Williams, gave the team a boost of confidence going into the series. Unfortunately, it...

Men’s Tennis Splits Weekend in Massachusetts

By Jack Kagan

April 11, 2018


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Travelling south to Massachusetts to take on No. 5 Williams and No. 15 Tufts for their first matches since spring break, the men’s tennis team had a lot to be excited about. For one, Williams recently beat No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, who two weekends ago handed Middlebury their first loss of the...

Women’s Tennis, Boehm Confident after 4–1 Spring Trip

By ANDREW RIGAS

April 4, 2018


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The women’s tennis team entered its spring break trip with a 3–0 record after dominating its first three opponents, defeating Tufts 6–3, Colby 9–0, and St. Lawrence 9–0. After continuing its undefeated run in its first three matches in California, No. 5 Middlebury lost for the first time in...

Injuries Continue to Nag Men’s Tennis After Spring Trip

By JACK KAGAN

April 4, 2018


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The men’s tennis team is coming off a bevy of west coast matches, playing seven matches in six days. The Panthers went 5–2 on the week in the Golden State, losing tight contests to DII Azusa Pacific as well as to regional powerhouse Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Highlighting the trip were two strong wins...

Go Pants! Bracket Challenge – Just Win Baby!

By WILL CASE

April 4, 2018


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“You can’t go against God. It’s tough to do,” said Dick Vitale, the beloved ESPN college basketball analyst, when he picked Loyola over Michigan in last Saturday’s Final Four matchup. Vitale was wrong. But only a little. While Loyola couldn’t hang on to a second half lead against Michigan,...

Baseball Posts First Winning Spring Trip Since 2012

Baseball Posts First Winning Spring Trip Since 2012

By JENNY LANGERMAN

April 4, 2018


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Last week the baseball team headed west to Southern California for their annual spring break trip, and finished 5–4, the first time since 2012 the Panthers finished over .500 on the trip. Middlebury also started its Nescac schedule with a bang, taking the first two games of its series with Williams,...

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