Women’s Lax Learns Valuable Lesson in Loss to TCNJ

By ANDREW RIGAS

April 4, 2018


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Last season, the women’s lacrosse team’s season ended with an 8–4 loss in the NCAA regional final to The College of New Jersey. So when the Panthers faced the Lions on Tuesday, March 27, they sought revenge, but revenge they could not yet get. The Panthers fell to No. 3 TCNJ 10–6 for their first...

Track & Field Warms Up in Golden State, Ready to Take East Coast by Storm

By JORDAN HOWELL

April 4, 2018


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After a small break, the men’s and women’s track teams are beginning their outdoor season. Over spring break, the team participated in the PNLU Collegiate Invitational on Saturday, March 24 and the California Collegiate Open on Saturday, March 31. Both the men and the women did well in these opening...

Men’s Lax Shifts to Keeping Playoff Hopes Alive

By IMRAN GANDA

April 4, 2018


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For the second straight season, the men’s lacrosse team has fallen into an early hole in the Nescac with a 1–4 record in the conference. The Panthers lost all three of their games over spring break, including a 17–8 defeat at Bowdoin on Saturday, March 24, 12–7 at No. 8 Denison on Tuesday, March...

Panthers Record a Winning Spring Trip

Panthers Record a Winning Spring Trip

By LAUREN BOYD

April 4, 2018


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The Panther softball team entered their season as a small, close-knit team looking to win. Throughout their training trip over spring break, the squad hit the field and successfully put a few wins under their belts. After a promising 6–4 spring break trip, the Panthers are excited for the season ahead. Middlebury...

VanderMeer, Chirico Get All-America Honorable Mention

By LAUREN BOYD

April 4, 2018


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Members of the swimming and diving team completed their season from March 21–24 in Indianapolis at the NCAA Championships. The weekend consisted of new records and All-American honors for several members of the swimming and diving program. Frances VanderMeer ’20 opened the meet with a record-breaking...

Women’s Lacrosse Rises to No. 2

Women’s Lacrosse Rises to No. 2

By HEATHER BOEHM

March 21, 2018


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Despite the Vermont cold front, with temperatures hovering in the teens all weekend, the women’s lacrosse team extended its winning streak to five games. The Panthers easily toppled Wesleyan with a dominant 13–1 win on Saturday, March 17, to move to 5–0 on the season and 3–0 in the Nescac. To...

Softball Aims at First Playoffs Appearance in Three Years

By LAUREN BOYD

March 21, 2018


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Last season the softball team finished 17–14–1 overall and 4–8 in the Nescac, placing the Panthers third in the Nescac West standings and six games out of the conference playoffs. Middlebury loses five seniors from that 2017 team to graduation, but the returners and newcomers are confident that...

Baseball Endures Southern Struggles, Now Looks West

Baseball Endures Southern Struggles, Now Looks West

By JENNY LANGERMAN and ALICE HUDSON

March 21, 2018


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Last weekend, Saturday, March 17–Sunday, March 18, the baseball team took a trip down to Atlanta, Georgia, to take on the Emory Eagles and to rematch the Stevens Ducks. The Panthers played two games on Saturday, starting the day with an 11–4 loss to Stevens and later in the day falling to Emory 10–2....

Quick Notes From Around the NESCAC

March 21, 2018


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The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association named Bowdoin senior Kate Kerrigan Division III National Player of the Year... Bowdoin and Amherst met in the women’s basketball national championship at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Amherst beat the Polar Bears to finish the season...

No. 4 Men’s Tennis Has Winning Road Trip

By JACK KAGAN

March 21, 2018


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The men’s tennis team is coming off of another successful weekend after a recent shake-up atop the Oracle ITA Division III National Rankings. Despite their hot start, the Panthers have moved down one spot, to No. 4 in the country, as of the Thursday, March 15 rankings release. Displacing the Panthers...

Men’s Lacrosse Falls to 1–2 in the Nescac

By IMRAN GANDA

March 21, 2018


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In its first away game against a ranked opponent, the men’s lacrosse team (2–2) lost 13–10 to the No. 8 Wesleyan Cardinals (4–1) on Saturday, March 17, in Middletown, Connecticut. After trailing 8–4 at halftime, the Panthers cut the deficit to one goal in the fourth quarter, but the Cardinals...

‘Go Pants!’ Bracket Challenge: ‘Just Win Baby!’

By WILL CASE

March 21, 2018


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If there is anything that the data we have gathered so far from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament has taught us, it is the more you know about the ins-and-outs of college basketball, the less likely it is you’ll be at the top of the rankings in our Go Pants! bracket challenge. Benjy Renton...

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